RPGFan


Peter Triezenberg
Coming This Week, 1/7/19
Happy new year!
01.07.19 - 9:43 PM

Greetings and salutations! The new year has begun, and that means new video games are on their way. While the final days of 2018 didn't see many RPG releases, 2019 is off to an auspicious start with a pair of excellent-looking remakes/ports coming out and an evocative and informative indie title. Let's get started.

Bury me, my Love Screenshot

Bury me, my Love - Switch, PC (January 10th)

A timely narrative game based on real events, Bury me, my Love is the story of Nour and her husband Majd, with Nour undertaking a dangerous journey from Syria to Europe while Majd stays for the benefit of other family members. The game features complex text message interactions between the two and several possible outcomes. Bury me, my Love draws inspiration from recent journalistic works and from its titular Syrian farewell phrase; it will surely leave a deep emotional impact after playing.

Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition Screenshot

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition - PS4, Switch, XB1, PC (January 11th)

At long last, the definitive edition of Tales of Vesperia is making its way to the West. Originally released for the Xbox 360 way back in the day, Vesperia is in the upper echelon of Tales games and went on to receive a PS3 port with a boatload of additional content. Unfortunately, that version went unlocalized for many years... until now! Anyway, putting the history lesson aside, this is a really exciting re-release for Tales fans, and something I'm personally keeping an eye on.

Bowser's Inside Story and Bowser Jr.'s Journey Screenshot

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey - 3DS (January 11th)

Also coming out this week is the 3DS remake of the third Mario & Luigi title. Bowser's Inside Story is widely regarded as one of the best Mario RPGs ever made, and this 3DS update is more than a fancy coat of paint; it also adds a brand new mode starring Bowser Jr., showing what the little tyke was up to during the main game. Until the series makes the leap to Switch, this ought to be a sufficient appetizer for ravenous Mario & Luigi fans.

And that's a wrap for this week! Stay tuned to RPGFan for more of the best RPG coverage on the planet.


Back





Twitch Schedule & Status

Sundays
June 23: TBA • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Mondays
Suikoden II w/Maxx • 11am PDT/2pm EDT
Golden Sun w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT

Tuesdays
Shadow Hearts: Covenant w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Shadow Hearts: Covenant w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Golden Sun w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT
Shadow Hearts: Covenant w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fridays
Final Fantasy V - Career Day (Randomizer) w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Saturdays
Trails of Cold Steel (Nightmare Mode) w/Scott • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

E3 2019 Complete Coverage

E3 2019 Complete Coverage

Special Feature
The 30 Best RPG Dads

The 30 Best RPG Dads

Feature
Pokemon Direct June 2019 Reaction

Pokemon Direct June 2019 Reaction

Video
Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk Theme Songs & Soundtrack Review

Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk Theme Songs & Soundtrack

Review
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Review

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Review