RPGamer Round-Up: February 5 – February 12

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.


Major News

Sabotage Studio’s Sea of Stars has a release date. The turn-based RPG will hit PC, Switch, and PlayStation consoles in late August.

Bandai Namco unveiled a remastered collection of both Baten Kaitos titles. Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster will launch on Switch this summer.

Following the series’ 25th anniversary, Koei Tecmo and Gust revealed a remake of its very first title. Western RPGamers may finally be able to visit Salburg when Atelier Marie’s remake launches in summer.

The first three Etrian Odyssey games are getting remastered. The Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection will be available on PC and Switch at the start of June.

Level-5 returned with new announcements. Decapolice is a crime suspense RPG planned to launch this summer on Switch and PlayStation consoles, while Fantasy Life is finally getting a proper follow-up.

After being in Early Access for a little over a year, Darkest Dungeon II has a full release date. The turn-based roguelike will fully launch on Steam and the Epic Games Store in a few months.

The latest Nintendo Direct ended with a new look at The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Nintendo also announced a Collector’s Edition for the game ahead of its launch in May.

Square Enix released a free demo for Octopath Traveler II. The three-hour demo is available now on PS4, PS5, Switch, and PC.

The second wave of Fire Emblem Engage’s Expansion Pass content is now available, with Nintendo also revealing the contents of its next two waves. Meanwhile, the third volume for Xenoblade Chronicles 3’s Expansion Pass adds a new Hero, and we got a teaser of the new story coming with the fourth volume later this year.



Other Selected Stories


Trailers and Screenshots


This week in Q&A Quest, we continue a deep dive into the Dragon Age series. We also discuss all the latest RPG news.

A new entry in the Theatrhythm series is just around the corner. To celebrate, we explore the 3DS roots of the series along with its ever expanding track list. Join us, along with Cassandra and Pascal, while we battle earworms with some amazing music.

Chris gets trolled by the bear cave. Jason sets optics to stun. Josh is hiding in a rest stop bathroom. Kelley stretches harder than she did for The Witch and the Hundred Knight. Also, find out how to increase your poop by 10 and express your opinions about Dragon Quest soundtracks.


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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