News Archive: August 2019
Date Update
08/31/19

Night In The Woods Developer Alec Holowka Has Passed Away

Our thoughts are with his family.
08/31/19

Spiders' GreedFall Gets New Gameplay Walkthrough Video

The wilds are filled with danger.
08/31/19

Supermassive Games' Next Dark Pictures Anthology Game Is Called "Little Hope"

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here?
08/31/19

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Gets New TGS 2019 Trailer

The action looks hype, man.
08/30/19

CD Projekt Red To Alternate Between New Witcher and Cyberpunk Games

Expect new entries in both franchises.
08/30/19

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Teaser Trailer Promises New Details Soon

It looks like the Phantom Thieves are going on a road trip!
08/30/19

Two New Persona 5 Royal Trailers are Sure to Steal Your Heart

This Joker doesn't look anything like Joaquin Phoenix...
08/30/19

RPGFan Music: Shin Megami Tensei if... Original Sound Collection Review

What if...
08/30/19

Thunder Wolf Zinogre Takes The Stage in New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailer

Howl at the moon!
08/29/19

New Character Details, Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed For Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

Let's hope we see these bonuses in the West!
08/29/19

Decay of Logos' Switch Release Pushed Back Slightly

Which is why you can't buy it today!
08/29/19

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & The Secret Hideout Gets New Battle System Trailer

Nobody ever said Alchemists had it easy!
08/29/19

New Weapon Trailer for Code Vein Is All About the Bayonet

No, not Bayonetta, that's a completely different thing.
08/29/19

Yakuza [7]: Like A Dragon Announced for PlayStation 4, Features Turn-Based Combat and New Setting

Releasing just in time for the series' 15th anniversary!
08/28/19

Dragon Star Varnir Hitting Steam on October 9th

Discreetly download the dragon-ly... y'know.
08/28/19

Star Renegades Gets An Awesome Trailer from Gamescom 2019

Yes, I know Gamescom is over. We have a backlog. Shush.
08/28/19

Raging Loop Gets Day One Edition, Release Date

A horror visual novel from KEMCO.
08/28/19

LCG Entertainment To Relaunch Telltale Games Brand

Fitting, given that the studio's claim to fame was The Walking Dead.
08/28/19

Square Enix Unveils First Star Ocean First Departure: R's Screenshots

Remakes aplenty, like stars in the night sky.
08/28/19

Review: Fire Emblem: Three Houses Impresses On All Fronts

A monumental return to consoles after 12 years.
08/28/19

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailer Reveals New Monsters, Guardian Armor, and More

Hunts in the Hoarfrost Reach are really heating up!
08/28/19

Cat Quest II New Gameplay Trailer Showcases Exploration And Battling

A purrfect co-op title!
08/28/19

Feast Your Eyes On New The Alliance Alive HD Remastered Media

Vehicles and battlin' galore!
08/28/19

Witness the Power of a Samurai and Yokai in New Nioh 2 Screenshots

A new demo is coming to Tokyo Game Show!
08/28/19

Trials of Mana Gameplay Showcased at Gamescom 2019

Combat and more was shown in a hands-on demo.
08/27/19

Developer Alec Holowka and Composer Jeremy Soule Both Accused Of Sexual Assault

Both Zoe Quinn and Nathalie Lawhead have gone public with their experiences.
08/27/19

Yakuza 0 Review

There's no better time to start at the beginning!
08/27/19

Coffee Talk Gets a Release Window, Plus New Demo

The new demo lets you create custom latte art. What more could you want? Mer-people? Yeah, they're here too.
08/27/19

New Persona 5 Royal Trailer Highlights Takuto Maruki Confidant

The school counselor.
08/27/19

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Set to be Digital-Only

I'm still going to buy it for Squall's pretty facelift.
08/27/19

Ultimate Alliance 3's First DLC, Curse of the Vampire, Announced

Only 1.5 vampires included.
08/26/19

Coming This Week, 8/26/19

Everyone wants to be a master.
08/26/19

We go hands-on with the Pokemon Masters beta!

Become a master yourself when the full game launches tomorrow!
08/25/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

Our panelists lay out their definitive thoughts on the world of Erebonia.
08/25/19

Crystar Review

See, crying does make you stronger.
08/25/19

Random Encounter: MISSING!?!?

Fret not! It isn't!
08/24/19

Twitch Sunday: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

What is a man? *flings wine glass*
08/24/19

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Director Departs from Square Enix

More free content has been added to the game, as well.
08/24/19

Spirit Hunter: NG Coming This October

The horror continues with the second volume in the Spirit Hunter series.
08/24/19

Check Out The New Release Trailer for Crystar

Have a good cry.
08/23/19

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Adds Trunks To Its Roster of Playable Heroes

Back from the future to wreck some fools.
08/23/19

RPGFan Music: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest: Remastered Soundtrack Review

Remastered Soundtrack: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
08/22/19

Retro Encounter 202: RPG Villains: Luca Blight

No, not Doctor Blight, you're thinking of Captain Planet
08/21/19

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Coming To Consoles With 'Ultimate Edition'

Sailing across the Deadfire, wherever ye may be!
08/21/19

Experience 'A Day in Shenmue' With New Shenmue III Trailer

Activities, kung fu, and talks await.
08/21/19

The Alliance Alive HD Remastered Gets New Battle-Focused Trailer

Strategy paves the way to victory!
08/21/19

Experience Pokemon Sword and Shield at Galar Visitor Centers in Cities around the US

Pop on in and Bob's your uncle.
08/21/19

Dragon Quest XI S Demo Available Now

Playing the game also nets you Tockles spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in the future!
08/21/19

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot To Feature Cell Saga, New Character

What can Mr. Perfect Cell do for you?
08/21/19

Face the Butterfly of Delirium in New Code Vein Trailer

This sure isn't the Moonlight Butterfly, no sir.
08/21/19

Oninaki Review

Is it third time lucky for Tokyo RPG Factory?
08/21/19

The Cyclops Serial Killer Claims Another Victim in Latest AI: The Somnium Files Screenshots

Warning: these screenshots might not be suitable for all ages.
08/21/19

Yakuza Remastered Collection Announced for PlayStation 4

Yakuza 3 is available right now in the PlayStation Store!
08/20/19

Code Vein Receives Demo on September 3rd

Try the game before it releases on September 27th!
08/20/19

Eliza Review

Actually based on a real program!
08/20/19

New Story Trailer for Trails of Cold Steel III Explores "The Bonds Between Us"

Class VII is back and ready to rumble.
08/20/19

Cyberpunk 2077 Confirmed for Google Stadia Release

I wanna be the cyberpunk, like no cyberpunk ever was.
08/20/19

Explore a New Town in Latest Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer

Hit the town with the game's director!
08/20/19

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Gets New Gamescom Trailer, Screenshots, and More

Plus, a chance to design an in-game costume!
08/19/19

Best Friend Forever Officially Announced

A cute new dating sim with a special twist!
08/19/19

The Witcher 3 Receives Release Date For Nintendo Switch

Explore a beautiful and terrifying world on the go!
08/19/19

Coming This Week, 8/19/19

Fresh off the factory line!
08/19/19

Western Yakuza 3 Remaster Announcement Rumored for Gamescom

A heartwrenching tale of a man, his orphanage, and catching fish with a trident.
08/19/19

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Releases in September

The re-release of this beloved classic isn't too far off now!
08/19/19

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Gets Gamescom 2019 Trailer

In-engine footage of Paradox's Seattle.
08/19/19

The Surge 2: Accolades and Gameplay Overview Trailers Released

The sequel to the sci-fi Soulslike releases in September.
08/19/19

Oninaki Launch Trailer Available Days Before Release

Could this be the last of the Oninaki trailers?
08/19/19

Dungeon Defenders: Awakened Coming to Nintendo Switch As Timed Exclusive

PS4, XB1, and PC to follow.
08/19/19

Adorable Action-RPG Skellboy Headed to Nintendo Switch

That's a good skelly-boy, right there.
08/19/19

Gorgeous Adventure/RPG Eastward Coming to Nintendo Switch

Published by Chucklefish Games!
08/19/19

Torchlight II Coming To Nintendo Switch on September 3rd

Time to hack, slash, and loot!
08/18/19

Prepare for Battle with the Latest Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer

Deliver a proper beatdown with new held items and abilities!
08/18/19

Persona 5 Royal Gets New Screenshots, Spring Release Window in the West

Is it just me or does Jose's car look like a toilet?
08/18/19

Eredia: The Diary of Heroes Review

An RPG Maker game taking a stab at creating an antihero.
08/18/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 18 - 8/16/2019

An opera director solving bloody murders, and, well, the complete opposite vibe are on display this week.
08/18/19

Pre-Order The Trails Of Cold Steel III Digital Deluxe Edition Today

PlayStation Plus users get a nifty discount!
08/18/19

Lead Producer for Dragon Age 4 Leaves BioWare

Anthem lead also departing.
08/17/19

Twitch Sunday: Grandia HD

Puffy...in HD!
08/17/19

Grandia HD Will Arrive on PC This September

Experience the Game Arts classic on Steam!
08/16/19

RPGFan Music: NieR: Orchestra Concert 12018 Review

We're back with a music review, yay!
08/16/19

Last Chance to Enter Our Trials of Fire Giveaway!

Hours remain. *Majora's Mask moon meme here*
08/16/19

Physical Deluxe Edition of Wargroove Deploys This Fall

The good boys are back in town.
08/15/19

Retro Encounter 201: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Part II

You're as cold as ice / You're willing to sacrifice our Trails
08/15/19

Code Vein's Newest Trailer Showcases The Halberd

A good way to keep foes at bay.
08/15/19

Meet the Daemon Gavod in Latest Oninaki Video

This guy looks dangerous!
08/15/19

Create Your Own Gathering Field in Atelier Ryza

Create your very own Gathering Field and share it with others!
08/15/19

Doraemon Story of Seasons Getting Western Release This October

The iconic Japanese mascot character is coming to the States!
08/15/19

Two New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailers Showcase Seliana Base and the Glavenus

Explore the new base location through Felyne dancing!
08/14/19

Biomutant Is Getting A Pair of Special Editions

Hope you're ready to shell out the big bucks.
08/14/19

A New Oninaki Video Showcases The Daemon Lucica

Another day, another demon.
08/14/19

System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition Officially Announced

Will you be able to survive the horrors on the spaceship Von Braun?
08/14/19

Romancing SaGa 3 Remaster Nearing Completion, According to Series Director

Hopefully we'll get to play it by the end of the year!
08/14/19

We're commanding an army of the dead in our hands-on with Iratus: Lord of the Dead!

Check out how the game has progressed since E3!
08/13/19

The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan Offers Up Movie Night Mode in New Video

Horror is best shared with friends, after all.
08/13/19

Root Letter: Last Answer Gets New Gameplay Trailer

Find the truth.
08/13/19

Dicey Dungeons Review

There's no chance to roll a D20 with these dice!
08/13/19

Nintendo Switch Might Be Getting SNES-Style Controller, According to FCC Filing

Let the theorizing commence!
08/13/19

Enjoy Some Gorgeous Concept Art from Tokyo RPG Factory's Oninaki

Plus another demon-centric video!
08/13/19

GreedFall Gets a New Gameplay Trailer

Combat, skill trees, and decision making shown in-engine.
08/12/19

Retro Encounter 200: The Retro Encounter Awards

A very special podcast bicentennial
08/12/19

Coming This Week, 8/12/19

Having a grand 'ol time.
08/11/19

Here's everything the Dragon Quest Builders 2 Season Pass has to offer!

Read on to see just how much we like it!
08/11/19

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series Now Available for Digital Pre-order on PC, PS4, and XB1

The complete bundle of Telltale's epic will release on September 10th.
08/10/19

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Official Website Revamped With Story Trailer, Screenshots

Please, please get a Western release date!
08/10/19

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Unveils New Media & Battle Modes

Monotone and crimson.
08/10/19

An Update on RPGFan Podcasts and Ads

A few more comments on our recent site updates!
08/10/19

Twitch Sunday: Super Mario Maker 2

We're going for a Sunday stream building theme.
08/09/19

Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk Review

A witch hunt full of romance.
08/09/19

Latest Oninaki Video Introduces The Demon "Treize"

In the immortal words of DJ Khaled, "another one!"
08/09/19

Code Vein Unveils Eva Roux in New Character Trailer

A voice found, when one was lost.
08/09/19

New Dragon Quest XI S Trailer Puts Adventures in Erdrea in Your Hands

The Hero from Smash Bros. Ultimate finally gets his own game!
08/08/19

First Yo-kai Watch for Nintendo Switch Trailer Released

Get reacquainted with some of your favorite Yo-kai!
08/08/19

Oninaki Trailer Showcases Zaav, a Spear-Wielding Daemon

Square Enix keeps dropping trailers left and right!
08/08/19

RPGFan Letter From the Editor Vol. 3: Lightbringers

What's new, what's not, why that stuff is new or not, and even how we got here.
08/08/19

Indivisible Gets October Release Date

Finally!
08/08/19

Spearhead Games Announce Console Versions of "Living World Sandbox RPG" Project Witchstone

From the creators of Omensight and Stories: The Path of Destinies!
08/08/19

The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan Developers Detail 2-Player Story Mode

Share in the horrors with a friend.
08/07/19

Oninaki Trailer Showcases Axe-Wielding Daemon Wil

A demo for the game is available now.
08/07/19

PQube Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Sale of Nintendo Switch Titles

Now where did I leave my wallet...
08/07/19

Granblue Fantasy: Versus To Receive "RPG Mode"

This gorgeous fighting game just got even more exciting!
08/07/19

New Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer Showcases New Rivals, Galarian Forms, And More

Is that Doug Dimmadome? Owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome?
08/07/19

Enter Our Trials of Fire Giveaway!

This way you could also go hands-on with the game!
08/07/19

Hands-On with Strategic Roguelike Deckbuilding in Trials of Fire

How well does Whatboy's new game blend these three distinct genres?
08/06/19

New Oninaki Gameplay Video Showcases New Characters, Combat and More

A Daemon, known as Dia.
08/06/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake Receives New Screenshots of Sector 8

The lively and sleepless district is illustrated for a new generation.
08/06/19

Grandia HD Collection Gets Release Date

Play two classic RPGs on the Nintendo Switch!
08/06/19

Retro Encounter 199: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Part I

Time to hit the ol' dusty Trails
08/06/19

Random Encounter 169 - Building Up the Summer

Some great games to play this summer, with only more to come!
08/06/19

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Introduces Main Characters

There's a lot to take in from this ensemble cast.
08/06/19

Mobius Final Fantasy Collaborates With Final Fantasy VIII for Third Anniversary

Even the Draw battle system makes an appearance with this collaboration!
08/06/19

THQ Nordic Announces a Darksiders Board Game

Play as all four Horsemen in Darksiders: The Forbidden Land.
08/05/19

Coming This Week, 8/5/19

Behold a pale horse, and his name that sat on him was Death.
08/04/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake: What We Know So Far

Plus some thoughts on what we don't yet know, and what we still hope to see.
08/04/19

Quirky New RPG Heroland Available For Pre-Order

Don't eat the pretzels, they only give +2 to defense!
08/04/19

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Artwork Shows Off Shinra Building

A new take on a familiar location.
08/04/19

Square Enix Details Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Patch 5.05

Warrior of darkness, there is more to be done.
08/04/19

Ooblets Developer Announces Timed Epic Game Store Exclusivity for PC

Still releasing on Xbox One at some point, too!
08/04/19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Review

Marvel's very best heroes make a grand return to consoles!
08/04/19

Dragon Quest XI S Will Be Getting A Demo

All you Hero mains, get ready.
08/03/19

New Final Fantasy IX Tribute Album Available Now from Materia Collective

A tribute to the best Final Fantasy.
08/03/19

Slice and Dice Through The Surge 2's New Trailer

Upgrade your armor with the severed limbs of your enemies!
08/03/19

Twitch Sunday: Dragon Quest Builders 2

Should be a gooreat time. Slimes included
08/03/19

Origins Game Fair 2019

Our annual look into the long-running tabletop convention.
08/02/19

Enjoy Brand-New Persona 5 Royal Gameplay Footage, New Trailers, And More

A new palace awaits in the brand-new scenario.
08/02/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 17 - 8/2/2019

Adventures in the dump never looked so fun (no, really). Also, dinosaurs!
08/01/19

Crystar Gets New Gameplay Trailer

Pre-orders are now open!
08/01/19

New Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Screenshots Show Off New Characters

This is a pretty expansive cast!
08/01/19

Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers Showcases Time Hijinks in New Trailer

The times we'll have.