RPGamer Round-Up: May 22 – May 29

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. In this edition, we also explore the growing popularity of non gamstop casino platforms, providing insights into their features and user experiences. This additional coverage aims to highlight the diverse interests of our readers and ensure they stay informed about various gaming trends and updates.


Editorial Content

Bandai Namco’s Tales series has been a premier name in action RPGs for multiple decades. RPGamer takes a look back at its mainline entries to give potential fans ideas on which of its many titles they should start with.

The fourth game in Compile Heart’s Genkai Tokki series sets sail on Nintendo Switch. Though a departure from the previous two games, Anna Marie Privitere finds it manages to hold its own despite numerous gameplay changes.

The Iron Oath is already a game full of polish and great execution. Ryan Costa looks at how the turn-based tactical mercenary management sim is shaping up to be well worth the journey through Early Access.

Square Enix’s The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story provides a new FMV mystery for players to get stuck into. Alex Fuller examines the evidence to find the path of logic.

Finding success in esports can be pretty tricky, but Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers brings some new characters ready to make the scene. Sam Wachter reports on her attempt to take the esports world by storm, smooching a friend along the way.


Major News

FuRyu has announced action RPG Trinity Trigger. The game is said to hearken back to 1990s JRPGs and will launch in Japan this September.

Curve Games and IronOak Studios announced a follow-up to strategy RPG/board game hybrid For The King. For The King II is expected to launch for PC next year.

Developer Odencat announced pixel-graphic RPG Meg’s Monster. The game puts players in control of a powerful monster who must defeat enemies while ensuring their young charge doesn’t cry.

Flyhigh Works and Secret Character’s Banchou Tactics is set to release on PC next year. The tactical RPG puts players in a conflict between high school delinquents.

A Chinese studio is developing an RPG with a similar graphical style to Square Enix’s HD-2D titles called Codename: Wandering Sword. Along with its cozy graphics, the game sports multiple combat styles, and is set in ancient China.

Rabbit & Bear Studios confirmed that a Switch version of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is in the works. It will launch alongside its other PC and console versions next year.

SNK has brought its Neo Geo Pocket Color title Biomotor Unitron to Switch. The 1999 sci-fi RPG tasks players with piloting humanoid robots through dungeons in order to obtain upgrade materials.



Other Selected Stories


Ready the battalion, it’s Backtrack time. In this episode we talk about Sega’s other strategy RPG series, Valkyria Chronicles, with Josh, Robert, Pascal, and Mike.

Kelley is better at Elden Ring than Chris. Anna Marie shows off her deck. And Chris hates sand. Time to go play with the HD-2D you have at home.


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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