News Archive: October 2017
Date Update
10/31/17 Chill Out With Aloy in New Horizon: Zero Dawn The Frozen Wilds Trailer
By "chill," I mean hunt robot dinosaurs with a bow. Not the Netflix variety.
10/31/17 Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon Gets New "Strange Evil" Trailer
No, not Stranger Things. Leggo my eggos!
10/31/17 Retro Encounter 107: Spooky Encounter
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
10/30/17 Monster Hunter: World Gets New Trailer, Beta Details, and More
Thanks Paris Games Week!
10/30/17 Harvest Moon: Light of Hope PC Release Date Revealed, Chance to Enter 20th Anniversary Drawing Contest
Ahead of schedule!
10/30/17 .hack//G.U Last Recode Launch Trailer Released
Visit the World once again and finish the saga!
10/30/17 5pb Releases A Gameplay Trailer for Occultic;Nine
9, a number beloved by the mystery genre!
10/30/17 New Dragon Crown Pro Trailer Released
Side-scrolling party RPG action ahoy!
10/30/17 RPGFan Music: Doki Doki Literature Club! OST Review
10/30/17 Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis Gets New Trailer, Guest Composer, December 13th Release Date
Can you guess who it is? Here's a hint: triggers and crosses.
10/29/17 New Details About Shin Megami Tensei V Emerge from Famitsu
This one may be a long ways off, but it's exciting to think about!
10/29/17 Learn the Ins and Outs of Combat in New Kingdom Come: Deliverance Developer Diary Video
Stick them with the pointy end.
10/29/17 Fire Emblem Heroes Starts "Trick or Defeat" Event
New Paralogue story and four special heroes now available.
10/29/17 Meet Ragna In New Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection Trailer
Call me a treasure hunter, or I'll rip your lungs out!
10/29/17 Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series: Episode 4: Who Needs You Review
Move over Raidou Kuzunoha, there's a new Colon King in town!
10/28/17 Win a Copy of Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection!
The only thing better than a new Falcom game is a free new Falcom game.
10/28/17 Twitch: Costume Quest 2 and Xenosaga Episode I
That would be a weird mash-up...
10/27/17 Week in Review, 10/27/2017
Reviews keep coming, and they don't stop coming!
10/27/17 Lost Dimension Coming To PC October 30th
Fight 'The End' once again.
10/27/17 .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gets "Redemption" Trailer
All that's left is to reconnect.
10/27/17 Chaos;Child Available Now in North America
Launch trailer within!
10/27/17 XSEED Gives Halloween Release Date for Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection
Get ready, Falcom fans!
10/26/17 Retro Encounter 106: Digital Devil Saga Part 2
I have lived in a Junkyard, where the weeds eat up the rain
10/26/17 Assassin's Creed: Origins Preview
No, this is not a mirage.
10/26/17 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Tops One Million Sales
Now who said traditional AAA JRPGs won't sell?
10/25/17 Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 2 Review
"If one's different, one's bound to be lonely."
10/24/17 New Story Trailer Revealed for Square Enix's Lost Sphear
'Restore the World' with your Memory power.
10/24/17 Add A Shiny Silvally To Your Pokemon Sun and Moon Team With New GameStop Promo
Remember when event Pokemon were hard to come by?
10/24/17 Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker's Memory Gets January 19th Release Date in North America and Europe
Digimon, digital mon... okay, you know the rest.
10/24/17 Metal Max Xeno Announced by Kadokawa Games
Mankind's Last Virgins on the front!
10/24/17 Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon Review
More shades of blue from Gust.
10/24/17 Death end re;Quest Due Out March 2018 in Japan
Edgiest Compile Heart RPG ever made is out on March 1st.
10/24/17 Bandai Namco Releases New Trailer for Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time
This game looks so adorable!
10/24/17 Dragon's Crown Pro Delayed Two Weeks in Japan
But there is a first print digital gamebook now!
10/23/17 RPGFan Music: Alice Order OST Review
Add extra strings and hold everything else.
10/23/17 Shin Megami Tensei V Announced for Nintendo Switch
10/22/17 Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Coming to PC October 27th
Includes all previous DLC!
10/22/17 Summon Night 6 Due Out October 31st for PS4 and Vita in North America
We have screenshots to prove it!
10/22/17 Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Review
I went down, down, down as the flames went higher.
10/22/17 Twitch Sunday: Star Ocean: The Second Story
Tour the galaxy.
10/21/17 Reminisce With The Latest .hack//G.U. Last Recode Trailer
Volume 2, and we're getting a bit spoiler-y, so be forewarned.
10/21/17 Monster Hunter: World Gets New TV Spot in Japan
Have we mentioned how sick this game looks?
10/20/17 Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion, "Comrades," Delayed To November
This game just can't catch a break, can it?
10/20/17 Week in Review, 10/20/2017
This week: Lots of reviews! Next week? Even more.
10/19/17 Take A Gander At Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Official Box Art
Clouds fall, Lightning strikes, and there's also some Warrior of Light guy.
10/19/17 Retro Encounter 105: Wacky Weapons
Our weapons are love, justice and frying pans!
10/19/17 Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K & Full HD Remaster Gets Western Release Date
10/19/17 Fire Emblem Warriors Receives Launch Trailer, DLC Details
Time to tip the scales!
10/18/17 Fragments of Him Review
A case of cinema meets video games?
10/18/17 NIS' New Title, Your Four Knight Princesses Training Story, Due Out January 2018
Time to scold her majesty!
10/18/17 .hack//G.U. Last Recode Gets New Trailer for "Rebirth"
I think it's safe to say that more installments will follow.
10/18/17 Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting Gets 7-Minute Gameplay Video
Once again, the girls are putting Zakariya to shame!
10/17/17 South Park: The Fractured but Whole Review
Real superheroes are for old people.
10/17/17 New Details on Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Revealed in Famitsu Interview
Plus a new story trailer!
10/17/17 Fate/Grand Order VR Launches on December 6th in Japan
Let's sMASH!
10/16/17 Nippon Ichi Software Opens Teaser Website for New Title
Hopefully for a big game.
10/16/17 NIS America Confirms The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Heading to Europe and North America
A hundred knights are confirmed for this title, too!
10/16/17 Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth Unboxing Video Released, DLC Info Detailed
Dungeoneering at Atlus' offices!
10/16/17 New Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Trailer Showcases Jack Bros Side-Scroller Available Now
Oh, man. This is something I never knew I needed.
10/16/17 Atlus Online Shop Launches Today
Persona fans rejoice.
10/16/17 Videogame Inspired Charity Album Anireal Now Available
A musical journey from child abuse to recovery.
10/16/17 Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth Review
Back to the grindstone for the fifth time.
10/15/17 Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Review
A little order, a little grace.
10/15/17 Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Review
A little order, a little grace.
10/14/17 Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.1
Return to Ivalice, and more!
10/14/17 New Details on Necrozma's Z-Moves, Rotom Dex Revealed for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Rising moon, setting sun; cast your shadow, watch over us!
10/14/17 Fire Emblem Heroes Adds "World of Holy War" Update
Now this is a nice surprise!
10/13/17 Week in Review, 10/13/2017
It's starting to get cold out.
10/13/17 Star Ocean: The Last Hope HD Remaster Announced
...and more Edgy polygons!
10/13/17 Tokyo Xanadu eX+ North American Release Date Revealed
One more RPG to finish off an excellent year.
10/13/17 Prepare for the Madness with this New Chaos;Child Character Trailer
The Science Adventure Series strikes again!
10/13/17 Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Adds Minfilia
Can't get enough Final Fantasy XIV!
10/13/17 Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Gets New Trailer, Returning Characters, and New Details
Custom player avatars... that aren't Kirito! Praise be!
10/13/17 Random Encounter 134: Nightmare Difficulty
One-hit kills!
10/12/17 Fallout 4: Music from Far Harbor & Nuka World Original Game Soundtrack Now Available
More delicious music from Inon Zur!
10/12/17 Bad Apple Wars Review
Bad to the core.
10/12/17 Atelier Online For Mobile Phones Gets Additional Characters
A new recipe for some pocket alchemy!
10/12/17 Lost Sphear Now Available in Japan, New TV Spot Released
Lost Sphear: finally in Japan, but still lost in the west, for now.
10/11/17 Retro Encounter 104: Digital Devil Saga Part 1
You cannot escape your hunger, Warriors of Podcasting!
10/10/17 NISA's CEO Addresses the Localization of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
An official response on the state of Ys VIII.
10/10/17 Blue Reflection Review
Fighting evil by moonlight...oh, not that one.
10/09/17 Download Marshadow for Pokemon Sun and Moon October 9th-23rd
Trainers can visit their local Gamestop to pick up this new pocket monster.
10/09/17 Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Returning October 10th, Trailer Released
*cue stylish and snappy period music*
10/09/17 .hack//G.U. Last Recode Adds Ovan to the Party
Kind of a spoiler, so click only if you dare....
10/09/17 Fire Emblem Heroes Adds 'Performing Arts' Characters & New Paralogue
Four heroes; four artists!
10/09/17 Dragon Quest XI for Switch is Being Developed on Unreal 4
And it's using a newer version of the engine than the PS4 release.
10/09/17 RPGFan Music: SPIRIT Review
That's the SPIRIT!
10/08/17 Play Version 1.0 of Dragon Quest X as a Free Demo in Japan
Square Enix's getting more passionate when it comes to DQ!
10/08/17 Battle Chasers: Nightwar is Available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Fight some battles, and chase the nights away!
10/08/17 God Eater 3 Announced + First Trailer
Now it's time to eat... more!
10/08/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel PC Review
It's back to school with Class VII.
10/08/17 Twitch Sunday: Super NES Classic RPG Showcase
I guess we need to call it "Final Fantasy III" again for a day...
10/07/17 Week in Review 10/7/2017
Kept you waiting, huh?
10/06/17 New Japanese Story Trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Released
This is (not) Alola! Now get in the robot, Shinji.
10/06/17 Mobius Final Fantasy Receives Its First Female Playable Character
Can't say no to a powerful sorceress.
10/06/17 Tactical RPG Unsung Story Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
Hopefully this story will be sung sooner rather than later.
10/05/17 Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Gets Trailers for Noctis, Lightning, and More
Square Enix strikes again, with the big two!
10/05/17 Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Coming Westward Next Summer
Dark Horse is bringing the fabled Ultimanias out of Japan.
10/05/17 Retro Encounter 103: Quintet Encounter
I know it's unexpected, but the people have something to say.
10/05/17 New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.1 Media Shows Off Dragons, Bangaas, and Korpokkurs
And some Ramza guy, I guess?
10/04/17 Horizon: Zero Dawn Complete Edition Announced by Sony
Includes the main game and The Frozen Wilds expansion.
10/04/17 The Shaman Spirits Us Away in New Etrian Odyssey V Trailer
I have a sudden urge to reread Shaman King.
10/04/17 Humble Store Now Offering RPG Maker Bundle
RPG Maker VX Ace is only a dollar!
10/04/17 Retro Review: Persona 4
You asked for it, and here it is!
10/04/17 Prescription for Sleep: Fight for Your Dreams Available for Pre-order
Give that insomnia a healthy dose of butt kicking!
10/03/17 Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen New Feature Introduced
Now available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One!
10/03/17 Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth Review
Introducing our newest reviewer, Tris Mendoza!
10/03/17 Cloud of Darkness Joins the Dissidia Final Fantasy Roster
Possibly the most anachronistic FF villain joins the fray.
10/02/17 RPGFan Music: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom - The Original Soundtrack Review
After several years, we finally get to hear this soundtrack!
10/02/17 Stardew Valley Comes to Switch This Thursday
Now you can never escape the farming temptation.
10/02/17 Summon Night 6: Lost Borders Gets a New Trailer
A lengthy look at the upcoming RPG.
10/02/17 The 25th Ward: The Silver Case is Coming to Europe and North America in 2018
The Suda51 visual novel is finally making its way west.
10/02/17 Code Vein Details New Partner Characters, Weapons, and Enemies
Hopefully enough to tide you over.
10/02/17 Nintendo releases Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Launch Trailer
Playing as Bowser's Minions will be quite the experience.
10/01/17 RPGFan Reader Survey 2017 Results
Settle in, and grab a cup of [beverage] for this one.
10/01/17 Retro Encounter 101 & 102: Final Fantasy XII ~ Final Thoughts
How fare ye 11 years later, Ivalice?

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