News Archive: September 2018
Date Update
09/30/18 Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Suikoden II
Five podcasters' closing statements on the beloved PSone classic.
09/30/18 Metal Max Xeno Review
Are you ready to rock to the MAX?
09/30/18 Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.4
In the beginning, there was Chaos...
09/29/18 Metal Max Xeno Giveaway
Free tanks! Kind of...
09/29/18 Week in Review Live, 9/29/18
So Alucard, Haley Joel Osment, and Bowsette walk into a bar...
09/29/18 Check Out Some Screenshots and New Gameplay from Square Enix's Left Alive
This is one to keep an eye on, folks.
09/29/18 Steins;Gate Elite Launches for North America in February
The North American version is also getting a snazzy Limited Edition.
09/29/18 Call of Cthulhu's New Gameplay Trailer Focuses On Skills, Sanity, and Choice
Navigating Edward Pierce to safety or madness, the choice lies with you.
09/28/18 Hikaru Utada and Skrillex To Collaborate On Kingdom Hearts III Opening Song
Man, I cannot wait to see how this turns out!
09/28/18 RPGFan Music: Fatal Twelve OST Review
I'll give you twelve reasons to buy this!
09/27/18 Retro Encounter 155: Suikoden II Part II
True Rune / You saw me standing alone / Without a dream in my heart / Without a love of my own
09/27/18 Talented Voice Cast of Kingdom Hearts III Revealed
Bringing the Disney magic to life, one familiar voice at a time.
09/27/18 Castlevania Rondo of Blood And Symphony of The Night Heading to PlayStation 4
In an appropriately titled bundle no less.
09/27/18 Check Out The Opening Movie for Project Judge
That song is darn catchy.
09/27/18 Meet Meltan, The Newly Discovered Mythical Pokemon
Who isn't nuts about this adorable newcomer?
09/27/18 Episode 4 of The Council, "Burning Bridges", Available Now
I'm swimming in the smoke of bridges I have burned...
09/27/18 Telltale Games is Being Sued by Former Employees
The story of Telltale's closure is far from over.
09/26/18 Stroll Through Our Lamplight City Review
Why, these are the warmest, nicest pixel lanterns this side of New Bretagne.
09/25/18 Chucklefish Games Now Hiring Pixel Artists
A great opportunity for aspiring artists!
09/25/18 Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood Rated by ESRB
More Castlevania is always a good thing!
09/25/18 Baten Kaitos 3 was Canceled, but Could Return Based on Demand
If you want a third entry, tell Monolith Soft and Bandai Namco!
09/25/18 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Announced at Tokyo Game Show
I hope there are no objections?
09/25/18 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Review
Squad E, move out!
09/25/18 TGS 2018: Dragon Quest XI S Announced For Nintendo Switch
Layers of meaning within the single letter of 'S'.
09/25/18 Telltale Games Issues Statement Regarding Conclusion of The Walking Dead: The Final Season
Plus, a statement from Clementine's voice actress.
09/24/18 Coming This Week, 9/24/18
Did all of the tank-themed RPGs plan their schedules together or something?
09/24/18 Final Fantasy XV Gets Crossover DLC with Terra Wars, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and DJ Nobunaga
Free DLC launches September 25th.
09/24/18 New Tales of Crestoria Character Trailer Released
Three more party members to get acquainted with.
09/23/18 Heaven Will Be Mine Review
War In Each Others' Pockets
09/23/18 Twitch Sunday: Dragon Quest VIII
In honor of Dragon Quest XI, let's go back to the PS2 era.
09/22/18 New Info from TGS 2018 About Kingdom Hearts III's Aqua Fight, Gummi Ships, and More
What comes next for this series?
09/22/18 Digimon Survive New Story Details, Screenshots Released
Get lost in a new world in this upcoming SRPG!
09/22/18 Week in Review Live, 9/22/18
Hope you're ready for this recap.
09/21/18 Walking Dead Developer Telltale Games Facing Studio Closure
We wish the best for those who have been laid off.
09/21/18 Composer Nobuo Uematsu Ceasing Work, Cites Illness
A sad day for music lovers everywhere.
09/21/18 Nintendo Explains Transferring Between Pokémon GO to Let's Go, Pikachu! and Eevee!
We also learn more about improving stats and capturing Legendaries!
09/21/18 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Tokyo Game Show Trailer Revealed
Put away your Game Boy Advances, the game has online multiplayer.
09/21/18 New Trailer for World of Final Fantasy Maxima Revealed
Chibi cuteness overload!!!
09/21/18 Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy Receives New Trailer
09/21/18 Romancing SaGa 3 Remaster, New Mobile SaGa Game Announced
Has it really been 23 years since the last Romancing SaGa game?
09/21/18 Catherine: Full Body Gets New Trailer, DLC Details, Special Edition
Okay, so three women and a group of Phantom Thieves walk into a bar...
09/21/18 New Gameplay Trailer Revealed for Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition
We finally get to hear Patty speak!
09/21/18 Kingdom Hearts III Special Edition PS4 Announced For Japan
A sleek design to accompany one of the hottest games of 2019!
09/21/18 CrossCode Giveaway!
Release the balls!
09/21/18 Retro Encounter 154: Fire Emblem: Past, Present, and Future
Try to set the night on FIRE!
09/20/18 CrossCode Review
Cross over to the other side.
09/20/18 Ken Amada Joins the Battle in Persona Q2
Persona 3's smallest boy is even smaller now.
09/19/18 Sega Genesis Classics Coming to Nintendo Switch This Winter
I will absolutely play Phantasy Star and Sonic on the go, thank you.
09/19/18 Prepare for a Dark Souls: Remastered Network Test on Nintendo Switch
Beginning on September 21st, you can sample the Dark Souls action on Switch.
09/19/18 Creators of Danganronpa and Zero Escape Join Forces as Too Kyo Games
The new company already has four projects underway!
09/19/18 Sony Announces PlayStation Classic Miniature Console, Includes Final Fantasy VII and Wild Arms
Ever following in Nintendo's footsteps.
09/19/18 New Alternate Costumes Revealed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Stop me if you've heard this one. Cloud, Link, and Pikachu walk into a bar...
09/19/18 428: Shibuya Scramble Review
No point getting into a scramble over this one!
09/19/18 Check Out The Differences in the Last Remnant Remastered Graphics Comparison Video
It's substantial. More animations frames is never a bad thing!
09/19/18 Resonance of Fate 4K/HD Edition Launches October 18th Worldwide
All the gun-fu you could ever dream!
09/19/18 Blizzard Announces Release Date For Diablo III On Nintendo Switch
It'd be a rad Christmas present!
09/19/18 The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 2 Launches September 25th
Zombies, tension, and intrigue await.
09/19/18 More Details for Grandia and Grandia II HD Remasters Emerge
Strangely enough, the remasters are not being released in Japan (at this time).
09/19/18 Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed
Day One editions will bring new dancers and songs to both games!
09/19/18 Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition's Limited Editions Available for Pre-Order
The limited edition differs between the Americas and Europe.
09/19/18 Extended Kingdom Hearts III Trailer from TGS 2018 Shows Big Hero 6 and More
Plus, the official box art!
09/18/18 History of the RPGFan Logo ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature
From LunarNET to the "orange days" and beyond.
09/18/18 Undertale Nintendo Switch Review
Do we need to tell you again to buy this?
09/17/18 Enjoy New Screenshots from Trails of Cold Steel IV's DLC Offerings
Volume 1, so there's bound to be plenty.
09/17/18 Coming This Week, 9/17/18
How about a port of ye olde Undertale?
09/16/18 Tales of Crestoria Coming to A Smartphone Near You
If you live in Japan, that is.
09/16/18 Atlus Releases Japanese Early Purchase DLC Trailer for Persona Q2
See what extra goodies will be available if you buy the game early.
09/16/18 Perseverance: Part 1 Review
Spook season is approaching fast...
09/15/18 Twitch Sunday: Wild ARMs 5
The most wildest of arms.
09/15/18 Ubisoft Details Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Season Pass and Post Launch DLC
Two new story arcs and an entirely remastered game from the series' past await players in the coming months.
09/15/18 Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country Review
Every bit worthy of the Xenoblade name.
09/15/18 Persona 4's Yukiko Visits the Cinema in New Persona Q2 Trailer
Hear me, Amaterasu!
09/15/18 Resonance of Fate Gets Rated for PS4 and PC in Germany
No official announcement at this time.
09/14/18 RPGFan Music: Xenoblade 2 OST
See, 'cause in Japan, there are no "Chronicles" in the titles of these things...
09/14/18 Week in Review Live, 9/15/18
It's that time again, every buddy!
09/14/18 Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! Raiding Nintendo Switch and PS4 This Winter
Adorable dungeon diving is at hand.
09/14/18 Check Out a Pair of New Trailers for The World Ends With You: Final Remix
Drop a beat and visit downtown Shibuya.
09/14/18 Pokemon: Let's Go! Grants Secret Techniques to Pikachu and Eevee
Instead of using HMs, your partner Pokemon will interact with the environment.
09/14/18 Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Releasing January 11th
Brand-new gameplay featuring the Koopa King's precocious progeny.
09/14/18 Guild Wars 2 Living World Season 4, Episode 4 Gets New Trailer
"A Star to Guide Us", not to be confused with "A Star is Born".
09/14/18 Game Freak Announces Town, a New RPG for Nintendo Switch
Topple massive monsters and uncover the hidden secrets of your small village!
09/14/18 Final Fantasy Remasters Coming to Switch, Xbox One
What a great day to be a Final Fantasy fan!
09/14/18 World of Final Fantasy Maxima Coming to Nintendo Switch This Fall
With new bells and whistles.
09/13/18 Retro Encounter 153: Suikoden II Part I
Every night the same old dream / I hate to close my eyes / I can't erase the memory / The sound of Pilika's cry
09/13/18 One Final (?) Look at Final Fantasy XIV: Patch 4.4 Before Release
New gear, hairstyles, and yes, even a capybara await.
09/13/18 Nintendo Submits New Trademark Application for Golden Sun
09/13/18 God Eater 3 Gets "Early 2019" Release Window in America
A different game where you rend, slaughter, and devour your enemies.
09/12/18 The Next Dissidia Final Fantasy NT DLC Character is Final Fantasy XI's Kam’lanaut
I don't know who this is.
09/12/18 New Persona Q2 Trailers Highlight P5's Ryuji and P3's Elizabeth
AKA the Best Girl to end all Best Girls.
09/12/18 Octopath Traveler Review
At laste, the long journey hath endeth.
09/11/18 The Last Remnant Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a Remaster
This might explain why the game was removed from Steam.
09/11/18 Random Encounter 151: Full Spectrum
Our former hosts return for a 2.5-hour extravaganza!
09/11/18 The Power of Choice Compels You in New Assassin's Creed Odyssey Trailer
Look, I had to, ok?
09/11/18 Hideo Baba's Studio Istolia Releases Teaser Trailer for Project Prelude Rune
Hideo Baba previously produced Tales of games for Bandai Namco.
09/11/18 New Left Alive Trailer Shown Ahead of Tokyo Game Show
The trailer introduces the protagonists and shows off some Wanzers.
09/11/18 Project Judge is the Newest Offering From Yakuza Developers
A brand new legal suspense action title set in the seedy underbelly of Kamurocho.
09/10/18 Nintendo Announces Pokemon: Let's Go! Special Edition Switch Console
This thing is going to sell a bazillion units. Well played, Nintendo.
09/10/18 Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Announced Ahead of TGS
I don't know what I expected when I got up this morning, but it wasn't this.
09/10/18 Coming This Week, 9/10/18
Time to Switch things up.
09/10/18 TGS 2018: Project Awakening Revealed With a Trailer
Cygames' console exclusive looks tantalizing.
09/10/18 Pre-TGS 2018: Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience Announced, plus a KHIII Big Hero 6 Trailer
Hey there, Baymax.
09/10/18 Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Gets Release Date, Special Edition Case
Good doggo!
09/09/18 Bloodborne: The Card Game - The Hunter's Nightmare Review
Prepare to...draw?
09/09/18 Dead Cells Review
They keep calling me.
09/09/18 Plan Your Daily Schedule in Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World
All work and no play makes Nelke a dull alchemist.
09/08/18 RPGFan Hiring Drive Applications Close
And now comes the evaluation phase.
09/08/18 Twitch Sunday: Wild ARMs 2
AKA "Wild ARMs 2: Wilder ARMs." Everyone calls it that, right? Just me? Okay.
09/08/18 Week in Review Live, 9/8/18
Wild ARMs, Final Fantasy XIV, Moonlighter, Persona, and so much more!
09/08/18 New Trailer Sets the Tone for 3 Minutes to Midnight
The game will release sometime in 2019.
09/08/18 The Walking Dead: The Final Season Retail Version Arrives on November 6th
Clementine's journey will finally come to a close.
09/08/18 Mercenaries Saga Chronicles Physical Edition releases for Nintendo Switch on September 11th
Let's get physical, physical!
09/08/18 Crowd-Funded Suikoden II Orchestral Album Reaches Goal, Aims For Stretch Goals
A gift for VGM lovers everywhere!
09/08/18 Path of Exile: Delve Available Now For PC and Xbox One
The latest in a sizeable roster of expansions for the free-to-play title.
09/08/18 Jake Hunter: Ghost of the Dusk Comes to Nintendo 3DS Later This Month
Hit the street to solve mysteries in this hardboiled detective game!
09/07/18 Hyperdimension Neptunia: Re;Birth 1 Gets a New DLC Bundle
Oh, there's a colosseum in this. Time to replay this.
09/07/18 Persona Q2 Shows Off the Younger Brother of the Velvet Siblings, Theodore
Yes, he is still wearing the popcorn suit.
09/07/18 Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire's Second Expansion Releases Later This Month
What path will you choose in this exciting new adventure?
09/07/18 Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition HD Now Available on PS4 and XB1, Switch Release "Soon"
One of the most surreal entries in the Final Fantasy XV "Universe."
09/07/18 RPGFan Music: Guitar Collections FINAL FANTASY IV Review
Enjoy lush guitar arrangements of familiar tunes.
09/07/18 Final Fantasy Record Keeper Kicks Off Octopath Traveler Collaboration Next Week
Olber... he likes the honey.
09/07/18 Retro Encounter 152: Top Ten SNES RPGs For Real This Time
Ten is the basis for the decimal system, it’s a decade, it’s a psychologically satisfying number, the top ten, the ten most wanted, the ten best dressed. So having ten Commandments was really a marketing decision.
09/06/18 Langrisser I & II Remakes Get Debut Trailer
A first look at these remakes in action.
09/06/18 THQ Nordic Acquires Rights to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
What do you reckon they plan to do with this acquisition?
09/06/18 New Dragalia Lost Story Trailer Takes Flight
Learn more about what awaits in the kingdom of Alberia!
09/06/18 Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4: Prelude in Violet Trailer Debuts
I don't know if my heart can take this one.
09/05/18 Valkyrie Profile Visits the World of Star Ocean: Anamnesis
Both Lenneth and Silmeria can join your team!
09/05/18 Henry Cavill to Star in Netflix Adaptation of The Witcher
Is this Mustache Cavill or CGI Upper Lip Cavill? This is an important distinction.
09/05/18 Mary Skelter: Nightmares Review
Not a nightmare for some people!
09/05/18 Persona Q2 Shows Off the Melee Fighters of Persona 3 and 4 in New Trailers
Or as they are better known, the carnivore and the protein junkie.
09/05/18 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Gets DLC Schedule, New Screenshots
Plus a trailer for the Switch port of the first game!
09/04/18 Final Fantasy XIV Hits 14 Million Players, Next Patch Detailed
09/04/18 Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Available Now
Launch trailer within!
09/04/18 Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Allows Players into the Wasteland Early with New Demo
Downloading the demo also sets you up for a PlayStation 4 theme!
09/04/18 Moonlighter Review
When the moon hits your eyes~
09/04/18 Repost - Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Review
Out now!
09/03/18 Dragon Quest Creator Yuji Horii Answers Fan Questions in New Video
A special interview with the man himself, right before Dragon Quest XI's launch!
09/03/18 Coming This Week, 9/3/2018
At long last, we embark on a Dragon Quest.
09/03/18 One Deck Dungeon: Forest of Shadows Board Game Review
Venture into the forest with Bob. Don't forget your dice.
09/03/18 Feast Your Eyes on New Details for The World Ends With You: Final Remix
New pins, new story elements, and much more!
09/02/18 Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Shadow Hearts
Was it a Near Death Experience?
09/02/18 The Council Episode 3 - Ripples Review
Making an impact on high society.
09/02/18 The Caligula Effect: Overdose Gets New Story Trailer
Fight to escape a false reality.
09/02/18 Soar Into Anthem's Pre-Launch Demo on February 1st, 2019
Also, a new trailer appears!
09/02/18 Cold Steel IV Shows Off its Quests and Minigames
No BLADE. Worst game ever.
09/02/18 Valkyria Chronicles Port Marches onto Nintendo Switch this October
Return of the Melchiott!
09/01/18 Wild Arms: Million Memories Brings Esteemed RPG Franchise to Smartphones
Mobile RPG due in Japan soon.
09/01/18 Twitch Sunday: Hyrule Warriors
Hey! Listen! A new stream!
09/01/18 Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country Gets Japanese Overview Trailer
Plus some new gameplay footage from PAX.
09/01/18 Week in Review Live, 09/01/18
And what a week it's been.

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