News Archive: March 2018
Date Update
03/31/18

New Character Trailers Released for Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5 Dancing Star Night

Ken Amada and Haru Okumura are here to shake it out!
03/31/18

Kingdom Hearts Orchestral Album DARKNESS from Project Destati Now Available

DARKNESS! NO PARENTS! SUPER RICH, KIND OF MAKES IT BETTER.
03/31/18

Week in Review, 3/31/2018

Someone needs to make a baseball RPG!
03/31/18

Twitch Sunday: ???

Well, it won't be an Easter egg hunt, we can tell you that much.
03/30/18

New Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Trailer Showcases Features and Adventure in Equal Measure

The Deadfire Archipelago awaits!
03/30/18

New Details for Fire Emblem Warriors Version 1.5: The Awakening

Yay, another 100 hours for me. (I have 193 right now, save me)
03/30/18

RPGFan Music: SaGa Orchestra Concert 2016 Review

There's a 17-minute battle medley.
03/29/18

Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded to Release This July

And the announcement comes with a new trailer.
03/29/18

Bandai Namco Unveils Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Accolades Trailer

This title deserves all that and more!
03/29/18

Pokémon GO To Receive Research Quests, Storylines, and Mew in New Update

Some much-needed context for all of your Pokémon training.
03/29/18

New Screenshots & Gameplay Trailer Offer a Glimpse at Little Dragons Cafe

A return to adorable form for Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada.
03/29/18

Square Enix Opens Luminous Studios, Led by Hajime Tabata

Tabata-san's next project may have gotten a major boost.
03/29/18

Nintendo RPG Double DLC Release: Xenoblade 2 and FE: Warriors Get Their Due

MY SWORD HAND IS REALLY FEELING IT!
03/29/18

Extend Into Some New Info on Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Half the characters, twice the Danganronpa vibes.
03/29/18

Retro Encounter 128: Planescape: Torment Part II

This ain't Seattle's Great Wheel
03/28/18

20 Years of Essential RPG Soundtracks ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

Hey, we wouldn't be RPGFan if we didn't have some anniversary features about music.
03/28/18

Dragon Quest XI Comes to the West in September

With several enhancements in tow.
03/27/18

The Alliance Lives On in Launch Trailer for The Alliance Alive

FURYU and Atlus' latest is available now.
03/27/18

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case Review

It's no longer elusive anymore, but do we really want it?
03/27/18

Aksys Games Announces Their Summer of Mystery

Aksys needs this, guys. They didn't get much in the divorce.
03/26/18

Afterparty Gets a Stylish Reveal Trailer Showcasing a Slice of Unlife in Hell

Fresh from the creators of Oxenfree to boot!
03/26/18

King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon to Shut Down June 26th

Farewell and adieu to Noctis' favorite mobile game.
03/26/18

Coming This Week, 3/26/18

Alchemy, romance, and alliances.
03/25/18

Level-5 Teases an MMO-size RPG

It's White Knight Chronicles III, isn't it? (I really hope not.)
03/25/18

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Character Trailer #5: The Merchant and The Spirit

I would say the tongue but Ghirahim gets enough attention.
03/25/18

Devour Some Aragami With This New God Eater 3 Gameplay

I wonder if gods taste like chicken?
03/25/18

Crossing Souls Review

Only 80s Kids Will Remember!
03/24/18

Week in Review, 3/24/2018

Happy Ni no Kuni II Weekend
03/24/18

Twitch Sunday: Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII

Won't you be my Valentine?
03/23/18

CD Projekt Red Opens Up a New Division: CD PROJEKT RED Wroclaw

No, Wroclaw isn't a city in The Witcher, nor is it a Polish Bear Claw.
03/23/18

Twitch Prime Members Can Get Exclusive "Kooky Chocobo" DLC for Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition

What even is oversaturation.
03/23/18

New Trailer Brings DLC and More to Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night

Special collector's edition packs are also on the way for PS4 and Vita!
03/23/18

Stick Figure RPG West of Loathing Confirmed for Switch Release

Easily one of the most unique ideas in all of gaming.
03/23/18

RPGFan Music: The Lord of the Rings Online: Mordor Original Music Soundtrack Review

And now for something completely different.
03/23/18

Spike Chunsoft Announces GDC Line-up: RPGs and Visual Novels!

Let's get ready to (Shibuya) Scramble!
03/23/18

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Review

In Japan, they call it "Ni no Kuni Ni"
03/22/18

Retro Encounter 127: RPG Adaptations

Leaves are falling all around / It's time I was on my way
03/22/18

New Gameplay Footage Shown for God of War on PlayStation 4

Great Odin's raven, this game looks good!
03/22/18

A Gust of Fresh Air: A New Atelier Game is On the Horizon

I wonder if it will have the word "alchemist" in it?
03/22/18

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Official Website Opens, Serves Up a Wealth of New Intel

Pre-orders are available now!
03/21/18

Bye Bye, Steinman

Be happy, old friend.
03/21/18

Random Encounter 140: The Song of the Higgledies

The end of an era.
03/20/18

The Banner Saga 3 Will Release on Nintendo Switch This Summer

Plus, the first two entries will soon be available!
03/20/18

Secret of Mana Review

Time flows like a river, and this remake was inevitable.
03/19/18

Check Out The Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Launch Trailer!

A story of intertwined destiny and friendship awaits!
03/19/18

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Releases This May in the Americas

Pre-order to get a free PS4 theme and a bonus mini-game!
03/19/18

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Launching on Smartphones in Japan on March 22nd

Oh, man, what a blast from the past!
03/19/18

Coming This Week, 3/19/2018

Detective Pikachu likes his coffee the way he likes his Poke Beans: black as a moonless night.
03/18/18

Banner Saga 3 Gets a New Character Trailer For Bolverk

The blood-lust fueled Varl leader of The Ravens.
03/18/18

United Kingdom Bans Omega Labyrinth Z

Things aren't looking great for the upcoming dungeon crawler
03/18/18

The Swords of Ditto Gets a Release Date

The action-rpg will find its audience on April 24th.
03/18/18

Dark Rose Valkyrie Heads to Steam in April

It's a Compile Heart game... No, wait. Come back.
03/18/18

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Comes to the US This Summer

Crazy Majima antics still included.
03/18/18

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Preview

Can't wait until Friday!
03/17/18

Week in Review, 3/17/2018

Happy St. Patty's Day
03/17/18

Twitch Sunday & More: Tales of the Abyss

Still waiting for that Tales of the Abyss/Tales From the Crypt crossover event.
03/17/18

Even More Character Trailers Released For Dancing Star Night and Dancing Moon Night

Fuuka and Futaba shine in the spotlight!
03/17/18

NieR: Automata Exceeds 2.5 Million Sales Worldwide

Glory to... er, Platinum Games?
03/17/18

Enjoy New Gameplay Footage from Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth on Smartphones

To me!!
03/17/18

Search for Adol's Memories Again with Ys: Memories of Celceta on PC

Cue the "WEN CROSSBELL" and "WEN CSIII" jokes! XSEED needs more sympathy...
03/16/18

Bandai Namco Releases Light and Shadow Developer Diary, Ni no Kuni II Japanese Commercial, and Roland Trailer

It's the fine details that add to the charm.
03/16/18

Geralt of Rivia Joins the Fight in Soul Calibur VI

The Butcher of Blaviken will turn battles into bloodbaths!
03/15/18

More Updates Coming to Monster Hunter: World in the Near Future

Weapon buffs for (almost) everyone!
03/15/18

Dissidia Final Fantasy Gets a New Challenger: Vayne Solidor

Fighting against him will be in vain... I'll see myself out.
03/15/18

Retro Encounter 126: Planescape: Torment Part I

A wisecracking skull, a seductive rat woman, and a kindhearted demoness walk into a bar...
03/15/18

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review

You don't mess with Kiryu.
03/14/18

Compile Heart Keeps Going, Mary Skelter 2 Announced

You must wonder where they get the money to make these games.
03/14/18

Noctis Lucis Caelum Teleports Into Tekken 7.

Still mad that Kenny wasn't the chosen character...
03/13/18

Another Batch of Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Screenshots Released Alongside Character Profiles

More choices are always welcome.
03/13/18

Final Fantasy VII Remake Development Team is Now Hiring

Any chance the first installment makes it out this decade?
03/13/18

Ys VIII Gets a Japanese Release Date for Switch

And it got delayed a week before it came out. (No, it didn't... yet.)
03/13/18

Monsters Will Cry With this New Monster Hunter World Crossover

Featuring Dante from the Devil May Cry series.
03/13/18

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire (Slightly) Delayed

Hey, now you have more time for Ni no Kuni II.
03/13/18

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Review

It's never too late for romance!
03/12/18

Megadimension Neptunia VIIR Due for North American Release on May 8th

Pronounced as V-two-R.
03/12/18

Neptunia Series Development heads towards Brave New Lands

Both a pun and the truth. How about that for Game Journalism?
03/12/18

Code of Princess to Receive Switch Remake

Hack and slash away.
03/12/18

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Gets New DLC Characters and Season Pass

And some of them are from the good parts of SAO. (Yes, there are some.)
03/12/18

Batman: The Enemy Within is Finishing with Branchiest Episode Yet

So, there might be two endings this time?
03/12/18

RPGFan Music: Glory to Metal: A Symphonic Metal Tribute to NieR: Automata Review

I can dig it.
03/11/18

Week in Review, 3/11/2018

Hurray Daylight Savings Time!
03/11/18

Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Review

A place where nobody dared to go. They call it....Tokyo.
03/10/18

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Gets New "Centurion" Trailer

A giant ice breaking land cruiser... nice!
03/10/18

Kritika Online Tiger Costume Bundle Giveaway

Tigers and ducks for all! Well, provided you win.
03/10/18

Twitch Sunday & More: Tales of Vesperia

More Tales, comin' at ya.
03/09/18

Pick Up NieR: Automata for 50% Off in Celebration of Its One Year Anniversary

Glory to mankind!
03/09/18

New Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night Trailers

Akihiko Sanada and Morgana Trailers and a look at the 'Commu' system.
03/09/18

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Arriving on Smartphones in Japan This Spring

I am now convinced Square Enix has no desire to ever make me happy.
03/09/18

Final Fantasy XV and Tekken 7 to Share Stage at Next Active Time Report

Please let True Ogre be a secret boss....
03/08/18

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Gets Revamped for 3DS

Also, Bowser Jr. is there too for some reason.
03/08/18

Dark Souls Remastered to receive Nintendo Switch network test, Solaire of Astora amiibo

The future's looking pretty bright!
03/08/18

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Gets The Definitive Release Date

In other news, Link was spotted under a giant flame orb. Probably means nothing.
03/08/18

Nintendo and Ubisoft Announce South Park: The Fractured but Whole is Coming to Switch

A Nintendo console lineup full of RPGs is finally coming together.
03/08/18

Undertale is Coming to Nintendo Switch

It seems we are going to have a good time, then.
03/08/18

Okami HD Brushes Its Way onto the Nintendo Switch This Summer

Put the awesome sun-doggo on all the consoles!
03/08/18

SaGa: Scarlet Grace is Coming to Nintendo Switch This Year

It will be a SAGA before we get a western release, huh?
03/08/18

Octopath Traveler arrives on Nintendo Switch this July

That collector's edition is pretty sweet!
03/08/18

Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud is Making its Way to Nintendo Switch!

Now, if only it can make its way to the west.
03/08/18

Retro Encounter 125: RPG Spinoffs

One, two, princes kneel before you
03/07/18

Falcom Brings Their Take on Card-Based Battling to Smartphones with Legend of Heroes: Kizuna

Ouroboros-ly, it's time to battle!
03/07/18

Eurogamer Claims Diablo III is Coming to Nintendo Switch

¡Ay, Dios mío!
03/07/18

Dragon Crown Pro Shows Off Its Characters in New Trailer

No joke here. The title says everything.
03/07/18

The Legacy Lives On: Layton’s Mystery Journey Gets a Anime Trailer

This reminds me of a puzzle...
03/07/18

NieR: Automata Contains One Secret That has Yet to Be Discovered

I am intrigued.
03/06/18

Final Fantasy XV's Royal and Windows Editions Are Now Available

When's Episode Kenny!?
03/06/18

Victor Vran Review

Something old, something gold.
03/06/18

Square Enix Announces Changes to Board of Directors

A handful of well known developers have been added.
03/06/18

Lara Croft Crossover Coming to Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

Just in time for the upcoming film.
03/06/18

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Patch Adds Tons of New Updates

One of the biggest yet.
03/06/18

Secret of Mana PS4 Update Now Available; Vita and PC Versions Patches to Follow

The usual Square Enix update.
03/06/18

Monster Hunter: World Becomes Capcom's Highest Selling Game Ever

Better start hunting some game, huh?
03/05/18

RPGFan Music: NieR: Glory to Mankind Review

In the words of M. Bison, "This is delicious!"
03/05/18

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- Hits the Road in 2018

Tickets are available now!
03/05/18

Beast Girl and New Tank Arrives for Battle in Metal Max Xeno

Yes, a beast girl. Don't make it weird.
03/04/18

Original Piece of Music Inspired by Secret of Mana Available for Free Download

It was done by the composer of Snake Eater. No ladders included.
03/04/18

Robot RPG NieR: Automata Gets a Symphonic Metal Tribute Album

No, the robots aren't the ones making the music.
03/04/18

Nintendo to Release The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 5-Disc Soundtrack

The limited edition is exclusive to Japan.
03/04/18

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Valkyrie Profile

It shall be engraved upon your soul!
03/04/18

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine's Original Soundtrack Ready for Your Ears at Digital Storefronts Worldwide

Man, that title is just empirically smooth, much like the songs on this soundtrack.
03/03/18

Week in Review, 3/3/2018

Lousy Smarch Weather...
03/03/18

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Reaches One Million Downloads, Celebrates with In-Game items

You get a gem, you get a gem, everybody gets a gem!
03/03/18

A Teaser for Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Has Surfaced, Possibly Hinting At a New Port

Are we sure that another port from Square Enix is a good idea, though?
03/03/18

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Upgrades to Version 1.3: New Game + and New Blades Included

No. The drop rates for blades have not increased. KOS-MOS demands your time.
03/03/18

Twitch Sunday: Broken Sword

Boy, this thing has been broken for so long... shouldn't someone get it fixed?
03/03/18

Muv-Luv and Muv-Luv Alternative to Make Their Way to PlayStation Vita This Summer

Always good to see the Vita getting some attention!
03/02/18

Tales of the Elements Review

Come for the game, stay for the sick beats.
03/02/18

Retro Encounter 124: Valkyrie Profile Part II

A Portrait of the Heroine as an Immortal Goddess of War and Fate
03/01/18

The Forbidden Land, Eureka Anemos Comes to Final Fantasy XIV on March 13

New challenges await. In the meantime? Glow sticks.