News Archive: December 2018
Date Update
12/30/18 From Software Working on Two Unannounced Games
From the ashes, a fire shall be woken.
12/30/18 Brownies President Shinichi Kameoka Says Company Will Go Back to Console Games
They already have a Nintendo Switch game in development.
12/30/18 Atlus Opens Teaser Site for Persona 5R
New information will be revealed in March 2019.
12/30/18 Darksiders III Review
You bring the Tanqueray, I'll bring the Lady of Rage
12/30/18 Twitch Sunday: Grandia III
Even Grandier than Grandia II.
12/29/18 Next SaGa Game Will Feature Multiple Protagonists, According to Kawazu
Series creator weighs in on SaGa's future.
12/29/18 Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Gets Complete Edition, New "Dissonance of the Nexus" Expansion
Trailers within!
12/29/18 Monster Hunter World Gets New Assassin's Creed Crossover
Get special Assassin's Creed gear until January 10th.
12/28/18 Mac, Linux Versions Of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Cancelled
Don't worry, it's not all bad news!
12/28/18 The Walking Dead: The Final Season To Be Epic Store Exclusive Going Forward
A new entry in the evolving tale.
12/28/18 New Details Revealed For Ys IX: Monstrum Nox
What does the newest entry have in store?
12/28/18 New Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Trailer Rolls Out
Get the inside scoop on this upcoming release!
12/28/18 RPGFan Music: NieR Orchestral Arrangement Special Box Edition Review
Three albums in a fancy box!
12/27/18 Retro Encounter 168: 2018 Year in Review
AWWWWW RPGFAN! Don't you dare be sour! Clap for your final Retro Encounter episode of 2018, and FEEL THE POWER!
12/27/18 Atlus Registers Several Persona 5 Domain Names, Including "Persona 5 R," "Persona 5 S," and More
An announcement may be impending.
12/26/18 Valkyria Chronicles Switch Review
Ready to buy this one again?
12/25/18 Random Encounter 156 - Yuletide Cheer
Happy holidays from the RPGFan podcast crew!
12/23/18 World of Final Fantasy Maxima Review
WOFFin' all over the world
12/22/18 A Twitch Sunday Christmas with Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star
Romancing pigeons in tanks: The true meaning of Christmas.
12/22/18 Special Feature: RPG Winter Adventures
Brave the cold weather with these RPGs that feature even colder climates!
12/22/18 Dragon Quest XI S Teaser Trailer Unveiled, Confirmed for 2019 Release
Bonus Switch exclusive content will be included.
12/22/18 Check Out A New Trailer and Gameplay Footage of Granblue Fantasy: Relink
Keep an eye on this one!
12/22/18 New RPG "Outward" Casts Its Spell in March
Team up with a friend to cast magic and survive in an open world.
12/22/18 Smartphone RPG Project Babel Set To Launch in 2019
A trailer and some snazzy character art lies within!
12/21/18 Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.5 Gets January Release Date
The final update before the next expansion.
12/21/18 Spike Chunsoft Announces March Release Date for Zanki Zero: Last Beginning
Die over and over again while listening to a free bonus CD!
12/21/18 Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk Review
He's back.
12/21/18 Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy Gets A New Gameplay Trailer
This take on the iconic mascot is one of my favorites.
12/21/18 Xenogears 20th Anniversary Concert -The Beginning and the End- Receives Blu-ray Release
Experience the Xenogears concert from the comfort of your home!
12/20/18 Retro Encounter 167: A Thirst For Battle Part I
We are strong / No one can tell us we're wrong
12/20/18 Cyber Knights RPG and the Economy of Atmosphere
Celebrating the effectiveness of sparseness.
12/19/18 Falcom Announces Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, Coming to PS4 in 2019
Set forth once again on a grand adventure.
12/18/18 Fallout 76 Review
What happened to the other 71 games?
12/17/18 Coming This Week, 12/17/18
Mysteries abound.
12/17/18 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Snubs - RPG Edition [Video]
Please give us our golden boy, Nintendo.
12/17/18 New Kingdom Hearts III 'Final Battle' Trailer, New Screenshots Released
Don't think twice about giving yourself over to the excitement!
12/17/18 New Video Offers an Extended Look at Upcoming Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion
Mo' monsters, mo' problems.
12/17/18 Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Prologue Anime Gets Key Art, Teaser Trailer
XV's villain is getting his turn in the spotlight.
12/16/18 Book of Demons
Give a hoot!
12/16/18 Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors
Mr. Game & Watch would be a deadly addition to this cast.
12/16/18 Kingdom Hearts III Gets A New 30-Second TV Spot
Plus, a word on those leaked copies.
12/16/18 NIS America Announces Lapis X Labyrinth and Danganronpa Trilogy at KF Games Showcase
Puhuhu intensifies.
12/16/18 RPGFan Founders Roundtable ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature
This feature is also known by its alternate title, "Three Old Guys Chatting About the Internet Circa 1998."
12/15/18 Twitch Sunday: Rogue Galaxy
Level-5 takes to the skies.
12/14/18 Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 3 - 12/14/18
Why shovel snow when you can check out some new potential games in the works?
12/14/18 RPGFan Music: NieR: Automata Orchestral Arrangement Album Review
A second NieR orchestral album? Nice!
12/14/18 Learn The Basics of The Last Remnant Remastered's Combat in New Trailer
Some helpful hints for first-time players.
12/14/18 Yuna and Valefor Swoop Into Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
Stay away from the summoner, or she'll kick your butt.
12/13/18 Retro Encounter 166: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Part II
I would like to be here / I would like to be there / I would like to be everywhere at once!
12/13/18 Final Fantasy XV Standalone Multiplayer Expansion & Crossover Event with FFXIV Now Available
You can now get Garuda as a summonable Astral!
12/12/18 RPGFan Launches Daily "This Day in Gaming" Video Series
You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind.
12/12/18 Find A Way to Survive in New Left Alive Trailer
So, did Square basically make a Metal Gear game?
12/12/18 NieR: Automata: Game of the YoRHa Edition Launches Early February
It was my Game of the YoRHa last YoRHa too!
12/12/18 Multiplayer Comes to Stardew Valley for Nintendo Switch Today
Horse hats and camaraderie for all!
12/11/18 Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass Review
I only came here for the kids.
12/11/18 God Eater 3 Gets A New Story Trailer
What does the new AGE herald?
12/11/18 Tales of Crestoria Mobile Game Announced for an English Release
Bandai Namco previously released two other mobile Tales games in English.
12/11/18 YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Relives the 90s in January
A PlayStation Vita version is also set for sometime in 2019.
12/11/18 The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 3 Rises From the Dead in January
The latest episode is being developed by StillNotBitten, a new team within Skybound Games.
12/11/18 Random Encounter 155: Let's Go, Joker!
I won't take the bait, I won't take the bait...
12/10/18 Katy Perry Joins The Battle In Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
How much MP does it cost to summon Carly Rae Jepsen?
12/10/18 Coming This Week, 12/10/18
A plethora of indie role-playing games.
12/10/18 Ni No Kuni II 'Lair of the Lost Lord' DLC Launches December 13th
Dive into a dangerous new dungeon!
12/10/18 Square Enix Announces Lineup for Jump Festa 2019
The long-awaited Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S will finally make an appearance!
12/10/18 Darksiders III Gets New Accolades Trailer
THQ Nordic's franchise revival is getting some love.
12/10/18 Capcom Announces Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion, The Witcher 3 Crossover
Expansion due out in August 2019.
12/09/18 Square Enix Releases New Screenshots, DLC Details for Dragon Quest Builders 2
New recipes will be added after launch.
12/09/18 Face Your Fears In New Trailer for Kingdom Hearts III
Catch a preview of the game's opening movie.
12/09/18 Return of the Obra Dinn Review
The edge-of-your-seat sequel to Obra Dinn: Origins
12/09/18 Judgment, Previously Project Judge, Comes West Summer 2019
Now featuring dual audio and dual subtitles!
12/08/18 Twitch Sunday: Tales of Eternia
...or "Tales of Destiny II" if you prefer.
12/07/18 RPGFan Music: NieR Gestalt & Replicant Orchestral Arrangement Album Review
Yummy orchestral music!
12/07/18 The Caligula Effect: Overdose Showcases Combat In New Gameplay Trailer
Predict, plan and team up!
12/07/18 Obsidian Announces New RPG The Outer Worlds At 2018 Game Awards
Putting that Fallout pedigree at the forefront.
12/07/18 Supergiant Games Announces New Title, Hades, at The Game Awards 2018
You can start playing the game in Early Access right now!
12/07/18 Anthem Story Trailer Revealed at Game Awards 2018
A demo will be available in January and February.
12/07/18 Games of the Year 2018: Reader's Choice vote is now open!
Yes folks, it's that time already.
12/07/18 Retro Encounter 165: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Part I
Once more you open the door / And you're here in my heart
12/07/18 Joker from Persona Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as DLC Fighter
I must admit, I never saw this coming.
12/07/18 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Heading Exclusively to Nintendo Switch
Avengers, assemble!
12/07/18 Bioware Teases New Dragon Age Project At The Game Awards 2018
The dread wolf rises.
12/06/18 Atlus Releases New "Mapping" Trailer for Etrian Odyssey Nexus
A new video highlighting a series staple.
12/06/18 The Last Remnant Remastered is Available Now
Launch trailer within.
12/06/18 Midgar Studios and Playdius' Edge of Eternity Is Now in Early Access
Get it before December 12th for a 10% discount.
12/06/18 Meet The Latest Additions To Nelke & The Legendary Alchemists's Cast
Judith, Shallistera, Iris, and Norn.
12/05/18 Nihon Falcom Teases New Game with Mysterious 'Project N.O.X.' Website
If you love countdowns, this tease is for you!
12/05/18 Learn About The Last Remnant Remastered's Battle System in New Trailer
Intense, strategic combat brings the experience together.
12/05/18 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice Review
Called for jury duty!
12/04/18 Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata Announces New Company
JP Games launches in early 2019.
12/04/18 The Last Remnant Remastered Showcases High-Speed Movement in New Trailer
Looks like Rush can now rush past enemies.
12/04/18 Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight & Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Review
Dance the night away with Mitsuru (and others, I guess).
12/03/18 Bethesda Offers Replacement Bag for Fallout 76 Collector's Edition
But is it too little, too late?
12/03/18 Conception Plus Gets a New Character Trailer
Lets (re)meet the crew of the remaster.
12/03/18 Romancing SaGa Re:Universe to Launch December 6th in Japan
Ogle the new trailer and art while you wait.
12/03/18 The Character Designer Behind Neptunia is Going Freelance
But will still be working on Idea Factory/Compile Hearts titles.
12/03/18 Coming This Week, 12/3/18
Lose yourself to dance!
12/02/18 Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Review
152 friends!
12/02/18 Square Enix Announces New Tactical RPG War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
No platform has been announced at this time.
12/02/18 Square Enix Releases New Renders of Kairi from Kingdom Hearts III
She's all grown up and ready to kick some Heartless butt.
12/02/18 The Council: Episode 5 Set To Release Early December
This marks the final episode of the season.
12/02/18 Celebrate Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Anniversary With Torna ~ The Golden Country Soundtrack
The soundtrack will be available whereever the game is sold.
12/01/18 Twitch Sunday: Breath of Fire III
Get some breath mints and dive in!

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