RPGamer Round-Up: April 24 – May 1
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.
What happens when a vacant-eyed nobody picks up a magic wand from an asthmatic wizard? You get the end of the world, and no coffee with half-skim, half goat milk. Sam Wachter chronicles her attempt to stop the calamity.
Spoofs in any medium, when well done, can become instant classics. tERRORbane is an attempt to poke fun at the gaming industry and RPGs, but Jon Jansen finds it falls flat in doing so.
Aquaplus’ Monochrome Mobius: Rights and Wrongs Forgotten is not only coming to PS4 and PS5 in Japan in September, but also to PC worldwide. The release news comes with plenty of new details and media revealing it acts as a prequel to Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception.
Granzella announced remakes of the two R-Type Tactics strategy RPGs. The spin-offs to the R-Type shoot-’em-up series both originally released on PSP.
Main protagonist Ringo is back to provide more details on Soul Hackers 2. Her second summoner’s guide video introduces the concept of Covenants, party member Milady, and some dungeon exploration elements.
YummyYummyTummy’s Fallen Legion series is coming to new platforms. NIS America revealed Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory and Fallen Legion Revenants will both be hitting those platforms in August.
D3 Publisher is releasing Felistella’s Maglam Lord on PC. The action RPG will be available internationally through Steam at the end of May.
Ahead of its sequel’s release, The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki is getting a PS5 version in Japan. Clouded Leopard Entertainment will also be releasing the PS5 version and a PC version in Asia.
RPGamer’s ad hoc Kickstarter check-in feature returns with a look at 2think design studio’s Glory Hunters. The Game Boy action adventure RPG is planned to get releases on Steam as well as in a digital ROM and physical cartridge.
Other Selected Stories
- Bethesda PC Launcher Shutting Down, Classic Titles Now on Steam
- Life Sim RPG Immortal Life on Steam Early Access
- Holomento Now on Early Access
- Peglin Hits Steam Early Access
- RPG Maker Unite Outline Editor Detailed
- Honkai: Star Rail Closed Beta Announced
- Rogue Lords Hitting Consoles This Week
- Little Witch in the Woods Coming to Early Access in May
- Empyre: Dukes of the Far Frontier Launching in June
- Shining Force II Available on Nintendo Switch Online
- SpellForce III Goes on a Reforced Journey
- Legend of Mana: The Teardrop Crystal Anime Receives Trailer
- New Release Round-Up (April 28, 2022)
In 2019, Sega revived the long dormant Sakura Wars franchise with a soft reboot on the PlayStation 4. It’s time to brush off those theater glasses as Sam, Josh, and David talk about the Imperial Combat Revue while trying to cure their Koi-Koi addictions.
A special guest joins us this week to fill in for Mr. Baker. We also discuss Disco Elysium.
Kelley goes down the Sega strategy game rabbit hole. Chris becomes a doily shill. And Josh wants Sega to release Valkyria Chronicles as many times as it takes until enough people like it!