RPGamer Round-Up: Nov. 11 – Nov. 18

Welcome to the second edition of a new RPGamer column where we take a quick look back at some of the articles we’ve posted throughout the week. This article is designed to help give reminders for some interesting editorial content and stories that our less regular visitors might have missed. During this initial trial period we would very much appreciate any feedback or comments on its usefulness. With that said, let’s get to the articles!

 


Editorial Content

Matt Masem reports back on Infinite Adventures, the debut title from Stormseeker Games. The game proves to be a dungeon-crawler that successfully evokes the appeal of titles such as the Etrian Odyssey series.

After being busy in Japan last month, Sam Wachter reveals the progress she’s making through her backlog. Yakuza Kiwami 2 is successfully completed, with a bit more progress to report on Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions.

OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes is now available on Switch after coming out on PC and other consoles earlier this year. Alex Fuller checks out how the brawler game based on the Cartoon Network animated series holds up.

The newest title in Rideon and Circle Entertainment’s strategy RPG series is out now on Nintendo Switch. Joshua Carpenter reports that the game acts as good comfort food for those looking for a strategy RPG fix.

The Pokémon series made its debut on Switch this week with the release of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!. Scott Wachter was able to check the game out before launch at Toronto’s EGLX.


Major News

Final Fantasy XIV‘s Fan Fest took place in Las Vegas this weekend, with its keynote presentation used to announce the new Shadowbringers expansion. The expansion is set to hit early summer 2019, with plenty of juicy details about its contents revealed.

Following the announcement of a PlayStation 4 release, Grinding Gear Games has announced the latest expansion for Path of Exile. The developer was kind enough to give RPGamer all of the details about what the expansion contains.

THQ Nordic adds to its recent history of acquisitions by taking control of the Expeditions series from Logic Artists. However, the deal sees the developer continuing work on the series with a new title in development.

Being a spin-off to the Yakuza series, it would be surprising if Judge Eyes didn’t have lots of side content. Sega has confirmed that there is plenty of side content and detailed some of those extra activities.

 

Additional Selected Stories

Podcasts

This week’s Q&A Quest includes discussions of a gaming Mount Rushmore and Bethesda’s history with quality assurance.

The RPGCast crew discuss what they’ve been playing and the latest RPG news.

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Alex Fuller

Alex joined RPGamer in 2011 as a Previewer before moving onto Reviews, News Director, and Managing Editor. Became Acting Editor-in-Chief in 2018.

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