RPGamer Round-Up: February 23 – March 1

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


Editorial Content

Designer Shoji Masuda is known for some distinctive titles that have generally only been able to garner attention in Japan. Thanks to Degica Games, western RPGamers can finally check out the anti-RPG Hero Must Die. Again, and Alex Fuller provides his review of the game.

Romancing SaGa 3 is now available to English-speaking audiences for the first time. Pascal Tekaia finds that the result is a game that fans of the SaGa formula will embrace, though it comes with all the asterisks that characterize the series for more casual players.

Bigben and Cyanide Studios bring the Paranoia franchise to the world of video games. Charalampos Papadimitriou takes on the role of a Troubleshooter and tries to avoid being sent to the nearest convenient termination booth.

Guildlings is a unusual episodic title that tasks players with thinking outside the box, outside their phone, and sometimes outside of reality. Anna Marie Privitere provides her thought on the game in a brand new Adventure Corner.

Major News

In a presentation at PAX East, Larian Studios’ Swen Vincke demonstrated the much-anticipated first gameplay for Baldur’s Gate III. The game is expected to receive an Early Access version in the coming months.

The Yakuza series has finally made its debut on Xbox. The 1980s-set Yakuza 0 is now available on Xbox One and included as part of the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.

Grinding Gear Games has announced its latest expansion to its free-to-play action RPG Path of Exile. The new expansion is titled Delirium and Grinding Gear Games’ Chris Wilson was kind enough to give RPGamer a heads-up on what it includes.

The upcoming Xbox Series X’s Smart Delivery feature will be of interest to those Xbox One owners who purchase Cyberpunk 2077. It ensures that a dedicated Xbox Series X version will be available to them at no extra cost.

The second entry in the Brigandine series is preparing for a worldwide launch in June. Get ready to lead legions of troops and monsters alike as the battle for Runersia heads to the Nintendo Switch this summer.


Additional Selected Stories


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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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