RPGamer Round-Up: September 19 – September 26

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

The upcoming Pokémon Legends: Arceus is set to showcase the series’ first fully open-world game. Jason McFadden examined whether the pivot will be fraught with peril or be full of potential.


RPGamer has been given the opportunity to give away six physical copies of Kitaria Fables, three each for PS4 and PS5. Entries are open until the end of September, though only those in the conterminous United States are eligible to win.

Major News

Yoko Taro’s next game is coming sooner rather than later. The card-driven RPG will be available at the end of October and a demo is now available.

Monster Hunter Rise has been updated throughout the year, but next year it will receive a big one. A major expansion for the game is due next summer.

Love Conquers All Games’ lesbian road-trip RPG Get in the Car, Loser! is out now. The game is available for free, though those looking to pay some money can purchase an additional story chapter.

Square Enix and Nintendo provided a release date and official title for Triangle Strategy. The HD-2D tactical RPG will launch in March.

One of the Nintendo Direct’s surprise reveals was a remaster for Super Nintendo title Actraiser. The remaster, dubbed Actraiser Renaissance, is even available now on PC, mobiles, PS4, and Switch.

While it works on a ground-up remake for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Aspyr Media is providing another way to play the original game. A Nintendo Switch version will be releasing in November.

XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe announced March western release dates for Rune Factory 5. In addition, the western release will let players romance marriage candidates regardless of gender.

RPGamer’s ad hoc Kickstarter Check-In feature returns for a look at two ongoing crowdfunding campaigns. This edition features Moonana’s Keylocker, as well as Top Hat Studios and Mystery Egg Games’ Hero.EXE.



Other Selected Stories


This week in Q&A Quest, we discuss the newly released Tales of Arise. We also discuss The Outer Worlds.

We gushed about Dragon Quest’s first game earlier in the year to celebrate the series’ 35th anniversary. Now it’s time to express our thoughts about the latest entry, Dragon Quest XI, with guests David and Pascal, plus a special recording from Andy.

Anna Marie flashes the milkman. Kelley Ryan protests three button controllers. Pascal gives out his a/s/l to anyone who asks. And Chris watches some really interesting paint dry.


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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