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New Trailer for Triangle Strategy Arrives with a Focus on Characters and Artwork

Ever since the demo earlier in the year, many Nintendo Switch owners have been waiting for more info on Triangle Strategy, Square Enix’s next published title with an art style dubbed “HD-2D.” The first game in the style, Octopath Traveler, harkened back to retro turn based RPGs. Triangle Strategy lo… Read More »
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Super Robot Wars 30 Adds Sakura Wars and More Mecha in First DLC

Even more robots are on the way! The momentous occasion that is Super Robot Wars 30, which already features giant robots from 22 anime series, will receive nine additional playable mechs in its first DLC. Several of the playable units include mechs from the Sakura Wars series, a console first for th… Read More »
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Death’s Door Swoops In November 23rd on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch

During the recent PlayStation State of Play livestream, it was revealed that Death’s Door, the excellent action RPG from developer Acid Nerve and publisher Devolver Digital, would be hitting PlayStation platforms on November 23rd. The game will also be released for the Nintendo Switch on the same da… Read More »
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Composer Shoji Meguro to Leave Atlus and Become an Independent Freelancer

Atlus Japan announced on Tuesday, October 26th that music composer Shoji Meguro has officially left the company to become a freelancer. Here is a translated quote from the announcement: […]we are pleased to announce that sound composer Shoji Meguro has left Atlus Co., Ltd. and has become independe… Read More »

New Trailers for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl and Pokémon Legends: Arceus Deliver

Two new trailers for upcoming Pokémon titles have been released, presenting Gym Leaders and Team Galactic members in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, and introducing two Hisuian forms in Pokémon Legends: Arceus! Covering the Generation Four remakes first, he trailer for the Sinnoh rema… Read More »
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Solasta: Crown of the Magister Celebrates One Year with a Primal Calling

To celebrate Solasta: Crown of the Magister’s one-year anniversary, developer Tactical Adventures have announced new DLC called Primal Calling, launching in early November. This DLC will introduce Half-Orcs, two new classes (Druid and Barbarian) each with three subclasses, and an original two-hour q… Read More »

Get the Details How to Find Love Through Gameplay in Cupid Parasite

Otome visual novel Cupid Parasite is aiming for a Western release in early November. Can you find love for the Parasite 5, a rather infamous group of seemingly hopeless bachelors? Cupid’s on the case! Ahead of the game’s released, Idea Factory International recently revealed what gameplay systems pl… Read More »
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Dragon Quest X Offline Gameplay Revealed With New Chibi Look

Are you ready to see Dragon Quest X in its new offline form? You might be surprised by the cuter look! In a recent PlayStation Japan “Play! Play! Play!” broadcast, the offline version was shown with guest YouTube streamer Hajime Syacho giving the game a go. Watch the full stream below! Gameplay foot… Read More »
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Babylon’s Fall Receives Ten Huge Improvements From Player Feedback

Babylon’s Fall has gone through two phases of its Closed Beta Tests so far, and, if you played the game during those times, you’ve improved the game for the better! Ahead of Phase 3 of the beta, Square Enix announced ten big improvements players like you have helped make the game better. These impro… Read More »
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Retro Encounter 308 – Cosmic Star Heroine Part I

Retro Encounter is blasting off again with two episodes on Cosmic Star Heroine, a 2010s crowdfunding success heavily inspired by specific 16-bit RPGs. The panel loves the visual style and battle system of Cosmic Star Heroine, but isn’t 100% sold on the story, characters, or soundtrack. How exactly d… Read More »

First Look at ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier

Fans and followers of Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone and Stardew Valley have known he has been working on another game for quite awhile now, but he has rarely offered much in the way of details until today. Officially titled ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier, the new game will place you in the shoes of… Read More »
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Dark Deity Update Adds New Language Support and Improves Game Balance

A major 1.5 update to Dark Deity has added support for seven new languages and rebalanced the game’s classes and other features. While the improved game balance will be of interest to existing players, the biggest news is how many new players can now enjoy the game! The latest update adds support fo… Read More »
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Evertried

Steam’s demo events are a fantastic way for indies to gain greater exposure; that’s how I found out about Evertried. As a roguelike enthusiast, I was immediately struck by its turn-based movement on a grid. It’s totally my jam. I tasted enough of the demo by the end of the event to realize this coul… Read More »

Kathy Rain: Director’s Cut Enters Town on October 26th

Kathy Rain has an arrival date for her return to town! Take a trip back to the ’90s when Kathy Rain: Director’s Cut releases on October 26th. Check out the updates to the 2016 point-and-click adventure in the new trailer below, narrated by Kathy Rain (voice actor Arielle Siegel) herself: Help Kathy… Read More »
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Elden Ring Delayed To February 2022; Closed Network Test Coming Soon

It seems players will have to wait a little bit longer to become the Tarnished, as Bandai Namco Entertainment and From Software have announced that the much-anticipated action RPG Elden Ring has been delayed by five weeks from its original release date of January 21st, 2022, to February 25th, 2022.… Read More »
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Dungeon Crawlers #1: What Makes a Great RPG Dungeon?

I don’t know about you fine folks, but the RPGs I grew up with were chock full of dungeons to explore — whether they were caves filled to the brim with bats and other nasty critters or traditional elemental dungeons (think lava caves, water temples, and dark forests) filled with traps and puzzles. D… Read More »

Rune Factory 5 Limited “Earthmate Edition” Revealed

XSEED Games has announced a limited edition for Rune Factory 5 that includes multiple physical items and digital rewards. The Rune Factory 5 “Earthmate Edition” (seen below) includes the following extras: Custom outer box with new artworkSteel book Nintendo Switch game case70-page soft cover art boo… Read More »
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Meet Cosmo the Telepathic Space Dog in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Who’s a good space dog? Cosmo is! In this latest video from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the Guardians have a conversation with the adorable former Soviet space dog on his base on Knowhere. Meet Cosmo, the telepathic space dog, and his puppies in the cutscene below and learn more on the game’s… Read More »
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Crystar Shines Its Way Onto Nintendo Switch in Spring 2022

NIS America and developer Gemdrops have announced that Crystar will launch for Nintendo Switch in the West during Spring 2022. Crystar follows the story of two sisters intertwined by fate and death, within a world known only as Purgatory. Check out the announcement trailer below! NIS America has con… Read More »
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