RPGamer Round-Up: June 9 – June 16

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

SaGa Emerald Beyond is the latest entry in Square Enix’s long-running, off-beat RPG series. Michael Apps sees whether this latest entry makes it more accessible or if obtuseness strikes again.

Spitfire Interactive marks its debut with superhero tactical RPG Capes. Jahwon Corbett reports that while it aims to be in the big hero leagues, the game fits more in sidekick territory.

Game designer Jordan Weisman’s latest project, Adventure Forge, looks to give creators no-code tools to create their own narrative games. RPGamer was able to learn more from Jordan about its current and upcoming features, plus its release plans.

Major News

Class is starting in Demonschool this September. The turn-based tactical RPG featuring inspiration from Shin Megami Tensei and 1970s Italian horror will be available on numerous platforms.

Kepler Interactive and Sandfall Interactive announced Clair Obscur: Expedition 33. The game is a turn-based RPG set in a world inspired by Belle Époque era France and planned to release next year.

EA and BioWare unveiled the first gameplay footage for Dragon Age: The Veilguard. A twenty-minute video shows a cinematic sequence from early in the game, while a new trailer also briefly introduces the seven companions who will join new protagonist Rook.



Square Enix revealed that the newest Mana game, Visions of Mana, is releasing this August. The company also revealed a Collector’s Edition for the game.

Kepler Interactive and A44 Games revealed a July release date for Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn. Those looking to try out the game will be able to play a demo on PC.

Square Enix held its final Letter from the Producer presentation before the release of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. Players will be able to start heading to Tural in a couple of weeks.

NIS America revealed the Nintendo Switch version of RPG Maker WITH will release in the west in October. PS4 and PS5 versions are planned to follow next year.

Dangen Entertainment has announced that World Eater Games’s action RPG Bittersweet Birthday will be making its way to PC and consoles next year. The game takes inspiration from classics including early Monster Hunter titles.



Other News


Additional Media


Kelley makes a Morgen Wonk. Chris loves the smell of Gundam in the morning. Phil plays some “Mathfinder” while listening to his favorite new band, Creepy Lego Waifus. The cake has arrived.


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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