RPGamer Round-Up: June 23 – June 30

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 Legends of Heroes series starts its extended stay in the Republic of Calvard with Trails through Daybreak. The combination of a new cast, new settings, and revamped combat works wonders at moving the series forward while offering a new jumping-on point.

Back in 1981, one of the biggest hits was Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord. Now in 2024, Digital Eclipse has provided a faithful remake of the classic title, and Ryan Costa finds out how it holds up.

Steam Next Fest is back to help gamers answer the burning question of what upcoming games to play. Join RPGamer as we take a look at a few of the demos that came out during the summer 2024 edition of the event.

Tulip farms and school visits kept Sam from making a huge dent in her backlog. How many games did she knock out of her backlog? Read and find out.

We kick off another #JRPGJuly, our month-long community game-along! To kick things off, the RPGamer staff shares what they are planning to play for this celebration of all things JRPG.

Major News

Sting revealed that its PC release for Riviera: The Promised Land will be available internationally. The tactical RPG will launch on Steam next month.

Timesea Studio has begun its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for co-op RPG Infinity Knights: Xross. The game is inspired by classic SNES titles and is well on its way to meeting its goal.

Nintendo has revealed that a brand new Mario & Luigi RPG, Mario & Luigi: Brothership, will be released in late fall. Its reveal shows Mario and Luigi exploring a new world, battling enemies, and encountering old friends.

The third DLC to Fate/Samurai Remant is now available. The new DLC’s trailer reveals the plot, the appearance of Three Kingdoms hero Zhao Yun, and a brand-new bird-like monster.

NIS America and Nippon Ichi Software provided some additional reveals for Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero. In addition to looking at some new media, RPGamers can learn more about the game’s story and gameplay.



Other News


In latest episodes of Q&A Quest, we discuss Destiny 2: The Final Shape and the new remaster of Monster Hunter Stories. We also discuss the latest Nintendo Direct.

Kelley tells us about her new clawed abomination: the cat-raptor. Chris tries to figure out who cross Ross is and why he’s so angry. Robert is “surprised” to find horse girls show up on the sheet. Josh is definitely here for the icons.


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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