Stardew Valley combines the best ideas in farming simulation games from the past two decades. The game is even greater than the sum of its parts, making it a multi-platform success accessible to both casual and hardcore RPGamers.
We hope you’re not sick of Fire Emblem: Three Houses from last week, because we’ve got even more this episode. We discuss strategies for raising professor rank and recruiting, in case you need some tips. We also cover a variety of games and their official release dates. Finally, our briefs are more like long underwear this week.
Chucklefish Games and ConcernedApe announced that the farming RPG Stardew Valley is coming to Android. It will launch in North America and Europe on March 14, 2019.
It’s time for way too many people to get on a Skype call and debate the following. How much is Wheels is wrong? What decade will the Final Fantasy VII remake will come out? And most importantly, what did we do to deserve Metal Max Xeno and The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2?
Dragon Quest XI, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Ni no Kuni II — there were many fantastic releases in 2018. But before we reveal our Game of the Year, RPGamer staff members sit down and ponder their personal top threes from last year.
Empathy and kindness are now needed more than ever, especially in tough times. Stardew Valley reminds us with ease how important and necessary empathy is in our day to day lives.
Developers were once consumed by the need to push technological prowess as much as possible, but in recent years a smorgasbord of titles that evoke earlier generations has been created. We here tackle a hefty helping of this sort of RPG, using a lineup that varies wildly in style and quality.
London-based mobile development studio The Secret Police has rebuilt Stardew Valley for iOS. The game releases on October 24, 2018.
After some time in beta, Stardew Valley’s multiplayer update is nearly ready for launch. It hits PC, Mac, and Linux next week, before heading to consoles later.
The long-awaited PlayStation Vita version of Stardew Valley is just about ready to be released. Soon the Switch won’t be the only console to have the valley regularly available anywhere.
Those looking to see how Stardew Valley’s multiplayer will work can now do so. Developer ConcernedApe released a beta version of its 1.3 patch on Steam, also coming soon to GOG.com.