RPGamer Round-Up: October 29 – November 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

Not going to college? Parents got you down? Exes demanding respect? Outerloop Games and Annapurna Interactive introduce players to the world of Thirsty Suitors, a game where being queer and disappointing people is par for the course, and Sam Wachter provides her feedback.

What do you get when you mix a fun hack-and-slash dungeon crawler with adorable designs? Ryan Costa looks to see how Marvelous’ Silent Hope answers that question, but notes that players shouldn’t ask anything of its Princess.

The Phantom Thieves are back to explore a chibi kingdom in Persona 5 Tactica. Luis Mauricio reports that after a few hours, its grid-based combat promises a game that will steal some hearts.

Little Goody Two Shoes is a fascinating combination of dark fairy tale horror with time management and dating sim elements. Alex Fuller finds its excellent style and creeping dread is somewhat tempered by its barriers to progress.

Our latest Adventure Corner focuses on the puzzle platformer Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story. Andron Smith discovers that unfortunately this song is a bit out of key.

Major News

Freebird Games announced a new spin-off to its To the Moon adventure series. Last Hour of an Epic To the Moon RPG sees players joining the series cast as they take on the final dungeon in a turn-based RPG.

Paradox Interactive and The Chinese Room held a new stream discussing the upcoming Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2. The video features the reveal of customisable protagonist Phyre.

Neowiz released a new video featuring an extended message from Lies of P’s Game Director Jiwon Choi. He talks about the game’s recent sales milestone and upcoming updates, as well as teasing its DLC.

NIS America revealed the release dates for the third and fourth Trails of Cold Steel games’ dedicated PS5 versions. The games will be available together physically and separately digitally in February.

Gearbox Publishing and Gunfire Games revealed Remnant II’s first DLC. The Awakened King is the first of three planned DLC and will launch in a couple of weeks.

Bandai Namco released a new video for Tales of Arise: Beyond the Dawn ahead of the expansion’s launch next week. The video features the expansion’s theme song, performed by Kankaku Piero.

Square Enix released a new trailer for mobile title Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link. The company also began sign-ups for an upcoming closed beta test in the UK and Australia.



Other News and Trailers


It took fourteen years, but we finally got a sequel to The World Ends With You in 2021. Grab your pins and some boba tea, because we’re going back to Shibuya!

Phil goes for the water bottle. Sam releases her Thirst-Sona. Matt talks about cantaloupes in panties. Kelley regrets visiting a kitty strip club. All of this and Extra Life to boot! Donate! Now!


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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