RPGamer Round-Up: February 11 – February 18

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 line between the living and the dead blurs in Don’t Nod’s newest action RPG. Zack Webster sees if Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden is full of life or destined to die a quiet death.

Although the long-awaited remake of Persona 3 is finally here, the female protagonist of Persona 3 Portable is nowhere to be seen. Mohamed Lamine Coulibaly examines whether there is any hope for fans to see her in Persona 3 Reload, as DLC or otherwise.

Major News

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes developer Rabbit & Bear Studios released some sad news. Studio head and original creator of the Suikoden series Yoshitaka Murayama passed away earlier this month.

NIS America provided a Valentine’s Day gift for Ys fans. The latest title in the action RPG series will be heading west later this year.

Atlus and Vanillaware provided further details on strategy RPG Unicorn Overlord. The latest update provided more character introductions and plenty of details on the game’s combat system.

Publisher 11 bit studios announced the release date for the dark fantasy RPG The Thaumaturge has been pushed back. This delay comes from a desire to find a better release window.

Indie developer Grimorio of Games has announced the 3D remake of action RPG Sword of the Necromancer. Players will get to relive the tragic love story of Tama and Koko.

Developer Lightforge Games announced the development of a game codenamed Project O.R.C.S.. The upcoming RPG will give players a way to create their own stories on an interactive canvas.



Other News and Videos


We laughed at the trailer, made memes out of the cut scenes, and wondered what Tetsuya Nomura and co. were thinking when they decided that the original Final Fantasy story needed a dark take. But we have to ask, was Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin any good? Pascal, David, Mike, and Ryan M join the Chaos-killing party this week on RPG Backtrack.

This week in Q&A Quest, we continue to discuss Persona 3 Reload. We also pull a heap of questions from the backlog.

Sam is declared legally dead. Chris’s Batman Cookies set him down a bad path in his life. Kelley’s alien grandpa tells us what Pokémon look like while she ignores her husband. Now excuse us as we shove chocolate down our shirts.


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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