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News Archive: March 2018
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03/31/18 New Character Trailers Released for Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5 Dancing Star Night
Ken Amada and Haru Okumura are here to shake it out!
03/31/18 Kingdom Hearts Orchestral Album DARKNESS from Project Destati Now Available
DARKNESS! NO PARENTS! SUPER RICH, KIND OF MAKES IT BETTER.
03/31/18 Week in Review, 3/31/2018
Someone needs to make a baseball RPG!
03/31/18 Twitch Sunday: ???
Well, it won't be an Easter egg hunt, we can tell you that much.
03/30/18 New Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Trailer Showcases Features and Adventure in Equal Measure
The Deadfire Archipelago awaits!
03/30/18 New Details for Fire Emblem Warriors Version 1.5: The Awakening
Yay, another 100 hours for me. (I have 193 right now, save me)
03/30/18 RPGFan Music: SaGa Orchestra Concert 2016 Review
There's a 17-minute battle medley.
03/29/18 Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded to Release This July
And the announcement comes with a new trailer.
03/29/18 Bandai Namco Unveils Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Accolades Trailer
This title deserves all that and more!
03/29/18 Pokémon GO To Receive Research Quests, Storylines, and Mew in New Update
Some much-needed context for all of your Pokémon training.
03/29/18 New Screenshots & Gameplay Trailer Offer a Glimpse at Little Dragons Cafe
A return to adorable form for Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada.
03/29/18 Square Enix Opens Luminous Studios, Led by Hajime Tabata
Tabata-san's next project may have gotten a major boost.
03/29/18 Nintendo RPG Double DLC Release: Xenoblade 2 and FE: Warriors Get Their Due
MY SWORD HAND IS REALLY FEELING IT!
03/29/18 Extend Into Some New Info on Zanki Zero: Last Beginning
Half the characters, twice the Danganronpa vibes.
03/29/18 Retro Encounter 128: Planescape: Torment Part II
This ain't Seattle's Great Wheel
03/28/18 20 Years of Essential RPG Soundtracks ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature
Hey, we wouldn't be RPGFan if we didn't have some anniversary features about music.
03/28/18 Dragon Quest XI Comes to the West in September
With several enhancements in tow.
03/27/18 The Alliance Lives On in Launch Trailer for The Alliance Alive
FURYU and Atlus' latest is available now.
03/27/18 The 25th Ward: The Silver Case Review
It's no longer elusive anymore, but do we really want it?
03/27/18 Aksys Games Announces Their Summer of Mystery
Aksys needs this, guys. They didn't get much in the divorce.
03/26/18 Afterparty Gets a Stylish Reveal Trailer Showcasing a Slice of Unlife in Hell
Fresh from the creators of Oxenfree to boot!
03/26/18 King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon to Shut Down June 26th
Farewell and adieu to Noctis' favorite mobile game.
03/26/18 Coming This Week, 3/26/18
Alchemy, romance, and alliances.
03/25/18 Level-5 Teases an MMO-size RPG
It's White Knight Chronicles III, isn't it? (I really hope not.)
03/25/18 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Character Trailer #5: The Merchant and The Spirit
I would say the tongue but Ghirahim gets enough attention.
03/25/18 Devour Some Aragami With This New God Eater 3 Gameplay
I wonder if gods taste like chicken?
03/25/18 Crossing Souls Review
Only 80s Kids Will Remember!
03/24/18 Week in Review, 3/24/2018
Happy Ni no Kuni II Weekend
03/24/18 Twitch Sunday: Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII
Won't you be my Valentine?
03/23/18 CD Projekt Red Opens Up a New Division: CD PROJEKT RED Wroclaw
No, Wroclaw isn't a city in The Witcher, nor is it a Polish Bear Claw.
03/23/18 Twitch Prime Members Can Get Exclusive "Kooky Chocobo" DLC for Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition
What even is oversaturation.
03/23/18 New Trailer Brings DLC and More to Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night
Special collector's edition packs are also on the way for PS4 and Vita!
03/23/18 Stick Figure RPG West of Loathing Confirmed for Switch Release
Easily one of the most unique ideas in all of gaming.
03/23/18 RPGFan Music: The Lord of the Rings Online: Mordor Original Music Soundtrack Review
And now for something completely different.
03/23/18 Spike Chunsoft Announces GDC Line-up: RPGs and Visual Novels!
Let's get ready to (Shibuya) Scramble!
03/23/18 Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Review
In Japan, they call it "Ni no Kuni Ni"
03/22/18 Retro Encounter 127: RPG Adaptations
Leaves are falling all around / It's time I was on my way
03/22/18 New Gameplay Footage Shown for God of War on PlayStation 4
Great Odin's raven, this game looks good!
03/22/18 A Gust of Fresh Air: A New Atelier Game is On the Horizon
I wonder if it will have the word "alchemist" in it?
03/22/18 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Official Website Opens, Serves Up a Wealth of New Intel
Pre-orders are available now!
03/21/18 Bye Bye, Steinman
Be happy, old friend.
03/21/18 Random Encounter 140: The Song of the Higgledies
The end of an era.
03/20/18 The Banner Saga 3 Will Release on Nintendo Switch This Summer
Plus, the first two entries will soon be available!
03/20/18 Secret of Mana Review
Time flows like a river, and this remake was inevitable.
03/19/18 Check Out The Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Launch Trailer!
A story of intertwined destiny and friendship awaits!
03/19/18 Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Releases This May in the Americas
Pre-order to get a free PS4 theme and a bonus mini-game!
03/19/18 Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Launching on Smartphones in Japan on March 22nd
Oh, man, what a blast from the past!
03/19/18 Coming This Week, 3/19/2018
Detective Pikachu likes his coffee the way he likes his Poke Beans: black as a moonless night.
03/18/18 Banner Saga 3 Gets a New Character Trailer For Bolverk
The blood-lust fueled Varl leader of The Ravens.
03/18/18 United Kingdom Bans Omega Labyrinth Z
Things aren't looking great for the upcoming dungeon crawler
03/18/18 The Swords of Ditto Gets a Release Date
The action-rpg will find its audience on April 24th.
03/18/18 Dark Rose Valkyrie Heads to Steam in April
It's a Compile Heart game... No, wait. Come back.
03/18/18 Yakuza Kiwami 2 Comes to the US This Summer
Crazy Majima antics still included.
03/18/18 Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Preview
Can't wait until Friday!
03/17/18 Week in Review, 3/17/2018
Happy St. Patty's Day
03/17/18 Twitch Sunday & More: Tales of the Abyss
Still waiting for that Tales of the Abyss/Tales From the Crypt crossover event.
03/17/18 Even More Character Trailers Released For Dancing Star Night and Dancing Moon Night
Fuuka and Futaba shine in the spotlight!
03/17/18 NieR: Automata Exceeds 2.5 Million Sales Worldwide
Glory to... er, Platinum Games?
03/17/18 Enjoy New Gameplay Footage from Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth on Smartphones
To me!!
03/17/18 Search for Adol's Memories Again with Ys: Memories of Celceta on PC
Cue the "WEN CROSSBELL" and "WEN CSIII" jokes! XSEED needs more sympathy...
03/16/18 Bandai Namco Releases Light and Shadow Developer Diary, Ni no Kuni II Japanese Commercial, and Roland Trailer
It's the fine details that add to the charm.
03/16/18 Geralt of Rivia Joins the Fight in Soul Calibur VI
The Butcher of Blaviken will turn battles into bloodbaths!
03/15/18 More Updates Coming to Monster Hunter: World in the Near Future
Weapon buffs for (almost) everyone!
03/15/18 Dissidia Final Fantasy Gets a New Challenger: Vayne Solidor
Fighting against him will be in vain... I'll see myself out.
03/15/18 Retro Encounter 126: Planescape: Torment Part I
A wisecracking skull, a seductive rat woman, and a kindhearted demoness walk into a bar...
03/15/18 Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review
You don't mess with Kiryu.
03/14/18 Compile Heart Keeps Going, Mary Skelter 2 Announced
You must wonder where they get the money to make these games.
03/14/18 Noctis Lucis Caelum Teleports Into Tekken 7.
Still mad that Kenny wasn't the chosen character...
03/13/18 Another Batch of Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Screenshots Released Alongside Character Profiles
More choices are always welcome.
03/13/18 Final Fantasy VII Remake Development Team is Now Hiring
Any chance the first installment makes it out this decade?
03/13/18 Ys VIII Gets a Japanese Release Date for Switch
And it got delayed a week before it came out. (No, it didn't... yet.)
03/13/18 Monsters Will Cry With this New Monster Hunter World Crossover
Featuring Dante from the Devil May Cry series.
03/13/18 Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire (Slightly) Delayed
Hey, now you have more time for Ni no Kuni II.
03/13/18 Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Review
It's never too late for romance!
03/12/18 Megadimension Neptunia VIIR Due for North American Release on May 8th
Pronounced as V-two-R.
03/12/18 Neptunia Series Development heads towards Brave New Lands
Both a pun and the truth. How about that for Game Journalism?
03/12/18 Code of Princess to Receive Switch Remake
Hack and slash away.
03/12/18 Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Gets New DLC Characters and Season Pass
And some of them are from the good parts of SAO. (Yes, there are some.)
03/12/18 Batman: The Enemy Within is Finishing with Branchiest Episode Yet
So, there might be two endings this time?
03/12/18 RPGFan Music: Glory to Metal: A Symphonic Metal Tribute to NieR: Automata Review
I can dig it.
03/11/18 Week in Review, 3/11/2018
Hurray Daylight Savings Time!
03/11/18 Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Review
A place where nobody dared to go. They call it....Tokyo.
03/10/18 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Gets New "Centurion" Trailer
A giant ice breaking land cruiser... nice!
03/10/18 Kritika Online Tiger Costume Bundle Giveaway
Tigers and ducks for all! Well, provided you win.
03/10/18 Twitch Sunday & More: Tales of Vesperia
More Tales, comin' at ya.
03/09/18 Pick Up NieR: Automata for 50% Off in Celebration of Its One Year Anniversary
Glory to mankind!
03/09/18 New Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night Trailers
Akihiko Sanada and Morgana Trailers and a look at the 'Commu' system.
03/09/18 Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Arriving on Smartphones in Japan This Spring
I am now convinced Square Enix has no desire to ever make me happy.
03/09/18 Final Fantasy XV and Tekken 7 to Share Stage at Next Active Time Report
Please let True Ogre be a secret boss....
03/08/18 Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Gets Revamped for 3DS
Also, Bowser Jr. is there too for some reason.
03/08/18 Dark Souls Remastered to receive Nintendo Switch network test, Solaire of Astora amiibo
The future's looking pretty bright!
03/08/18 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Gets The Definitive Release Date
In other news, Link was spotted under a giant flame orb. Probably means nothing.
03/08/18 Nintendo and Ubisoft Announce South Park: The Fractured but Whole is Coming to Switch
A Nintendo console lineup full of RPGs is finally coming together.
03/08/18 Undertale is Coming to Nintendo Switch
It seems we are going to have a good time, then.
03/08/18 Okami HD Brushes Its Way onto the Nintendo Switch This Summer
Put the awesome sun-doggo on all the consoles!
03/08/18 SaGa: Scarlet Grace is Coming to Nintendo Switch This Year
It will be a SAGA before we get a western release, huh?
03/08/18 Octopath Traveler arrives on Nintendo Switch this July
That collector's edition is pretty sweet!
03/08/18 Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud is Making its Way to Nintendo Switch!
Now, if only it can make its way to the west.
03/08/18 Retro Encounter 125: RPG Spinoffs
One, two, princes kneel before you
03/07/18 Falcom Brings Their Take on Card-Based Battling to Smartphones with Legend of Heroes: Kizuna
Ouroboros-ly, it's time to battle!
03/07/18 Eurogamer Claims Diablo III is Coming to Nintendo Switch
¡Ay, Dios mío!
03/07/18 Dragon Crown Pro Shows Off Its Characters in New Trailer
No joke here. The title says everything.
03/07/18 The Legacy Lives On: Layton’s Mystery Journey Gets a Anime Trailer
This reminds me of a puzzle...
03/07/18 NieR: Automata Contains One Secret That has Yet to Be Discovered
I am intrigued.
03/06/18 Final Fantasy XV's Royal and Windows Editions Are Now Available
When's Episode Kenny!?
03/06/18 Victor Vran Review
Something old, something gold.
03/06/18 Square Enix Announces Changes to Board of Directors
A handful of well known developers have been added.
03/06/18 Lara Croft Crossover Coming to Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius
Just in time for the upcoming film.
03/06/18 Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Patch Adds Tons of New Updates
One of the biggest yet.
03/06/18 Secret of Mana PS4 Update Now Available; Vita and PC Versions Patches to Follow
The usual Square Enix update.
03/06/18 Monster Hunter: World Becomes Capcom's Highest Selling Game Ever
Better start hunting some game, huh?
03/05/18 RPGFan Music: NieR: Glory to Mankind Review
In the words of M. Bison, "This is delicious!"
03/05/18 Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- Hits the Road in 2018
Tickets are available now!
03/05/18 Beast Girl and New Tank Arrives for Battle in Metal Max Xeno
Yes, a beast girl. Don't make it weird.
03/04/18 Original Piece of Music Inspired by Secret of Mana Available for Free Download
It was done by the composer of Snake Eater. No ladders included.
03/04/18 Robot RPG NieR: Automata Gets a Symphonic Metal Tribute Album
No, the robots aren't the ones making the music.
03/04/18 Nintendo to Release The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 5-Disc Soundtrack
The limited edition is exclusive to Japan.
03/04/18 Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Valkyrie Profile
It shall be engraved upon your soul!
03/04/18 Where the Water Tastes Like Wine's Original Soundtrack Ready for Your Ears at Digital Storefronts Worldwide
Man, that title is just empirically smooth, much like the songs on this soundtrack.
03/03/18 Week in Review, 3/3/2018
Lousy Smarch Weather...
03/03/18 Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Reaches One Million Downloads, Celebrates with In-Game items
You get a gem, you get a gem, everybody gets a gem!
03/03/18 A Teaser for Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Has Surfaced, Possibly Hinting At a New Port
Are we sure that another port from Square Enix is a good idea, though?
03/03/18 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Upgrades to Version 1.3: New Game + and New Blades Included
No. The drop rates for blades have not increased. KOS-MOS demands your time.
03/03/18 Twitch Sunday: Broken Sword
Boy, this thing has been broken for so long... shouldn't someone get it fixed?
03/03/18 Muv-Luv and Muv-Luv Alternative to Make Their Way to PlayStation Vita This Summer
Always good to see the Vita getting some attention!
03/02/18 Tales of the Elements Review
Come for the game, stay for the sick beats.
03/02/18 Retro Encounter 124: Valkyrie Profile Part II
A Portrait of the Heroine as an Immortal Goddess of War and Fate
03/01/18 The Forbidden Land, Eureka Anemos Comes to Final Fantasy XIV on March 13
New challenges await. In the meantime? Glow sticks.


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