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News Archive: April 2019
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04/30/19

Latest Trailer for Dragon Star Varnir Dives into Combat

Time to slay some dragons.
04/30/19

Face Your Nightmares in this New Catherine: Full Body Trailer

If you die in the dream, you die in real life!
04/30/19

Visual Novel Root Letter: Last Answer Coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

More and more titles returning to the modern era.
04/30/19

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Video Review

Charting a course for new territory.
04/30/19

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Details Adol, Dogi, and More

Look what they did to my boy!
04/29/19

Coming This Week, 4/29/19

Hey, buckethead!
04/28/19

Final Fantasy VII Switch Review

...do we really need to introduce this?
04/28/19

Twitch Sunday: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

We'll see you in court!
04/27/19

Kingdom Hearts III "Re:Mind" DLC Announced at World of Tres Concert

Again with the names, Nomura!
04/27/19

New Atelier Lulua Trailer and Screenshots Focus on Combat

Always be ready for battle.
04/27/19

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Gets "Returning Heroes" Trailer, List of DLC

See who's back in this homage to Personas past.
04/26/19

New Fire Emblem: Three Houses Story and Character Details Revealed

Take up arms, build bonds, and uncover mysteries in this new strategy RPG.
04/26/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 11 - 4/26/2019

What do a stately giraffe, vampire hunters, and Hiroki Kikuta have in common? They're all in this week's edition!
04/26/19

RPGFan Music: Octopath Traveler Arrangements -Break & Boost- Review

Time to take a break to boost your mood!
04/26/19

Valkyrie Profile Returns To Star Ocean: Anamnesis

Hey, you got your Norse mythology in my science fiction!
04/26/19

Oninaki Introduces Characters in New Trailer

Friends and foes await Kagachi on his journey.
04/26/19

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Revealed for PS4 and Switch

The team behind Dynasty Warriors is helping out.
04/25/19

Retro Encounter 185: Missing Classics

He is exactly like you in every way. Except one-eighth your size.
04/25/19

Doraemon Story of Seasons Coming in Fall 2019 for Nintendo Switch and PC

A beautiful fusion.
04/24/19

Famitsu Readers Have Chosen the Top-20 RPGs of the Past 20 Years

Clearly not enough Famitsu readers have played Final Fantasy VIII.
04/24/19

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Review

This popular Nintendo series gets even more RPG!
04/24/19

Persona 5 Royal Officially Announced for PlayStation 4, Coming Westward in 2020

I must admit, I never saw... oh, you know.
04/23/19

Random Encounter 163 - Bonds of Crystal and Light

On this episode of "Retro" Encounter...
04/23/19

Meet the Characters and Mechs of Project Sakura Wars

Hopefully these new details will help bide your time until Spring 2020!
04/23/19

Dragalia Lost Review

Find out what all of the fuss is about!
04/22/19

"The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series" Bundle Announced

The bundle includes all four seasons of the critically acclaimed series.
04/22/19

New Details and Screenshots from Zero Escape Director's New Game, AI: The Somnium Files

Plot and character outlined in official website.
04/22/19

Coming This Week, 4/22/19

Stay alert! The Switch approaches.
04/22/19

Kingdom Hearts III's Critical Mode Update Will Be Available Tomorrow

Set hype levels accordingly.
04/22/19

New Metal Max Game In the Works

I live, I die, I live again!
04/21/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Ys: The Oath in Felghana

[insert Ys-ter pun here]
04/21/19

The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review

Does everything deserve a second chance?
04/20/19

Pokémon Y Nuzlocke Challenge

Neal gives the challenge a second go, this time in the Kalos region.
04/20/19

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Announced For Smartphones

Action RPG-ing on the go!
04/20/19

Twitch Sunday: Valkyrie Profile & A Link to the Past

It shall be engraved upon your Twitch post!
04/20/19

Caravan Stories for PS4 Coming to North America This Summer

The MMORPG will be available in July.
04/19/19

RPGFan Music: Timespinner Original Game Soundtrack Review

Time to spin that disc!
04/19/19

Enjoy The Latest Shenmue III Screenshots from Reboot Develop Blue 2019

Plus some interesting information from Yu Suzuki.
04/18/19

Retro Encounter 184: Ys: The Oath in Felghana Part II

It's not Ys-y being the hero. Just ask Adol Christin.
04/18/19

Final Fantasy VII - A Symphonic Reunion Concert to be Held on June 9th

The Reunion is at hand.
04/17/19

Pal Around with Noctis in New Final Fantasy XIV Collaboration, "A Nocturne for Heroes"

Special content based on Final Fantasy XV available until May 27th.
04/17/19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Arrives on July 19th

We're in the endgame, now.
04/17/19

Hajime Tabata's JP Games Teams Up With the International Paralympic Committee for The Pegasus Dream Tour

This will be the first ever video game based on the Paralympics.
04/17/19

Edge of Eternity - Chapter II Preview

The updates keep on coming!
04/17/19

Left Alive Gets "Casual" Difficulty Setting in 1.03 Update

"Caution, the enemy is approa-" BAM.
04/16/19

Persona 5's Joker, Update 3.0 Join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on April 17th

Looking cool, Joker!
04/16/19

Pathway Review

A refreshing take on the XCOM formula.
04/15/19

Enjoy A New Batch of Screenshots from The Surge 2

More Souls-like action is on the way.
04/15/19

Octopath Traveler Journeys onto Steam this June

PC players will be able to experience this unique adventure in the not-too-distant future.
04/15/19

Developer Confirms a New Story of Seasons Title is in Development

A bountiful harvest is on the horizon for fans of the series!
04/15/19

Coming This Week, 4/15/19

Hi-ho, hi-ho, to Zanarkand we go!
04/14/19

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Review

Another cheery game from the minds behind Danganronpa!
04/13/19

Twitch Sunday: Yakuza 0 and Link to the Past

From the streets of Kamurocho to the markets of Kakariko Village
04/13/19

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - A Review of Boss Fight Books' Latest

We take a look at Alex Kane's new book that goes behind the scenes of one of the most prolific Star Wars games ever made.
04/13/19

FINAL DAY ~ Now Hiring: Social Media Staff

Today is your last chance to apply!
04/13/19

Utawarerumono: ZAN Slashes its Way Westward this Fall

Just when I thought I was done typing out that title.
04/13/19

Super Neptunia RPG Hitting PS4 and Switch This Summer

A brief delay to modify some CG scenes.
04/12/19

New Our World is Ended Trailer Introduces Judgment 7

Any visual novel needs a crew of characters!
04/12/19

Comedy Adventure Guard Duty Releases May 2nd on Steam

Releasing on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
04/12/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 10 - 4/12/2019

Running the gamut from cat cafes to the embodiments of sin.
04/12/19

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Comes to PC in May

Pre-orders are now open and include a little bonus to sweeten the deal.
04/12/19

Dive into Dreams and Overcome Mental Locks in AI: The Somnium Files

Spike Chunsoft's net idol, A-set, explores the world of dreams.
04/12/19

Warner Bros. Japan Debuts Ni no Kuni Anime Film Trailer

The movie releases in Japan this summer.
04/12/19

God Eater 3 Switch Release Announced

The coveted action title will hit the Switch this summer.
04/11/19

Retro Encounter 183: Ys: The Oath in Felghana Part I

Ys is the time, is the place, is the motion / Now Ys is the way we are feeling
04/11/19

Zenos yae Galvus is Now Playable in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

The flames of war beckon.
04/11/19

Square Enix Details the Making of Final Fantasy VII in New Video

Learn more about the creation of a classic.
04/11/19

Octopath Traveler Coming to Steam on June 7th

A chance for more people to play this wonderful game!
04/10/19

New Pokemon Sword and Shield Contest in CoroCoro Will Let Fan Name a New Move

The winner will also receive copies of both game versions!
04/10/19

VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action Opens Its Doors on PS4 and Switch May 2nd

Physical copies are also planned.
04/10/19

Indie Hit Moonlighter Getting "Between Dimensions" DLC

Along with a sale for selling 500,000 copies!
04/09/19

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Available Now

Check out a new launch trailer!
04/09/19

Check Out New Gameplay and Screenshots from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Explore the Tower of the Twin Dragons.
04/09/19

Lapis X Labyrinth Gets New Trailer, Character Portraits

Learn more about the game's 8 classes!
04/09/19

Witcher III: The Wild Hunt x Monster Hunter: World Collaboration Coming To PCs in Early May

Armor sets and weapons to earn!
04/09/19

Sword of the Stars: The Pit Review

Procedurally generated in space!
04/08/19

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Gets New "Tidus and Yuna" Trailer

Listen to their story, one last time.
04/08/19

Coming This Week, 4/8/19

A merry week for pointing, clicking, and dungeon crawling.
04/08/19

Random Encounter 162 - A Positively Pleasant Palette Cleanse

There have been a few duds to discuss lately, but this time around it's largely the good that shines in the games we've played!
04/08/19

Super Neptunia RPG Coming to Steam this Summer, New Screenshots Released

Idea's Factory's latest will be playable on PC.
04/07/19

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Double Review

A grand finale in the form of two reviews
04/07/19

Octopath Traveler May Be Coming to PC

A PC port has been rated in Korea!
04/07/19

Twitch Sunday: Until Dawn

Wait, the call is coming from inside the house!
04/06/19

Learn About Dragon Cores and Giant Boss Battles in Dragon Star Varnir

New screenshots abound!
04/06/19

Life is Strange 2 Gets A New Teaser for Episode 3

The story continues.
04/05/19

Now Hiring: Social Media Staff

Come socialize with us!
04/05/19

RPGFan Music: Persona 4: Dancing All Night Original Soundtrack

These beats are fresh.
04/05/19

Hideo Baba is No Longer With Studio Istolia or Square Enix

What does this mean for Project Prelude Rune?
04/05/19

Latest Rune Factory 4 Special Trailer Announces Data Bonus for Rune Factory 5

Rune Factory 4 Special launches sometime this year.
04/05/19

Check Out Some New Screenshots from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

See the iconic courtroom classic in HD.
04/04/19

Retro Encounter 182: Job Search

Jobs will may you money, but money can't buy you class
04/04/19

Yoshitaka Amano Does Special Collaboration With Fate/Grand Order

Check out some truly beautiful artwork!
04/03/19

Dragon Quest: Your Story Movie Receives First Trailer

A beautiful movie to accompany a beautiful game!
04/03/19

Darksiders: Warmastered Edition Available Now for Nintendo Switch

A bloody good time.
04/03/19

Doraemon Story of Seasons Launches in Japan this June

Join Nobita, Doraemon, and others in this relaxing crossover title for Nintendo Switch.
04/03/19

Borderlands 3 Release Date, Collector's Editions announced

Newly revealed release date means shoot 'n' loot action in your near future!
04/03/19

Florence Review

One of 2018's hidden gems.
04/02/19

Operencia: The Stolen Sun Live Now!

Exclusive on Xbox One and the Epic Game Store
04/02/19

Persona 5 S Website Teases New Information To Be Unveiled in Late April

Ready for round two?
04/02/19

NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition Review

Surprise! Another glowing review on NieR: Automata!
04/01/19

Next Generation Title In Development From Square Enix

With Yoshi-P at the helm, the new title is bound for greatness!
04/01/19

Naoki Hamaguchi Credited As New Co-Director Of Final Fantasy VII Remake

A new update on the long running project.
04/01/19

Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin Releases Globally on April 4th

The game was downloaded over 3.5 million times in Japan.
04/01/19

Coming This Week, 4/1/19

There will be no April Fooling in this post, I promise.
04/01/19

Mary Skelter 2 Announced for Nintendo Switch

The sequel released last year on PlayStation 4 in Japan.
04/01/19

Bandai Namco Announces Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris for PS4, XB1, and Steam

That sure is a subtitle.
04/01/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals

Enough with the Asashins already!
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