25 years after the debut of the first Soul Hackers game, a follow-up is nearly upon us. With only a few hours into the game, it’s clear that Soul Hackers 2 is a strong game with an excellent battle system.
Dusk Diver 2 makes its way to western consoles next month. Fun combat helps separate itself from its predecessor, but newcomers may need a bit of time to get up to speed with the plot.
Fire Emblem series creator Shouzou Kaga returns with a second title in his Vestaria Saga series. Veterans of the former will readily find its appeal, though its challenge is likely to frustrate many who aren’t in that group.
D20Studios’s Summoners Fate entered Early Access last month. This deckbuilding RPG has an entertaining battle system and a welcome carefree approach.
Yongjustyong’s Sigil of the Magi is here for an addictive time. RPGamer looks at the Steam Next Fest demo for this tactical roguelike deckbuilding RPG.
Tiny Roar’s XEL from developer is shaping up to be a solid 3D action-adventure RPG. Its Steam Next Fest demo shows an engaging protagonist in Reid along with fluid combat and delightful visuals.
With inviting visuals Spirittea and simple gameplay looks to be a relaxing and cozy game. RPGamer dives into a short demo to see how well it showcases the game’s potential.
In the past, FuRyu has shown itself more than willing to emulate popular game series of the past in interesting ways. With Trinity Trigger, the developers move on from the sagas of the past to a promising secret of the future.
The Iron Oath is already a game full of polish and great execution. Take a look with RPGamer at how this turn-based tactical mercenary management sim is shaping up to be well worth the journey through Early Access.
Netmarble brings its take on Level-5’s Ni no Kuni series to an international audience next week. RPGamer was able to spend a bit of time with a preview build for Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds and get a feel for what awaits players.
Tactical Adventures gives RPGamers a large reason to jump back into Solasta. The Lost Valley DLC is well worth its price, adding a brand new story campaign and more.
Z.H.P.: Unlosing Ranger vs Darkdeath Evilman arrives on the Nintendo Switch as part of Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 2. Unfortunately, this is one fight the hero cannot win regardless of his name.
Ice Code Games has put together a posse with Good Shepherd Entertainment, and it’s hankerin’ to fill the West with demons, outlaws, and foul hexes. Tactical battler Hard West II will be pulling into the station later in 2022 with its gruesome bounty.
The Elder Scrolls Online’s newest expansion takes players to High Isle this June. Thanks to the game’s approach to its story content, RPGamer was readily able to jump straight into a preview build without getting lost.
No Place for Bravery is a game full of challenges, this is a game shaping up to be difficult yet rewarding. A new GDC demo let RPGamer check out some new enemies and traps.
Quest for Infamy is part of a growing line of console ports for point-and-click style titles. Unfortunately, it isn’t a very impressive example of the genre.
Ghostwire: Tokyo takes players to a metropolis where the people have suddenly disappeared, replaced by fog and the Visitors. RPGamer was able to get some hands-on time with the first couple of chapters ahead of its launch next week.
Demeo: PC Edition is bringing the VR tabletop experience to a larger set of potential players. RPGamer was able to join developer Resolution Games and check out a brief demo.
RPGamer recently got a couple hours of hands-on time with Rune Factory 5. Marvelous does a great job faithfully reviving the series while making some small improvements along the way.
It’s been seven years since Sophie Neuenmuller had a chance to shine in a game of her own. What is a plucky alchemist to do? Clean out the cauldron, polish the tools, and devise improvements to the formula, of course.