RPGamer Round-Up: December 12 – December 19

Welcome to the latest edition of RPGamer’s round-up column, where we 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

Moonglow Bay may be the most Canadian game to ever exist. Sam Wachter reports that from strange fish tales to chatty Maritimers, the game will have you entranced by all its wonders.

It’s been some years since an RPG took the top prize at The Game Awards. Jason McFadden argues the genre’s case for future prestige.

Major News

RPGamers have a new way to restore color to the world. Top-down adventure RPG Chicory: A Colorful Tale has been released on Nintendo Switch.

While many are currently enjoying Final Fantasy XIV’s newest expansion, server congestion is requiring some players to stick in lengthy login queues. Square Enix provided some details on the current status and some forthcoming updates.

Nihon Falcom announced the latest entry the Legend of Heroes series. Surprising very few, Kuro no Kiseki II will continue the series’ new Calvard story arc.

Square Enix released new details and screenshots from Team Ninja’s Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin. The update introduces new characters and locations, as well as providing some details on the Job system.

Cygames held its Granblue Fantasy Fes 2021 event, during which it provided an update on Granblue Fantasy: Relink. The action RPG is still planned to launch next year, with a PC release joining the previously announcement PS4 and PS5 versions.

The Pokémon Company provided some new details on Pokémon Legends: Arceus. While players explore Hisui as part of the Galaxy Expedition Team, they will encounter members of the Diamond and Pearl Clans.



Other Selected Stories


In a double dose on of Q&A Quest, we talk more about Shin Megami Tensei V. We also discuss the recently announced Nintendo Switch port of .hack//G.U. Last Recode.

Yakuza 6 was the swan song for its beloved protagonist Kiryu. Join this lively cast of guests, including Josh Carpenter, David McBurney, Ryan McCarthy, Pascal Tekaia, and Sam Wachter as we close out the year in Kamurocho.

Josh demands justice for Jorts. Chris is deployed to the circus wars. And Kelley assures us that Fang the Sniper is real. We’ll see you in 2022. Don’t butter your cats!


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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