Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: RPG

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius coming stateside for Android, iOS devices

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Square Enix is porting over their mobile Final Fantasy title Brave Exvius to North America. The Android, iOS title has currently logged over six million players overseas, and this summer, the free role-playing game (supported by in-app purchases) will make its way stateside. Players will follow two knights from Grandshelt Kingdom who are on the hunt for a prized crystal as they happen upon a mysterious young woman. The trio will explore dungeons, loot items, and battle enemies via a turn-based battle system, as well as run across some familiar faces, including as Cecil and Terra.

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Android, Apple Handheld

(PlayStation Vita Review) Ray Gigant

(PlayStation Vita Review) Ray Gigant

“… struggles with an interesting combat system that stands out as the sole bright spot amid a cast of unlikable characters and poor pacing.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Velvet sets out to stop the apocalypse in Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) Velvet Announcement - Screenshot 1

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir’s character reveals end today with a new trailer and some screenshots for the chain-wielding forest witch Velvet. She is connected with royalty umpteen different ways as the granddaughter of King Valentine, princess of the now-destroyed Valentine Kingdom, older half-sister of Gwendolyn, and twin sister of the Demon Lord Odin’s daughter Ingway. Okay, four or so different ways. Velvet is on a mission to stop the end of the world, but after escaping the destruction of Valentine, finds herself caught in the middle of a war between the kingdoms of Erion. She is an agile fighter and armed with the Graveryl, a red Psypher chain, with which she can fling enemies backwards and shoot out flames. Check her out below.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Teresa Linares and Oscar Dragonia join cast of Tales of Berseria

Tales Of Berseria (PC, PS4) Oscar and Teresa Announcement - Screenshot 1

Two new characters have been revealed from Tales of Berseria. Three screenshots highlight the half-siblings Teresa Linares and Oscar Dragonia. The duo are from the Abbey, the power behind the Holy Midgand Empire. The order battles those humans who have succumbed to the Daemonblight disease and turned into daemons. Oscar Dragonia is a Praetor exorcist from an aristocratic family, while his older half-sister, Teresa Linares, is also a Praetor and governs the town of Hellawes.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Roguelite-y diplomatic RPG Overfall launching for PC on May 17

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Pera Games’ Overfall is set to launch in full on May 17. Combining elements of role-playing games and roguelites, along with a dash of diplomacy, players must take to the seas in order to find a hidden citadel before their enemy. They are tasked with making their way through the archipelago world, solving quests, taking on and leveling up their crew, and engaging with the various inhabitants. The game’s Story Builder, created in collaboration with Chris Avellone, also allows players to create their own story. To help get everyone started when the final version goes live, Pera and Christ have created a Writing Style Guide.

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PC News

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine dated for May 31

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine will be hitting store shelves and digital outlets on May 31. Coinciding with the reveal, CD Projekt has released a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The upcoming add-on will feature an estimated 30-hour-long campaign with 90-plus new quests, a new Gwent deck, dynamic Point of Interest system, and a new region. A limited edition physical version will also include two Gwent decks, the Northern Realms and Nilfgaard.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

PS Vita to get dungeon-crawler MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death this fall

MeiQ Labyrinth of Death (PS Vita) Announced - Screenshot 1

A new first-person dungeon crawler has been announced for PS Vita, MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death. Slated to launch this fall, the PlayStation TV-enabled role-playing game from Idea Factory and Compile Heart will be available digitally and physically. As a Machina Mage, players are sent on a mission to get the planets moving again by investigating four maze-like towers alongside customizable mechanical Guardians.

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PlayStation Vita News

Megadimension Neptunia VII heading to Steam this summer

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Idea Factory will be bringing Megadimension Neptunia VII to Steam later this summer. Currently available for PS4, the PC version will include the original Japanese voiceover track as well as all of the downloadable content. Players must guide Neptune and Nepgear as they assist the Zero Dimension’s remaining CPU Uzume Tennouboshi in her battle against the world’s Dark CPU. The game features three worlds along with three different storylines, a new transformation mode, a new dungeon minigame, and a revamped battle system.

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DLC, PC News

Fallout 4 – Far Harbor launching May 19, first-look trailer released

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Far Harbor Release Date Announcement - Header

Bethesda has released the first look at the third add-on for Fallout 4, Far Harbor. The $24.99 download, slated to go live on May 19, adds the new island Far Harbor, noted as the largest landmass of any add-on from the studio. After players are sent a new case from Valentine’s Detective Agency, they land on the isle, located just off the coast of Maine, and find it even harsher than home due to higher levels of radiation. A new storyline soon unfolds surrounding a conflict between the local townsfolk, the Children of the Atom, and the synths. Players will also find new armor, faction quests, settlements, dungeons, weapons, and creatures.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Dungeon-crawler Ray Gigant now available on PSN for PS Vita

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acttil has released a new digital-only dungeon crawler for PS Vita, Ray Gigant. The PS TV-compatible release, developed by Bandai Namco and Experience Inc., follows three characters—Ichiya, Kyle, and Nil—as they battle an alien invasion by Gigants. Each character has their own story arc that will reveal different elements about the invasion and ongoing operations, with all three coming together for the end. Combat involves a rhythm-based system, with special powers unlocking as beats are hit on time, and is augmented by new powers that are unlocked along a three-branch skill tree.

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PlayStation Vita News