RPGamer Round-Up: August 8 – August 15

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

Over a decade since the last release, the Disciples series is making its return. RPGamer was given the opportunity to watch a brief demo of the upcoming Disciples: Liberation and check out a few hours of a recent closed beta build.

What happens when the Game of Fate is canceled and all that’s left to do is walk through the apocalypse? Sam Wachter finds that in World’s End Club at least, you get cute kids but boring gameplay.

Major News

The second part of Fantasian launches on Apple Arcade this Friday. The second half includes more quest-driven gameplay across its forty-to-sixty hours of content.

Tales of Arise is getting a demo ahead of its launch next month. The demo will be available on consoles next week.

RPGamers can finally date their trusted weapons with the release of Boyfriend Dungeon. Kitfox Games’ dungeon-crawling dating-sim RPG is out today on PC, Xbox One, and Switch.

Rose City Games and Picogram’s Garden Story is out now. Players guide Concord the grape as he steps into his new role as the guardian of Spring Hamlet.

Following its recent update, Eastward now has a release date. The game will launch on PC, Mac, and Switch next month.

Technical issues caused the PS4 and PS5 versions of Fuga: Melodies of Steel to be delayed. Those have now been resolved as the game is available now on the PlayStation Store.



Other Selected Stories


It’s time to put on our overalls, grab our hoe, and go back to the farm. The regular Backtrack crew is joined by guests Sam and Ryan to dig deep into the depths of indie darling Stardew Valley.

This week in Q&A Quest we discuss The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles. We also answer all your hard hitting questions.

Josh wishes on a monkey paw and gets a new Shining Force game. Chris’s body isn’t ready for Death’s Door. And no one expects the shadow drop of Boyfriend Dungeon.


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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