RPGamer Round-Up: Apr. 14 – Apr. 21
Welcome to the latest edition of RPGamer’s newest 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.
Pascal Tekaia examines Inti Creates’ mission-based, side-scrolling action RPG Dragon Marked for Death. The Switch title revolves specifically around the ideas of online multiplayer and complimentary character classes, though suffers greatly when others are not around.
Michael Apps got the chance to try a build of Indivisible at PAX East, to see how the RPG from the creators of Skullgirls is shaping up. The game is coming to PC and consoles later this year.
After accidentally leaking the announcement last week, Square Enix has confirmed a PC release for Octopath Traveler. The game will be released via Steam this June.
Idea Factory International has announced release dates for both PlayStation 4 title Dragon Star Varnir and the Steam version of Death end re;Quest. The publisher also put out some new media and details for the former title.
2D action RPG Dark Devotion is coming to PC next week, with console versions to follow sometime in the future. Publisher The Arcade Crew also released a new seven-minute gameplay introduction video.
Following the debut trailer for the Dragon Quest movie last week, the first trailer has been released for the upcoming Ni no Kuni movie. A near-fatal car accident leaves a group of friends searching for answers that ultimately send them on a magical adventure.
Marvel’s Ultimate Alliance series finally gets a new title this year. Nintendo and Koei Temco revealed the heroes are teaming back up on Nintendo Switch in July.
6 Eyes Studio and 1C Entertainment have announced the full release date for Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark. The tactical RPG will release on PC and consoles at the end of this month.
Ysbryd Games and Witching Hour Studios’ Venetian-inspired RPG Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is coming to Nintendo Switch. The Switch version will join the existing PC and console releases in May.
Additional Selected Stories
- Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Goes in Search of Atlantis
- Shadows of Adam Coming to Switch in Early May
- Level-5 Provides Additional Yo-kai Watch 4 Details
- Sega Reveals More Project Sakura Wars Details, Images
- Heretic Operative Adds the Blood Cult
- Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown Available on PlayStation VR
- Wasteland 2 Switch Retail Edition Out in North America, Coming Soon to Europe
- Caravan Stories Coming to PS4 in North America
- Grimshade Now Available on GOG.com
- Last Epoch Beta Releasing This Month
- Warhammer: Chaosbane Enters Second Closed Beta
- Neverinth Begins Life on Steam Early Access
- Ys VIII Heading to Smartphones
- Mobile Disgaea RPG to Need Months of Work to Relaunch
- Disc Creatures Pays Tribute to Monster Collecting This Year
- Kickstarter Check-In: Sin Slayers
- Digital Store Weekly Round-Up (April 18, 2019)
A quick glance at the Yo-kai Watch games might superficially indicate nothing more than another portable monster collection title, but there’s quite a bit more to distinguish them. RPG Backtrack’s look at the first two games in the series requires mention of quite a few puns.