Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: RPG

Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades out now

The downloadable multiplayer add-on Comrades has gone live for Final Fantasy XV. The expansion allows players to join the Kingsglaive elite force alongside their friends to fight to restore the Light after the events of Chapter 13 in the main storyline. The $19.99 release has players equipping power-granting royal sigils to create teams of specialists to take down enemies and beasts, while a single-player portion seems them taking on quests from their base in Lestallum. A new update also went live recently, allowing players to access multiple hunt quests at a time as well as added several recipes.

[Continue]

DLC, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology releasing Feb. 13, new trailer up

Radiant Historia’s upcoming re-release, Perfect Chronology, has been officially dated for February 13. The expanded port will add new gameplay and story content, along with updated visuals, NewGame+ mode, an extra character, and more. An optional third storyline is also being introduced with what-if scenarios, but the overarching story is itself malleable due to the ability to travel through time. Check out the latest trailer below to learn more about time travel.

[Continue]

3DS

.hack//G.U. Last Recode brings the G.U. trilogy to PC, PS4

.hack//G.U. Last Recode has been released for PC and PS4. Recode bundles together updated versions of Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption. Each has been updated to support 1080p at 60 frames per second and 16:9. They have also been tweaked with balance changes to improve combat and pacing, while the new Cheat Mode allows players to get the upper hand.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News

The Alliance Alive Launch Edition revealed, trailer released

FuRyu’s The Alliance Alive will be released as a Launch Edition. Publisher Atlus is continuing their trend of bundling bonuses with first-run copies, and the upcoming role-playing game is set to include a 20-track soundtrack CD, a 30-page art book, and a Robbins penguin keychain. A new trailer has also gone live, highlighting the war that humanity is set to wage against their oppressive Daemon overlords.

[Continue]

3DS

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age ships, sells over a million units

Square Enix has announced that their recent re-release of Final Fantasy XII, The Zodiac Age, has moved over a million units. The count includes worldwide shipments and digital sales. To celebrate, the studio has released a remastered version of the original title screen trailer as well as a new illustration by environmental artist Isamu Kamikokuryo.

[Continue]

PlayStation 4 News

Persona 5 gets Ultimate Edition, two DLC bundles for PS3, PS4

Atlus is looking to make it easier for Persona 5 newcomers and veterans to get a handle on the game’s extensive catalog of downloadable content. New players can grab the game and all downloadable packs at once with the Ultimate Edition all-in-one bundle. Current owners can download multiple pieces at a time as part of two bundles. Ultimate Edition clocks in at $124.99 for PS4 and $114.99 for PS3, and comes with the game plus all Personas, all costumes, all BGMs, a new difficulty level, a healing item set, the Japanese audio track, and a skill card set. The Costume Bundle, which includes pieces from Catherine and Devil Summoner, among other Atlus properties, runs $59.99. All of the additional Personas can be purchased in a separate single set for $19.99. A full rundown of all included items can be found below.

[Continue]

DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory dated, extras detailed

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory is set to hit stores and digital outlets on January 19. The PS4 exclusive is up for pre-order today, and several bonuses were revealed. Early buyers not only receive four costumes (V. Uchida Costume, Summer Camp T-Shirt, Beelzebumon Emblem T-Shirt, and Inoden School Attire), but they also gain access to several Digimon: Omnimon NX, Sistermon Ciel and Blanc, Leopardmon NX and Crusadermon NX. Bandai Namco also released a new trailer and a handful of screens featuring two returning characters from Cyber Sleuth, Yuuko Kamishiro and Kyoko Kuremi.

[Continue]

PlayStation 4 News

South Park: The Fractured But Whole demo up for PS4, Xbox One

Ubisoft has released a demo for South Park: The Fractured But Whole. The trial, available for PS4 and Xbox One, allows players to experience the first hour of gameplay. After the time limit passes, players are given the option to purchase the full version of the game. Saved progress carries over, too, so players can continue their campaign without skipping a beat.

[Continue]

PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

See the demons, locales in Demon Gaze II’s Unearth Asteria trailer

NIS has released the new Unearth Asteria trailer for Demon Gaze II. Kadokawa and Experience’s upcoming dungeon-crawling role-playing game adds several new demons and locations as well as a dating-sim mechanic. Several of the additions, as well as the dating element, are highlighted in the latest video, posted below.

[Continue]

PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Star Ocean – The Last Hope HD remaster announced for PC, PS4

Star Ocean fans are going to jump back in time next month with a re-release of 2009’s Star Ocean – The Last Hope. An updated version, co-developed with tri-Ace, is scheduled to launch on November 28 for PC and PS4: Star Ocean – The Last Hope – 4K & Full HD Remaster (whew!). The new iteration will feature updated visuals with, as the name implies, 4K support. Players will once again head to the stars in the hope of finding a new home for humanity, with all of original’s systems being retained, including the Blindside battle system, Item Creation System, and Private Action system. Several digital bonuses are also on offer. Early buyers who purchase the game before December 12 will receive a downloadable mini-soundtrack through Steam, while console gamers will receive a system theme and PSN avatars if they buy the title before January 8.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News