RPGamer Round-Up: April 5 – April 12

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

Sci-fi tactical RPG Element: Space hit consoles last month after originally launching for PC last year. Alex Fuller finds that while the game has some interesting combat, the rest unfortunately fails to offer adequate support.

Final Fantasy VII Remake is already in some people’s hands but Zack Webster only just recently managed to finish the 1997 original. How does the classic feel to a first-timer over twenty years after its original release?

Major News

Sunless Sea will be arriving on Switch and Xbox One in just a couple of weeks. Hopefully not too many new captains will end up eating their crew.

Square Enix released its fourth entry in the Inside Final Fantasy VII Remake video series. The latest video highlights the game’s music ahead of its official launch tomorrow.

RPGamer’s ad hoc Kickstarter Check-In feature returns for a look at two ongoing crowdfunding campaigns. This edition features Grimorio of Games and JanduSoft’s Sword of the Necromancer, as well as DragonClaw Studios’ TwilightStar: Heart of Eir.

In a correction to a previous article, Boot Hill Bounties has not been delayed. The game will hit Nintendo Switch this week as originally planned.


Additional Selected Stories


This week’s Q&A Quest features plenty of chat about Persona 5 Royal. The hosts also look at the similarities and differences between the Nintendo 64 and the Sega Saturn.

Alex, Kelley, Nathan, and Peter have all descended into the slums of Midgar, so the Final Fantasy VII Remake dominates this week’s Now Playing, but Anna Marie still manages to answer a question left over from last week about Persona 5 Royal. Our listeners recount their memories of the original Final Fantasy VII, and there’s even some 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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