RPGamer provides some new editorial content this week with a pair of game reviews, a Deep Look, a TV review, and a personal Dragon Quest story. It’s a quieter news week, with the highlights being some DLC info and some February release dates.
Author: Alex Fuller
Rune Factory 4 Special will be heading west next month. XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe also revealed that early adopters will be able to pick up the game’s “Another Episode” DLC for free.
Team Ninja provided a trailer and some details focusing on upcoming action RPG Nioh 2’s story. The developer also revealed some of its post-launch DLC plans.
Kingdom Hearts III’s Re Mind DLC is out now on PlayStation 4. Meanwhile, Square Enix announced a new mobile title that will feature a young Xehanort.
The remaster of the original Wasteland has been dated. Krome Studios’ updated version of Interplay’s classic will hit next month.
A quieter release week sees the Utawarerumono duology arrive on PC. RPGamers can also check out some new sales.
Idea Factory has confirmed the release dates for naval 3D shooter RPG Azur Lane: Crosswave. It also showed off some more characters, with Neptunia joining the roster as bonus DLC.
Arc of Alchemist’s European Switch release has been pushed back into next month. However, its North American PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions are still on course to launch next week, as is the European PlayStation 4 version.
A minute-long teaser trailer for Fairy Tail gives a quick tour of the city of Magnolia. The merchant city will act the home base for players when the game hits in March.
Level-5 released a new trailer for its upcoming mecha action RPG, Megaton Musashi. The new video adds thirty seconds of footage to its previous Jump Festa trailer.
Additional fleet members have been revealed for Azur Lane: Crosswave. In addition to images showing Javelin, Z23, St. Louis, Abukuma, Amazon, and Arizona, there are also some details about the modes available in the game.
In addition to new story content, Kingdom Hearts III’s Re Mind DLC will add some new features to the game. Some new screenshots show new photo modes as well as some of the restrictions players can place on themselves in the name of a challenge.
Snack World: The dungeon Crawl Gold is coming to Nintendo Switch next month. Nintendo put out a new trailer giving a quick look at the game’s character customisation, combat, exploration, loot, and multiplayer.
Following the announcement of Cindered Shadows, Nintendo revealed more details about the upcoming Fire Emblem: Three Houses expansion. The expansion will be separate to the main campaign and feature only a limited portion of the regular cast.
Capcom revealed its upcoming update plans for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. The updates will see the PC and console versions syncing up in April.
It was a fully news-focused week on RPGamer. A couple of major releases received delays, a new expansion to one of last year’s top games was announced, a long-running MMORPG is planning another year’s worth of content, NIS America provided several announcements at PAX South, and more.
NIS America released a major update for the PC version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. Alongside graphical, control, and performance updates, the publisher also added an experimental local co-op mode.
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE has returned with its new Encore version. Nintendo marked the Switch version’s release with a couple of launch trailers.
2019 saw The Elder Scrolls Online bear witness to the year-long Season of the Dragon storyline. ZeniMax Online Studios revealed a similar plan for 2020 as players uncover the Dark Heart of Skyrim.
Panstasz and Ysbryd Games’ 1-bit love letter to Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft is coming to Steam Early Access. The Early Access version will launch in February, with a full release coming later this year.