News Archive: January 2018
Date Update
01/31/18 The Best RPGs of 1998 ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature
From Azure Dreams to Zelda, 1998 was a special year for RPGs.
01/31/18 New Details Released for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night
Wake up, get up, boogie down there!
01/31/18 Preview Version of Project Octopath Traveler's OST now available
A preview album of 22 tracks? I'll take it!
01/31/18 Yes, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Is Available Now Too
Check out the launch trailer and get pumped to beat up Garland.
01/31/18 Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Is Out Now, Here's Our Impressions
Two Dissidia titles in the same week? Madness!
01/30/18 63 Most Anticipated Games of 2018: Part Three
If Shenmue III and Kingdom Hearts III both release this year, I think it may cause a time paradox.
01/30/18 Relocalization Patch for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Now Available for PS4 and Vita
RIP Big Hole.
01/30/18 New Video Details Demo and Survey Feedback for Project Octopath Traveler
Square Enix is listening, y'all.
01/30/18 Monster Hunter: World Sells Over Five Million Copies Since Launch
The hunt is on.
01/30/18 Check Out New Screenshots from Trails of Cold Steel II for PC
Looking good, Class VII!
01/30/18 Win a Copy of Ys SEVEN or Zwei: The Arges Adventure!
Thanks GOG.com!
01/29/18 Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Gets a Price and Release Date
Time for chibi Noctis and crew to invade your phone.
01/29/18 Apocalymon coming to Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hackerís Memory in Free February Update
Forever will it dominate your DigiDestiny.
01/29/18 New Code Vein Screenshots Reveal New Characters, Showcase Gameplay Features.
Post-apocalyptic eye candy.
01/29/18 63 Most Anticipated Games of 2018: Part Two
Here be dragons. And baristas.
01/28/18 Monster Hunter: World Getting Street Fighter V Crossover Content
But can I Shoryuken a Rathalos?
01/28/18 Week in Review, 1/28/2018
And RPGFan's Game of the Year is...
01/28/18 63 Most Anticipated Games of 2018: Part One
Why 63? Why not?
01/27/18 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Gets a PC Release Date
Coming in just a few weeks too.
01/27/18 The Banner Saga 3 'Fasolt' Vignette Trailer and Release Window
The Saga will finish this summer.
01/27/18 Twitch Sunday: Sam & Max Save the World
A classic adventure.
01/27/18 Pillars of Eternity II Gets Pre-Order DLC, Special Edition Details
Extras that would make any RPG fan swoon!
01/26/18 Why You Should Be Excited for Monster Hunter: World [Repost]
Why are all your friends talking about Monster Hunter: World? Find out.
01/26/18 Update 1.3 Will Come to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in February
I like your attitude!

01/26/18 Dragon Age Developers Hint at a New Game in the Series
They say it will be "character and story focused."
01/26/18 A New Challenger Approaches!
Welcome the latest member of our news team.
01/25/18 Monster Hunter: World Launch Day Patch Detailed
Team up, stay sharp, and when all else fails, pet a Poogie.
01/25/18 Retro Encounter 119: Chroma Squad
Chromatize me, Cap'n!
01/25/18 Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Quiz Tests Fans Knowledge
How much of a Final Fantasy fan are you?
01/25/18 Zwei: The Arges Adventure Now Available for PC
New trailer and screenshots within!
01/25/18 Games of the Year 2017: Category Awards
Time to award 2017's best of the best.
01/24/18 New Valkyria Chronicles 4 Characters Revealed; More Gameplay Features Detailed
Sega has been quite generous with these updates.
01/24/18 Random Encounter 138: 2017 Year in Review
It's that time of the year again!
01/23/18 Games of the Year 2017: Editors' Awards
Thirteen editors enter... and talk about their favorite games of 2017.
01/23/18 Lost Sphear Available Today
Tokyo RPG Factory returns.
01/23/18 Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds Review
A worthy homage to the RPGs of yore?
01/23/18 Final Fantasy: A Legacy of Art Impressions Update
Now with 300% more Yuna!
01/22/18 New Assassin's Creed Origins Trailer Focuses on 'The Hidden Ones' DLC
Take another virtual trip back in time!
01/22/18 New Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Trailer Showcases Minigames Galore
Baseball, darts, and bench presses, oh my!
01/22/18 Yuji Naka, Creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, Joins Square Enix
Why does this make so much sense?
01/22/18 RPGFan Music: Finding Paradise OST Review
And how beautiful it is!
01/22/18 Live Your Granblue Fantasy With New Video From Platinum's Action RPG
More great RPGs coming to PS4.
01/22/18 DONTNOD's New Web Series Shines A Spotlight on Their Upcoming RPG Vampyr
New episodes to come out every Thursday!
01/22/18 Romancing SaGa 2 Review
No relation to Romancing the Stone...I think?
01/22/18 The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Coming This Spring
Arriving on your European or North American PS4 March 2018.
01/22/18 Hakuoki: Edo Blosssoms Coming to Vita this March in NA/EU
More otome coming your way!
01/21/18 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Preview
Dissidy folk, gear up.
01/21/18 Week in Review, 1/21/2018
Another month, another Ys VIII PC port delay.
01/20/18 Twitch Sunday & Tuesdays: Alundra
Come dreamwalking with us.
01/20/18 Memoria: The Final Fantasy Legend
01/20/18 PC Version of Vs VIII Delayed Indefinitely
NIS apologizes for the delay.
01/20/18 Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hackers Memory Now Available
Let's Digi-Do this!
01/20/18 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Gets Limited Edition PS4, DLC Info
Time to get the squad back together.
01/20/18 Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Launches Next Week in Japan
Smartphone SMT title to release the week of the 22nd.
01/19/18 Un-Tradition: On Final Fantasy's Identity and Reinvention
Traditional Final Fantasy? What's that?
01/19/18 Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Version 1.2.0 Now Available for Download
Some welcome fixes.
01/19/18 Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.2's New Raid Is All About Final Fantasy VI
We've been waiting to see a train in Eorzea for years, but this is better than we could have hoped for.
01/18/18 Retro Encounter 118: Undertale
Violence is never the answer.
01/18/18 Nippon Ichi Software Announces Disgaea HD Remake During Live Presentation
01/18/18 2018 Is Officially the Year of Legendary Pokemon
New event giveaways to begin in February.
01/17/18 Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Review
That other 2017 release which isn't an MMO but involves MMOs!
01/17/18 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Dated for May
Rated "M" for "More Strange Journey Please."
01/16/18 Monster Hunter: World PC Delay Explained, Rotten Vale Gameplay Video Released
Gotta get it right the first time.
01/16/18 Memoria: Final Fantasy XIII-2
Long ago, when I was just a boy...
01/16/18 Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Coming West!
No time for punctuation! Bravery attack!
01/16/18 New Details on Secret of Mana Remake Coming Soon in Livestream
Mana fans rejoice!
01/16/18 Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition for March Release
Both it and the Windows Edition will have new content for players to enjoy.
01/15/18 RPGFan Music: The Lost Angelic Chronicles of Frane: Dragons' Odyssey Piano Arrangements Review
It seems like it was only yesterday...
01/15/18 Check Out Our Updated Galleries for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night
Hey, better late than never, right?
01/15/18 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV to Feature Largest Cast in the Series
Details on the upcoming entry revealed in a recent Weekly Famitsu piece.
01/15/18 Switch Version of Ambition of the Slimes Launches on January 18th
Your chance to live your ambition through other people.
01/15/18 Mario Tennis Aces Launching for Switch this Spring
The RPG mode makes it's long awaited return!
01/14/18 Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 5 - Don't Stop Believin' Review
Hold on to the feelin'.
01/13/18 Week in Review, 1/13/2018
That surprise Nintendo Direct, doe!
01/13/18 Twitch Sunday: Choose Your Own Adventure, Persona 5 Style
Decide Scott's fate!
01/12/18 Strike Down Daemons with New Combat Trailer for The Alliance Alive
Ready the ignition!
01/12/18 Open Beta for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Now Available for Download on PS4
Take Square Enix's shiny mascot brawler for a spin.
01/12/18 Zwei: The Arges Adventure Gets January 24th Launch Date on PC
More Falcom is always appreciated.
01/12/18 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Hitting Nintendo Switch This Spring
All the heroes (and villains) of Hyrule are ready to rumble!
01/12/18 Why You Should Be Excited for Monster Hunter: World
Is it time for you to finally jump in?
01/12/18 Darkest Dungeon Coming to Nintendo Switch on January 18th
Gothic horror a la portability!
01/12/18 Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory Retweet Campaign Succeeds, New Digimon to be Added
Digital monsters being added to a digital game due to digital interaction is rather poetic, right?
01/12/18 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Set To Arrive on PC Next Month
Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant!
01/12/18 Nintendo Reveals Pikachu-Themed 2DS XL
It calls to me.
01/12/18 Final Fantasy Spin-Off Spotlight
It's not all Roman numerals!
01/12/18 Detective Pikachu Finally Heads West This March
Pikachu uses Dark Roast! It's super effective!
01/11/18 Retro Encounter 117: OFF
Like a light switch, just go click!
01/11/18 Donkey Kong Coming to Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle as DLC
Oh, it's on like... well, you know.
01/11/18 Ys VIII Coming to Nintendo Switch This Summer
Plus, an update on those long-awaited localization updates!
01/11/18 The World Ends With You: Final Remix Coming to Nintendo Switch
Once more, with feeling!
01/11/18 Aegislash and More DLC Coming to Pokken Tournament DX
But will Aegislash be as broken in Pokken as it is in the main games?
01/11/18 Dragon Quest Builders Demo Available Today for Nintendo Switch
What are you waiting for? Get downloading.
01/11/18 Dark Souls: Remastered Coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Yes, Switch
Get your Souls fix on the go, or in 4K this May.
01/10/18 Legendary Musician Sting to Narrate Where The Water Tastes Like Wine
2018 is off to an intriguing start!
01/10/18 Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within's Episode 4 Gets January 23rd Release Date
New screenshots within!
01/10/18 Twitch Thursdays & Fridays: Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
I've been having these weird thoughts lately...
01/10/18 Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis Review
It's time - get your tissues ready.
01/09/18 Bandai Namco Reveals Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Pre-order Bonuses, Opening Cutscene
Steam users can nab a free additional game if enough people pre-order.
01/09/18 From Cornelia to Eos: A Final Fantasy Series Retrospective from a First Timer - Part IV
Keegan wraps up his series, looking at the PS2-PS4 Final Fantasy games.
01/09/18 Memoria: Final Fantasy XIV & XV
Some more recent memories for you.
01/08/18 Eselmir and the Five Magical Gifts Review
From Italy to computers!
01/08/18 ESRB Rates Final Fantasy XV "Royal Edition," Possible Complete Collection Incoming
It was only a matter of time.
01/08/18 Tons of New Valkyria Chronicles 4 Details Revealed; New Characters and Gameplay Features
A former stray is the squad's medic.
01/08/18 Code: Realize ~Bouquet of Rainbows~ Collection Coming to PlayStation 4
A bundle of otome goodness!
01/08/18 Code: Realize ~Future Blessings~ to Release on PS Vita on March 30th in NA
Aksys is also bringing the game to the EU this Spring.
01/07/18 Capcom Releases "Elder Dragons" Trailer for Monster Hunter: World, Announces Final Beta & Free Deviljho Update
01/07/18 Retro Encounter 114 & 116: Breath of Fire IV ~ Final Thoughts
Let sleeping dragons lie.
01/07/18 Ōkami HD Review
Amaterasu Omedetou Gozaimasu!
01/06/18 Week in Review, 1/6/2018
20 years and counting!
01/06/18 Twitch Sunday: Ys Origins
See where the world of Ys begins!
01/06/18 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Gets New TV Spots, Japanese Beta Roster, and Cup Noodle Promotion
Well, at least Gladio is sure to buy this game! Or, at least, the branded noodles.
01/06/18 Mercenaries Saga Chronicles Coming to Nintendo Switch
Get your game face on!
01/06/18 Check Out The Contents Of Dragon Crown's Pro Battle-Hardened Edition!
Available now for a right old pre-order, if that takes your fancy!
01/05/18 Memoria: Final Fantasy XIII
Fabula Nova Crystallis... never heard of that before.
01/04/18 Feast Your Eyes on New Screenshots for the Nintendo Switch Version of Dragon Quest Builders
Prepare to mine "pixels"!
01/04/18 New Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Footage Showcases Both Battle And Exploration In Hefty Measure
This sequel is taking some interesting turns!
01/04/18 Monster Hunter: World Gets PC Release This August
PC gamers, get ready to savor the hunt!
01/04/18 Retro Encounter 116: Breath of Fire IV Part II
We feel the pain of a lifetime lost in a thousand years
01/03/18 The House in Fata Morgana Review
Creepy vibes for everyone!
01/03/18 A Visual Guide to Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.2
Lava lions, fiends, foxes, and more.
01/02/18 Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 3 Review
And the storm calms.
01/02/18 Yoshi-P Greets Final Fantasy XIV Players with New Year's Message
New frontiers await in the realm!
01/02/18 Terra Wars and Terra Battle 3 to Begin Development in 2018
Taking your time can only help.
01/02/18 Fire Emblem Heroes Showcases New Year Themed Characters In New Trailer
Lovely artwork and designs abound!
01/02/18 Enjoy Eight Minutes of Granblue Fantasy Project Re: Link Footage
Gonna have to keep an eye on this one...
01/01/18 RPGFan Music: Fire Emblem Music Collection: Piano ~Faith & Engagement~ Review
More piano music, please!
01/01/18 RPGFan Music: Fire Emblem Music Collection: Piano ~Faith & Engagement~ Review
More piano music, please!

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