RPGamer Round-Up: March 6 – March 13

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, or in this case, two weeks. This article is designed to give reminders of some interesting content and stories that our readers might have missed.


Editorial Content

Cloudpunk is an interesting take on the future noir setting, as seen through the eyes of a delivery driver. However, Pascal Tekaia finds the game’s various ports are proof positive that not all version are created equally.

A king’s work is never done, even if that king is a former president lost in another world. Michael Baker examines how Roland is able to make this strange new world fit for a prince.

Fighting game spin-off/sequel Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is now available on more platforms. Luis Mauricio reports back on how fans can witness an enjoyable story and brawl using their beloved heroes.

Major News

Square Enix announced The DioField Chronicle during the PlayStation State of Play presentation. The game is a fantasy real-time strategy RPG releasing later this year.

It’s been a while, but Square Enix has finally announced a new Valkyrie game. Valkyrie Elysium is an action RPG coming to PC, PS4, and PS5 later this year.

Gotham Knights finally has a launch date. Players will be able to help Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin fight crime in a post-Batman Gotham City this October.

Lost Judgment’s expansion is set to launch at the end of the month. The Kaito Files gives Yagami’s partner some time in the spotlight.

Luminous Productions’ Forspoken has been delayed by some months. The action RPG will now launch in October, while some new media shows some of the abilities Frey has to defend herself in Athia.

The final demo for Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin is now available. Players will be able to transfer save data to the full game when it launches next week.

It’s been a while since an update on Pillars of Eternity II’s Switch version, and it seems that’s for good reason. The planned release of the game on the system has reportedly been cancelled.



Other Selected Stories


Chris develops a Yakuza game with all Pokémon. Josh is surprised by microtransactions. And Kelley gets surprised by a secret mobile game.

The week’s Q&A Quests feature plenty of discussion about Elden Ring. There is also chat about Triangle Strategy and the second season of Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier.


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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