RPGamer Round-Up: May 29 – June 5

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

Square Enix concludes the Pixel Remaster project with the release of Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster. Paul Shkreli finds out if the nostalgia holds up in this definitive version of a Super Nintendo classic.

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story is an entertaining FMV mystery adventure available now on PC and consoles. RPGamer was able to learn more about the game’s creation from the team behind it.

Mordred comes back to finish what he started in King Arthur: Knight’s Tale. Phil Willis takes a deep look to see what the knights of the round are up to.

FuRyu has shown itself more than willing to emulate popular game series of the past in interesting ways. Michael Baker confirms that with Trinity Trigger, the developer is moving on from the sagas of the past to a promising secret of the future.

Major News

Final Fantasy XVI put in an appearance during Sony’s latest State of Play presentation. The three-minute video includes a first look at combat, plus a summer 2023 launch window reveal.

A November release date has been announced for the latest generation of Pokémon titles. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet also received some new details and media.

The first Romancing SaGa is finally joining its successors in getting a remaster. The release is bringing an upgraded version of Romancing SaGa’s Minstrel Song PS2 remake to numerous platforms worldwide this winter.

Owlcat Games is making a move from the fantasy lands of Golarion to the grim darkness of the future. Its newest game will put players in the role of a rogue trader making their way through the space of Warhammer 40,000.

BioWare revealed that the fourth Dragon Age game will be titled Dragon Age: Dreadwolf. Quite why the relevant character’s name has a space but the game title doesn’t remains to be seen.

RPGamer’s ad hoc Kickstarter check-in feature returns with a look at Team Bewitched’s Absinthia. The turn-based RPG sees three villagers joining a wandering knight to protect their home.



Other Selected Stories


This week in Q&A Quest, a long lost host returns. We also discuss all the latest news.

Anna gets her tentacle on, but doesn’t notice any performance issues. Chris learns what a wheelbarrow is while putting his sink on the ceiling. And Kelley covers Vahn with cats and steals the unexpected Dragon Age: Inquisition!


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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