RPGamer Round-Up: February 12 – February 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

The launch of Tales of Symphonia Remastered gives it the opportunity to draw new fans and gives veterans the chance to appreciate it all over again. Alex Fuller takes a fond look back at how it was a key part of forming his interest in the genre.

Vengeful Heart is a visual novel that examines what happens when a corporation steals a basic human right. Sam Wachter reports back in the resulting anarchy, chaos, and possible romance as she sticks it to greedy corporations and saves the less fortunate.

Major News

CyberConnect2 released its first official trailer for Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2. It also provided details about the current state of Gasco following the events of the first game.

Dragonwell Publishing is partnering with Nihon Falcom for an officially licenced novelisation of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. The novelisation is is being written by Anna Kashina and is planned to release in fall.

Riot Forge announced a new League of Legends spin-off RPG. The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story is being developed by Moonlighter creator Digital Sun and is planned to release in spring.

A free demo is available for Like a Dragon: Ishin! ahead of its launch next week. The combat demo lets players try out two action-focused sections of the game.

The Deep End Games and 2124 Publishing announced a release date for Romancelvania. The combination of Metroidvania and dating sim will launch in just under a month.

505 Games and Point Blank Games revealed that action Stray Blade is launching in a couple of months. A closed PC beta will be available beforehand with sign-ups still available.



Other Selected Stories


This week in Q&A Quest, we discuss all the news from the latest Nintendo Direct. We also discuss the slate of new RPGs still to come this month.

Chris gives everyone horse poop. Meanwhile, Jason extols the virtues of Alien Ant Farm and Alex keeps things concise, as instructed.


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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