A busy week for RPGamer includes new reviews for Trails of Cold Steel IV, Hades, and Undead Darlings. Meanwhile, there’s a Deep Look at Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, impressions of Dragon Quest Tact and Pokémon Shield’s first expansion, and a new edition of Why Did Ya Date Me?.
Author: Alex Fuller
A port of the original Sega Saturn version of Baroque is coming to Japan very soon. The Switch release will include some new display options as well as a manual save.
Netmarble’s first console game has a release date. Seven Knights: Time Wanderer will launch on Nintendo Switch early next month.
Roguelike A Magical High School Girl is getting physical editions on Nintendo Switch. The limited-print editions will be available to order from Strictly Limited Games from Sunday.
Dragon Quest Tact doesn’t release on mobile devices in the west until 2021, but Matt Masem tests out the game in advance of its upcoming beta. Is it a masterpiece or mobile mundanity?
30 years after its original Famicom release, the first Fire Emblem game is finally getting an English localisation. The game will only be available to purchase on Nintendo Switch for a limited time.
Tenderfoot Tactics is joined in this week’s new releases for Bless Unleashed’s PS4 version and Torchlight III’s Switch version. They are joined by some new and returning sales.
After a bit of a delay, Shores Unknown will be heading to Steam Early Access in February. The game is a gridless tactical RPG with players controlling the newly-promoted leader of a mercenary company.
We still don’t know much about Darkest Dungeon II. However, one of the things we do know is that an Early Access version will be available on the Epic Games Store next year.
Asmodee Digital has announced Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace. The Lovecraftian cross between investigative adventure and tactical RPG will launch for PC and consoles next year.
Ubisoft has detailed its post-launch plans for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. The paid Season Pass will take players to Ireland and France, with free season content also planned.
Phase Two Games has announced a release date for Battle Hunters. The squad-based RPG will launch for PC and Switch in early November.
Monster Sanctuary is exiting Early Access this December. The game’s full launch will also see it arrive on consoles.
Solasta: Crown of the Magister is now available on Steam Early Access. Those who pick up the Early Access version can play through the game’s first act, which covers around ten hours of gameplay.
RPGamer’s ad hoc Kickstarter Check-In feature returns for a look at an ongoing crowdfunding campaign. The Deep End Games’ Romancelvania is a parody cross between a Metroidvania and a dating sim.
Those wishing to try out Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris before purchasing it can now do so. A free trial version is available on PS4 and Xbox One.
This week’s RPGamer content features a new Where to Start? guide for the Dragon Quest series, a Fantasy of Expedition review, a Yakuza: Like a Dragon impression, and a new Adventure Corner. The latest news includes some announcements, some delays, and some new Kickstarters.
Neowiz and Round 8 Studio will be running a closed beta for the PC version of free-to-play Bless Unleashed in early November. Those interested in participating can sign up now.
Another game has been pushed back into 2021. Anshar Studios’ Gamedec will now debut next year.
Team17 and NExT Studios’ roguelike adventure RPG Crown Trick is out now. The game is available digitally on PC and Switch.