News Archive: May 2019
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05/30/19

New Super Neptunia RPG Screenshots Showcase Battle System

Unleash a deadly Break Attack upon your foes.
05/30/19

Retro Encounter 190: Ask Me Another: An RPGFan Quiz Show!

Brought to you by Alcohol Missile and Yay Hedonist Plebes
05/30/19

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Now Available For Pre-Order & Second Playable Character Confirmed

Find the moon, find the night!
05/30/19

Atelier Ryza: The Queen of Eternal Darkness and the Secret Hideout Announced

The latest entry in the Atelier series releases this fall in Japan.
05/29/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts: Chrono Cross

WELCOME, GHOST-BOY!
05/29/19

Enjoy Some New Screenshots and Videos From Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

The new expansion is bringing the goods.
05/29/19

Timespinner Heads to Xbox One and Nintendo Switch Next Week

Unfortunately, the 3DS version has been canceled.
05/29/19

Windows Version of Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Has Been Delayed

IP licensing issues have prevented the game's launch.
05/28/19

New Devices, Games, and More Revealed During Pokemon Business Conference

Get caught up on all of the latest announcements!
05/28/19

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Might Be Getting A Movie

Give it to Rian. I want to drown in fanboy tears.
05/28/19

Square Enix to Announce Brand New Dragon Quest Title for Smartphones

Tune in to the announcement presentation on June 3rd!
05/28/19

New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailers Showcase Old and New Tricks

The claw!
05/28/19

Deck of Ashes Preview

Burn your cards!
05/28/19

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition Now Available for Nintendo Switch

Now you can bring Kirito with you wherever you go!
05/27/19

Utawarerumono: ZAN Gets New Character Trailer

And new screenshots to boot!
05/27/19

Coming This Week, 5/27/19

Happy Memorial Day!
05/27/19

The Pokemon Company Announces Press Conference for May 28th, Pokemon Direct for June 5th

You can expect the latest Pokemon news very soon!
05/26/19

Tardy Review

Cleaning up with some adventure games before the busy summer!
05/25/19

Square Enix Announces Star Ocean: First Departure R for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

Once more into the Star Ocean, space friends.
05/25/19

Catherine: Full Body Gets New English Gameplay Video

Enjoy plenty of new footage from the upcoming remaster!
05/25/19

Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy V Career Day

Find your true calling!
05/24/19

GOG to Remove the Remaining Telltale Games Titles on May 27th

Better hurry up and grab them before their gone forever!
05/24/19

RPGFan Music: Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly OST Review

The colors!
05/24/19

Weekly Shonen Jump Teases "Surprising News" For Dragon Quest in June 10th Issue

News of news.
05/24/19

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Video Review

Taking a more visual tour of a steampunk adventure!
05/23/19

Retro Encounter 189: Chrono Cross Part II

I don't know what it is / About this beat that we have here / But it sure is funky
05/23/19

God Eater 3 Gets New Monsters, Missions, and More in Update 1.30

To this day, God Eater is the most metal title of a video game series I've honestly ever heard.
05/23/19

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Available for Pre-Purchase, DLC Details Revealed

Pre-load now and get instant access to the game when it releases!
05/22/19

Gothic Studio Piranha Bytes bought by THQ Nordic

Gothic and Risen developer joins the publisher's slew of studios.
05/22/19

Interview: Alex Kane on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

We chat with the author of Boss Fight Books' recent behind-the-scenes book on the legendary Star Wars title.
05/22/19

Spike Chunsoft Announces AI: The Somnium Files and Crystar for Europe

Both games will be available physically and digitally.
05/21/19

Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Coming to PC on May 29th

Dungeon crawling goodness!
05/21/19

Retro Review: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Remembering the good old BioWare days.
05/20/19

Coming This Week, 5/20/19

Slaying monsters and brewing potions.
05/20/19

Cloud and Squall Getting Kingdom Hearts Costumes in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Out this June.
05/19/19

Nightshade Review

Love in the Sengoku Period.
05/19/19

Nippon Ichi Software in Serious Financial Trouble

Company unable to pay employees after failure of mobile game.
05/19/19

Twitch Sunday: Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Garage island and goats (and Mirai the sheep) await.
05/18/19

Square Enix Offering New English-Language Book Imprint with Penguin Random House

Expect new manga, art books, and more.
05/18/19

New Mobile Title Pokemon Rumble Rush Coming Soon to iOS and Android

Keep rumbling on.
05/18/19

Warhammer 40,000 Inquisitor: Prophecy Launches This Month

Re-enter the world of Inquisitor in a standalone expansion pack.
05/18/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 12 - 5/17/2019

This week's edition is Lord British approved!
05/17/19

Random Encounter 164 - Farming Materia

Reaping the benefits of a good harvest with an update and a remake!
05/17/19

Mary Skelter 2 Heads West on Nintendo Switch

The game appears to be digital only.
05/17/19

SteamWorld Quest Coming to PC on May 31st

Card based RPG battlin'!
05/17/19

New Fire Emblem: Three Houses Characters, Gameplay Details, and More

Perhaps the largest information release yet on this stunning and innovative entry.
05/17/19

Retro Encounter 188: How Did This Get Made: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship
05/16/19

Yo-kai Watch 4 Release Delayed to June 20th in Japan

Gera Gera oh...
05/16/19

CrossCode Update 1.1 Adds An Arena and Pets

Yes, you can pet the dog.
05/16/19

Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human Windows Release Dates Announced

Jason?
05/15/19

Left Alive Review

The spin-off everyone wanted...?
05/15/19

Death end re;Quest Gets New Batch of Screenshots Ahead of Steam Release

Available tomorrow for Windows!
05/15/19

AI: The Somnium Files Delayed to September in North America

The game was originally planned for July 25th.
05/15/19

Introducing Manuela from Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Get acquainted with this new character through screenshots, art, and a new trailer.
05/15/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Reaction

Did you gawk at it as much as we did? Find our here!
05/14/19

Brave Hero Yuusha EX Review

Move aside, 16-bit tributes.
05/13/19

Studio Istolia's Project Prelude Rune Seemingly Cancelled

Another one bites the dust.
05/13/19

Coming This Week, 5/13/19

The day after Cleganebowl.
05/13/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake Confirmed to Still be Released in Multiple Installments

Hopefully we'll learn more soon!
05/13/19

The 20 Best RPG Moms (and 2 Bad Ones)

Happy Mother's Day! (just barely)
05/12/19

Life is Strange 2 - Episode 3 Review

Things are starting to ramp up.
05/11/19

Twitch Sunday: Phantasy Star

PSA: join us this Sunday for PS1.
05/10/19

Meet New Characters and Summon Dragons in Dragon Star Varnir

Be sure to treat your witches right!
05/10/19

Pillars of Eternity 2 Celebrates Anniversary with Free Update

Along with additional details on the upcoming tabletop RPG!
05/10/19

Guild Wars 2's Season Finale Launches Next Week

New story details, a flying mount, and weapons and tier armor!
05/10/19

Upcoming MMORPG Bless Unleashed Showcases Mage Class in New Trailer

May arcane prowess guide your way.
05/10/19

CD Project Red Launches Official Merchandise Store

Your one-stop shop for all things Gwent, The Witcher, and Cyberpunk 2077!
05/10/19

RPGFan Music: Project Destati: DARKNESS Review

Absolutely divine.
05/09/19

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Details, Official Release Date Revealed

What's cooler than being cool? Ice cold!
05/09/19

Retro Encounter 187: Chrono Cross Part I

The sequel everyone wanted, but not everyone embraced.
05/09/19

New Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer debuted at Sony's State of Play

There ain't no gettin' off this train we're on.
05/09/19

Tales of Series Celebrates 20 Million Units Sold Worldwide

Bandai Namco prepared a few things to commemorate the event.
05/09/19

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory Listed for Switch by Spanish Retailer

Get the scoop on this rumored port!
05/09/19

New Persona 5 Royal Details Revealed in Famitsu Interview, Morgana's Report Video Series

Persona 4 Golden director will return to work on this upgraded entry!
05/09/19

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Gets New English Trailer

Meet the cast and hear their English VAs!
05/09/19

Code Vein Getting A Closed Network Test on PS4 and XB1

Try the game out later this month.
05/09/19

Dark Fantasy Mobile RPG SINoALICE Launching Worldwide This June

A mobile sensation from the creator of NieR.
05/08/19

Fell Seal: The Arbiter's Mark Review

2019 is officially the year of the strategy RPG.
05/07/19

Spike Chunsoft Details New Characters Within Upcoming ARPG Crystar

Revenants and Purgatory await!
05/07/19

Square Enix Shows Off New Life is Strange 2, Episode 3 Trailer

Releasing this Thursday!
05/07/19

Arc of Alchemist Western Release Delayed Until Winter

Digital-only in North America.
05/07/19

Super Neptunia RPG Releases on PlayStation 4, Switch, and Steam in June

The Steam version has a nice digital Deluxe Bundle!
05/06/19

Coming This Week, 5/6/19

Spring into, well, an assortment of games.
05/06/19

Wayo Records Announces "Skies of Arcadia Eternal Soundtrack"

The wonderful JRPG gets a fantastic-sounding soundtrack release.
05/06/19

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Launches on PS4 This June

A day one edition physical copy was also announced.
05/06/19

Meet the Members of ABIS from AI: The Somnium Files

New details on the next title from the director of the Zero Escape series!
05/05/19

Arcade Spirits Review

Without your love / It's a melody played in a penny arcade
05/04/19

Twitch Sunday: Edge of Eternity

I'm on the edge...of glory...er...Eternity.
05/03/19

RPGFan Music: Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly / Eiko Shimamiya Review

Far out.
05/03/19

Upcoming MMORPG Bless Unleashed Showcases Its Priest Class in New Trailer

Divine energies and whatnot!
05/02/19

Retro Encounter 186: RPG Villains: Kefka Palazzo

On that day, the World was changed forever...
05/02/19

Stardew Valley 1.4 Update to Include New Map

The update will also allow players to earn their money individually in the multiplayer mode.
05/02/19

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Gets New Trailer, Release Date

Plus some really snazzy enhanced visuals!
05/02/19

Check Out Brand-New Gameplay from Borderlands 3 Event

"The original looter shooter" is back.
05/02/19

Take A Look Inside Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster in New Video

A lengthy look at some classic RPGs.
05/01/19

Feature: Akitoshi Kawazu and the Non-Linearity of SaGa Frontier

Venture to the frontier... however you'd like to.
05/01/19

VA-11 HALL-A Review

Time to mix drinks and change lives.
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