News Archive: December 2019
Date Update
12/28/19

Random Encounter 177 - What Retro Encounter Said

It can't be helped they release just ahead of Random!
12/26/19

Final Fantasy XIV Online Surpasses 18 Million Players

Check out the latest screenshots from Patch 5.2!
12/26/19

Makoto Nijima Brings Martial Justice In New Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Trailer

Queen comes in swinging once more!
12/26/19

The Telltale Batman Shadows Edition Available Now

One of many Telltale games Athlon intends to revive!
12/26/19

Ardyn and Extra Costumes Heads to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT in January

Sephiroth bares it all in this upcoming DLC!
12/26/19

Xenosaga HD Collection Failed Profitable Market Analysis

I guess we should be content with KOS-MOS and T-elos in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
12/23/19

Coming This Week, 12/23/19

The little holiday game flood.
12/23/19

It's a Christmas Eve Miracle: Cthulhu Saves Christmas on Twitch + Giveaway

Tune in on the 24th to see the brand-new RPG in action, and possibly win a copy of your own!
12/22/19

Shark-Themed RPG Maneater Arrives in 2020

Live and fight as a shark in the new action-RPG.
12/22/19

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Serves Up Final Boss and DLC Characters

You'll also net some rewards for the mobile game!
12/22/19

Check Out The Opening Cinematic For Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

And this is to go even further beyond!
12/20/19

RPGFan Music: Resurrection: Panzer Dragoon Saga 20th Anniversary Arrangement Soundtrack Review

The music lives on!
12/20/19

Random Encounter 176 - Some Epic Sagas

Many RPGs strive to tell a grand story, not all succeed.
12/18/19

New Legend of Heroes Game Announced for PS4, Along With PS4 Updates for Zero no Kiseki and Ao no Kiseki

That is no shortage of Kiseki, and I want it all.
12/18/19

Westwood Studios' Blade Runner Game Now Available on GOG.com

Classic adventure game makes a comeback!
12/18/19

Stardew Valley's Latest Patch Hits Consoles

A mobile update will follow in January 2020.
12/18/19

Grand Guilds Set For 2020 Release

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, the card combat RPG will be available on multiple platforms.
12/18/19

The Outer Worlds Expands Story With DLC

The DLC will release sometime in 2020.
12/17/19

Ys: Memories of Celceta PS4 Remaster Coming in 2020

Another chance to experience this solid Ys adventure.
12/16/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets New Screenshots, Character Renders, And More

Iconic shots of Tifa and Sephiroth have been brought to life.
12/16/19

Granblue Fantasy: Relink Gets New Trailer and Multiplayer Video

From the Granblue Fantasy Fes 2019 event.
12/16/19

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.15 Available Now

Blue Mages, arise!
12/16/19

The Last Remnant Gets A Surprise Mobile Release

What the heck?
12/16/19

Exploring Takeshi Abo's Discography Via Hi-Res Digital Soundtracks

Once hard to find physical albums, many of these gems are available again in digital form.
12/16/19

Coming This Week, 12/16/19

And it feeeeels, and it feeeeels like...
12/15/19

Death Come True Coming to PS4, Switch, PC, iOS, and Mobile Devices

Plus, a teaser trailer!
12/14/19

Persona 5 Royal Gets New Subtitle Language Support

Breaking down language barriers to steal even more hearts.
12/14/19

Haru Okumura Enters the Fray in New Persona 5 Scramble Trailer

Let's just say she's here to axe a few questions.
12/14/19

Cyberpunk 2077 Reveals Music Contributors

Grimes and other artists will have their music in the game's official soundtrack.
12/14/19

Ciel Fledge Receives New Trailer, Release Date

Time to put your parenting skills to the test!
12/14/19

The Wolf Among Us 2 Announced

Looks like Bigby's adventure isn't over just yet!
12/14/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles: Path of the Midnight Sun

You can indeed pet the dog in this game!
12/12/19

Bravely Default II Revealed at The Game Awards 2019

Yes, you're reading that right.
12/12/19

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Unveiled At The Game Awards

Focused on the hero, Cloud Strife.
12/12/19

Fairy Tail Casts A Spell in North America on March 20th, 2020

The popular anime series is set to sweep the video game world by storm.
12/12/19

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Delayed Until Summer 2020

The caravan will not be departing on schedule.
12/12/19

New Trials of Mana Trailer Released

Get a closer look at Duran and Angela's origins!
12/12/19

Square Enix Drops Babylon's Fall Teaser Trailer

More information is expected next summer.
12/12/19

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Introduces New Features and Playable Characters

The Switch port releases next month.
12/11/19

Nintendo Indie Showcase 12/10/19 Recap

A whole bunch of indie games are headed to Nintendo Switch.
12/10/19

Kingdom Hearts III ReMind DLC Officially Unveiled During State of Play

Due out next year.
12/10/19

Death Come True, Directed by Danganronpa Creator, Announced

The game will feature full motion video.
12/09/19

Coming This Week, 12/9/19

Come one, come all, the feast is about to begin...
12/09/19

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Logs In on May 22nd, 2020

Based on the series' Alicization arc.
12/09/19

Edna & Harvey: The Breakout - Anniversary Edition Available Now

The remastered edition of the dark comedic adventure game features a new art style.
12/08/19

Yusuke Kitagawa Persona 5 Scramble Character Trailer Released

Fox paints a great picture of his fighting style.
12/08/19

Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl - Gold Gets Release Date

High-tech meets high fantasy in this comedy RPG coming to Switch in February.
12/07/19

Console Pre-Orders for Darksiders Genesis Are Now Open

War and Strife await you.
12/07/19

Everreach: Project Eden Now Available

Nora Hardwood just needs to prepare a whole planet for colonization. No big deal.
12/07/19

Put a Little Scarlet in Your Sunday as We Stream SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions on Twitch

Somehow we got two SaGa games this season. Come see the newest one in action!
12/07/19

Kingdom Hearts III ReMind DLC Trailer Leaks Early, Arriving Early Next Year

January 23rd for PS4, February 25th for XB1.
12/05/19

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Rocketing Onto Switch in 2020

A springtime story in Erebonia cometh.
12/05/19

New Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Details, Ann Takamaki Trailer Released

Whip those Demons and Shadows into shape!
12/05/19

Star Ocean: First Departure R Gets Launch Trailer

Available now.
12/05/19

NieR 10th Anniversary Website Has Been Opened

Could this mean an announcement is forthcoming?
12/05/19

Breath of Fire II, Crystalis Coming to Nintendo Switch Online Service

Additional value for your Switch Online plan.
12/05/19

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Gets Release Date

Multi-platform release scheduled for early 2020.
12/03/19

Persona 5 Royal Gets March 31st, 2020 Release Date

Here to take hearts and chew bubblegum.
12/03/19

Random Encounter 175 - Life and Times with Video Games

Real life is busy; some games help you deal while others distract.
12/02/19

Coming This Week, 12/2/19

A new(ish) SaGa begins...
12/02/19

Gust's Fairy Tail Releases March 2020

Order the Digital Deluxe Edition and dress Lucy up as Ryza from the latest Atelier game!
12/02/19

Square Enix Teases New Details and New Trailer for Kingdom Hearts III ReMind

The next trailer premieres this month!
12/01/19

Pokemon Sword and Shield To Get Gigantamax Snorlax

A limited time raid battle.
12/01/19

More Concert Dates Added to Final Fantasy Distant Worlds and A New World

Want to see your favorite music performed live?
12/01/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts: Vagrant Story

Our podcasters' final word on this nearly 20-year-old title.
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