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

Kweh!
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

Coincidence?
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

CHAOS CONTROL!
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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