RPGamer Round-Up: March 1 – March 8
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.
The last time anyone outside Japan could get a new copy of Langrisser was right before grunge took over the radio. Modern audiences will soon be able to try it out alongside its sequel, and Mike Moehnke investigates what this new remake has to offer.
After a mixed reception in Japan, Netflix brings Dragon Quest: Your Story to the West. Matt Masem and Elmon Dean Todd give an in-depth review to see if it fares better internationally.
When your little brother is bored and cooped up in the hospital, what’s a guy to do besides make a video game for him? Anna Marie Privitere looks at the Apple Arcade title Takeshi & Hiroshi.
Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games the staff played in January and February. Pokémon, Trails, Mass Effect, and World of Warcraft were among the many series vying for staff gaming time over the last couple of months.
RPGamers can now try out Final Fantasy VII Remake on their own consoles. The demo version of the game is now available to download for PS4 and takes players through the opening bombing mission.
Borderlands 3’s second campaign DLC is due to release towards the end of March. The game will also be arriving on Steam very soon after previously being exclusive on PC to the Epic Games Store.
NIS America announced that roguelike RPG void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium is heading to North America and Europe. The game, from A Rose in the Twilight and htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary director Masayuki Furuya, is set to arrive in the summer.
What is a port? A miserable little pile of coding! But enough talk, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is now available on iOS and Android devices.
Additional Selected Stories
- Kickstarter Check-In: Nekojishi: Lin & Partners
- Alder’s Blood Receives Switch Release Date
- Cloudpunk Gets April PC Release Date
- Nocturne: Prelude Out Now on PC
- Trials of Mana Gets New Gameplay Trailer, Screenshots
- Blue Protocol Receives New Gameplay Footage
- Blue Protocol Japanese Closed Beta Delayed
- Nioh 2 Gets Gameplay Trailer with Developer Commentary
- Curse of the Dead Gods Available on Steam Early Access, Console Versions Announced
- Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf Heading to Consoles
- Square Enix Shows Some Outriders Locations
- VVVtunia Gets Few More Screenshots, Additional Vtubers
- Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Out Now
- The Division 2: Warlords of New York Now Available
- Digital Store Weekly Round-Up (March 5, 2020)
This week in Q&A Quest, the hosts talk about RPGs with weird and complicated mechanics. That means a fresh excuse to discuss games like Natural Doctrine and Resonance of Fate.
Peter, Josh, Kelley, and Alex join Chris and Anna Marie for a new episode of the RPG Cast. The group discuss their latest game playing and the recent RPG news, including plenty of chat about the recent Final Fantasy VII Remake demo.