RPGamer Round-Up: January 12 – January 19

Welcome to the latest edition of RPGamer’s round-up column, where this time we take a look back at some of the articles that we posted over the holiday period. This article is designed to help give reminders of some interesting content and stories that our less regular visitors might have missed.


Major News

RPGamers will need to wait a bit longer to be able to visit both Midgar and Night City. Square Enix pushed Final Fantasy VII Remake’s release back to April, while CD Projekt RED delayed Cyberpunk 2077 until September.

Nintendo has revealed the biggest part of the fourth wave of Fire Emblem: Three Houses’ expansion pass content. Cindered Shadows tells a new side-story and introduces the secret fourth house of the Officer’s Academy.

2019 saw The Elder Scrolls Online bear witness to the year-long Season of the Dragon storyline. ZeniMax Online Studios revealed a similar plan for 2020 as players uncover the Dark Heart of Skyrim.

NIS America made a number of announcements during its localisation panel at PAX South. Trails of Cold Steel III is coming to PC, Little Town Hero is getting a physical release, Langrisser I & II is getting a demo, and Ys VIII received an update on PC.

Dragon Quest: Your Story has been given a February release date for Netflix’s streaming service. The news comes in the wake of the release of the Ni no Kuni movie on the service.

Panstasz and Ysbryd Games’ 1-bit love letter to Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft is coming to Steam Early Access. The Early Access version will launch in February, with a full release coming later this year.


Additional Selected Stories

Not satisfied with a single venture into the RPG realm, South Park returned in 2017 with another turn-based excursion through a small mountain town in Colorado. Be prepared for language that is in keeping with the source material as the RPG Backtrack looks at South Park: The Fractured but Whole.

This week in Q&A Quest our hosts talk about Blue Dragon and Mistwalker’s other output. There is also some discussion on Shin Megami Tensei IV.

Matt and Kelley join Chris and Anna Marie for a brand new RPGCast. The group once more discuss what they’ve been playing and 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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