RPGamer Round-Up: October 3 – October 10

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

Ember Lab’s first major release is 3D adventure title Kena: Bridge of Spirits. Alex Fuller finds that though its gameplay has room for improvement, the excellent visuals and charm make it a title well worth playing through.

Hot girl summer may be over, but rowdy road trip fall is hot on its heels. Get in the Car, Loser! rips down the eternal highway with a story of queer friendship and punching the Machine Devil in his stupid face. Zach Welhouse talked to Love Conquers All Games’ Christine Love about inspiration, fashion, and the rules of the road.

The Forgotten City started life as a fan-made Skyrim mod. Many changes and additions later, a fully fleshed-out standalone version has seen the light of day as its own choice-driven narrative adventure and Pascal Tekaia reports back on the experience.

Major News

RPGamer is proud to once again be participating in Extra Life. Find out how to join us in helping sick kids and funding research.

The Yakuza series developer is undergoing leadership changes. Both Toshihiro Nagoshi and Daisuke Sato are leaving the studio, but its new leadership will have a new title to show soon.

Ahead of the series twentieth anniversary, Square Enix revealed that Kingdom Hearts is heading to Switch. The series collections and Kingdom Hearts III will be available on the console as cloud-based releases.

Square Enix hosted a panel for Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin during this year’s TGS. The panel detailed many of the improvements in the game and its second trial.

Nippon Ichi Software’s new dungeon strategy RPG follows a group of adventurers trapped within a dungeon. Fortunately, there is enough potential food available, even if it puts up a bit more of a fight than they’re used to.

Square Enix revealed the offline version of MMORPG Dragon Quest X will release in Japan in February. The release will be followed by its first expansion in spring.



Other Selected Stories


This week in Q&A Quest, we discuss the Darksiders series and the release of Darksiders III on Nintendo Switch. We also discuss the recent Nintendo Direct.

It’s time to give some love to CyberConnect2’s passion project, Little Tail Bronx. Josh Carpenter and Casandra Ramos join the show to chime in about this adorable little DS game, Solatorobo: Red the Hunter.

It’s the regular RPGCast trio bringing you another week of mild insanity. Kelley struggles because Japanese names are hard. Chris wants to take all the cats camping, but Anna Marie swiftly vetoes the idea. The dad jokes arrive in full force, and everyone’s thinking about vacations.


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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