RPGamer Round-Up: September 8 – September 15

Welcome to the latest edition of RPGamer’s round-up 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 of some interesting editorial content and stories that our less regular visitors might have missed.


Editorial Content and Features

Dragon Quest wasn’t the only RPG property to head to movie theatres in Japan recently. Michael Baker checked out the Ni no Kuni movie and reported back on its big screen treatment.

In the latest Adventure Corner column, we take a look at a recently-released Lovecraftian adventure. Zack Webster reports back from The Sinking City.

Erik van Asselt takes a look at why people are coming back to World of Warcraft, particularly its recently-released Classic version. What could move someone to come back to a version of a MMORPG that is fifteen years old?

Major News

As expected, Final Fantasy VII’s remake received plenty of attention at this year’s TGS. A brand new trailer was accompanied by a stage presentation that showcased several new elements.

Atelier’s Dusk trilogy is joining its predecessor in getting a bundle release on new platforms. Atelier Ayesha, Atelier Escha & Logy, and Atelier Shallie will all be coming to PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.

Romancing SaGa 3 will finally be making its western debut this November when its remake launches on many platforms. It will be followed in December by the release of SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions.

Bandai Namco has announced a January release date for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. The company also confirmed that the Buu Saga will be covered by the game.

Square Enix has announced a release date for the remaster of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles. The GameCube title will be coming to multiple platforms this January, with at least some of those platforms getting cross-play for its new online multiplayer.

Enjoy RPGs but want to feel a bit more involved in all the actions the heroes perform? Ring Fit Adventure will get players moving around as they try and save the world when it releases next month.


Additional Selected Stories


This week in Q&A Quest, the hosts discuss the best RPGs made on a low budget. There is also chat regarding the most important series from Sega and Atlus.

The latest episode of RPGCast has Chris and Anna Marie joined by Johnathan and Joshua. The panel discuss what they’ve been playing this week, as well as the latest RPG news.


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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