Matt Masem wraps up the personal RPGs of the Decade lists for today. We’re now just over half-way through, so there’s still lots to look forward to.
Author: Matt Masem
The move from the 3DS to the Switch seems like it’s going to be a win for the Bravely Default series. The new demo quickly confirms one thing: Bravely Default II is basically Bravely Default, but prettier.
After a mixed reception in Japan, Netflix brings Dragon Quest: Your Story to the West. Matt Masem and Elmon Dean Todd give an in-depth review to see if it fares better internationally.
With a change from two screens to one, Rune Factory 4 Special releases in two weeks on the Nintendo Switch. If early gameplay is any indication, it’s an excellent upgrade.
Swag and Sorcery bills itself as an idle RPG and city-building game. While there is truth in that advertised blending of genres, the ingredients offered don’t combine into a palatable recipe for success.
Vaporum was designed and released for the PC a couple of years back. Does the PS4 release hold up for this grid-based steampunk dungeon crawler?
Does the latest Etrian Odyssey’s blend of eight games worth of innovation make a worthy swan song to the long-running 3DS series? RPGamer takes an early look at Etrian Odyssey Nexus.
A second Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists trailer has been released. More returning characters are shown along with various gameplay footage.
Nihon Falcom has previously stated it intends to release multiple console games before September 2019. The launch of a new website appears to tease the first of these.
Atlus has released a short mapping trailer for Etrian Odyssey Nexus. It demonstrates the very basics of the game’s mapping system.
Square Enix has released more information about Dragon Quest Builders 2’s Endless Battle Island. A YouTube special is scheduled for the day before the demo releases in Japan.
Nelke is getting even more help in her quest to build the village of Westwald. Shallie, Judie, Iris Forner, and Norn are confirmed for Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World.
XSEED has added Japanese audio options to the PC versions of Trails of Cold Steel I & II. To celebrate, the games and DLC are on sale.
Square Enix announced the development of a new Dragon Quest Monsters game starring DQXI characters. A mobile port of Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland releases in Japan.
Nintendo has released another new Pokémon: Let’s Go trailer. See what it’s like to ride Pokémon over land, sea, and sky.
London-based mobile development studio The Secret Police has rebuilt Stardew Valley for iOS. The game releases on October 24, 2018.
A gameplay trailer for The Greater Good has been released. The trailer highlights the platforming, turn-based battle system, and characters.
Atlus announces Etrian Odyssey Nexus’s Launch Edition. The boxed edition will include a Vivian pin, art book, and the final 3DS Etrian Odyssey game.
Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk receives new trailers to coincide with its North American release. The game also has a demo available on Nintendo Switch.
Bandai Namco has released the second Japanese trailer for Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition. The video includes both cutscene footage and some brief clips of combat.