News Archive: August 2018
Date Update
08/31/18

Drink In the Carnage of Diablo III: Eternal Collection on Nintendo Switch with New Footage

I've got to get back to playing Animal Cro... er, Diablo III on my Nintendo 3D... er, Switch.
08/31/18

Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition Available Now on PS4 and XB1

Larian Studios' epic CRPG can now be played on consoles.
08/31/18

RPGFan Music: Heart of the Forest Review

Relaxing tunes to enjoy!
08/30/18

Retro Encounter 151: Shadow Hearts Part II

Na na na na na na na na BAT DANCE
08/30/18

Edge of Eternity Hits Steam Early Access in November

Supporters of the Kickstarter campaign get to play it in September!
08/30/18

Disgaea 1 Complete Shows Off Earth's Mightiest Heroes in New Trailer

The game releases on PlayStation 4 and Switch in October.
08/30/18

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is Coming in Late December in Japan

Arguably one of the best spinoffs around!
08/30/18

Persona Q2 Will Appear at Tokyo Game Show

Also, two new trailers and another translated tweet.
08/30/18

Nintendo's Mobile RPG Dragalia Lost Gets New Screenshots & Details

Highlights from the recent Direct!
08/29/18

Get Your Beat On with "Bundle Sizzle" Teaser for Persona 3: Dancing in Starlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Moonlight

Some sick remixes await.
08/29/18

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

So. Many. Yakuza. Games.
08/29/18

Nintendo Announces Direct Presentation, Launch Timing for Dragalia Lost

The latest mobile offering will arrive on September 27th!
08/29/18

Nintendo Shows Off Indie Titles with "Nindies Summer 2018" Presentation

Lots of neat games coming to the Switch!
08/28/18

"Cry and Fight" Action-RPG Crystar Receives a Full-Length Trailer

FuRyu got in on the Gamescom fun with this announcement!
08/28/18

The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep Combat Spotlight Trailer

Some turn based goodness for you to gaze upon.
08/28/18

Defeat Mythical Creatures Together with Co-Op RPG Breach

You can also play as the bad guy!
08/28/18

Persona Q2 Reveals the Truth with New Screenshots.

Also, new character trailer and battle gameplay.
08/28/18

Victor Vran: Overkill Edition Available Now For Nintendo Switch

Dungeon crawling and demon slaying!
08/28/18

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Review

It's almost time to go on a grand adventure.
08/27/18

Coming This Week, 8/27/18

Burly men fighting monsters.
08/27/18

CD Projekt RED Reveals Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay in 48-Minute Video

Finally, feast your eyes on CDPR's next big thing.
08/27/18

Random Encounter 150: A Rest Before We Quest

Demos, backlogs, and DLC whet our appetites before Fall's biggest Quest.
08/26/18

Persona Q2 Shows Off its Latest Character, Naoto Shirogane

Plus, some early game cutscenes and menus.
08/26/18

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Reaches Version 1.5.2 with Latest Update

Elma from Xenoblade Chronicles X joins the battle!
08/26/18

New Ys Game In Development

What new adventures await Adol and Dogi?
08/26/18

Little Dragons Café Review

Want some coffee before the September storm?
08/26/18

The Last Remnant To Be Removed From Steam

A sad day for PC RPG fans.
08/26/18

Attentat 1942 Review

An educational and somber look back at World War II
08/25/18

Twitch Sunday & More: Septerra Core, Lufia II, Star Ocean: Till The End of Time

Lots of new old games in the lineup!
08/25/18

Michael A. Cunningham, RPGamer Editor-in-Chief, Passes Away

A legacy of positivity.
08/25/18

Week in Review Live, 8/25/18

Join is to chat about Langrisser, zombies, Torchlight, Retro's 150th episode, and more!
08/24/18

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season Shambling onto Nintendo Switch Later This August

A brilliant port and a brilliant deal!
08/24/18

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Gets Combat Trailer and Pre-Order Bonuses

Omae wa mou shindeiru!!!
08/24/18

New Details and Screenshots for Compile Heart's Arc of Alchemist

Explore a mechanical desert land.
08/24/18

RPGFan Music: WildStar OST Vol. 2 Review

We going straight to the Wild WildStar.
08/23/18

Retro Encounter 150: Listener Mailbag

Mister Postman, look and see / Is there a letter in your bag for me?
08/23/18

Call of Cthulhu Seeks to Scare in New Gameplay Trailer

Dusty and ruined halls, elder gods hiding in dark places. What could go wrong?
08/23/18

Bandai Namco Announces Dark Souls Trilogy Heading for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Prepare to die, either again or for the first time!
08/23/18

The Storefront Trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV has been Released

Now available on YouTube or a future JRPG.
08/23/18

Langrisser I & II Remakes Coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch

Details within.
08/23/18

Bandai Namco Reveals Bless Unleashed for Xbox One

The House of Pac to bring the gorgeous MMORPG to console in 2019.
08/22/18

New Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Trailers Showcase Junpei Iori and Morgana

Bringing dungeon crawling crossover action from Persona 3, 4, and 5 to the silver screen!
08/22/18

Square Enix's Studio Istolia is Looking for New Staff on Project Prelude Rune

That's Hideo Baba's studio, for those not keeping track.
08/22/18

Sega Releases "New Features" Valkyria Chronicles 4 Trailer

The main series long-awaited return to consoles comes with several new perks.
08/22/18

Torchlight Frontiers Gameplay Reveal Trailer Resleased

Get a taste of how you'll hack and slash and cast and....
08/22/18

Life is Strange 2 Trailer Introduces New Cast and Story

The new season begins September 27th!
08/22/18

Phantasy Star comes to Switch via Sega Ages Enhanced Port

Adding a P to Fantasy makes it cosmic.
08/22/18

Shenmue III To Release in August 2019

The Shenmue I & II HD remaster is also available now!
08/22/18

The Walking Dead: The Final Season - Episode 1 Review

Well, you can only survive the zombie apocalypse for so long, right?
08/21/18

Towards the Pantheon Review

Even more pixel power!
08/20/18

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Delayed to 2019, Vita Version Cancelled

What a horrible night to have a curse...
08/20/18

Coming This Week, 8/20/18

Forklifts and dragons galore.
08/20/18

Fox21, DJ2 Entertainment Adapting DONTNOD's Vampyr for Television

Coming soon, along with a live-action adaptation of Life is Strange.
08/20/18

Prepare for Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country with a New Teaser Trailer

Also check out new screenshots for Haze and Addam!
08/20/18

Three New Characters Have Been Revealed for Varnir of the Dragon Star

An emperor, a hunter, and a merchant walk into a bar.
08/20/18

Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment Now Available on Steam

Vacation in scenic Aincrad. What could go wrong?
08/20/18

Grandia HD & Grandia II HD Coming to Switch

The first game will also be hitting Steam.
08/19/18

RPGFan Hiring Drive: 2018 Turbo Edition EX

It's the most magical time of year. Or, at least, one of our largest hiring drives yet.
08/19/18

Check Out A New Gameplay Trailer For Upcoming Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition

You can play an undead dwarf? Sold!
08/19/18

Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! Show More Mega Evolutions in New Trailer

Who doesn't love Kangaskhan?
08/19/18

Alicemare Review

Ridin' my pony
08/18/18

Twitch Sunday: Shadow Hearts

Roger... Bacon? Is that your real name? Are you related to that actor?
08/18/18

Little Dragons Cafe Invites You to Explore in New Trailer

It's a wonderful world, indeed.
08/18/18

Rinoa Heartilly Has Joined the Battle in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Keep your eyes on her, you never know what will happen.
08/18/18

The Sky's the Limit: Old Characters Return in Trails of Cold Steel IV

Do I need to mention spoilers at this point?
08/17/18

Week in Review: Live Edition Begins Tomorrow!

*expends all his effort not to include a "do it live" meme*
08/17/18

RPGFan Music: Cosmic Star Heroine OST Review

Crazy-hot music!
08/16/18

Retro Encounter 149: Shadow Hearts Part I

Face the wrath of Dehuai!
08/16/18

Tiny Epic Quest: Board Game Review

Is it more tiny, or more epic? That's really the big question.
08/16/18

Diablo III: Eternal Collection Heading to Switch This Year

Exclusive new content will be available as well!
08/16/18

Shenmue I & II Showcases Forklift Racing, Jiu Jitsu and More in New 'Deep Dive' Video.

If this wasn't a precursor to the Yakuza series, I'll eat my hat!
08/15/18

Etrian Odyssey Nexus Finds Its Way to Nintendo 3DS on February 5th

Donít miss out on the definitive entry in this legendary series!
08/15/18

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Review

And today, Link wanted to cut down more than grass...
08/14/18

Dark Souls: Remastered Gets Release Date for Nintendo Switch Version

The darkness beckons.
08/14/18

Watch the Launch Trailer for The Bard's Tale Trilogy

Volume one is available now.
08/14/18

Episode 1 of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: The Final Season Available Now

See a snippet of Clementine's final sojourn through this apocalyptic world!
08/14/18

Atlus Announces Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Release Date and Collection

Play all three Persona Dancing games in one nice package!
08/14/18

Enjoy New Footage and Secret Character Details for Trails of Cold Steel IV

The most spoiler-filled post yet.
08/14/18

State of Mind Review

What's on your mind?
08/13/18

Coming This Week, 8/13/18

Now you all know the bards and their songs...
08/13/18

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Now Allows You to Swap Out Noctis for Your Avatar

The game that keeps on getting bigger and bigger.
08/13/18

Meet the Characters of Shenmue in Latest 101 Video

Shenmue 101, now available at your local community college.
08/13/18

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Beast of Winter Review

But it's summer? I'm not ready for the cold!
08/12/18

Retro Encounter 148: Final Fantasy VII Remake: Hopes and Fears

We're getting one of the all-time greats remade in HD... but at what cost?
08/12/18

Ni no Kuni II "Adventure Pack" DLC Available Now

I dig free stuff!
08/12/18

CrossCode Original Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order on Bandcamp

I have been waiting for over three years to write this news story.
08/12/18

Week in Review, 8/12/18

A smorgasbord of scintillating content.
08/12/18

Twitch Sunday: Monster Hunter: World

Rawr.
08/11/18

Dragon Quest XI Receives Dragon Quest VIII Costume at Launch

And at no added price!
08/11/18

Fallout 76 Beta Progress Will Transfer to the Full Release

Try the game ahead of launch, and drop a few nukes while you're at it!
08/11/18

Mega Evolution Takes Battles to a New Level in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Eevee!

Prepare for trouble...
08/10/18

RPGFan Music: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom OST Review

What's that? A Joe Hisaishi game score? Swoon!
08/09/18

Watch the Latest Videos from Varnir of the Dragon Star

And a new batch of screenshots, to boot!
08/08/18

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Brings the Fight With Its August Direct

They also bring the whip and the croc. That'll make more sense in a bit.
08/08/18

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Expansion Pack 'Beast of Winter' Now Available

Fight the cold and eldritch within the Deadfire!
08/08/18

Megadimension Neptunia VIIR Steam Port Announced

Introducing a new dimension: the real world!
08/08/18

428: Shibuya Scramble Demo Available Now For PlayStation 4

Figure out the mystery in the streets of Shibuya!
08/08/18

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Lands on the Battlefield Early With a Demo

You will be able to transfer your progress into the full game!
08/08/18

Year of the Dog 2018: The Best RPG Dogs

Every dog has his day, but these get a whole year!
08/07/18

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Getting Insomnia Citadel Stage in October

We're going back home, Noct.
08/07/18

The World Ends With You: Final Remix Release Date Revealed, New Trailer Released

A battle with Reapers begins the stacked 4th quarter.
08/07/18

New Bravely Game Teased, Art Book Coming to the West

An ominous photo hints at the future of the series.
08/07/18

Kadokawa Games Teases Two New Root Letter Projects

The announcement mentions Root Letter 2 and the mysterious Root Letter: Last Answer.
08/07/18

Persona Q2 Gets a New Trailer and Website Update

From the School Festival to the Movie Theater
08/07/18

Yakuza 0 Review

He's back - and not just Kiryu!
08/07/18

Random Encounter 149: Eight Ways Into My Heart

My podcast...is unparalleled!
08/06/18

Coming This Week, 8/6/18

You're off the edge of the map now; here, there be monsters!
08/06/18

Arc of Alchemists Gets a Teaser Trailer and a Bunch of Screenshots

Compile Heart's new RPG awaits your perusal.
08/06/18

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Just Launched a Final Fantasy VIII Colaboration

Will you join SeeD?
08/05/18

Final Fantasy VII Remake Listed As "Action Game" in New Job Posting

Nobody panic!
08/05/18

Final Major Update for Chrono Trigger on Steam Released

Button mapping, an extras menu, and more have been added to the game!
08/05/18

Roguelike "Dead Cells" Launches Worldwide on August 7th

This title looks to be something special.
08/05/18

Falcom Reveals Five New Character Profiles from Trails of Cold Steel IV

A princess, a student president, a general, a foster sister, and a drunk teacher.
08/05/18

Persona Q2 Gets a New TV Spot and Release Date

With a very surprising guest too.
08/05/18

Ys: Memories of Celceta PC Review

Rejoice, for every localized Ys game is now available for PC!
08/04/18

Week in Review, 8/4/18

A week of mazes, gangsters, and digital monsters.
08/04/18

Twitch Sunday: Suikoden

You know, when Konami made RPGs. Or games.
08/03/18

Mobius Final Fantasy Teams Up With Final Fantasy X for Second Anniversary Event

Celebrate Mobius Final Fantasy's 2nd Anniversary with a ton of bonuses!
08/03/18

RPGFan Music: Detroit: Become Human OST Review

Will you trust me?
08/03/18

Yuji Horii Weighs In On The Cast Of Dragon Quest XI

Details on the characters by the series creator himself!
08/02/18

Retro Encounter 147: RPG World Tour

And I think to myself / So many wonderful worlds / Oh Yeah
08/02/18

Final DLC Episode for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Now Available

Time to romance some deities.
08/02/18

Yakuza 0 Now Available For PC

Come and see the origins of series good boi Kazuma Kiryu!
08/02/18

NIS America Would Like You to Meet the Denizens of the Netherworld

...in the latest trailer for Disgaea 1 Complete, that is.
08/02/18

Drink In the Latest Screenshots from Bandai Namco's Code Vein

*slaps roof of desert area* This bad boy can fit so many edgy anime vampires in it.
08/02/18

Kickstarted RPG Noahmund Available Now on Steam

Inspired by the classics of yore!
08/01/18

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Gears Up for Summer Tour 2018

Find out where the latest shows will be playing.
08/01/18

FuRyu's Crystar Gets New Screenshots and Story Details

What to expect from this deadly adventure.
08/01/18

Chasm Review

Is it just one deep, dark hole?
08/01/18

Action-RPG CrossCode Finally Receives a Release Date

The soundtrack will also be released at the same time!
08/01/18

The Walking Dead: The Final Season's Episode 1 Demo Now Available For PS4 And XB1

Play the first fifteen minutes of a story just waitin' to be told!
08/01/18

Sega Begins "Shenmue 101" Video Series With a Look at the Story

Need to catch up on your Shenmue lore? Here you go.
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