News Archive: July 2018
Date Update
07/31/18

Nintendo Releases New Trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Season Pass

A refresher before the expansion pack drops.
07/31/18

New Darksiders III Footage Shows Environmental Puzzles

Also, is that a Watcher I see?
07/31/18

Compile Heart's desert-themed RPG "Arc of Alchemist" Officially Revealed

It's rough, coarse, and gets everywhere. The sand, not the game.
07/31/18

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Gets a New Japanese Demo

I feel like it might be a little late for this...
07/31/18

Moonlighter Receives Massive "More Stock" Update

The update includes 100 new room patterns!
07/31/18

The Banner Saga 3 Review

A conclusion to remember.
07/30/18

Digimon Survive Coming to the West in 2019

Celebrate 20 years of the Digimon anime with this brand new story-driven game!
07/30/18

Atlus Hints At The Future of Etrian Odyssey with New Teaser Trailer

Short and sweet, the trailer be!
07/30/18

Vampyr Introduces New Difficulty Modes in Future Update

New story mode and hard mode coming later this summer!
07/30/18

Coming This Week, 07/30/18

Eight games, eight adventures to explore
07/29/18

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Lunar 2: Eternal Blue

Wiiiiiishing on a dream that - oh, sorry, that was the first game.
07/29/18

Adventures on the Side: Guidelines for RPG Sidequests

Today in features, we have robots, snow, and... fries?
07/29/18

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Coming to PC, Mac and Linux in August

Also expected to hit consoles at some point.
07/29/18

Twitch Sunday: Persona 3: FES - Choose Your Own Adventure

The Midnight Hour approaches.
07/28/18

Souls-like Sidescroller RPG Salt and Sanctuary Coming To Nintendo Switch in August

Man, the Switch is getting some rad traction with ports nowadays!
07/28/18

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom DLC Detailed

This medley of mesmerizing additions is sure to excite fans of the game.
07/28/18

Week in Review, 7/28/2018

Changes are a-coming!
07/27/18

RPGFan Music: Caligula OST Review

No, not that Caligula.
07/27/18

Retro Encounter 146: Lunar 2: Eternal Blue Part II

Jean duels Master Lunn / Her whole world's come undone / From lookin' straight at the sun
07/26/18

Witness a Forbidden Love in New Yakuza Kiwami 2 Trailer

Kiryu and Kaoru, sitting in a tree...
07/26/18

Ys: Memories of Celceta Now Available for PC

Drink in that foliage ocean.
07/26/18

Check Out a New Website and Screenshots for Digimon Survive

The sequel to Metal Gear Survive that everyone wanted.
07/26/18

New Details on S-Crafts and Character Profiles for Trails of Cold Steel IV

I hope you like iron in your bloodstream.
07/25/18

Pre-Order Fallout 76 And Take Part in the B.E.T.A. Test This October

Nuclear missiles detected.
07/25/18

Random Encounter 148: "IDOLA" A Song of Halcyon Days Past

Who are you, and what have you done with Phantasy Star?
07/25/18

Twitch Thursdays: Kingdom Hearts - Re:Chain of Memories

What's a re:chain? Actually, don't answer that.
07/25/18

Check Out a New Character Trailer for Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Meet eight souls stuck in a world brutally ruined and submerged.
07/24/18

Zwei: The Arges Adventure Review

Another hidden gem from Falcom's storied history!
07/24/18

Idola Phantasy Star Saga Announced for Smartphones in Japan

Celebrating 30 years of Phantasy Star!
07/23/18

Developer Media.Vision Hiring for New PS4 RPG

The Wild Arms, Shining Resonance, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Developer is recruiting.
07/23/18

Spike Chunsoft Unveils Visual Novel 'YU-NO' & A New Trailer For 428: Shibuya Scramble

428 Shibuya Scramble is all kinds of my exact jam in gaming.
07/23/18

Coming This Week, 07/23/18

The banner is waved for the last time.
07/23/18

Retro Encounter Wants Your Input!

Somehow, we made it this far
07/22/18

1979 Revolution: Black Friday is Coming to Nintendo Switch

And Switch owners won't have to wait too long to play it.
07/22/18

Kingdom Hearts Releases a "Celebrating 90 Years of Mickey Mouse" Trailer

90 years of copyright protection and still going strong.
07/22/18

Guitar Collections Final Fantasy IV Album Now Available from Scarlet Moon Records

A new take on a classic game's score.
07/21/18

Week in Review, 7/21/2018

You Got More Than You Bargained For!!!
07/21/18

Twitch Sunday: Disgaea: Hour of Darkness

Don't worry, the stream will run for longer than an hour.
07/21/18

Enjoy The Latest Screenshots and Details for God Eater 3

Ye shall dine on gods.
07/21/18

Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Coming to Nintendo Switch This August

Time to get your post-apocalyptic fill on the go!
07/21/18

'The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep' Heading to PC This September

A long-awaited return for a legacy RPG franchise.
07/21/18

New Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update Adds Breath of the Wild Items

Born to be wild!
07/20/18

FuRyu Details Five New Characters from Action-RPG 'Crystar'

Okay, that art design for Heraclitus is the absolute bomb.
07/20/18

Zombies Await in New 'The Walking Dead: The Final Season' Teaser Trailer

Clementine has come so far!
07/20/18

Investigative RPG 'Call of Cthulhu' Launches October 30th

A descent into madness is soon coming.
07/20/18

Digimon Survive Announced for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

Coming to Japan in 2019!
07/20/18

RPGFan Music: Corpse Party: Haunting Melodies Review

Who needs to sleep, right?
07/19/18

Retro Encounter 145: Lunar 2: Eternal Blue Part I

Why do I fall in love with every woman I see that shows me the least bit of attention?
07/18/18

Take On the Deadly Rathalos in New Final Fantasy XIV/Monster Hunter: World Crossover Event

It came from the sky!
07/18/18

Victor Vran: Overkill Edition for Switch Gets a 60 Second Summary Trailer

Will you take up the monster killing mantle on Switch?
07/18/18

Shining Resonance Refrain Review

It's been four years, Sega!
07/18/18

Detroit: Become Human Review

Do androids dream of elec-- okay, I'll stop.
07/16/18

Steins;Gate Elite Launching on PS4, Switch and PC in Early 2019

Shall we do the time warp again?
07/16/18

First Yo-kai Watch 4 Screenshots, Setting Details Revealed

Appearing on Nintendo Switch in Japan this fall!
07/16/18

Coming This Week, 07/16/18

Off to Adventure!
07/15/18

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Lunar: The Silver Star

Is an angel watching closely over these three?
07/15/18

Crowdfunded RPG Edge of Eternity Gets New Details and Media

This one's looking rather promising!
07/15/18

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire 'Beast of Winter' DLC Coming August 2nd

The Watcher has been beckoned to sojourn the Archipelago once again.
07/15/18

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Review

You Gettin' Mad? I'm Gettin' Rich. Watch Out Lil' Witch.
07/15/18

Twitch Sunday: Octopath Traveler

Come on, you knew this was coming, right?
07/14/18

Nelke & The Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Confirmed for a Western Release

The Atelier series jumps into town building.
07/14/18

Shenmue I & II: Two Shenmue Fans Take A Stroll Through the Real-Life Dobuita Street

Two Shenmue fans get the trip of a lifetime.
07/14/18

Week in Review, 7/14/2018

Octopath Weekend!!!
07/14/18

Check Out The Latest Trailers for Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!

Brock and Misty, reporting for duty.
07/13/18

Etrian Odyssey X Reveals Returning Classes and New Artwork

The collaborative class art looks absolutely fantastic!
07/13/18

Heroes' Return: The Latest Characters from Trails of Cold Steel IV are Revealed

It seems we have a bright future ahead of us.
07/13/18

New Little Dragons Cafe Details Introduce New Characters and More

Blow off some steam with these bizarre robots!
07/13/18

RPGFan Music: Kurt hymneth ~The Songs that Conversed with the Gods~ Ar tonelico hymmnos concert Complete BOX Review

Thus they sang.
07/12/18

Retro Encounter 144: Lunar: The Silver Star Part II

All men have evil in their hearts. Some are merely able to conceal it better than others.
07/12/18

Check Out A New Trailer for Monster Hunter: World's Upcoming Final Fantasy XIV Crossover

Sure, you can hunt a Behemoth, but can you make Cup Noodles out of him?
07/12/18

You Can Now Pre-Order The Banner Saga 3 for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

What do you know, the terrors of the sea.
07/12/18

Capcom Partners With Pure Imagination Studios to Make 3D Animated Monster Hunter Special

Hold on to your butts.
07/12/18

Hand of Fate 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch

Cards galore dealt again with a Switch in store!
07/12/18

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Receives New Trailer at Anime Expo

An anniversary that will define winter.
07/12/18

CD Projekt Red Confirms The Witcher Franchise Will Have Future Installments

The fourth Witcher installment is a ways off though.
07/12/18

Square Enix Details Octopath Traveler Secret Jobs and More

Not so secret now, are you?
07/11/18

Enjoy Eleven Furious Minutes of Darksiders III Gameplay

Vulgrim's back!
07/11/18

Echoes of the Fey - Episode 2: The Last Sacrament review

The long awaited part two is finally here.
07/11/18

Check Out Our Updated Gallery for The World Ends With You: Final Remix

Plus, find out what's new in the Switch port.
07/11/18

Code Vein's Release Date Pushed Back to 2019

The blood will flow... a little later than expected.
07/11/18

NieR: Automata Official Novelizations are Coming to the West

Become as gods!
07/10/18

Indie Metroidvania Chasm Gets July 31st Release Date

This one's been a long time coming!
07/10/18

Horror-Themed Visual Novel Death Mark Coming to the West

You've met with a terrible fate, haven't you?
07/10/18

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Adds Rinoa Heartilly To Its Roster

Squall's best girl is back in business.
07/10/18

Monster Hunter: World Arriving On Steam August 9th

Slaying monsters at 60 fps!
07/10/18

Star Ocean: Anamnesis is out now, and here are our thoughts!

Star struck.
07/10/18

Random Encounter 147: The Burden of Choice

Opera or Ashton? Jean or Mystere? Kara or Connor? Dogs or cats?!
07/09/18

Darksiders III Gets November 27th Release Date for PS4, XB1, and PC

Read on for details on special editions and Fury's Flame Hollow.
07/09/18

New Fantasy Life Online Trailer Brings a Colorful Fantasy World to Life

Scheduled for release in Japan on iOS and Android devices this summer.
07/09/18

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Gets a Western Release Window

Also, the Japanese version came out last week. Should mention that too.
07/09/18

Coming This Week, 07/09/18

Two games, eight ways to play.
07/09/18

Origins Game Fair 2018 Special Feature

Our annual look at our favorites in the world of tabletop games.
07/09/18

Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~ Comes West in 2019

Bringing wintery steampunk otome stories to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita!
07/08/18

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Gets a Demo in the West

Battle of the Dragons.
07/08/18

Week in Review, 7/8/2018

Happy 8th of July!!!
07/08/18

FoxTail Preview

Tales of daring do and good...lox...tales.
07/08/18

Spike Chunsoft Reveals New Visual Adventure 'AI: The Somnium Files' At Anime Expo 2018

Oh, man, this looks quite promising.
07/07/18

Death end re;Quest Announced for Western Release

Compile Heart's bloody RPG makes its way West!
07/07/18

Twitch Sunday: Super Paper Mario

[insert 800 paper puns here]
07/06/18

Scarlet Moon Records Announces Guitar Collections Final Fantasy IV

Classical guitar arrangements of delicious Final Fantasy IV Music!
07/06/18

RPGFan Music: Kurt hymneth Apocrypha ~Lost Songs~ & Ar tonelico Hymmnos Concert side Protection Review

Enjoy a double feature music review!
07/05/18

Retro Encounter 143: Lunar: The Silver Star Part I

When the horizon darkens most / We all need to believe there is hope
07/05/18

E3 2018: Masayoshi Soken Interview

A chat with the man behind the music of Final Fantasy XIV.
07/05/18

The Caligula Effect: Overdose Hitting PS4, Switch, and PC Next Year

This Persona-like is getting a second lease on life.
07/05/18

NIS Announces The Princess Guide for PS4 and Switch

Coming in 2019!
07/05/18

RPG Maker MV Coming to PS4, XB1, and Switch

Now you can make games with a sideways battle system, too.
07/05/18

Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk Gets New Character Trailer

First impressions are important, after all.
07/05/18

Disgaea 1 Complete Brings Out the Angels of Celestia in a New Trailer

NISA wants us to Flonne-t this trailer.
07/04/18

A Look at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's RPG Character Roster

Yes, we're really doing this.
07/04/18

E3 2018 Complete Coverage Is Here!

Five dozen games make for a lot of reading material.
07/04/18

E3 2018: Code Vein Hands-On Impressions

Get ready for an anime Souls this fall!
07/04/18

E3 2018: Yakuza Kiwami 2 Hands-On Preview

More Kiryu, please!
07/03/18

Enjoy Ten Minutes of Rainbow Skies Gameplay Footage

It's been a long time coming, but the game is out now!
07/03/18

Shenmue I & II HD Will Launch on August 21st

Kazuma Kiryu, meet your long-lost relative!
07/03/18

Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory Review

And the award for best developer's name goes to...
07/03/18

E3 2018: Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Hands-On Preview

Brave the wasteland to fight bandits and... bartend?
07/03/18

Betrayal of Comrades DLC Now Available for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Including characters from Alternative Gun Gale Online, also known as the best part of SAO.
07/02/18

Code Vein Character Trailer Introduces Mia Karnstein

Likely, more character trailers will be coming soon.
07/02/18

Square Enix Confirms New Action RPG is in Development

From the team behind the Secret of Mana remake.
07/02/18

Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps and White Dog Squad Will Inspirit Your 3DS This September

Yo-kai Blastin' makes me feel good!
07/02/18

E3 2018: 3 Minutes to Midnight Hands-On Preview

It'll soon be the Dark Hour...
07/02/18

Week in Review, 7/2/2018

Summertime, fun time.
07/02/18

Ys Memories of Celceta and Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity PC Release Dates Announced

Two more JRPGs for PC gamers this summer.
07/02/18

Guild Wars 2 'Long Live the Lich' Story Update Now Available

They sure ain't Joko-ing around!
07/02/18

Coming This Week, 07/02/18

It's too hot to play games.
07/01/18

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Mass Effect

Today's episode: Two girls, a guy, and a Turian walk into a bar...
07/01/18

Enjoy New Screenshots from FuRyu's Crystar in Our Updated Gallery

In other news, FuRyu is teporarilly suspending their videogame business. Read on for details.
07/01/18

Romancing SaGa 3 Announcement Set For TGS

Hopefully some new news on the Vita remaster!
07/01/18

E3 2018: Phantomgate Preview

Norse to meet you (oh no, i'm so sorry)
07/01/18

Twitch Sunday: Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete

Back to the beginning.