Shattered – Tale of the Forgotten King Fully Releases on February 17th

After remaining in Early Access development for over a year, Kickstarter-backed RPG Shattered – Tale of the Forgotten King will release fully on February 17th for PC. The action RPG was first funded in 2016, promising a branching narrative based on player choice, tactical action combat that requires… Read More »
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505 Games And Infinity Plus Two Announce Puzzle Quest 3

505 Games and Infinity Plus Two are bringing the future forward for notable tile-match and RPG franchise Puzzle Quest with the announcement of Puzzle Quest 3. Check out an announcement trailer below! While no gameplay footage was offered above, Infinity Plus Two promises that the third entry within… Read More »
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Chained Echoes Brings Mathcore Music To Its Minigames In Partnership With ZILF

Deck 13 and developer Matthias Lindas have announced that their upcoming mech-laden JRPG Chained Echoes will feature music from popular mathcore band ZILF. Check out an announcement trailer for the partnership below! As seen above, in a glorious affair, the collaboration is melded with one of the mi… Read More »
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Fallen Legion Revenants Demo Available Now on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

NIS America and developer YummyYummyTummy have announced that a demo is now available for their upcoming character-focused RPG Fallen Legion Revenants for both the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch digital storefronts. The demo itself showcases stylish combat and the opening sections of the title it… Read More »
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Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny Showcases Its Zany Cast In New Trailer

NIS America has released a new trailer for Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny, showcasing its flashy and enthusiastic cast of characters, replete with classic anime archetypes and special moves galore. Check it out below! Alongside the framing of its story, NIS America has also announced that the presid… Read More »
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Path of Exile: Echoes of the Atlas Becomes Most Successful Expansion Yet for PoE

Grinding Gear Games has released the newest expansion for their ongoing free-to-play action RPG, Path of Exile. Titled Echoes of the Atlas, this update brings with it new endgame content, including a devastating pinnacle boss. Check out the trailer for Echoes of the Atlas down below! The pinnacle bo… Read More »
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Final Fantasy XIV Announcement Showcase Coming February 5th

Steel yourselves, ye Warriors of Light and Darkness. This is going to be a big one. Square Enix announced Wednesday that Final Fantasy XIV’s eagerly-anticipated “Announcement Showcase” is right around the corner. On February 5th, director/producer/fandom darling Naoki Yoshida and his brave companion… Read More »

Twitch: Trails of Cold Steel IV Finale Friday (1/22) at 1PM EST!

Our journey through the Trails series has finally reached its endpoint with the finale of Trails of Cold Steel IV this Friday, 1/22, at 10AM PST/1PM EST on our Twitch channel and Twitch page. What started as #SummerOfColdSteel eventually became the Fall and Winter of Cold Steel (though it’s still su… Read More »

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Gets Nintendo Switch Version on March 16th

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, one of the best action RPGs to ever have a completely terrible title, is coming to the Nintendo Switch on March 16th. The game was originally released as Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC way back in 2012 by 38 Studios and… Read More »
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RPGFan Music of the Year 2020

It’s become a bit of a cliché to say that 2020 was a tough year for many of us, but well, it was. Luckily, if there was one thing many of us could count on, it was amazing VGM to help us get through it. Whether it’s a new OST from a surprising indie title or yet another reinterpretation of a classic… Read More »
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Neptunia Virtual Stars Launches for PlayStation 4 & Steam In March 2021

Idea Factory and Compile Heart have announced that the music-laden Neptunia Virtual Stars will launch on PlayStation 4 in both North America and Europe on March 2nd and March 5th, respectively. A digital release is set to follow for Windows PC systems on March 29th, via the Steam storefront. Check o… Read More »
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Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition

You find yourself walking up to a house. You leave Homer by your sputtering jalopy masquerading as a delivery truck. (Or was it Blue? Hell, maybe you forgot to name that old dog.) There’s very little light, and you wonder if Weaver Márquez is even here. But up that serpentine hill you have to trudge… Read More »

The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav and The Dark Eye: Memoria Are Finally Coming to Consoles in 2021

Point-and-click adventure game fans, rejoice! The Germany-based developer Daedalic Entertainment has announced that two of their most beloved games — The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav and its follow-up The Dark Eye: Memoria — will be coming to consoles next week. Based on the famous European tabletop… Read More »
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Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~ Launches on Nintendo Switch This February

The next entry in the Code: Realize series is on its way to Nintendo Switch this February when Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~ brings cold temperatures and warm companions to the handheld hybrid. This fan disc will add even more escapades for protagonist Cardia and her cavalcade of handsome gent… Read More »
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Phoenix Edge Ep. 162 – Favorite RPGs of 2020

This episode, the panel discusses their personal favorite RPG of 2020, and also other RPGs that made a BIG splash this past year. This includes in-depth, non-spoiler conversations on Hades, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Xenoblade Chronicles DE, Cyberpunk 2077, Paper Mario: The Origami King, Hyrule Warri… Read More »
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The Phantom Thieves Go All Out in Latest Persona 5 Strikers Trailer

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Persona 5 follow-up, Persona 5 Strikers, showcasing some of the action-packed battles fans can expect in this Musou-styled mash-up. Take a look for yourself below (though, yes, you have to watch it on YouTube’s site) for the latest look at this explos… Read More »
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Sword of the Necromancer Releases January 28th, New Dev Diary Released

Sword of the Necromancer, the upcoming rogue-like dungeon crawler from developers JanduSoft S.L. and Grimorio of Games, has received a new developer diary video, detailing the game’s unique story and how developers drew inspiration from classic adventure title Shadow of the Colossus. You can check o… Read More »
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RPGs Coming This Week, 1/18/21

So I’ve been playing a lot of Final Fantasy XIV lately. I had begun my Eorzean journey in late 2019, but I only reached the opening quests for Heavensward before setting the game aside for nearly a year. It’s not that I didn’t have a good time. In fact, I was already of a mind that FFXIV is one of t… Read More »
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Neversong

Neversong immediately caught my eye when I first saw it on Steam. Its aesthetics, reminiscent of those well-crafted puzzle/mystery Flash games I enjoyed in my childhood, evoked long-forgotten but comforting memories of the hours I spent at the computer lab after school. Similarly, its puzzle-platfor… Read More »

Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition Brings Sword-Swinging Action to Windows PCs on February 5th

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja’s samurai epic Nioh 2 will be heading to Windows PCs on February 5th. Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition brings yokai-slaying action to PC platforms, packed with all of the original release’s DLC and mutliplayer features. Purchasing The Complete Edition within the first three we… Read More »

Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon Available Now on Apple Arcade

Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon, the latest from developer Cornfox & Brothers, has arrived on Apple Arcade. Bringing its unique approach to 16-bit local co-op action for up to four players, this rogue-lite dungeon crawler takes the Oceanhorn series to a new dimension, offering an exciting way to expe… Read More »
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Phantasy Star Online 2’s Global IDOLA Collaboration is Available Now

Idola: Phantasy Star Saga, a mobile tie-in game to the revered franchise, finally arrived in the West toward the tail end of last year after a full two years in Japan. Now that fans in Europe and North America have had some time to sink their fingertips (and potentially their wallets) into the Gacha… Read More »
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Mother 3

How do you review a game as special as Mother 3? It’s been 14 years since the final entry in Shigesato Itoi’s Mother series released on the Game Boy Advance in Japan, and we’re still pining after an official Western release. Those who have managed to play it are falling over themselves to praise it,… Read More »
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Torchlight III

See the video version of this review at the end of this page! It’s been a while since players have been able to visit the humble town of Torchlight because, spoilers, it was destroyed in the first game. The latest entry in the series has had a bit of a storied development. It was originally teased a… Read More »
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XSEED Games Wants You to Meet The Bachelors and Bachelorettes from Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town

It’s the 25th anniversary of Bokujō Monogatari, formerly known as Harvest Moon and currently known as Story of Seasons, and XSEED Games is pulling out all the stops when it comes to hyping up the newest entry in the long-running farming sim, Pioneers of Olive Town. The company has released a pair of… Read More »
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