News Archive: April 2018
Date Update
04/30/18

First Shining Resonance Refrain Screenshots for Nintendo Switch Released

Are you ready to Switch it up this July?
04/30/18

Theodore to Join Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Games as DLC

You can check out the Velvet Room Attendant in the trailer within.
04/30/18

Director of Dragon Quest IX and X, Jin Fujisawa, Leaves Square Enix

And he is already working on a new project.
04/30/18

Vayne Solidor Now Available in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Always nice to see some Ivalice representation.
04/29/18

Hylian Highlights Part 4: Celebrating The Legend of Zelda

From Ravio to boomerangs of the gods.
04/29/18

RPGFan Hiring Updates

Welcome our new additions!
04/28/18

Week in Review, 4/28/2018

So what is your milestone RPG?
04/28/18

Twitch Sunday: Ys: Memories of Celceta

Join Scott in the Foliage Ocean!
04/27/18

RPGFan Music: Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana OST Review

How many arrangers are on here?
04/27/18

The Alliance Alive Review

Harking back to the good old days.
04/26/18

The Surge Gets Free New DLC Pack, Available Now

Check out some juicy screenshots.
04/26/18

Retro Encounter 133: The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

MINISH HIM!
04/26/18

Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Gets New Costumes and Characters

Long article, you gonna be reading it all night. Get it?
04/26/18

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV gets info on the Hexen Clan

Just assume spoilers until Cold Steel III comes out in English.
04/26/18

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Gets a New Trailer

The Danganronpa vibes are really coming off now.
04/26/18

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Gets its first DLC

Ambush of the Imposters? So, SAO is ambushing .hack?
04/26/18

Here's What's Coming in Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.3: Under the Moonlight

Eorzea, the land that keeps on giving.
04/26/18

SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou Gets Japanese Release Date, New Information, and More Screenshots

An English version has been confirmed, too!
04/25/18

PSN Golden Week Sale Has Begun

Pick up some awesome RPGs at discount prices!
04/25/18

Neptunia Goes 2D: Say Hello Again to Brave Neptunia!

I bet it's another amnesia plot. Wait, what? I was kidding!
04/25/18

Octopath Traveler Box Art Revealed

And ours matches that of Japan, even.
04/25/18

Reminder - RPGFan 20: Reader Stories Submissions Open

Just under a week left to tell us your story!
04/25/18

20 Years of Milestone RPGs ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

Collecting industry and staff milestones.
04/25/18

Dark Souls: Remastered Now Available for Digital Pre-Order, New Trailer Released.

Also, the original Steam release is preparing to die.
04/25/18

First Look at Etrian Odyssey X Gunner Girl DLC

The manga tells all.
04/25/18

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning - The Complete Guide to Survival

There are really dumb ways to die in this game.
04/25/18

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Version 1.4.0 Update, New Blades Included

T-elos is coming! And she will have a higher drop rate than KOS-MOS!
04/24/18

Twitch Schedule Updates, Ahoy!

A new day for Alundra, and new streams on Fridays and Tuesdays.
04/24/18

Enjoy "Cavern of Remembrance" from Project Destati: DARKNESS On Our YouTube Page!

Listen to beautiful music while watching glittering visuals!
04/24/18

Firewatch Developer Campo Santo Acquired by Valve

Onwards and upwards?
04/24/18

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Review

Drop your swords because we've got pistols.
04/24/18

Shining Resonance Refrain Dated for July

A solid start to summer RPG gaming.
04/23/18

Apocalyptic Murder Mystery Omensight Coming Soon To PS4 And PC

Only you can prevent the end of the world!
04/23/18

Coming This Week, 04/23/18

South Park, an indie game, and a visual novel walk into a bar.
04/23/18

Twitch Mondays: Super Mario RPG

Your weeks will now have double the 16-bit goodness.
04/22/18

Disgaea 1 Complete to Release for Switch and PS4 This Fall

The original is back and better than ever.
04/22/18

Square Enix Intends to "Surpass the Original" with Final Fantasy VII Remake

A new job posting says that you, too, can bring this reunion to fruition.
04/22/18

Hylian Highlights Part 3: Celebrating The Legend of Zelda

Today we speak of many things, of Koloktos and Koholints, and cabbages and... wait, what?
04/22/18

Week in Review, 4/21/2018

The wait for E3 begins.
04/22/18

Square Enix Unveils Dragon Quest Builders 2 Story Info and Exploration Details

How you'll start your journey to become a master builder.
04/22/18

First Look at Upcoming Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night DLC Characters

Is Akihiko Sanada's new look fleeky or freaky?
04/21/18

Twitch Sunday: Ys: The Oath in Felghana Continues

You would be "wise" not to miss this.
04/21/18

Get Adol's Silver Armor in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana for Nintendo Switch

Talk about a serious throwback!
04/20/18

God of War Will Receive a Photo Mode in Future Update

Time to make a scrapbook of father-son bonding time!
04/20/18

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr Delayed Until June

In the grim darkness of the far future, you will... be able to play a more polished videogame!
04/20/18

RPGFan Music: Seiken Densetsu 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert CD Review

When are we finally getting Seiken Densetsu 3?
04/20/18

Spike Chunsoft and DeNA Announce Rogue-like Seikimatsu Days: Our Era's End for Mobile Devices

Nifty title, that!
04/20/18

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Review

Delivered today, for you.
04/20/18

Class of Heroes: Anniversary Edition Heading to Nintendo Switch

The more for the Switch, the better!
04/19/18

Retro Encounter 132: What Is Zelda?

Baby don't hurt me / Don't hurt me / No more
04/18/18

Octopath Traveler Getting 4-Disc Soundtrack Album in July

If the demo was anything to go by, this OST will be sublime.
04/18/18

Prepare for Monster Hunter: World's 'Kulve Taroth Siege' Quest, Launching April 19th

The hunt resumes.
04/18/18

Healer's Quest Review

It's a healer problem...but not anymore!
04/18/18

Konami Announces Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls for iOS

Please look forward to it.
04/18/18

Meet Two New Protagonists in the Latest Octopath Traveler Overview Trailer

So a thief and a hunter walk into a tavern...
04/18/18

Dark Souls: Remastered Delayed to "Later This Summer" on Nintendo Switch

Unfortunately, that means the Solaire amiibo has also been delayed.
04/18/18

Cosmic Star Heroine Coming to PlayStation Vita on April 24th

In North America: the European release date has yet to be finalized.
04/18/18

Costume DLC Revealed For Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night And Persona 5: Dancing Star Night

Looking cool, Kiryu!
04/17/18

Cody Carpenter and Mark Day's Shadow Spirits Vol. 1 Available For Pre-Order

Delicious electronic/chiptune goodness
04/17/18

Gone Fireflies Review

Short, sweet, and meaningful.
04/17/18

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Now Available For PC

Some time sensitive DLC to boot too!
04/17/18

Arc System Works Reveals New RPG: Wizard's Symphony

New RPG from the fighting game kings.
04/16/18

New Dragon Quest Builders 2 Info Released

Introducing our new antagonists, the Hargon Order!
04/16/18

Kingdom Hearts III "Classic Kingdom" Trailer Offers Look at Minigames

Twilight Town kids confirmed!
04/16/18

Coming This Week, 04/16/18

The Yakuza Dragon and the Red Adventurer tangle with the God of War.
04/16/18

Bandai Namco Trademarks Also Sprach Zarathustra

But why?
04/16/18

Action RPG Moonlighter gets a Release Date

A shopkeeper moonlighting as a hero? Well, we've seen stranger.
04/16/18

Random Encounter 142: Sittin' Pretty in the Solaris Seats

Come, ye -Lambs-, and partake of the divine orchestra.
04/15/18

Hylian Highlights Part 2: Celebrating The Legend of Zelda

Dive in to some dungeons, and reminisce with catchy tunes.
04/15/18

Valkyria Chronicles 1 & 4 Coming to Switch This Fall

How long before we see 2 and 3?
04/14/18

Week in Review, 4/14/2018

This is your story, not Tidus'!
04/14/18

Classic RPGs are Coming Back to Xbox One

Other games too, but we're focused on the RPGs.
04/14/18

New RPG Alert: Save The World from Invasion in The Protagonist

From veterans of EA and Ubisoft… Too soon to judge.
04/14/18

Megadimension Neptunia VIIR Gains a New Batch of Screenshots

How is this game rated Teen? It’s Neptunia...
04/14/18

Fairune Collection is coming to Switch and PC

No joke here. Enjoy your minor indie RPG.
04/14/18

Twitch Sunday & More: Choose-Your-Own Persona 4 Golden

The wheel returns!
04/14/18

Raise your Flags: Banner Saga 3 Coming This Summer

You could raise your banners too, I guess?
04/14/18

Check Out Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night's Opening Movies

Dancing the night away.
04/13/18

SEGA AGES Will Bring Phantasy Star and 14+ More Games to Switch This Summer

Come on, Phantasy Star IV...
04/13/18

SEGA Announces New Sakura Taisen Game

Well, didn't see that coming.
04/13/18

Shenmue I & II HD Coming to PS4, XB1, and Steam in 2018

A worldwide release of the best forklift simulator ever made.
04/13/18

RPGFan Music: Undertale Piano Collections 2

It has Heartache. Toriel approves.
04/13/18

Metal Max Xeno Coming West Later This Year

WE'RE RIDING TO VALHALLA! Wait, is that the wrong franchise?
04/13/18

NieR Automata Novelizations Coming to Bookshelves Worldwide

A grimoire, you say?
04/13/18

Disgaea 5 Battles Its Way to PC This May

Strategy battlin' goodness to come!
04/13/18

Yo-kai Watch 4 Coming to Nintendo Switch This Year in Japan

Can anyone speculate on the ratio of Yo-kai to potatoes in or around Idaho yet?
04/13/18

A Series of New Live-Action Short Films Bring to Life the Legacy of the Yakuza Series

The Dragon of Dojima prepares to set out for one last adventure.
04/13/18

RPGFan Has Joined the (Instagram) Party!

And with it, a new place for memes. Also inside: a note on some recent site changes.
04/12/18

Retro Encounter 131: The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

To sleep, perchance to Dream
04/12/18

Materia Collective Opens Presales for Ballads of Hyrule and For The King Original Soundtrack

Who doesn’t need more game music in their life?
04/11/18

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine Review

Come friends, join me by the campfire.
04/11/18

Mercenaries Saga Chronicles Getting Physical Release on Switch This Summer

Some SRPG goodness on the go.
04/11/18

Hand Of Fate 2 Introduces Endless Mode

Who will end up number one?
04/11/18

Ys VIII Gets a PC Release Date

And it's right around the corner, just in time for my birthday.
04/11/18

First Patch for Chrono Trigger on PC Available Now

Square Enix is taking steps to improve this tarnished port.
04/11/18

Wild Arms: Million Memories is Coming to Smartphones in 2018

And check out the theme song that goes with the newly-named game!
04/10/18

Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings Review

The 'Mysterious' trilogy comes to an end!
04/10/18

Atelier Series Music Now Available on iTunes

Atelier Music BONANZA!
04/10/18

Atlus Announces Etrian Odyssey X for Nintendo 3DS

The 3DS has some life left in it yet.
04/09/18

This is Your Story: Share Your Tale!

Have you been with RPGFan since 1998? 2018? Tell us what RPGFan means to you for fame and fortune! (or more accurately, appreciation)
04/09/18

Coming This Week, 04/09/18

Xbox getting some JRPGs? Who would have thought?
04/09/18

A Closer Look at a Definitely-Not-Evil Malroth in Dragon Quest Builders 2

Evil or not, if he wants to help me fight and gather, he's on the team.
04/09/18

Hylian Highlights: Celebrating The Legend of Zelda - Part 1

A month-long celebration of the adventures of Link, which sometimes even includes The Adventure of Link.
04/08/18

Nintendo Unveils New Mythical Pokemon, Zeraora, in Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon

A new Electric-type Pokemon will be available soon!
04/08/18

Omensight Seeks To Rewrite and Rewind the Apocalypse for PlayStation 4 and PC

Vibrant visuals, companions, and a snazzy logo to boot!
04/08/18

God Eater 3 Landing on PlayStation 4 and PC, New Trailer and Gameplay Features Unveiled

New Aragami, new environs, new God Arcs!
04/08/18

New Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5 Dancing Star Night Trailers Bring the Velvet Room to the Dance Floor

Sadly, Igor still needs more time to brush up on his nae nae.
04/08/18

Switch Version of Dragon Quest XI Delayed due to Unreal Engine 4

Westerners will have to wait a while for a handheld experience.
04/08/18

Week in Review, 4/8/2018

PAX East Weekend!
04/08/18

Twitch Sunday & More: NieR: Automata, Earthbound

Two very different tastes that go great together.
04/07/18

Paladin's Quest Writer and Director Hidenori Shibao Has Passed Away

Rest in peace, Shibao-san.
04/07/18

Switch Version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana to Bundle DLC

The included costumes compliment the summer release.
04/07/18

Firewatch Burns Its Way to Nintendo Switch This Spring

Turt Reynolds for Smash please.
04/07/18

Square Enix Announces Four More Final Fantasy XV Episodes, Plus Comrades and Mod Updates

Episodes Ardyn, Luna, Aranea, and... Noctis?
04/06/18

RPGFan Music: Game Symphony Japan 21st Concert ATLUS Special ~Persona 20th Anniversary~ Review

Every day's great at your Junes!
04/06/18

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Dated for August

Oh yes, don't worry: there's a nice Collector's Edition again.
04/06/18

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Comes To Consoles This Summer

A second (and third) home for the critically-acclaimed RPG.
04/05/18

Retro Encounter 130: Favorite Legend of Zelda

Navigating a timeline so convoluted, Franz Kafka consulted on it
04/05/18

Check Out Our Updated Screenshot Gallery for Code Vein

Anime Souls intensifies.
04/05/18

Chrono Trigger on PC to Receive Updates, New Graphic Options

This will begin to make things right.
04/05/18

The Lost Child Hits Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Vita on June 19th

Digital only on Vita. RIP.
04/05/18

Chasm to Launch on PlayStation 4 & PlayStation Vita This Summer

Nearly six years in the making!
04/04/18

Batman: The Enemy Within Review

A complete review of the whole second season!
04/03/18

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Planescape: Torment

You'll be tormenting yourself if you miss this.
04/03/18

Random Encounter 141: My Little Deviljho Can't Be This Ferocious!

Beware the murder pickle.
04/03/18

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Details Revealed

Thank you Weekly Jump!
04/03/18

The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki IV Gets New Screenshots

More like end of… Yeah, I got nothing.
04/03/18

Prepare To Save Your Team In The Upcoming RPG Healer's Quest

A healer's life is never easy
04/03/18

Robotics;Notes May Be Heading West

As may other Mages titles.
04/03/18

Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings Available Now, Launch Trailer Within

Que the cries of "Kyaaaah! B-baka!"
04/02/18

Coming This Week, 04/02/18

Dragons, monsters, and skeleton horses. Sounds like a typical week for a gamer.
04/01/18

Retro Encounter 129: Top Ten SNES RPGs

Retro Encounter presents their signature list of the ten greatest Super Nintendo RPGs.
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