RPGamer Round-Up: May 26 – June 2

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.



The Whatcha Playing feature returns for May as the staff discuss some of the games they’ve been playing this month. Lots of monster collecting is going on between Yo-kai Watch and Pokémon: Let’s Go while South Park, RPG Maker, and Moero Chronicle Hyper all compete for staff members’ gaming time.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is upon us once more, and RPGamer will again be providing plenty of coverage for our readers to enjoy. Check out the article to see the various ways to keep up with our E3 coverage and for a handy reminder of the key conference and stream times.

The JRPGL has been running all week, as staff members’ drafted parties battle it out to reach the final in a series of reader votes. RPGamers can check out the first three finalists, and vote now to decide who rounds off the lineup for the final, which begins on Wednesday.

Major News

Gust has announced its newest title in the long-running Atelier series. Atelier Ryza appears to be the beginning of a new sub-series and is coming to Japan this fall.

Skybound Games and Beamdog have announced release dates for the console versions of Dungeons & Dragons Enhanced Edition RPGs. The games will be released in three physical editions, with each game also being available digitally on an individual basis.

NIS America’s time-traveling RPG Destiny Connect will be coming to North America and Europe this October. Once that date arrives, players will quickly be heading back to 1999.

Nihon Falcom has introduced another three characters appearing in the newest Ys title. Dol, Raging Bull, and Renegade each offer different ways to help players explore the prison city of Baldeux.

Code Vein recently made its return to the public eye and is undergoing a network test this weekend. Bandai Namco aims to help gear players up with a new six-minute behind-the-scenes video featuring insights from many of the developers of the game.


Additional Selected Stories


RPGCast returns to its more regular format following last week’s celebratory 500th episode. Josh, Kelley, Peter, and Alex join Chris and Anna Marie to discuss what they’ve been playing and the latest RPG news.

The latest episode of Q&A Quest examines the history of tactical RPGs. The hosts also discuss their histories with broken consoles.


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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