RPGamer Round-Up: February 14 – February 21

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 give reminders of some interesting content and stories that our less regular visitors might have missed.


Editorial Content

Tama hopes to revive her beloved Koko by using the Sword of the Necromancer, which gives her the ability to raise defeated enemies as allies. Luis Mauricio joins her on the journey and reports back on how it went.

As part of the 30th Anniversary of the SaGa series, Collection of Saga Final Fantasy Legend brings the first three SaGa games onto the Nintendo Switch. Elmon Dean Todd examines the first entry, Final Fantasy Legend, and sees how it holds up.

Resident Monster Hunter expert Phil Willis report back on the demo for the newest entry in the series. Does it rise up to his expectations?

Major News

One of the biggest reveals in this week’s Nintendo Direct was Project Triangle Strategy. The tactical RPG uses the same HD-2D graphics as Octopath Traveler, with a demo now available to try out.

Square Enix made multiple appearances during this week’s Nintendo Direct. One such appearance was the announcement of a Legend of Mana remaster, which releases in June.

The sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is still under development but did not appear in this week’s Nintendo Direct. Instead, series producer Eiji Aonuma unveiled The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, which launches on Switch in July.

Mario Golf is an RPG again. The newest entry, Mario Golf: Super Rush, will include an RPG Story Mode when it launches in June.

SaGa Frontier Remastered has a release date. The game will be coming to PC, consoles, and mobile in April.

The action RPG prequel to Breath of the Wild, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, is getting an expansion pass. The DLC will arrive later this year.

Three Diablo titles appeared during the first day of BlizzConline. Diablo II: Resurrected will be coming later this year, Diablo IV adds the Rogue class, and Diablo Immortal heads towards alpha.

Over two years after its original release, CrossCode is finally getting a DLC expansion. A New Home follows on from the end of the main game and shows what happens to Lea and her allies.

Larian Studios held a new Panel from Hell for Baldur’s Gate III. The developer unveiled the next major update of the game’s Early Access release, which will add Druids.



Other Selected Stories


This week in Q&A Quest we discuss the upcoming release of Persona 5 Strikers. We also discuss the best and worst games in the Tales series.

From beefcakes to thirsty NPCs, we cover the gamut of the most important awards of the year. Wheels finally gets his due. And everyone comes to terms with their feelings about visual novels.

Kelley gets a sweet message from her husband, while Josh is not convinced he wants to play Untitled Groose Game. Anna Marie is warned off of spitting in Chris’s briefs and calling it rain, and somehow we manage to get through two weeks of news including two big presentations!


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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