RPGamer Round-Up: May 19 – May 26

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

Nightdive Studios revived the classic System Shock franchise, first with a re-release and then with a full-on remake of the first game. Sam Wachter checks out the System Shock remake as its makes its way off its PC home and onto consoles.

Major News

Square Enix revealed that the Kingdom Hearts PC releases are finally heading to Steam. The collections will be available next month.

Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree expansion launches next month. Ahead of the release, Bandai Namco and FromSoftware provided a new story trailer.

CD Projekt RED has released the REDkit modding tool for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The tool is available for free to owners of the game on PC and lets users create new quests, characters, events, locations, and more.

Developer and publisher Owlcat Games revealed the first DLC expansion for its cRPG Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader. Void Shadows features a new storyline and is set to launch in August.



Level-5 released an update for Inazuma Eleven: Victory Road’s open beta test. The update lets players try out the game’s Story Mode, while also providing additional improvements and adjustments.

Farming sim SunnySide’s PC release has been pushed back a few weeks. The game will now launch on PC in mid-June, with console releases still planned to follow shortly after.

Nihon Falcom revealed that The Legend of Heroes’ twentieth anniversary title will launch in Japan this September. The developer also revealed more returning characters for Kai no Kiseki – Farewell, O Zemuria.

Inti Creates has announced that its roguelite deckbuilding RPG Card-en-Ciel will be released for PC and consoles later this year. Additionally, the truth behind an earlier April Fool’s joke has been revealed.


Other News and Media


This week’s RPG Backtrack discusses Nexomon and Nexomon: Extinction, a pair of charming monster collecting games with a quirky sense of humor. Anna and Ryan Costa join the show this week to wrap up Monster Menagerie May.

Ryan slip ‘n slides his health away. Robert lives on the side of danger and poor choices in video games. Meanwhile, Chris makes his own bathtub Geralt.


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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