News Archive
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03/31/20

Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate Plus Announced for Switch

Another port for Nintendo's hybrid console!
03/31/20

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Remake Graces Nintendo Switch This Summer

A fan-favorite entry in this delightful series!
03/31/20

The Outer Worlds Hits Nintendo Switch on June 5th

Obsidian's critically praised RPG will soon be portable!
03/31/20

Wasteland 3 Has Been Delayed Until August

Difficulty transitioning to a work-from-home environment cited as the reason.
03/31/20

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Gets New Story Trailer

Featuring a new character!
03/31/20

Legendary Comics' Pokemon Detective Pikachu Graphic Novel Available Now

Get the comic book based on the film based on the hit Nintendo 3DS game!
03/30/20

Coming This Week, 3/30/20

The gang's all here!
03/29/20

Twitch Sunday: The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero (Zero no Kiseki)

Continuing our duty for the Crossbell Special Support Section.
03/29/20

NieR Re[in]carnation Announced for Mobile Devices

A mobile expansion to the NieR universe.
03/29/20

NieR Replicant Remaster Coming to PS4, XB1, and Steam

Now more people will be able to find out how it all began!
03/29/20

Review: Nioh 2 Expertly Balances Challenge and Gameplay to Create One of the Best Soulslike Games Around

You can always rely on a samurai.
03/28/20

Check Out the Latest Trailer for Aerial Combat RPG The Falconeer

One of the game's factions takes center stage.
03/28/20

Tangledeep Expansions Released on Nintendo Switch

All the updates from the PC release, plus free DLC.
03/28/20

Third Free Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Update is Available Now

The latest update brings a whole host of new features, monsters, and more to Hunters everywhere!
03/27/20

Random Encounter 185 - Nothing But Love Over Here!

For video games, and each other, cause we need that now!
03/27/20

Fairy Tail Adds Strongman Gildarts Into Its Roster, New Story Trailer Unveiled

A crushingly powerful addition, on all fronts.
03/27/20

Combat Takes the Stage in New Sakura Wars Trailer

Battle for your homeland - in style!
03/26/20

Retro Encounter 229: Tokyo Mirage Sessions Part I

It took me a full year to realize that TMS is SMT reversed...
03/26/20

1.01 Update Now Available for Grandia HD Collection on Switch

Also available for Grandia HD Remaster and Grandia II HD Remaster on Steam.
03/26/20

Episode 2 of Inside Final Fantasy VII Remake Video Series Now Available

How have the timeless characters of Final Fantasy VII made the transition to 2020?
03/26/20

Code of Princess To Be Removed From 3DS eShop on March 31st

This is sometimes the way of things.
03/26/20

Code Vein Third Season Pass DLC 'Lord of Thunder' Now Available

Thunder and blood, on the horizon.
03/26/20

Pokemon Sword and Shield Expansion "Isle of Armor" Detailed in Nintendo Direct

The Galar region and its Pokemon are extended. Literally.
03/26/20

Catherine: Full Body Announced for Nintendo Switch

Climb your nightmares on the go!
03/26/20

Bravely Default II Demo Available Now

Will you Bravely download this demo or Default until the final game?
03/26/20

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Releases May 29th

Shulk and Melia also get a brand new epilogue!
03/25/20

Hands-On Preview: Stoneshard Deflates Your Delusions of Grandeur

But that's not necessarily a bad thing, either!
03/24/20

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Nekojishi: Lin & Partners

Every day is "Take Your Cat to Work Day" at Lin & Partners Architects.
03/24/20

Yoko Taro's SINoAlice Gettng Global Release on July 1st

A dark fantasy from the mind behind NieR and Drakengard!
03/24/20

Persona 5 Royal Gets New Accolades Trailer

It's almost time for our reunion with the Phantom Thieves!
03/24/20

New Content Released for SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays

The expansion pack contains new stages and quests in the Gundam universe.
03/23/20

Pokemon Go is Making Some Changes to Help Players Stay At Home

Stay inside, be safe, and catch Pokemon.
03/23/20

Coming This Week, 3/23/20

This week is full of card games, but they are not necessarily for children.
03/22/20

Review: Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.2 Goes Under the Sea (again), Fights a Gundam, and Sings a Song of Ice and Fire

Broken, faded, how long I have waited to open my eyes.
03/22/20

Square Enix Reveals Final Fantasy VII Remake: World Preview Book

Get in-depth behind the scenes of FFVIIR this fall.
03/21/20

Twitch Sunday: The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero (Zero no Kiseki)

While we're waiting on localization news of the PS4 version, we have the next best thing!
03/20/20

One Week Remains: Win a Copy of KNIGHT OF THE ROUND's New Final Fantasy VII Tribute Album, SEVEN

If you're a fan of the sounds of FFVII and metal, don't delay in entering!
03/20/20

Review: Granblue Fantasy: Versus' Excellent Tutorials and Simple Mechanics Make Up for a Lacklustre RPG Mode

Cygames' gacha hit finally makes the link to consoles!
03/19/20

Retro Encounter 228: RPG Adaptations Part II

That's not how it was in the manga
03/19/20

CD Projekt Red Planning Another Witcher Title After Cyperpunk 2077 release

But it won't be called The Witcher 4.
03/19/20

Trials of Mana Demo and New Game Plus Details Emerge

Try the game out for yourself right now!
03/18/20

Review: Yakuza 5 Wraps Up the Yakuza Remastered Collection in Style!

What do fist fights, idols, karaoke, cooking, and snowmen have in common? They all feature inside.
03/18/20

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Launches in Europe and Australia July 10th

No news yet on a North American release date.
03/18/20

Fists of Fury: Organized Crime and Futility in Yakuza Kiwami

A clash of ideals that is much smaller than it seems.
03/17/20

Summer in Mara Coming to Nintendo Switch This Spring As Timed Exclusive

From Spanish developer Chibig.
03/17/20

Baldo: The Guardian Owls Showcased in Nintendo's Latest Indie World Presentation

A beautiful action-adventure RPG, coming soon to Nintendo Switch!
03/17/20

The Good Life, A "Debt Repayment" RPG from SWERY, Announced for Nintendo Switch

I don't have any premonitions about this, deadly or otherwise.
03/17/20

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Screenshots Show Off Honeybee Inn, Leviathan, And More

This game looks phenomenal!
03/17/20

Review-in-Progress: Persona 5 Royal Gives You a Lot More Flexibility From the Get-Go

We're not quite finished taking hearts yet, but this has taken ours all over again.
03/17/20

The First 15 Minutes: Watch Persona 5 Royal's Intro Now

I mean, that's not an order or anything, but why would you say no?
03/17/20

Shenmue III Receives New DLC Today

It's a big ol' cruise! Who could resist?
03/16/20

Square Enix Offers Inside Look at Final Fantasy VII Remake in New Video

The first part of a series that will shed light on this long-awaited game.
03/16/20

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia Details Main Game Mode And Difficulty Levels in Letters From Producer

Choose from six different nations and conquer!
03/16/20

Open Beta for Phantasy Star Online 2 Begins March 17th on Xbox One

ARKs, assemble!
03/16/20

Coming This Week, 3/16/20

Got illness? Don't travel!
03/15/20

Review: Get Two Classic Strategy RPGs in One With Langrisser I & II

See where the series began.
03/14/20

Twitch Sunday: Suikoden II Finale!

Don't miss the ending!
03/14/20

Review: Castlevania Season 3 Stakes It All on a Mature Tone and Slower Pace that Make for a Highly Satisfying Watch

There's no need for your Bloody Tears here, as this is a bloody delight.
03/14/20

Random Encounter 184 - Up With the Times

Some current games and some questions about future events...!
03/13/20

Producer Yoshinori Kitase Interested In Potentially Remaking Final Fantasy V

A worthy game to be remade if there ever was one!
03/13/20

Persona 5 Royal Showcases Stylish Battling In Its 'Change The World' Gameplay Trailer

Grappling hooks, new boss configurations, and more!
03/13/20

Retro Encounter 227: Dragon Quest: Your Story

Just one Luca is all it took
03/12/20

Review: Half Past Fate is a Forgettable, if Cute, Attempt at a Rom-Com Inspired Video Game

No sandwiches involved, but there is ramen!
03/11/20

Win a Copy of KNIGHT OF THE ROUND's New Final Fantasy VII Tribute Album, SEVEN

Metal 1st Class.
03/11/20

Movie Review: Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution Is An Unnecessary Update to a Fan-Favorite Film

But will you cry at that moment again? Definitely.
03/11/20

New Web Commercial for The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki Offers New Gameplay Footage

Our first look at the game in action!
03/11/20

Blades Clash in Nioh 2's Launch Trailer

Prepare for battle.
03/11/20

Smartphone Visual Novel 'Death Match Love Comedy!' Being Remade For PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, & PC

Hijinks, romance, and confessions galore!
03/11/20

New Sakura Wars Trailer Showcases Relationships, Plus New Pre-Order Bonuses

Take the stage next month.
03/10/20

New Trials of Mana Footage Shows Off the Fiegmund Boss Fight

That's quite the glow-up!
03/10/20

BeCOME as Retro EnPODScounter Final ThoughtS - NieR: Automata

Become as Pods become AS podS BECOME As PODs beCOme aS PoDs
03/10/20

Horizon Zero Dawn PC Port Confirmed for Summer

Guerilla's former managing director confirmed the news with PlayStation Blog.
03/10/20

Phantasy Star Online 2 Open Beta Launches March 17

Just like the closed beta, this will include English text and voice acting.
03/10/20

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III PC Demo Now Available via Steam

Get a taste for the exploits of Class VII on PC!
03/10/20

Review: Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls May Not Be Worth Committing Your Soul to

A dreary stroll though this dungeon? No thank you.
03/09/20

This Isn't Even My Final Form! Anime Adaptations of Our Favorite RPGs: Part Two

Jack Frost! I choose you! Wait...
03/09/20

Coming This Week, 3/9/20

Langrisser? I barely know her!
03/08/20

This Isn't Even My Final Form! Anime Adaptations of Our Favorite RPGs: Part One

Does anyone want to battle me in a children's card game!?
03/07/20

Twitch Sunday: South Park: The Stick of Truth

O Canada~
03/07/20

Because There's More Than 30 Minutes of it, Here's The First 50 Minutes of the Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo!

We needed all of it to sate us until the April release!
03/07/20

Mother to Earth Documentary Teaser Trailer Highlights EarthBound Beginnings

The Fascinating Documentary draws near!
03/06/20

Path of Exile: Delirium Announced

Coming next week!
03/06/20

Prinny 1•2: Exploded and Reloaded Announced for Nintendo Switch

Enjoy the double dose of Prinny this fall.
03/06/20

Tetsuya Nomura Talks Character Design, Battle Systems & Midgar For Final Fantasy VII Remake

This game is shaping up to be something mako-nificient.
03/06/20

Retro Encounter 226: Nier: Automata Part II

Thus conscience does make cowards of us all.
03/05/20

New Trailer and Details for Trials of Mana Show Off Training System, Abilities, and More

Get all of the latest info on the anticipated Seiken Densetsu 3 remake!
03/05/20

Review: BattleTech is a Near-Perfect Video Game Realisation of the Classic Boardgame

Another successful marriage of tabletop and RPG
03/05/20

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia Launches Worldwide in June

Check out the new gameplay and story trailer!
03/04/20

Bandai Namco Teases New Horrors in The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Trailer

Reader beware, you're in for a scare.
03/04/20

Square Enix Opens Pre-Registration for Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe

A SaGa for the ages!
03/04/20

Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Out Now, Red XIII Confirmed as Guest Character

Get a taste of the long awaited remake.
03/04/20

Sakura Wars Gets New Story Trailer

Sega bids you welcome to this steampunk world.
03/04/20

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Kaichu: Kaiju Dating Sim

Baby, don't hurt me...you can smash this entire building instead.
03/02/20

Coming This Week, 3/2/20

Blue skies and mysterious dungeons.
02/29/20

Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy VI

(cue Terra's Theme)
02/29/20

Music Review: Octopath Traveler Arrangements Break & Boost -Extend-

Also inside is a special announcement.
02/29/20

Random Encounter 183 - Walk Me Through This, Please.

Some experiences just need to be done, while others could stay longer!
02/28/20

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Rose of Starcross

Lisa Frank would be proud.
02/28/20

Learn More About the Making of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers in New Video

Naoki Yoshida and his team shed some light on the MMO's latest expansion.
02/27/20

Death end re;Quest 2 Announced for Europe and North America

The writer for Corpse Party is on board for this one.
02/27/20

Larian Studios Offers First Look at Baldur's Gate III

New trailer and screenshots await, bold adventurer!
02/27/20

New Mythical Pokemon, Zarude, Officially Revealed in New Trailer

Looks like some monkey business.
02/27/20

Ys: Memories of Celceta and The Oath in Felghana Receive Free Audio Options Update for PC

The PlayStation 4 version of Ys: Memories of Celceta releases this spring.
02/26/20

Review: Netflix's The Witcher Will Cast a Spell on You and Send You on a Wild Hunt for More

Whether you've played the games or read the books, there's something to enjoy here.
02/26/20

Our review of the Cindered Shadows DLC is now in video form!

Albeit a bit delayed.
02/26/20

Final Fantasy VII Remake Orchestra World Tour Announced

The tour begins in June.
02/25/20

Coming This Week, Part The Second

New information has come to light, man!
02/25/20

Review: Rune Factory 4 Special Remains the Most Polished Game in the Series with New Edition

Farming, adventuring, and dating collide in the comeback of Rune Factory.
02/24/20

Coming This Week, 2/24/20

Yo ho, yo ho, a farmer's life for me!
02/24/20

Movie Review: The Ni no Kuni Movie Doesn't Quite Live Up to its Ghibli Roots

There's no otherworldly magic that can brighten this film up.
02/23/20

Review: The Lost Child Shows Plenty of Potential, but Never Breaks the Boundaries

2018's successor to El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is solid but uninspiring
02/23/20

Feature: Music of the Year 2019

Kept you waiting, huh? Come see - and hear - our top picks for the best music of 2019.
02/22/20

Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.2 - Echoes of a Fallen Star

If a star falls in the forest and no one can hear it, does it echo?
02/22/20

Review: Fire Emblem: Three Houses - Cindered Shadows is Challenging But Also Rewarding

Sally forth into Abyss and meet some new allies.
02/21/20

The First 30 Minutes: Yakuza 5 [Video]

What new nicknames await the Dragon of Dojima, er, Kazu-chan this time?
02/21/20

Review: Yakuza 4 Remastered Shows us Just How the Series Has Continued to Improve

The Yakuza Remastered Collection is the gift that keeps on giving.
02/20/20

Retro Encounter 225: NieR: Automata Part I

Become As Pods
02/20/20

Eli Roth to Direct Borderlands Movie

Oh. Joy.
02/20/20

Pre-Registrations Now Open for War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

By mobile game standards, this looks phenomenal!
02/20/20

Kingdom Hearts: Dark Road Will Be Available as Part of Union X

The road less traveled is being rolled into the existing Kingdom Hearts mobile app.
02/20/20

Support for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Is Coming to An End

The game's final update will drop in March.
02/20/20

See Final Fantasy VII Remake's Chocobo Chick, Carbuncle, and Cactuar Summons in Action

They're just so dang adorable!
02/20/20

Arcade Spirits Coming to Consoles in May

The romantic comedy visual novel is currently available on Steam.
02/20/20

Little Town Hero: Big Idea Edition Release Date Announced

The deluxe edition of the game is currently available for preorder online.
02/20/20

Baldur's Gate III Gameplay Demo To Be Revealed At PAX East on February 27th

Make sure to gather your party before adventuring forth!
02/20/20

MMORPG Bless Unleashed Launches in March

Bandai Namco also blessed us with a new trailer!
02/20/20

Morgana and Kasumi Give A Phantom Thief Crash Course in Persona 5 Royal Trailer

Atlus West is also offering nice digital bundles.
02/20/20

Review: Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story is... Well, it's Something

It sure is.
02/19/20

Exclusive Sneak Peek: KNIGHT OF THE ROUND's Final Fantasy VII Homage Album Hits This Week

Listen to two full songs before the album releases!
02/19/20

Movie Review: Dragon Quest: Your Story is a Beautiful Film, but Feels More Frizzle than Kafrizzle

How many slimes out of five does it deserve, though?
02/18/20

Phantasy Star Online 2 Closed Beta Impressions: Looking Good, FOmar

Ah, my adorable Rag Rappies, how I have missed thee.
02/18/20

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Aquamarine

A beautiful ocean adventure for fans of 70s and 80s sci-fi!
02/18/20

Meet The Crossbell Characters in The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki

Some (un)familiar faces!
02/18/20

New Trailer For Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone Showcases Hectic Battle for Nintendo Switch

Dept Heaven is back!
02/17/20

Coming This Week, 2/17/20

A new collection "drops" onto Xbox One!
02/17/20

Now Hiring: Social Media Editors

Give us your best meme game.
02/16/20

Review: Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix Doesn't Wow, But May Warrant a Look

Just don't let the confusing pluralization distract you.
02/16/20

Twitch Sunday: Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love

So long, farewell...wait, no.
02/15/20

Sakura Wars Takes the Stage This April in the West

Steampunk giant robots and opera house shenanigans await.
02/15/20

New Rune Factory 4 Special Trailers Show Off the Bachelors and Bachelorettes

Happy day-after-Valentines!
02/15/20

Learn More about Red XIII, Professor Hojo, and More in Final Fantasy VII Remake

Carbuncle, what's wrong with your face?
02/14/20

Random Encounter 182 - We Attac, But We Also Protec RPGs

Some great new releases to share our love about!
02/14/20

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intro Revealed, We Break Down the Video

A classic intro reimagined.
02/13/20

Retro Encounter 224: The RPG Dating Game

Three in love can make it / Take my heart and please don't break it
02/13/20

Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen Gets New Story And Character Trailer, Late May Release Date Confirmed

A Vita release in this day and age? Brilliant!
02/13/20

New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailer Shows Two Upcoming Monsters in Action

Hunters can look forward to tackling these big baddies in March!
02/13/20

Video Review: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Is Better Than Ever on Switch

Much like Kingdom Hearts, it's a franchise mash-up that shouldn't work, but despite all odds...
02/12/20

Video: The First 30 Minutes: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore

For the last time, it's not a hashtag.
02/12/20

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Brings Added Evolutions, Mega Evolutions to Nintendo Switch in March

Gotta rescue 'em all!
02/12/20

Final Fantasy XIV Online's Patch 5.2 Trailer Showcases New Enemies, Quests & Mayhem Releasing February 18th

Lo, the Weapon approaches...
02/11/20

Review: Yakuza 3 on PS4 Isn't As Transformative as the Kiwami Games, but is Still Worth Playing

Return to Kamurocho for bowling, the Hostess Club, and I guess some fighting too.
02/11/20

Check Out A New Trailer for Strategy RPG Tears of Avia

The land of Estera awaits!
02/11/20

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Gets New Battle System Trailer

Combat in the Underworld is a risky endeavor!
02/11/20

Children of Morta Gets New "Shrine of Challenge" Content

Hard mode, new enemies, and more have been added to the game.
02/11/20

Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets New Key Visual

The gang is (mostly) all here!
02/11/20

Rune Factory 4 Special Hands-On Preview: That Old Familiar Magic

Rune Factory has never looked so good.
02/10/20

Coming This Week, 2/10/20

Inside: War, Strife, Fury, and... Snacks!
02/10/20

Cyber Knights: Flashpoint Exceeds Kickstarter Goal

Follow-up to Star Traders: Frontiers raises over $65,000 in under 12 hours.
02/10/20

Metal Max Xeno: Reborn Delayed to July 9th in Japan

A bit of finishing touches are necessary.
02/10/20

Action RPG Roguelike UnDungeon Gets New Gameplay Trailer

A charming blend of pixel graphics and challenging gameplay!
02/10/20

Chained Echoes To Be Published by Deck13

A crowdfunded success now has a publisher!
02/09/20

Retro Encounter 222: AI: The Somnium Files Spoilercast

Every day we prove love is real
02/09/20

Review: God Wars: Future Past - Labyrinth of Yomi DLC Offers Additional Challenges for Fans of the Base Game

I bet Professor X wouldn't have any trouble navigating this labyrinth.
02/08/20

Twitch Sunday: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

[exits, pursued by Monokuma]
02/08/20

RPGFan Origins: Our First RPGs

Why stop at a single tale of origin when you can have eleven?
02/07/20

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition Now Available

Explore the Deadfire Archipelago once again!
02/07/20

The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki and Ao no Kiseki PlayStation 4 Japanese Release Dates Announced

Keep your save data for both games to unlock bonuses in Hajimari no Kiseki!
02/07/20

New Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Trailer Introduces Zenkichi Hasegawa

Check out the latest addition to the Phantom Thieves!
02/07/20

Video Review: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics Can Be Engaging, But Sometimes Feels Shallow

Greg delves into the new strategy RPG based on the Netflix series based on the movie.
02/06/20

Turn-Based RPG FAIRY TAIL Delayed To June 2020

Polish can make a game ever greater!
02/06/20

Phantasy Star Online 2 Confirmed for Steam

Still no solid release date, but at least we have an Xbox One beta happening soon.
02/05/20

Kingdom Hearts All-In-One Package Coming to PS4 in March

It's easier than ever to get caught up!
02/05/20

Review: Thea: The Awakening demands your attention for ONE MORE TURN.

Not your average world-building children's card game.
02/04/20

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Receives North American Release Date

Heaven or Hell, let's rock!... Wait, wrong fighting game.
02/03/20

Coming This Week, 2/3/20

This time on the Muppet Show!
02/03/20

Torchlight Frontiers Rebranded as Torchlight III, Drops Free-To-Play

A return to form in the popular Diablo-esque series
02/03/20

Disgaea 1 Complete Now Available on iOS and Android Devices

It's easier to count how many platforms Disgaea 1 ISN'T on at this point!
02/03/20

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Suikoden V

If this is to be our end, then I would have them make such an end, as to be worthy of remembrance!
02/01/20

Twitch Sunday: Folklore

The fun will last forever and a day.
02/01/20

Random Encounter 181 - A Quick Start to 2020

Just two fellows having a quick chat about some RPGs!
01/31/20

Review: Mythic Ocean Blends Narrative and Exploration for an Adventure of a Maritime

See, it's an ocean pun, by swapping out the expected "lifetime" for... ah, forget it.
01/31/20

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Latest Trailer Features Theme Song, Cross-Dressing Cloud

Honeybee Inn confirmed!
01/31/20

New Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game Is Officially Titled "Dark Road"

Xehanort's descent into darkness will be chronicled in mobile game form.
01/31/20

The Outer Worlds Launches for Switch in March

The physical release will be a download code for the Nintendo eShop.
01/31/20

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Now Available on Switch

Now you have something to play while you're watching The Witcher on Netflix!
01/31/20

Code Vein Hellfire Knight DLC Available Now

The first of three planned DLC for the Season Pass.
01/30/20

Retro Encounter 224: Suikoden V Part II

A sequel! A sequel! My queendom for a sequel!
01/29/20

Review: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Makes for an Excellent Celebration of All Things Dragon Ball Z, but the Gameplay is Far From Super Saiyan

A fusion of Dragon Ball Z and RPG should be perfect, right?
01/29/20

Pokemon Home Service Out This February

More details within!
01/28/20

New Trailer For Visual Novel Anonymous;Code Confirms Winter Release in Japan

Can God be hacked?
01/28/20

Steins;Gate Hollywood Drama Television Series In Development, Steins;Gate 0 Elite Also Announced

What an interesting World-Line we exist in...
01/28/20

Latest Morgana's Travel Report Reveals New Locales, Character, and More from Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers

A demo will be available on the Japanese Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store in early February!
01/28/20

Digimon Survive News Introduces Shuuji Kayama and Lopmon

DigiDestined for greatness!
01/28/20

Rune Factory 4 Special Launches in the West on February 25th

This delightful spin-off franchise makes a comeback on Switch.
01/28/20

Review: It May Bring the Challenge, but Kingdom Hearts III: ReMind Might Not Be Worth Remembering

A potentially disappointing end to the Xehanort Saga, for fans and casuals alike.
01/27/20

Coming This Week, 1/27/20

Hello and welcome to COFFEE TALK, er, Coming This Week!
01/27/20

Phantasy Star Online 2 Beginning Closed Beta on February 7th

At last, a taste of this game in English!
01/27/20

Review: Finally Exploring The Great Ace Attorney in English Was Worth the Wait

We look at Dai Gyakuten Saiban: Naruhodō Ryūnosuke no Bōken by way of Scarlet Study's fan translation.
01/27/20

Persona 5 Royal Trailer Re-Introduces The Phantom Thieves

Plus one!
01/26/20

Disco Elysium Makes Detective Life Harder With New Hardcore Mode

Failure makes you stronger, right?
01/26/20

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Free Post-Launch Content Updates Detailed for PC and Consoles

Updates galore on the way to Monster Hunter World players on all platforms!
01/26/20

Action RPG Skellboy Coming To Nintendo Switch on January 30th

A humerus time for Switch lovers!
01/26/20

English Release of Banner of the Maid Coming Valentine's Day

Following its Chinese release is 2019, the turn based strategy game arrives in Western markets.
01/26/20

WORLD OF HORROR Enters Steam Early Access February 20th

Dare to confront Lovecraftian terrors in a nightmare roguelite reality.
01/25/20

Twitch Sunday: Wild Arms 4

...the fourth detonator.
01/24/20

RPGFan Music: Skies of Arcadia Eternal Soundtrack Vinyl Edition Review

This is the Wayo
01/24/20

New Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game, "Project Xehanort," Is In the Works

I knew we hadn't seen the last of this guy.
01/24/20

Square Enix Showcases Hawkeye and Riesz in Latest Trials of Mana Trailer

This completes the trailer series for all six characters.
01/24/20

Final Fantasy VII & Final Fantasy VII Remake Vinyl Collection Delayed To Late March 2020

Holding The Vinyls in My Heart!
01/24/20

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics New Trailer Confirms Pre Purchases Now Available

Ready to revisit Thra once more?
01/24/20

Nioh 2 Showcases Intrigue, Battle, & Yokai In New Story Trailer

A season pass has also been confirmed.
01/24/20

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Lands on PC Late March

The adventures of a new Class VII live on in platforms myriad!
01/22/20

Video Review: To The Moon's Switch Port Has Spotty Controls, but the Wonderful Narrative is Intact

Kan Gao's classic (hey, it's 9 years old!) tale comes to another new platform.
01/21/20

Review: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Crashes Onto PCs and Demands Your Attention, if You Can Maintain it

This is not for the faint of heart, or those not willing to put the time in.
01/21/20

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Opening Released

A suitably stylish intro for this striking spin-off!
01/21/20

Shenmue III Showcases Battling and Racing in New DLC 'Battle Rally'

A battle and race like no other will come to the world of Shenmue.
01/21/20

Take A Gander At New Screenshots from Kingdom Hearts III's ReMind DLC

Oathkeeper and Oblivion are back, baby!
01/21/20

Little Town Hero Gets Physical Edition from NIS America, PS4 Port from Rainy Frog

Nintendo be like, "would anyone like this baby? We don't want it anymore."
01/20/20

Coming This Week, 1/20/20

Always something there to ReMind me...
01/19/20

Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Rise of the Phoenix is More of the Same, but Fans Will Enjoy This DLC

More challenges, more characters, and more story await!
01/19/20

Square Enix Showcases Kevin and Charlotte in New Trials of Mana Trailer

Some nice pre-order goodies are also on offer!
01/18/20

Twitch Sunday: Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode 1

"Frontalot can rock the PA song at the lowest common denominator"
01/18/20

Random Encounter 180 - RPGFan 2019 Game of the Year Awards Pt. 3

The discussion wraps up on GoTY Awards!
01/17/20

Check Out Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore's Launch Trailer

One of the best Wii U games is now taking to the Switch's stage!
01/17/20

Check Out The Latest Screenshots from Digimon Survive

Looking sharp with your digital monsters!
01/17/20

Arc of Alchemist Showcases Characters and Gameplay in New Video and Screenshots

Explore the desert, save the world.
01/17/20

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Tangletorn

Grab your cat and a deck of cards. It's time for adventure!
01/16/20

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Until September

At least we don't have to wait until the actual year 2077, right?
01/16/20

Fire Emblem: Three Houses "Cindered Shadows" DLC Out on February 13th

The secret fourth house, Ashen Wolves, emerge next month.
01/16/20

Dragon Quest: Your Story Coming to Netflix This February

Slime's time in the spotlight!
01/16/20

First Episode in Pokemon: Twilight Wings Animated Series Debuts Online

A seven-part series of short animations set in the Galar region!
01/16/20

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Features Trailer Showcases New Costumes and More

Persona 5, Etrian Odyssey, and Fire Emblem: Three Houses all make an appearance!
01/16/20

Retro Encounter 221: Suikoden V Part I

Retro Encounter provides you Suikoden content, because Konami won't
01/16/20

30 Most Anticipated Games of 2020: Part Three

A rabite, a rappy, and Reyn walk into a bar. You know what time it is.
01/16/20

Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Later This Month

Such power dwells within?
01/15/20

Random Encounter 179 - RPGFan 2019 Game of the Year Awards Pt. 2

The discussion continues with a change in panelists!
01/15/20

30 Most Anticipated Games of 2020: Part Two

You may want a cup or three of coffee for the middle part of our list!
01/15/20

Mobius Final Fantasy Ending Service in 2020

Rest in peace, you incredibly sexy man.
01/14/20

Final Fantasy VII Remake Delayed to April

Square Enix wants to ensure they "deliver a product in-line" with their vision.
01/14/20

Review: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition is Still a BioWare Classic, but the Switch May Not Be the Best Fit

Still excellent, if you can look past the blemishes!
01/14/20

30 Most Anticipated Games of 2020: Part One

With the top games of 2019 behind us, it's time to look ahead!
01/14/20

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Is Deleting Save Data for PC Players

Be forewarned.
01/14/20

Final Fantasy XV Is Now Available on Stadia

You know! Stadia? ...please clap.
01/13/20

Coming This Week, 1/13/20

Give! Me! Dragon Ball Z!
01/13/20

Review: Dragon Quest Builders 2 Brings the Fun to PC and Shines Best With its Creativity

Fans will be delighted to get this on another platform.
01/12/20

Random Encounter 178 - RPGFan 2019 Game of the Year Awards Pt. 1

We start discussing this year's awards. Some we played, some we wanna' play!
01/12/20

RPGFan Games of the Year 2019: Category Awards

It's here: Our final word on the best that 2019 had to offer.
01/11/20

Pokémon Direct January 2020 Breakdown Video

You've seen the Direct, now let's dig in deeper to what's coming to Pokémon this year.
01/11/20

New Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Battle Trailer Released

Get a primer, or a refresher, on the battle system in this incredible JRPG crossover!
01/11/20

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception and Mask of Truth Release on Steam This Month

Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen is also on its way this year!
01/11/20

Meet the Cast of Langrisser II in New Trailer

Both Langrisser I & II release together in March!
01/11/20

RPGFan Games of the Year 2019: Editors' Awards

The celebration begins!
01/09/20

Retro Encounter 220: Cthulhu Saves Christmas with Zeboyd Games

Three host fans / Two indie devs / And a podcast in a pod tree
01/09/20

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Gets First Batch of Screenshots

The glow-up is real!
01/09/20

Check Out The First Official Media from Pokemon Sword and Shield's Expansion Pass

The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra await.
01/09/20

Pokemon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass and More Announced in Pokemon Direct

There is more to see and do in Galar!
01/08/20

Magic: Legends Gets New Gameplay Trailer

An awesome-looking MMORPG based on the popular card game!
01/08/20

New Trailer for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Highlights Character Progression

As we all know, getting stronger is part of the Dragon Ball experience!
01/08/20

New Yakuza: Like a Dragon Details Include Sotenbori Battle Arena, Dungeons

Not even construction equipment can stand in the way!
01/08/20

Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Comes to Windows PC

With a 10% discount for the first launch week.
01/08/20

Spirit Hunter: Shibito Magire Hits Funding Goal

Now on to the stretch goals!
01/08/20

Review: Cthulhu Saves Christmas is a Bite-Sized Christmas Miracle

Perfect for a belated holiday season, or maybe a really early one!
01/07/20

Final Fantasy XV Mobile MMO In Development, More Details Coming in 2020

This is certainly a thing?
01/07/20

Review: Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York is a Visual Novel With No Bite

For fans awaiting the true sequel, this won't satisfy your hunger.
01/06/20

Lost Soul Aside Targeting 2020 Release

This ambitious action-RPG might be arriving soon.
01/06/20

Coming This Week, 1/6/20

A new year, a familiar hunt.
01/04/20

Latest Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Trailer Features Classic Narrator

So much nostalgia!
01/04/20

Yuji Horii Still Says Dragon Quest XII is a Ways Off

He also discussed the series' success in 2019.
01/04/20

Ni No Kuni Film Hits Netflix This Month

The anime film released in Japan back in August.
01/04/20

Mother 4 Fan Game Rebranded, Now Releasing as Oddity

This game looks like nothing short of pixelated perfection!
01/04/20

Twitch Sunday: Breath of Fire IV

Come on Capcom, you brought back Mega Man and Devil May Cry...
01/03/20

RPGFan Music: Chamber Works -NieR Automata- Review

What kind of ensemble lover are you?
01/03/20

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Law Law Land

Strangely, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are nowhere in sight.
01/02/20

Retro Encounter 219: Top Ten PSone RPGs

When in doubt, just count it down

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