RPGamer Round-Up: April 30 – May 7
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.
The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story puts Sylas and his chains front and centre. Jon Jansen finds the action RPG delivers a thrilling successful spin-off for the MOBA franchise.
Ravenlok promises an Alice in Wonderland-esque adventure, complete with a distinctly charming voxel art style. Ryan McCarthy sees whether the game delivers on its promising visuals.
Monolith Soft released its promised story DLC for Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Alex Fuller reports that Future Redeemed provides another excellently-executed experience that places a final cap on the trilogy.
DON’T NOD’s Harmony: The Fall of Reverie brings a new narrative adventure to PC and consoles this June. Alex Fuller was able to check out the first couple of hours of the game, where players work to restore the balance of the two realms.
Ankama has a brand new tactical MMORPG planned for release later this year. Waven takes players to a version of the Krosmoz that is rebuilding after a great flood leaves much of it underwater.
Square Enix released some new Japanese gameplay clips for Final Fantasy XVI. Elsewhere, the company unveiled the game’s original soundtrack, which launches in July and can be pre-ordered now.
Portal Knights developer Keen Games announced it latest project, Enshrouded. The multiplayer open world survival RPG will arrive on Steam Early Access later this year.
BKOM Studios and Paizo are partnering for a Pathfinder hack-and-slash action RPG. Pathfinder: Abomination Vaults is based on the eponymous adventure pack and will undergo a Kickstarter campaign in the future.
RedDeer.Games is bringing Retreaux Games’s For a Vast Future to Nintendo Switch. The retro-styled active-time RPG will arrive on the console next week.
Curve Games and IronOak Games are running a closed beta for For the King II, with sign-ups available on Steam. Participants will get an early look at the strategy RPG/board game hybrid.
- Crymachina Limited Edition Announced
- Pocket Mirror: GoldenerTraum Releasing in May
- Biomutant Switch Release Announced
- Marvel’s Midnight Suns PS4, Xbox One Date Announced; Switch Version Cancelled
- Dragon Quest X Offline First Expansion Detailed
- Loop8: Summer of Gods Gets Locale Trailer, Designer Interview
- MMORPG Chrono Odyssey Gets Gameplay Trailer
- Xicatrice Gets Debut Trailer
- Forspoken: In Tanta We Trust Gets Gameplay Trailer
- Remnant II Explores the World of Losomn’s Fae
- New Release Round-Up (May 4, 2023)
With its sequel just around the corner, we thought that now would be a great time to do a show about Fuga: Melodies of Steel. Josh, Cassandra, and Ryan C. all hop in to share their thoughts about this latest entry in the Little Tail Bronx series.
This week in Q&A Quest, we revisit an infamously bad game. We also discuss Trinity Trigger and its similarities to Secret of Mana.
Alex gets nine discs of Xenoblade soundtracks, while Jason rewinds to heal. Phil tells us that Donatello is best turtle, and Chris shouts to make his problems go away.