News Archive: February 2018
Date Update
02/28/18

20 Years, 20(ish) Still-Wanted Localizations ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

From Legend of Heroes to Mother to... UFO: A Day in the Life?
02/28/18

The Alliance is Alive With a New The Alliance Alive Demo

Nope, no effort was put into this article's title.
02/28/18

Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition To Receive The Sims 4 DLC Content

Are we done? Can this be it? Please?
02/28/18

Twitch Thursdays: MS Saga: A New Dawn

Adding to the lineup, and an adjustment for Secret of Mana.
02/27/18

King's Knight Now Hosting Special Final Fantasy XV Crossover Event

Hey, you got your Shoot 'Em Up in my RPG!
02/27/18

Shenmue III Gets New Screenshots at Magic 2018

Four new pics for the third installment.
02/27/18

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Now Available for Pre-Order

Don't drag your feet, make a moo-ve on this pre-order!
02/27/18

The Eden of Grisaia Review

Maybe we find out what a "Grisaia" is in this chapter!
02/27/18

Secret of Mana Remake Patch 1.2 Released

Fixing bugs, giving hugs!
02/27/18

Oh Hey, Chrono Trigger is on Steam Now

Travel back in time (again!), starting today.
02/26/18

One Hour of English Shining Resonance: Refrain Gameplay Showcased

So many RPGs this year, yet so little time.
02/26/18

Spike Chunsoft Showing Off its Stuff at GDC; Four New Titles Coming Out

They are all going to be visual novels, aren't they?
02/26/18

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Official Soundtrack Coming in May

Which edition interests you?
02/26/18

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Demo Out Now in Japan

To mark the occasion, check out 18 minutes of footage!
02/26/18

RPGFan Music: NieR Gestalt & Replicant: Jazz Arrange Version Vol. 2 Review

These beats are fresh.
02/25/18

God Wars: The Complete Legend Announced for Nintendo Switch

Another RPG for the Switch's rapidly growing library.
02/25/18

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms 'Corruption' Trailer and Suitor Screenshots Released

Four bachelor profiles available for your pleasure.
02/25/18

Compile Heart Gets Busy with Five New RPGs in Development, plus Death end re;Quest Gameplay

They are also making mobile apps, but we will never see those in English...
02/25/18

Lost Sphear Review

Sphear today, gone tomorrow.
02/24/18

Atelier Lydie & Suelle Strive to Become the Best Alchemists With Updated Synthesis System

Also, new screenshots with cool new characters and features.
02/24/18

Week in Review, 2/24/2018

Rise and shine, Mr. Caelum.
02/24/18

Twitch Sunday & More: Tales of Xillia

The series continues tomorrow!
02/24/18

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Shoots its Way to PS4, XB1, and PC

Third-person shooter RPG with a dating simulator? What can go wrong?
02/24/18

Link Start! Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment Comes to Steam

Fatal Bullet pre-orderers get it for free too. You guys are so lucky.
02/23/18

New Detective Pikachu Trailer is On the Scene

A new look at the great electric mouse detective.
02/23/18

Enjoy New Screenshots and Details for Persona 5: Dancing Star Night and Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night

Everything looks groovy... except for those "sexy" costumes.
02/23/18

Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition Gets Demo and Gordon Freeman Costume on February 26th

Say it with me, now... Half-Life 3 confirmed!
02/23/18

Full Throttle Remastered Review

Rev up your engines, boys! And girls! And porgs!
02/23/18

New Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Footage Features Party Member Roland Delving Into Dungeons

Gosh, what a beautiful game!
02/23/18

The Lost Child Finds Its Way to Nintendo Switch

Angels and demons are fighting, and it's time to pick a side. Seems legit.
02/23/18

Kickstarter Funded Action-RPG 'Faeland' Channels Zelda II with Modern Twists

Side-scrolling action and adventure awaits!
02/22/18

Retro Encounter 123: Year of the Dog

Hold it right there, Fido!
02/22/18

Super Guitar Bros. Release Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Acoustic Album

It's guitar... rific? Ugh, just come inside and listen.
02/22/18

Dotemu Announces Company Refocus, and Xbox One Release of Ys Origin

You got some Ys in my Xbox.
02/22/18

RPGFan Discord Server Now Live!

Yes, it kind of already was, but now everyone knows.
02/21/18

Actor Ren Osugi, from Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light, Passes Away At 66

Rest in peace.
02/21/18

Random Encounter 139: Killing Monsters

Gotta hunt!
02/21/18

The Labyrinth of Grisaia Review

In which Dom tackles the always-contentious middle chapter.
02/21/18

Shining Resonance: Refrain Headed West [UPDATED: This Summer!]

With newly-placed punctuation, it would seem.
02/20/18

Memoria Encore: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest & Final Fantasy Tactics

And now the final curtain!
02/20/18

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Review

Kinda sounds like you're talking about a Final Fantasy metropolis in a Brooklyn accent.
02/20/18

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's March Update To Add Orbonne Monastery Stage

Good to see Final Fantasy Tactics getting some love.
02/20/18

New Code Vein Assets Show Off Cooperative Multiplayer Mode

As well as introduce us to Karen and Cruz.
02/20/18

Persona Series Official Support App to Launch in Japan This Spring

Pre-registration for Persona O.A. is available now!
02/20/18

New Biomutant Gameplay Teaser Released

Check out some of the awesome within!
02/20/18

Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Releases on Steam February 27

It will release globally on that fateful day.
02/20/18

North American Limited Edition for Code: Realize Announced For PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita

Steampunk romance awaits!
02/20/18

Machine Knight Arrives On The Nintendo 3DS

A new RPG arrives on the 3DS!
02/19/18

RPGFan Music: NieR Music Concert Blu-ray The Memories of Puppets Review

Round 2!
02/18/18

Square Enix Previews Latest Update for Final Fantasy XV: Comrades with New Video

Why, hello there, Ifrit.
02/18/18

New Valkyria Chronicles 4 Trailer Introduces the Imperial Forces

Your first look at these formidable foes!
02/18/18

Week in Review, 2/18/2018

A secret for everyone!
02/17/18

Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster

There'll be more Tidus than Wannabe Tidus, don't worry.
02/17/18

Ann Takamaki and Junpei Iori Bust a Move in Persona 5: Dancing Star Night & Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night Trailers

Moving and grooving, all night long!
02/17/18

Retro Encounter 122: Valkyrie Profile Part I

Einherjar? I hardly know 'er!
02/17/18

System Shock Remastered Has Been Put on Hiatus

Nightdive Studios has an unfortunate update for its Kickstarter backers.
02/17/18

Explore Hydropolis in Latest Ni no Kuni II Trailer

Where the Eye of the Queen watches over all.
02/16/18

Monster Hunter: World Review

You've heard about the hype, but is it worth it?
02/15/18

Path of Exile: Bestiary Preview

Gotta catch 'em all?
02/15/18

Secret of Mana on Twitch Starts Today!

Darkness sweeps the troubled land... today at 3!
02/15/18

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology is Available Now

Take time travel into your own hands, no flux capacitor required!
02/15/18

Secret of Mana Remake Available Today

Now you can continually miss while fighting Tomato Men all over again.
02/14/18

New Video Shows Off Music from Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

Another soaring score from genius composer Joe Hisaishi!
02/14/18

Toxyo Xanadu eX+ Launches Free Japanese Language Update

Available now on Steam!
02/14/18

Kentucky Route Zero Interlude Available Now For PC

A broadcasting station, a small town, and magical realism lie within. What's not to love?
02/14/18

Full Metal Furies Review

Super Furious...Animals?
02/13/18

The Longest Five Minutes Review

If you had five minutes to tell a story...
02/12/18

Enjoy A Mountain of Kingdom Hearts III Media from D23 Expo Japan

A closer look at Riku's new design, Sora and company's monstrous new appearances, and more.
02/12/18

RPGFan Music: NieR: Automata Arranged & Unreleased Tracks Review

More NieR music, please!
02/12/18

The Lost Child Is Ascending to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Summer 2018

You can catch Cthulhu? Sign me the heck up!
02/12/18

NISA To Bring Fantasy RPG Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory to Nintendo Switch Later This Year

2D artwork always looks so sublime!
02/12/18

Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk Hands-On

Dungeon crawling, NIS-style.
02/12/18

NISA Bringing Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded to NA and EU

Coming to PS4 and Switch in both territories.
02/11/18

Hands-On With The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2

Evil pumpkins, witches, and all the swords one can... eat?
02/11/18

Song of Memories Coming to PS4 and Switch Soon

Heading to NA and EU this year.
02/10/18

Adventure Awaits With New Trailer and Screenshots for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana on Nintendo Switch

Fresh from NISA's press event.
02/10/18

Deck 13 and Focus Home Interactive Announce The Surge 2

More robot battles coming soon.
02/10/18

Final Entry in DONTNOD's Vampyr Web-Series Releases, Puts Storytelling on Display

Plus, a release date. Soon it will walk among us!
02/10/18

Check Out Some Sweet Movies In The Newest Trailers for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night

Yukari Takeba and Ryuji Sakamoto hit the stage!
02/10/18

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Receives First Character Trailer

Honestly, I just want to know more about the dog!
02/10/18

Week in Review, 2/10/2018

Love is in the air!
02/10/18

Twitch Sunday & More: Tales of Berseria

Another marathon begins!
02/10/18

Watch The Longest Five Minutes' Launch Trailer

Oddly enough, it's only a minute and 13 seconds long.
02/10/18

Check Out The New 25th Ward: The Silver Case Character Trailer

Oh, and the game comes out in a month too.
02/10/18

The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Gets New Trailer

The refined sequel makes its debut in just over a month.
02/10/18

Kingdom Hearts III Gets New Gameplay and Music Videos, Monsters Inc. World

It sure is nice hearing Utada Hikaru again.
02/09/18

Masquerada: Songs and Shadows Review

Fans of The Banner Saga sit up and take notice.
02/08/18

Check Out New Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Screenshots and Gameplay Features

A look back at Japan's Edo era.
02/08/18

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Release Window Announced

With some extras to make up for the delay.
02/08/18

Atlus Reveals Release Date for Dragon's Crown Pro

Spring is getting more crowded.
02/08/18

Retro Encounter 121: The Practical Cats of RPGs

You're only a whisker away from this episode.
02/07/18

Cloud Strife Has Been Redesigned for Final Fantasy VII Remake

Plus, his personality will be more in line with the original incarnation.
02/07/18

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Goes Portable With An Incoming Switch Port

A deep seafaring CRPG set to eventually be on the go!
02/07/18

Smoke and Sacrifice Announced for PS4, XB1, Switch, and PC

A hand-drawn survival RPG.
02/07/18

Vampyr developer DONTNOD Releases Series of Videos Detailing the Game

The weight of your actions will be measured in blood.
02/07/18

Adopt-A-Hunter Interview: Enriching Monster Hunter: World's Community

Veterans and newbies, unite for great justice. (also hunting)
02/06/18

Mercenary Saga Chronicles Arrives on February 8th for Nintendo Switch

Pre-orders are now live!
02/06/18

Atelier Lydie & Suelle Characters and Enhanced Battle Features Showcased in Trailer

Painting portals galore.
02/06/18

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology Launch Edition Unboxing is Awesome

Thanks to the power of time travel, there are a myriad of outcomes...
02/06/18

Final Fantasy Awakening Available in English in Select Territories

Get some new mobile Final Fantasy in your life.
02/06/18

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Hands-On Preview

Where there's smoke...
02/06/18

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology Review

What a way to celebrate a promotion.
02/06/18

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Now Available for Pre-Order

Square Enix will help with optimization.
02/06/18

Dragon's Crown Pro Gets a New Co-Op Trailer

2D hack and slash awesome with a dash of jolly cooperation.
02/05/18

RPGFan Music: Star Ocean First Departure OST - Piano Solo Music Collection Review

Space: the final piano concert!
02/04/18

Week in Review, 2/4/2018

1998, 2018...same thing, no difference.
02/04/18

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory Review

Can you dig it?
02/03/18

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night get Limited Edition Trailers

Let's Burn Our Dread!
02/03/18

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age PC Version Available Now

PC gamers can finally explore Ivalice.
02/03/18

Twitch Sunday: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.2

Join us for the Rise of a New Sun(day).
02/03/18

Farabel Review

Wait, victory makes you weaker?
02/02/18

Check Out The Latest Trailer for Valkyria Chronicles 4

A "world introduction", via the game's prologue.
02/02/18

Feast Your Eyes on New Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Media Showcasing Kingdom Mode And Higgledies Galore!

Only a month and a bit to go!
02/02/18

New Trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX's Latest Fighter, Aegislash, Has Landed

Will it sharpen your excitement, or leave you feeling cut down?
02/02/18

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Clan Creator Trailer Showcases Brotherhood and Brutality In Equal Measure

Hundred person battles await, with a clan of your creation by your side!
02/02/18

Take A Gander At Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's Crafting System

New Kickstarter update provides a look at the game's systems.
02/01/18

Retro Encounter 120: The Thrill of the Hunt

First things first I'll carve your brains / Then I'mma start rocking gold teeth and fangs