This week’s RPGamer content features a review for the imminent Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen as well as the debut entry in our JRPG Study Time editorial series. A light news week is led by a new digital event taking place next month involving numerous publishers.
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Depth of Extinction is heading to consoles. HOF Studios’ turn-based strategy RPG is set in a flooded future world where machines plot humanity’s end.
A new episode of The Borderlands Show took a look at June’s Borderlands 3 additions. A new Takedown challenge will kick off the month, with the third campaign DLC to follow towards the end.
Though western RPGamers were able to enjoy Utawareumono’s Mask of Deception and Mask of Truth duology, up until now the original game seemed stuck in Japan. However, a remake has at last allowed English-speakers to find out how it stacks up.
JRPG Study Time is a new series where we explore the vast world of JRPGs and how they have evolved. We start with a look at the title that laid the technical and narrative ground work for many games to come.
Koei Tecmo and Gust’s Fairy Tail RPG has received another delay. The game is now scheduled to launch at the end of July.
Dume Arts’ Crumbling World is now available for PC and Mac. The dark fantasy action RPG sees players advancing through stages as the ground crumbles behind them.
This week in Q&A Quest we discuss the various entries in the Lunar series. We also discuss the Minecraft-like goodness of Portal Knights and the absurdity of Dandy Dungeon.
Sting’s Baroque is making a return. The upcoming Switch version of of the game is a port of the original first-person Sega Saturn release, rather than of the third-person remake western RPGamers may be familiar with.
It’s a quiet release week before the rush on the horizon with indie titles Lumen and Crumbling World joined by ‘shARkPG’ Maneater. Some new and continuing sales are also available.
Giant Games’ iOS action RPG Pascal’s Wager is getting some DLC. Deep into the Dark Mist gives players a new replayable challenge to take on.
Lumen is an old-school RPG from indie developer ImperiumProd. The game, which lists Golden Sun and Chrono Trigger as its primary inspirations, is available now on Steam.
A cancellation of physical events means that publishers are finding new ways to showcase and reveal upcoming games. Fourteen publishers have announced a joint New Game+ Expo event that will be broadcast live on Twitch next month.
After launching on PC last year, Moonlighter’s Between Dimensions expansion is heading to consoles. The expansion includes new monsters, a new dungeon, and more.
Tactical Adventures released a new trailer for its upcoming tactical RPG Solasta: Crown of the Magister. The new video shows the game’s character creation, exploration, and combat.
After officially launching on Xbox One in North America last month, Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting ready to hit PC. The free-to-play MMORPG will launch for Windows 10 next week.
After over a year in Early Access, Deck of Ashes will discover its full release next month. Buyers can expect some bonus content in the game’s Day One edition.
Deep Silver and inXile Entertainment released the first developer diary video for Wasteland 3. Lead Designer David Rogers gives an introduction to character creation, customisation, and combat.
More Death end re;Quest characters are returning for the sequel. Lily Hopes, Al Astra, Clea Glaive, Lucil Filarete, and Celica Clayton will be playable characters in Death end re;Quest 2.
The finale to the Mary Skelter series launches in Japan this August. Compile Heart revealed that it will come with a feature to ensure new players are all caught up with what happened in the previous entries.