News Archive: December 2018
Date Update
12/30/18

From Software Working on Two Unannounced Games

From the ashes, a fire shall be woken.
12/30/18

Brownies President Shinichi Kameoka Says Company Will Go Back to Console Games

They already have a Nintendo Switch game in development.
12/30/18

Atlus Opens Teaser Site for Persona 5R

New information will be revealed in March 2019.
12/30/18

Darksiders III Review

You bring the Tanqueray, I'll bring the Lady of Rage
12/30/18

Twitch Sunday: Grandia III

Even Grandier than Grandia II.
12/29/18

Next SaGa Game Will Feature Multiple Protagonists, According to Kawazu

Series creator weighs in on SaGa's future.
12/29/18

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Gets Complete Edition, New "Dissonance of the Nexus" Expansion

Trailers within!
12/29/18

Monster Hunter World Gets New Assassin's Creed Crossover

Get special Assassin's Creed gear until January 10th.
12/28/18

Mac, Linux Versions Of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Cancelled

Don't worry, it's not all bad news!
12/28/18

The Walking Dead: The Final Season To Be Epic Store Exclusive Going Forward

A new entry in the evolving tale.
12/28/18

New Details Revealed For Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

What does the newest entry have in store?
12/28/18

New Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Trailer Rolls Out

Get the inside scoop on this upcoming release!
12/28/18

RPGFan Music: NieR Orchestral Arrangement Special Box Edition Review

Three albums in a fancy box!
12/27/18

Retro Encounter 168: 2018 Year in Review

AWWWWW RPGFAN! Don't you dare be sour! Clap for your final Retro Encounter episode of 2018, and FEEL THE POWER!
12/27/18

Atlus Registers Several Persona 5 Domain Names, Including "Persona 5 R," "Persona 5 S," and More

An announcement may be impending.
12/26/18

Valkyria Chronicles Switch Review

Ready to buy this one again?
12/25/18

Random Encounter 156 - Yuletide Cheer

Happy holidays from the RPGFan podcast crew!
12/23/18

World of Final Fantasy Maxima Review

WOFFin' all over the world
12/22/18

A Twitch Sunday Christmas with Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star

Romancing pigeons in tanks: The true meaning of Christmas.
12/22/18

Special Feature: RPG Winter Adventures

Brave the cold weather with these RPGs that feature even colder climates!
12/22/18

Dragon Quest XI S Teaser Trailer Unveiled, Confirmed for 2019 Release

Bonus Switch exclusive content will be included.
12/22/18

Check Out A New Trailer and Gameplay Footage of Granblue Fantasy: Relink

Keep an eye on this one!
12/22/18

New RPG "Outward" Casts Its Spell in March

Team up with a friend to cast magic and survive in an open world.
12/22/18

Smartphone RPG Project Babel Set To Launch in 2019

A trailer and some snazzy character art lies within!
12/21/18

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Patch 4.5 Gets January Release Date

The final update before the next expansion.
12/21/18

Spike Chunsoft Announces March Release Date for Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Die over and over again while listening to a free bonus CD!
12/21/18

Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk Review

He's back.
12/21/18

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy Gets A New Gameplay Trailer

This take on the iconic mascot is one of my favorites.
12/21/18

Xenogears 20th Anniversary Concert -The Beginning and the End- Receives Blu-ray Release

Experience the Xenogears concert from the comfort of your home!
12/20/18

Retro Encounter 167: A Thirst For Battle Part I

We are strong / No one can tell us we're wrong
12/20/18

Cyber Knights RPG and the Economy of Atmosphere

Celebrating the effectiveness of sparseness.
12/19/18

Falcom Announces Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, Coming to PS4 in 2019

Set forth once again on a grand adventure.
12/18/18

Fallout 76 Review

What happened to the other 71 games?
12/17/18

Coming This Week, 12/17/18

Mysteries abound.
12/17/18

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Snubs - RPG Edition [Video]

Please give us our golden boy, Nintendo.
12/17/18

New Kingdom Hearts III 'Final Battle' Trailer, New Screenshots Released

Don't think twice about giving yourself over to the excitement!
12/17/18

New Video Offers an Extended Look at Upcoming Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion

Mo' monsters, mo' problems.
12/17/18

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Prologue Anime Gets Key Art, Teaser Trailer

XV's villain is getting his turn in the spotlight.
12/16/18

Book of Demons

Give a hoot!
12/16/18

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors

Mr. Game & Watch would be a deadly addition to this cast.
12/16/18

Kingdom Hearts III Gets A New 30-Second TV Spot

Plus, a word on those leaked copies.
12/16/18

NIS America Announces Lapis X Labyrinth and Danganronpa Trilogy at KF Games Showcase

Puhuhu intensifies.
12/16/18

RPGFan Founders Roundtable ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

This feature is also known by its alternate title, "Three Old Guys Chatting About the Internet Circa 1998."
12/15/18

Twitch Sunday: Rogue Galaxy

Level-5 takes to the skies.
12/14/18

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 3 - 12/14/18

Why shovel snow when you can check out some new potential games in the works?
12/14/18

RPGFan Music: NieR: Automata Orchestral Arrangement Album Review

A second NieR orchestral album? Nice!
12/14/18

Learn The Basics of The Last Remnant Remastered's Combat in New Trailer

Some helpful hints for first-time players.
12/14/18

Yuna and Valefor Swoop Into Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Stay away from the summoner, or she'll kick your butt.
12/13/18

Retro Encounter 166: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Part II

I would like to be here / I would like to be there / I would like to be everywhere at once!
12/13/18

Final Fantasy XV Standalone Multiplayer Expansion & Crossover Event with FFXIV Now Available

You can now get Garuda as a summonable Astral!
12/12/18

RPGFan Launches Daily "This Day in Gaming" Video Series

You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind.
12/12/18

Find A Way to Survive in New Left Alive Trailer

So, did Square basically make a Metal Gear game?
12/12/18

NieR: Automata: Game of the YoRHa Edition Launches Early February

It was my Game of the YoRHa last YoRHa too!
12/12/18

Multiplayer Comes to Stardew Valley for Nintendo Switch Today

Horse hats and camaraderie for all!
12/11/18

Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass Review

I only came here for the kids.
12/11/18

God Eater 3 Gets A New Story Trailer

What does the new AGE herald?
12/11/18

Tales of Crestoria Mobile Game Announced for an English Release

Bandai Namco previously released two other mobile Tales games in English.
12/11/18

YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Relives the 90s in January

A PlayStation Vita version is also set for sometime in 2019.
12/11/18

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 3 Rises From the Dead in January

The latest episode is being developed by StillNotBitten, a new team within Skybound Games.
12/11/18

Random Encounter 155: Let's Go, Joker!

I won't take the bait, I won't take the bait...
12/10/18

Katy Perry Joins The Battle In Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

How much MP does it cost to summon Carly Rae Jepsen?
12/10/18

Coming This Week, 12/10/18

A plethora of indie role-playing games.
12/10/18

Ni No Kuni II 'Lair of the Lost Lord' DLC Launches December 13th

Dive into a dangerous new dungeon!
12/10/18

Square Enix Announces Lineup for Jump Festa 2019

The long-awaited Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S will finally make an appearance!
12/10/18

Darksiders III Gets New Accolades Trailer

THQ Nordic's franchise revival is getting some love.
12/10/18

Capcom Announces Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion, The Witcher 3 Crossover

Expansion due out in August 2019.
12/09/18

Square Enix Releases New Screenshots, DLC Details for Dragon Quest Builders 2

New recipes will be added after launch.
12/09/18

Face Your Fears In New Trailer for Kingdom Hearts III

Catch a preview of the game's opening movie.
12/09/18

Return of the Obra Dinn Review

The edge-of-your-seat sequel to Obra Dinn: Origins
12/09/18

Judgment, Previously Project Judge, Comes West Summer 2019

Now featuring dual audio and dual subtitles!
12/08/18

Twitch Sunday: Tales of Eternia

...or "Tales of Destiny II" if you prefer.
12/07/18

RPGFan Music: NieR Gestalt & Replicant Orchestral Arrangement Album Review

Yummy orchestral music!
12/07/18

The Caligula Effect: Overdose Showcases Combat In New Gameplay Trailer

Predict, plan and team up!
12/07/18

Obsidian Announces New RPG The Outer Worlds At 2018 Game Awards

Putting that Fallout pedigree at the forefront.
12/07/18

Supergiant Games Announces New Title, Hades, at The Game Awards 2018

You can start playing the game in Early Access right now!
12/07/18

Anthem Story Trailer Revealed at Game Awards 2018

A demo will be available in January and February.
12/07/18

Games of the Year 2018: Reader's Choice vote is now open!

Yes folks, it's that time already.
12/07/18

Retro Encounter 165: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Part I

Once more you open the door / And you're here in my heart
12/07/18

Joker from Persona Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as DLC Fighter

I must admit, I never saw this coming.
12/07/18

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Heading Exclusively to Nintendo Switch

Avengers, assemble!
12/07/18

Bioware Teases New Dragon Age Project At The Game Awards 2018

The dread wolf rises.
12/06/18

Atlus Releases New "Mapping" Trailer for Etrian Odyssey Nexus

A new video highlighting a series staple.
12/06/18

The Last Remnant Remastered is Available Now

Launch trailer within.
12/06/18

Midgar Studios and Playdius' Edge of Eternity Is Now in Early Access

Get it before December 12th for a 10% discount.
12/06/18

Meet The Latest Additions To Nelke & The Legendary Alchemists's Cast

Judith, Shallistera, Iris, and Norn.
12/05/18

Nihon Falcom Teases New Game with Mysterious 'Project N.O.X.' Website

If you love countdowns, this tease is for you!
12/05/18

Learn About The Last Remnant Remastered's Battle System in New Trailer

Intense, strategic combat brings the experience together.
12/05/18

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice Review

Called for jury duty!
12/04/18

Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata Announces New Company

JP Games launches in early 2019.
12/04/18

The Last Remnant Remastered Showcases High-Speed Movement in New Trailer

Looks like Rush can now rush past enemies.
12/04/18

Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight & Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Review

Dance the night away with Mitsuru (and others, I guess).
12/03/18

Bethesda Offers Replacement Bag for Fallout 76 Collector's Edition

But is it too little, too late?
12/03/18

Conception Plus Gets a New Character Trailer

Lets (re)meet the crew of the remaster.
12/03/18

Romancing SaGa Re:Universe to Launch December 6th in Japan

Ogle the new trailer and art while you wait.
12/03/18

The Character Designer Behind Neptunia is Going Freelance

But will still be working on Idea Factory/Compile Hearts titles.
12/03/18

Coming This Week, 12/3/18

Lose yourself to dance!
12/02/18

Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Review

152 friends!
12/02/18

Square Enix Announces New Tactical RPG War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

No platform has been announced at this time.
12/02/18

Square Enix Releases New Renders of Kairi from Kingdom Hearts III

She's all grown up and ready to kick some Heartless butt.
12/02/18

The Council: Episode 5 Set To Release Early December

This marks the final episode of the season.
12/02/18

Celebrate Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Anniversary With Torna ~ The Golden Country Soundtrack

The soundtrack will be available whereever the game is sold.
12/01/18

Twitch Sunday: Breath of Fire III

Get some breath mints and dive in!