RPGamer Round-Up: May 9 – May 16

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 readers might have missed.


Editorial Content

MMORPG New World is set to launch at the end of August. During a digital press event, Alex Fuller was given the chance to check out one of the game’s earlier dungeons, known as Expeditions.

Shockwork Games released a Kickstarter demo to the public for its eerie new game Nadir. Ryan Costa took a dive in to take a look at this macabre roguelike deckbuilder.

AIM is dead, and Facenook is now king! In this third installment of the Emily is Away series, Sam Wachter gets ready to spill the tea on all this high school drama.

Paul Shkreli continues his monthly saga to clear his backlog. April’s recap features titles from the Sega Dreamcast, Nintendo DS, and more.

Major News

Final Fantasy XIV’s 2021 Digital Fan Festival took place this weekend. A keynote presentation for the Endwalker expansion included reveals of a new job, new content, a November release date, and more, while a Letter from the Producer presentation revealed that the second part of the Death Unto Dawn content and the official launch of the PS5 version will come next week.

Scarlet Nexus is getting a demo. It will be available first on Xbox consoles next week, with PlayStation consoles getting it seven days later.

Square Enix released the opening movie for the upcoming NEO: The Worlds End with You. It also provided over thirty screenshots ahead of players’ return to Shibuya in July.

The first story expansion to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is out now. Wrath of the Druids takes players across another sea to Ireland.

RPGamer’s ad hoc Kickstarter Check-In feature returns for a look at an ongoing crowdfunding campaign. This edition features Pineapple Works and Infamous Rabbit’s Oddventure.

Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards is making its debut this month. The action RPG will launch first on PC and Switch, with PS4 and Xbox One versions to follow.



Other Selected Stories

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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