Surprise! Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance Available Now On All Current-Gen Consoles

File this directly under “wait, what?” Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, a game we reviewed twice way back in 2001 (reminder: this website’s been around since the dawn of time) is quite suddenly coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Nintendo Switch. Actually, the port released on Friday. Two da… Read More »

Final Fantasy VII The First SOLDIER Closed Beta Opens June 1st

Prepare for the ultimate SOLDIER free-for-all early! Square Enix announced that their upcoming battle royale mobile game, Final Fantasy VII The First SOLDIER, will be hosting a closed beta starting on June 1st through the 7th. Pre-register now at the Google Play Store until May 28th. Take a sneak pe… Read More »

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade’s Final Trailer Reveals Fort Condor, Ramuh, and More

Square Enix released the final trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, the enhanced PS5 port of last year’s critically acclaimed Final Fantasy VII Remake. The new trailer shows off the various graphical enhancements we can expect on newer hardware, and sheds more light on the new downloadab… Read More »
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Lost Judgment Officially Announced, Releases Worldwide September 24th

The justice system is broken. However, Detective Yagami is back on the case to pursue the truth! Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio have officially announced Lost Judgment, a sequel to their 2019 court drama/beat-em-up hybrid Judgment. Catch up on Yagami’s latest case in the trailer below! Beware, part o… Read More »
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Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol 1 Launching In Late 2021 for Nintendo Switch

NIS America announced that Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol 1 is launching for Nintendo Switch on August 31st, 2021 in North America, September 3rd, 2021 in Europe, and September 10th, 2021 in Oceania. The collection brings together the remastered versions of two perennial classics, Soul Nomad &… Read More »
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Bandai Namco Releases The Opening Animation For Scarlet Nexus

My, what a pleasant surprise. Bandai Namco has gifted us with the opening animation for their upcoming dual-protagonist action RPG, Scarlet Nexus. Let’s take a look, shall we? If your idea of a good time is stylish and colorful weaponry, characters whose blank faces are eventually replaced with actu… Read More »
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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Gets Rating From ESRB for Nintendo Switch

Those looking for another meaty JRPG experience on the go may not be waiting much longer! The Entertainment Software Rating Board has rated an unannounced version of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom for the Nintendo Switch, known as the ‘Prince’s Edition’. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom was original… Read More »

Demeo Brings Tabletop Dungeon Crawling to Life in VR, Available Now

Tabletop fans hoping to bring new life to their game night will be excited to hear about the launch of Demeo, a brand new VR RPG experience that allows players to enjoy monster-infested dungeon-crawling action like never before. In addition to its exciting VR implementation, players will also be abl… Read More »
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SEGA Legacy II Scratch Ticket Collection Now Available in Phantasy Star Online 2

We here at RPGFan are big fans of Phantasy Star. We’re also really into Yakuza (the game series, not the organization, despite those rumors of what Quinton gets up to on the weekends). So we’re excited to report on the recent SEGA Legacy II collaboration that recently began in Phantasy Star Online 2… Read More »
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Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition Releases in May for PC and Consoles

Failbetter Games has announced that Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition will release on May 19, 2021. This enhanced version of Sunless Skies includes all of the previous improvements made since the game first launched in 2019 in addition to new features and quality of life improvements. Sunless Skies:… Read More »
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SEGA and Ryu ga Gotoku Studio to Reveal Future of Judgment on May 7th

Tune in on May 7th at 7 am PT for the latest news on Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku’s Judgment series!

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier Livestream To Reveal New Information on May 7th

Square Enix is set to reveal new information and gameplay for their upcoming mobile title Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier by way of its first livestream, titled ‘Shinra EPC Private Security Force Orientation’. The livestream will broadcast on May 7th at 4 AM PDT/7 AM ET via the developer’s offic… Read More »

OVERKILL, A 3D Side-Scrolling Action RPG in the Dungeon&Fighter Universe, Announced

Dungeon Fighter Online is a massively popular game in Japan, so much so that it even has manga and anime adaptations. Now, Nexon has announced OVERKILL, a new game set within the Dungeon&Fighter franchise. Developed by Neople, OVERKILL is set to be a “PC-based 3D side-scrolling action RPG.” The… Read More »

Mecha Girls, Psychics and More Appear in Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny Character Trailer

The Disgaea series is known for ridiculous character classes, and the latest entry in the series, Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny, is no exception! In the game’s latest trailer, meet new classes such as Mecha Girl, Evil Eye, Psychic, and many more. Watch the trailer below: As a side note, five Vtuber… Read More »
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Director Daichi Matsukawa Asks for Patience Regarding NieR Re[in]carnation’s Western Release

It’s been a while since we heard about NieR Re[in]carnation, a mobile entry in the NieR series that came out in Japan earlier this year. A Western release is planned, but the game’s director, Daichi Matsukawa, is asking fans to wait just a little longer for more information. He does confirm, however… Read More »

Explore Tales of Arise’s Gorgeous Environments in Latest Trailer

A Tales of game wouldn’t be the same without a highly imaginative world with intricate lore and laws. Heck, most have more than one per game! Tales of Arise appears to be no exception, if its latest environment trailer is anything to go by! Take in the scorching deserts and freezing mountaintops in… Read More »
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Final Fantasy VII Remake Co-Directors Discuss Yuffie’s Bombastic Reintroduction in “Episode INTERMission”

I’ll never forget my first time bumping into that crazy kid. I was out in the Junon area, getting my butt kicked against Formulae and Capparwires, because I was 11 years old and I had no idea what I was doing. The next thing I knew, a ninja with a shuriken showed up, dumbfounded me, and ran off beca… Read More »

Retro Encounter 285 – Suikoden III Part II

Four panelists recruited twenty-seven times as many heroes in playing Suikoden III over April 2021, and have plenty to say about it! Suikoden III’s complex politics, different motivations between its multiple protagonists, and surprise turns from series mainstay characters are all up for discussion.… Read More »

Stardew Valley Prescription for Sleep Jazz Album Dreamily Arrives Next Month

Scarlet Moon Records has announced the latest entry in their Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies album series with Prescription for Sleep: Stardew Valley. Featuring the talents of GENTLE LOVE, a duo comprised of Metal Gear Solid and Bayonetta composer Norihiko Hibino on saxophone and Etrian… Read More »

Biomutant Showcases Its Roots In New World Trailer

THQ Nordic and developer Experiment 101 released a new trailer for their upcoming action RPG Biomutant. The trailer showcases its stunning post-apocalyptic world, where misty forests, snow-laden towns, and gargantuan spiraling tree roots occupy places where furry adventurers roam. Check it out below… Read More »
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Arc the Lad R Ends Service in Japan Just One Month Before Its Western Launch

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A mobile gacha game, based upon a beloved RPG franchise, drifts along for a finite amount of time until it’s no longer making investors happy, at which point the plug is pulled unceremoniously and 99.9% of us go on with our lives. The other 0.1%? They’re out… Read More »

Star Ocean: Anamnesis Ending Service in June

After more than four years, the mobile game Star Ocean: Anamnesis is ending service in Japan. On April 22nd, Square Enix announced that the game will no longer be playable after June 24th, 2021, at 14:00 JST. Previously, the game closed its doors to Western audiences back on November 5th, 2019. In t… Read More »

Catch the New Trailer for Monster Hunter Stories 2, And Enjoy The First Free Update for Monster Hunter Rise

It’s a good time to be a Monster Hunter. Capcom finished hosting their latest digital event showcasing the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, and as a delicious treat, we’re also getting the first free update to the hugely successful Monster Hunter Rise. Let’s dive right into a flashy… Read More »
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Spiritfarer Reaches 500,000 Copies Sold, New Update Available Now

Developer Thunder Lotus has announced a sizeable milestone for simulator Spiritfarer, selling 500,000 copies across all platforms it released upon last year. To celebrate, the developers released new content to Spiritfarer, free for players who already own a copy of the base game. Check out a brief… Read More »
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Constructs Adventures on Xbox Game Pass Next Month

Dragon Quest Builders 2 will launch on Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X via backward compatibility, Windows 10, and will be added to Xbox Game Pass on May 4th!
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