News Archive: August 2017
Date Update
08/31/17 Retro Encounter 98: Ultimate Weapons
NOT starring Hulk Hogan
08/31/17 Fire Emblem Warriors Western Release Date and Special Edition Revealed
Countless foes will soon perish.
08/30/17 Lost Sphear To Appear at PAX West, New Gameplay Trailer Released
Restore a world, Chrono Trigger style.
08/30/17 Guild Wars 2 Celebrates Fifth Anniversary; New Developer Diary Released
Five years and a new expansion on the way.
08/30/17 Dragon Quest XI's First Two Days of Digital Sales Revealed
People love that Dragon Quest!
08/30/17 Sega Announces Yakuza: Kiwami 2, Yakuza Online
It's a good day to be a Sega fan!
08/30/17 Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Review
Honestly, you wait years for an Ys game, then two show up at once!
08/30/17 Ys SEVEN PC Review
Happy Ys day!
08/29/17 Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series: Episode 3 Review
Why is this not called Awesome Episode No. 3?
08/28/17 Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Veteran Trainer's Dual Pack Announced
Also, how to get an exclusive Marshadow from Gamestop!
08/28/17 New Screenshots and Details Emerge for Square Enix's Lost Sphear
Tokyo RPG Factory's sophomore outing is looking sharp.
08/28/17 Batman: A Telltale Series Season 2, Episode 2 Launches Late September
This episode will bring a certain psychologist-turned-villain into the mix...
08/28/17 Twitch Substitute Night: Danganronpa V3
A last minute change for the evening.
08/28/17 The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor Review
Slaying monsters one beat at a time.
08/27/17 Retro Encounter 95 & 97: Grim Fandango ~ Final Thoughts
Tonight: Tango de la Muerta. Tomorrow: Revolucion!
08/27/17 Demon Gaze II and Tokyo Tattoo Girls Get Release Dates at Gamescom
The games will launch at the same time in North America and Europe.
08/27/17 Meet Etrian Odyssey V's Botanist in New Trailer
All you need is a little green.
08/27/17 Retro Encounter Episodes 95 & 97: Grim Fandango Final Thoughts
It seems his skin was sweet as mango, when last I held him to my breast, but now, we dance this grim fandango, and will four years until we rest.
08/26/17 Twitch Sunday: Chrono Trigger
Go back in time tomorrow with one of the SNES' finest.
08/25/17 Week in Review, 8/25/2017
Finally a Secret of Mana remake!
08/25/17 Life is Strange: Before the Storm gets New Gameplay Trailer from Gamescom
The storm is here.
08/25/17 Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Announced for PS4, XB1, and PC
Shooty shooty bang bang.
08/25/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Gets New Trailer, Screenshots, and Artwork
A massive media update for all you Falcom fans.
08/25/17 Final Fantasy XV Teaming Up with Assassins Creed: Origins for New Free DLC
Oh, Ubisoft.
08/25/17 Secret of Mana Full Remake Announced for PS4 & Vita, Coming in February
Well that was unexpected.
08/24/17 Retro Encounter 97: Grim Fandango Part II
We have a bone to pick with Manny Calavera
08/24/17 New Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Revealed
Bringing the family together.
08/23/17 Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Hands-On Preview
Straight from Japan!
08/23/17 Bungie Releases Destiny 2 Launch Trailer
Bombastic, contains guns and also one notable chicken.
08/23/17 Welcome Back to The World: .hack//G.U. Last Recode Launches November 3rd in America
Plus a new trailer focusing on the new episode!
08/22/17 Final Fantasy XV's Latest Update Adds Bestiary, Chapter Select
Slowly putting the pieces back together.
08/22/17 Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Gets Western Release Date, Gameplay Trailer Released
Finish the Dragon of Dojima's journey!
08/22/17 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 'Rabbid Luigi' Character Trailer
Learn of the inner workings of a most peculiar Rabbid.
08/22/17 Bloodborne: The Card Game Review
Plip, plop, plip, plop, flip the table.
08/22/17 Gamescom 2017: Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV Coming in November + New Screenshots
This VR spin-off is shaping up nicely.
08/22/17 Gamescom 2017: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Brings Adorable Noctis & Co. To Your Pants
Pants pocket, I mean. I ran out of space.
08/21/17 RPGFan Music Monday: No One But You OST ~fragments~ Review
I keep trying to think of a horrible pun to go here, so I'll just spare you all.
08/21/17 Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode Three gets Official Trailer
The story continues on August 22nd.
08/21/17 Shenmue III to be Published by Deep Silver
Deep Silver will help bring part three to the world.
08/21/17 Final Fantasy XV Coming to Windows PCs in Early 2018
Now with even more fabulous hair.
08/20/17 Monolith Soft Recruiting For New Game
Looks like new ground for the company usually associated with Xeno-Allthethings.
08/20/17 Enjoy the Latest Trailer for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
This is... surprisingly somber?
08/20/17 Collar X Malice Review
Hot Fuzz.
08/19/17 Twitch Sunday: Valkyrie Profile
This stream will be engraved upon your soul!
08/19/17 Destiny 2 PC Open Beta Comes to PC August 28th, 4K Trailer Released
A pretty looking game, if I've ever seen one.
08/19/17 Planet of the Apes: Lost Frontier Announced for Current Gen Consoles
But will Andy Serkis make an appearance?
08/19/17 Explore the Wildspire Waste in New Monster Hunter World Trailer
Straight outta Gamescom! Well, right beforehand, at any rate.
08/19/17 Meet the Fearless Adventurer, Adol Christin, in New Ys VIII Trailer
I mean, you probably already know who he is.
08/19/17 New Z-moves and Story Content Coming to Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
This will be the deluxe Generation 7 experience.
08/19/17 Random Encounter 132: Insert Title Here
Don't forget to write something witty, Rob.
08/18/17 Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth 'Masurao' Trailer Released
A class set to be a cut above the rest!
08/18/17 Week in Review, 8/18/2017
Gamescom next week!
08/18/17 Dragon Quest XI PS4 Sales On Track to Meet Targeted Projection
Thanks to digital copies.
08/18/17 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Releasing January 30th in North America
Light and darkness, cast aloft.
08/18/17 Retro Encounter 96: Viva Diablo!
The sanctity of this podcast... has been tainted.
08/17/17 New Character Screenshots for Persona 3 & Persona 5 Dancing
Show me your moves!
08/16/17 The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge: Part Six
And here, at last, we come to the end.
08/16/17 More Details on .hack//G.U. Last Recode's Vol. 4 Emerge
Log in one last time to save your friend.
08/16/17 Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Coming to PS4 and XB1 on October 3rd
Here there be dragons. And griffons. And manticores.
08/16/17 Etrian Odyssey V Bringing Adventure to the Nintendo 3DS on October 17th
Plus, a trailer for the Fencer class!
08/16/17 Fire Emblem Heroes Adds Four Characters from The Sacred Stones
Amelia, Seth, Innes, and Tana.
08/15/17 Undertale PS4/Vita Review
08/14/17 RPGFan Reader Survey 2017
Share your thoughts, and win a free latte!*
08/14/17 RPGFan Music: WildStar OST Vol. 1 Review
Wickey wild, wicky wicky wild WildStar.
08/14/17 Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Coming to 3DS This November
No objections here!
08/14/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Special Edition PS4 Model Announced for Japan
The model will launch alongside the game this fall.
08/14/17 Falcom Asks: Do You Want a Trails of Cold Steel I and II Remaster for PS4?
They want to know!
08/13/17 Horizon Zero Dawn Funko POP! Figures Are Coming, Because of Course They Are
This is the cutest Watcher you ever did see.
08/13/17 Tacoma Review
An adventure "Full" of "Bright" Ideas! Ha ha, I'll see myself out.
08/13/17 Miitopia Review
Mama miia, that's a spicy utopia!
08/12/17 RPGFan on Twitch: Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Beta
It's beta weekend, come see what's coming next to Guild Wars 2.
08/12/17 Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition to Release on September 26
Return to the Commonwealth with every add-on since launch.
08/11/17 MidBoss Review
Check please.
08/11/17 Week in Review, 8/11/2017
Daddy, what's an Utawarerumono?
08/11/17 Ys SEVEN for PC Gets August 30th Release Date
XSEED bringing the goods, as usual.
08/11/17 Be Seated, Class: It's Time for Danganronpa V3's Ultimate Roll Call
Two trailers that introduce us to this cast of weirdos.
08/11/17 New Details on Dusk Form Lycanroc from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Emerge
But what is this game? Tell us, Game Freak!
08/11/17 Disgaea 5 Complete Sells 100,000 Copies Worldwide
Pretty awesome, dood!
08/11/17 Playable Characters Revealed For Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Closed Beta
Covering all the bases.
08/11/17 Materia Collective Announces SPIRA: A Huge 100-Track, 2-Album Final Fantasy X Project
Isn't it wonderful?
08/10/17 Retro Encounter Episode 95: Grim Fandango Part I
You'll never think of balloon animals the same way ever again.
08/09/17 Final Fantasy XIV Now Has Over 10 Million Players
Who'd have thunk it, back in 2010?
08/09/17 Several New Details Emerge for Persona 3 and Persona 5 Dancing Games
Look forward to elements that couldn't be seen in the main games' stories.
08/09/17 The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge: Part Five
Two more chapters roll out.
08/09/17 Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator Review
Yep. We're going there.
08/08/17 Dissidia Final Fantasy Adding Jecht to Roster
Father of the year. Hobbies include Blitzball and whale-watching.
08/08/17 Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Review
You bet I copy and pasted that title.
08/08/17 Bandai Namco Reveals Ni no Kuni II Special Editions, Season Pass
Treasures befitting a king!
08/07/17 New .hack//G.U. Last Recode Screenshots Highlight Fourth Episode
That's right, it's 2017 and we're getting new .hack media. Exciting!
08/07/17 Telltale's "Batman: The Enemy Within" Gets A Launch Trailer
The Riddler looks deadlier than ever!
08/07/17 Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth 'Warlock' Trailer Released
Manipulate the power of the elements!
08/07/17 Terra Battle 2 Gets a Second Character Introduction Trailer
Take a look at the game's cast.
08/07/17 RPGFan Music: Horizon Zero Dawn OST Review
If you're looking for atmospheric music, you came to the right place!
08/07/17 Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Coming In November
Is "winter is coming" too played out now?
08/06/17 Check Out the Chaos;Child "Gigalomaniac" Edition
If you're gonna solve a mystery, you might as well do it in style.
08/06/17 Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Gets New Trailer and Day One Edition on PS4
Somewhere, a PS Vita weeps.
08/06/17 Dusk Form Lycanroc Revealed for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Is that Wolf Link?
08/06/17 Dragon Quest I, II, and III Are Headed to PS4 and 3DS In Japan This August
With the first two releasing on the 10th.
08/06/17 Letter From the Editor Vol. 1: The Path Forward
Farewells, gratitude, an introduction, and... iced tea?
08/06/17 Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Sales Top 3,000,000
Square Enix's latest is having no trouble finding success.
08/06/17 10 2-Player Board Games You Should Play
For those of us lucky to know at least one other person.
08/06/17 Dragon Quest X's Fourth Expansion Arrives in November
Watch and weep alongside me.
08/06/17 Square Enix Reveals Dragon Quest Builders 2, Coming to PS4 and Switch
With larger areas, water and sky travel, and 4-player multiplayer in tow.
08/05/17 Twitch Sunday: Tales of Vesperia
aka "That one for Xbox"
08/05/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Launches on PC
Fight for Erebonia once again!
08/04/17 Week in Review, 8/4/2017
Dance like everybody is watching!
08/03/17 Pyre Review
Have sports and RPG mechanics ever blended so well?
08/03/17 Cordelia And Female Robin Added to Fire Emblem Warriors
Plus some fresh new game details!
08/03/17 Retro Encounter Episode 94: Pokemon Green Shield Version
RPGFan used "Podcast." It was super effective!
08/03/17 The Adventures of EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap Now Available for Mobile Devices
Would you like a Brownie?
08/03/17 Monster Hunter Stories Riding into North America on September 8th
Put the hunt aside, and ride.
08/03/17 Enjoy New "Phantom of the Bwahpera" Gameplay from Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
Adam Jensen is questioning my word choice there.
08/03/17 .hack//G.U. Last Recode Getting New Episode, November Release in Japan
Still on track for this fall in the West.
08/03/17 Dragon Quest XI Sells Over Two Million Copies in First Two Days
Kicking off their 30th anniversary with a bang!
08/02/17 The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge: Part Four
This playlog goes to 11!
08/02/17 Atlus Announces Plethora of Persona Spin-Off Games
Dance all night, to the rhythm of the moon and stars!
08/01/17 ArenaNet Reveals New Guild Wars 2 Expansion "Path of Fire"
Finally, the gates to the Crystal Desert open.
08/01/17 BioWare Developer Corey Gaspur Passes Away
Our hearts go out to his friends, colleagues, and family.
08/01/17 Tokyo Xanadu Review
Falcom action meets Persona life.
08/01/17 Check Out Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's E3 2017 Gameplay Walkthrough
Take a journey with the Bandai Namco team...
08/01/17 The Regalia From Final Fantasy XV is Coming to Forza Horizon 3
And it will be free to players of either game.
08/01/17 Persona 5 Anime Series to Air in Japan in 2018
Can we get it here too?
08/01/17 Etrian Odyssey V Launch Edition Announced, Dragoon Class Detailed in New Trailer
A treasure worth vanquishing any FOE!

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