New Gameplay Trailer and Melancholy Vibes from Action RPG Unsouled

Watching fresh gameplay footage from Unsouled, PQube’s upcoming action RPG from one-man team Jinsub Jung, the first word that struck my mind was “mood.” I’d go so far as to say the second and third words were mere echoes of the first. More than anything else, my takeaway today is that in his role as… Read More »

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Netflix Announces The Witcher: Blood Origin

Without giving too much away, it can safely be said that a six-part miniseries set twelve centuries prior to the life and times of deadly Witcher and infamous bathtub kingpin Geralt of Rivia has caused mass salivation across the franchise fandom. Way back when, a little thing happened called the Con… Read More »

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Hoshi wo Miru Hito Returns on Nintendo Switch in Japan

The cult classic kusoge Hoshi wo Miru Hito, a Famicom release renowned for its myriad of issues and complications, has finally been revived on Nintendo Switch in Japan. Released on July 30th, this release marks the first port of the game since the Famicom, offering players a more modern way to exper… Read More »

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Cult Classic Moon to Make Western Debut on August 27th

Onion Games’ cult classic “anti-RPG” Moon will finally see a Western release when it arrives on Nintendo Switch on August 27th. Instead of being the hero, you follow in the wake of a typical RPG hero, and save the souls of innocent creatures murdered by the adventurer, taking a rare peek at what rea… Read More »

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Yakuza Kiwami 2 Available Now for Xbox One, Windows 10, and Xbox Game Pass

Another day, another Yakuza title! This time, we’re pleased to report that the magnificent Yakuza Kiwami 2 is now available for Xbox One, as well as Windows 10 and the Xbox Game Pass service. As a war threatens to break out between the Tojo Clan and the Omi Alliance, Kazuma Kiryu finds himself caugh… Read More »

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Ryza Explores Ancient Ruins and Underwater Dungeons in Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Koei Tecmo and Atelier developer Gust Studios have shared a first in-depth look at Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy, and if you’ve been hoping for an almost Zelda-like escapade, you won’t be disappointed. Straight from the press release: In Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends… Read More »

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Phantasy Star Online 2 Comes to Steam on August 5th

If you’ve been holding out on playing Phantasy Star Online 2, well, here’s another avenue for you to explore. The game will be available via Steam beginning on August 5th. On the same day, a major content update for PSO2, “Episode 4,” will go live. According to Fred White, the Head of Marketing for… Read More »

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Yes, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is Officially Coming to Europe and North America

Although smart money was always on the eventual overseas release of any major spinoff from a game as globally successful as Persona 5, it’s still nice to see it finally confirmed. And confirmed it is, thanks to a financial report from Koei Tecmo. On July 27th, the publisher released statements on Q1… Read More »

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Snowcastle Games Announces Earthlock 2 as an Open World Sequel

Developer Snowcastle Games has announced that a sequel to Earthlock: Festival of Magic, appropriately titled Earthlock 2, will be coming to PC and both current and next-generation consoles sometime in the near future. While the first game was a throwback to turn-based RPGs from the 90s, the sequel w… Read More »

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Indie RPG Barony is Coming to the Epic Games Store on July 30th

Barony, which launched on Steam at the tail end of last year, has enjoyed a following of passionate fans for its unique blend of class-based classic dungeon-crawling and (the comparison is inevitable) Minecraft-esque visuals. With two DLCs already under its belt and more to follow, the modestly-pric… Read More »

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Godfall Content Update: Not a Live Service, New Gameplay Details and More

If you’re not familiar with Arrekz Gaming before reading this article, congratulations — you may be as out-of-the-loop as I am. Arrekz Gaming, as a quick web search dutifully informed me, is the title of a gaming-related YouTube channel with over 373 million combined views and rising! Kind of a big… Read More »

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Borderlands Soundtrack Coming To Vinyl

It’s hard to believe that the original Borderlands came out over a decade ago. With a never before seen art style, addictive gameplay, and a hilarious story, it’s safe to say that Borderlands played a huge part in shaping the modern day gaming landscape. Today, we’re excited to announce that the ori… Read More »

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The Falconeer Set To Release Day One For The Xbox Series X

Wired Productions and Tomas Sala are excited to announce that their upcoming RPG, The Falconeer, will be available day one for the Xbox Series X! A combination of dog-fighting mechanics and open world exploration, The Falconeer promises to deliver stunning 4K visuals, running at a consistent 60 fps… Read More »

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Cat Quest II: Mew World Update And Cat Quest Pawsome Pack Coming Soon

PQube and developer The Gentlebros are excited to reveal some brand new content for feline fanatics around the globe. Not only will owners of Cat Quest II receive new content, but you’ll soon be able to purchase both games in the Cat Quest series in one package! First off, players who own Cat Quest… Read More »

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The Waylanders Joins GOG’s Games in Development Program

Though The Waylanders still has a long journey ahead of its Quarter 1 2021 release window, that isn’t stopping indie developer Gato Salvaje Studio from allowing more players to play it. Already available on Steam Early Access, the Celtic and Medieval era spanning RPG is now available on the GOG Game… Read More »

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Microsoft Announces New Fable Game for Xbox Series X

The bygone RPG series Fable is set to make a comeback on Microsoft’s next generation console, the company announced during their Microsoft Games Showcase presentation. Little is known about this new Fable, other than it is called Fable and represents a “new beginning” for the franchise. Will it be g… Read More »

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The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon Lands on September 9th

A new adventure is on its way to The Outer Worlds! The first of two story-driven DLC, Peril on Gorgon, releases on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on September 9th. Watch the official trailer for The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon below: The DLC is set for $14.99 USD on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.… Read More »

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Star Renegades Blasts Off On September 8th

Massive Damage Games and Raw Fury are excited to announce that their upcoming tactical rouge-like RPG, Star Renegades, will be available for PC via Steam and GOG on September 8th, with console releases scheduled for later this year! Star Renegades is a perfect fusion of turn-based combat with a proc… Read More »

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RPG Maker MZ Pre-Orders Available Now

The latest entry in the long-running RPG Maker series is nearly upon us! Not only that, but RPG Maker MZ is now available to pre-order with discounts and various bundles! Before we get into the details, here is a new trailer detailing the features introduced in RPG Maker MZ: Pre-ordering RPG Maker M… Read More »

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Coming This Week, 7/27/20

Hello! Welcome to this week’s lineup in Coming This Week with RPGFan. Hope everyone is doing well and enjoying whatever they’re playing at the moment. I’m stepping in for this week, and it looks like I’ll have quite the variety of titles to discuss! We’re finishing the month strong, to be sure. Whet… Read More »

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes Kickstarter Launches, Over 50% Funded in Under 45 Minutes

The RPG world got a wonderful surprise on Friday when several key team members of the Suikoden series revealed their plans to get together and create a spiritual successor with Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. The team launched their Kickstarter campaign today at 12pm ET, and when I… Read More »

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Twitch Sunday: SaGa Frontier

It’s still hard to imagine that the game we’re streaming this Sunday was the seventh entry in the SaGa series, yet the first one to be released in the West under the SaGa name. Other titles used the “Final Fantasy” title in the US back then. Makes you really glad at how many more games are released… Read More »

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XSEED Games Celebrates Sales Numbers of Their 2020 Farming Game Releases

It’s been over a week since Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town, an expanded remake of the 2003 Game Boy Advance titles Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town and More Friends of Mineral Town, arrived in North America. Now, publisher XSEED Games is touting record sales numbers: over 100,000 cop… Read More »

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Fae Tactics Casts a Release Date on July 31st

Peony and her magical companions will soon start their mystical adventure! Fae Tactics, a turn-based tactical RPG inspired by Final Fantasy Tactics, releases for Steam and the Humble Store on July 31st. We got to see more of this game back at the PC Gaming Show in June, and it looks beautiful. Watch… Read More »

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Dreamscaper Launches in Steam Early Access on August 14th

Wake up! Dreamscaper will be leaping into your dreams in Steam Early Access on August 14th! Watch the launch date announcement trailer below: Here’s some more information on Dreamscaper from the team: Dreamscaper is an ethereal experience that pulls you into a never-ending cycle of dreaming and waki… Read More »

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