News Archive: October 2019
Date Update
10/31/19

Retro Encounter 210: Final Fantasy Fantasy Draft

We're the Matthew Berries of Square-Enix
10/31/19

Nioh 2 Due Out Next March

Open beta begins on November 1st.
10/31/19

Square Enix Hires for HD Development of Kingdom Hearts Series

Don't think twice about the future of the Kingdom Hearts series!
10/30/19

Twitch TONIGHT and Tomorrow: Resident Evil and Dead Space??

Celebrate Halloween with some creepy games. Oh, and us. Creepy games and us.
10/30/19

Review: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered Looks Even More Stunning Now

But is there enough of a difference to pick up this hit again?
10/29/19

Impressions: Dragon Quest I, II, and III on Switch Offer a True Gem of an RPG, a Worthy Revisit, and Dragon Quest II

Taking a look back at where it all started.
10/29/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake Thailand Game Show Presentation Shows Off Minigames

Squaticles!!!!
10/29/19

Disgaea 4 Complete+ Available Now

Time to conquer the Underworld... again!
10/29/19

Ni no Kuni Mobile Title from Netmarble Revealed

More to be shared during G-Star 2019 later this year!
10/28/19

AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES Gets Free Demo For PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in North America

A first case for players to solve.
10/28/19

Coming This Week, 10/28/19

Happy Halloween!
10/27/19

Review: Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition is a Perfect Package

A DNA Digivolution of two games...almost!
10/27/19

Retro Review: Strife: Veteran Edition Updates an Underappreciated but Clunky Cult Classic

A look back and at a port of a twenty plus-year old game.
10/26/19

Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York Coming to Steam December 4th

With more versions to come.
10/26/19

Stylistic & Atmospheric RPG Unsouled Announced

Releasing Spring 2020.
10/26/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Who Stole My Beard?

Solving mysteries with your dog, one beard at a time.
10/26/19

Twitch Sunday: Xenogears

Stand tall, and shake the Heavens!
10/26/19

Video Review: The Outer Worlds

An out of this world review worth watching!
10/25/19

Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient Now Available on Windows PC via Steam, GOG and Humble Store

A deserted hospital, horror and a mystery.
10/25/19

RPGFan Music: Indivisible Original Game Soundtrack Review

And now time for something special!
10/25/19

Random Encounter 173 - A Bag of Many Things!

A mixed bag episode with a variety of games to chat about!
10/25/19

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Trailer Debuts, Japanese Release Date Revealed

The Phantom Thieves' next new adventure arrives early next year in Japan!
10/24/19

Retro Encounter 209: Grandia Part I

Sibelius would be proud
10/24/19

Fallout 76 To Get Subscription Service For Some Reason

Siri, what is "sunk cost fallacy?"
10/23/19

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Adds New Costumes for Shantotto and Noctis

A throwback to the days of Versus.
10/23/19

Darksiders Genesis Launches This December For PC and Google Stadia

Console release set for February 2020.
10/23/19

Conception PLUS: Maidens of the Twelve Stars Gives Birth to an Overview Trailer

WARNING: Do NOT arm your children with weapons in order to help you save the world.
10/23/19

Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future Novel Releases in English Next Year

The book will also be packed with over 50 pages of concept art!
10/23/19

Trails of Cold Steel III Available Now

Have you checked out our glowing review yet?
10/23/19

Review: The Outer Worlds is Excellence on a Planetary Scale

The Fallout: New Vegas successor we deserve.
10/22/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles: OTHER: Her Loving Embrace

Adventure, platforming, and bad haircuts in a vibrant 8-bit world.
10/22/19

Review: Trails of Cold Steel III is One of the Best Games in the Trails Series

It's finally time to return to Erebonia!
10/22/19

Metal Max Xeno: Reborn Gets New Tank-Filled Teaser Trailer

A 30th anniversary on the horizon!
10/22/19

Visual Novel Raging Loop Available Now For PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

A flowchart, you say?
10/22/19

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.1 Set to Release This October

Become as gods!
10/21/19

Coming This Week, 10/21/19

Tick, tock, Mr. Rean. Tick, tock.
10/21/19

New Fairy Tail Characters Revealed, Story Details

I'm gonna find the treasure and be king of the mages!... Wait, wrong anime.
10/20/19

Review: Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin is Not What This Series Deserves

A beloved classic gets a prequel, but it's not what fans are after.
10/20/19

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood Reveal Trailer Released

Another monstrous title based on a beloved entry from White Wolf's catalog.
10/20/19

The Outer Worlds Launch Trailer is Out of This World

The fate of Halcyon is in your capable and mildly destructive hands.
10/19/19

Twitch Sunday: The 3rd Birthday

Happy birthday to me?
10/19/19

New Wargroove DLC Announced

Prepare for trouble, and make it double!
10/19/19

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition Available Now For Nintendo Switch And Steam

Digimon! Digital Monsters! You know how it be!
10/19/19

Divinity: Fallen Heroes Delayed Indefinitely

Sometimes, these things need to happen.
10/18/19

Review: Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers Doesn't Transcend Time

Sometimes, cute just isn't enough.
10/17/19

New The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics Trailer Is All About the Heroes

As in "heroes of the resistance," not the Joe Abercrombie book.
10/17/19

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Celebrates Autumn With Perks for Old and New Players

Also, Locke is back and Noel is ready to join the team!
10/17/19

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Delayed

At least the game will still release sometime in 2020!
10/17/19

Take A Look Inside Final Fantasy VIII Remastered in New Video from Square Enix

The game's developers reminisce on this unusual adventure.
10/16/19

All Saints Wake Returns to Final Fantasy XIV In Time for Halloween

The spooky season is in full swing!
10/16/19

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gets New Gigantamax Forms

Charizard, Butterfree, and other iconic Pokemon have been powered up!
10/16/19

Video Review: Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Another look at the latest Fire Emblem that you can look at!
10/15/19

Indie RPG Sparklite Releases Late Fall For PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, & Xbox One

Beautiful sprite art abounds!
10/15/19

Review: The Surge 2 Takes a Step Forward and a Step Back From its Predecessor

In a season of Souls-likes, what does this sequel do to stand out?
10/15/19

Suikoden II Retrospective Review Debunks Long-Running Rumor

And even explains why the series remained 2D when others were moving to 3D.
10/15/19

Atlus Unveils Final Morgana Report for Persona 5 Royal

One last video before Persona 5 Royal releases!
10/14/19

Coming This Week, 10/14/19

(I NEED A HERO!) I'm holding out for a hero 'til the end of the night.
10/13/19

Review: The Alliance Alive HD Remastered Makes a Great Game Even More Accessible

If you missed this on the 3DS, now's your chance.
10/12/19

Retro Encounter 208: The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Revisited

It's dangerous to go alone! Take this feather!
10/12/19

Twitch Sunday: Digimon World: Next Order

I'm not actually to order you to watch this weekend, but I may strongly suggest doing so.
10/11/19

Doraemon: Story of Seasons Available Now for Switch and PC

What if you combined Mickey Mouse, Inspector Gadget, and farming simulators?
10/11/19

Digital Pre-Orders Now Open for Conception Plus: Maidens of the Twelve Stars

Always remember to practice safe... er, whatever this is.
10/11/19

Nanotale - Typing Chronicles Hits Steam Early Access on October 23rd

Step aside, Mavis Beacon.
10/11/19

Defend the City Against Kaijuu in 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim New Details

Check out the Sentinels you'll be piloting along with enemies, characters, and a cute cat.
10/11/19

Random Encounter 172 - New (Old) Island Adventures!

Talking about new worlds to explore, the heroes' journey, and just how silly some stories can get.
10/11/19

Retro Encounter 207: Fire Emblem: Three Houses Spoilercast

HERE BE DRAGONS. ALSO, HERE BE SPOILERS
10/10/19

Galarian Ponyta Confirmed for Pokemon Shield

Galloping straight into your heart!
10/10/19

Gabranth from Final Fantasy XII Now Available in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

You shall be judged!
10/10/19

Cat Quest II Reveals October 24th Launch Date For PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

A purrfect co-op game for those who like cats!
10/10/19

Zelda Maps from Zelda Universe Delivers Interactive Maps for Link's Awakening, Breath of the Wild

Link, my boy, these maps are what all true warriors strive for!
10/10/19

Review: Spirit Hunter: NG is Exactly What You Should Be Playing This Halloween

The follow-up to Death Mark is out today.
10/09/19

Review: Whispers of a Machine is Proof Short Can Be Sweet

And that not all games have to be epic masterpieces.
10/08/19

Steampunk and Japanese Culture Meet in SteamCity Chronicles: Rise of the Rose

A strategy-RPG with a steampunk twist!
10/08/19

Children of Morta Delayed For Release On Nintendo Switch

Quality oftentimes takes time.
10/08/19

NieR: Orchestra Concert re:12018 Tour Announced

How much is a plane ticket to Chicago?
10/08/19

Review: YU-NO is finally out worldwide, and the wait was certainly worth it.

This seminal visual novel is worthy of the hype.
10/07/19

Coming This Week, 10/7/19

The holiday season is only just beginning.
10/07/19

New Details for Yakuza: Like a Dragon Job System Released

So a dancer, fortuneteller, riot police officer, and an idol walk into a bar...
10/07/19

Dragon Quest of the Stars Getting Western Release in 2020

Not to be confused with the Pokemon Go clone.
10/07/19

New Metal Max In The Works

Two sequels and a reboot? Color me impressed!
10/07/19

Code Realize ~Future Blessings~ Announced For Nintendo Switch

Arriving Spring 2020!
10/07/19

Review: Indivisible is Bold, Beautiful and Mostly Brilliant

The game finally releases tomorrow!
10/06/19

Review: Borderlands 3 is a Stale Experience and a Technical Mess

Gearbox's long-awaited sequel misses the mark.
10/05/19

Twitch Sunday: FFVII Remako Mod

AV-AL-AN-C-H-E, yeah that's who we be!
10/05/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Wheel of Fate

Spinning your way soon!
10/05/19

Mary Skelter 2 Gets Major Media Update

Check out new artwork and screenshots from this exciting dungeon crawler.
10/05/19

Corpse Party: Blood Drive Gets Release Date on Switch and PC

Just in time for the spooky season!
10/04/19

Shigenori Soejima, Persona 5 Character Designer, Discusses Project Re Fantasy's Development

He also discusses the difficulty that comes with creating a new party member in Persona 5 Royal.
10/04/19

Super Robot Wars X Launches Early Next Year In Asia For Nintendo Switch and Steam

Mecha action, you are go!
10/04/19

Capcom Announces New Resident Evil 2 Collaboration and More for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

Mr. X gon' give it to ya.
10/04/19

Review: Code Vein is a Souls-like You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

This one can stand alongside its namesake.
10/03/19

New Screenshots of The Alliance Alive HD Remastered Released

Care to join a guild?
10/02/19

Mario & Luigi Developer, AlphaDream, Files for Bankruptcy

The studio behind Superstar Saga, Bowser's Inside Story, and more has fallen on hard times.
10/02/19

Review: Neo Cab is a Cyberpunk Taxi Ride You Wont Want to Miss

And you can get in the driver's seat tomorrow!
10/02/19

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is the Perfect Example of an Outstanding Remake

Proof that top-down Zelda can still stand toe-to-toe with the giants.
10/01/19

Pokemon Sword and Shield To Feature 18 Gyms, Autosaving, and More

Long-awaited features are headed to the Pokemon franchise.
10/01/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Wild ARMs 3

Did our panelists find their third visit to Media.Vision's Wild West to their liking?
10/01/19

Review: Akash: Path of the Five is a Surprisingly Solid and Beautiful Otome

We're spoilt for choice nowadays.
10/01/19

Monolith Soft Celebrates 20th Anniversary With New Art

Even the Monado's power couldn't predict their success!
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