October is here! You know what the month is identified with? Yes, Halloween. Did you all get a nice Halloween party? A lot of people I know couldn’t be contacted for days due to them being busy preparing for Halloween party. I bet they couldn’t catch up what news is coming on October, too. Are you like that too? If you are, don’t worry, as we’ve covered October’s news of the month for you.
Kingdom Hearts -The Story So Far-
You might think ‘what the hell is this? Where’s Kingdom Hearts III?’, but wait, don’t think that this is not an important news! In fact, this one is quite significant for both new players and veteran players who want to get back to the game but already forgotten how the story goes, since Kingdom Hearts II released for more than a decade ago. Yes, Kingdom Hearts -The Story So Far-, as its title suggests, is a collection of Kingdom Hearts games released so far in one bundle. The game is available on October 30th for PlayStation 4.
New Games Announced
Shin Kaku Gi Kou
Square Enix revealed a brand new game, Shin Kaku Gi Kou to 11-ri Ro Hakai-Sha, in English is “Divine Angelic Skill and the 11 Destroyers“, for iOS and Android. The gameplay is defined “Action platforming RPG” with a sandbox block-based world and building elements. Check the screenshots and trailer here!
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland
So, for you Atelier franchise fans, do you know that Rorona from the Atelier Rorona has a daughter? She has a daughter, indeed, named Elmeluria Frixell and this little one protagonist of the upcoming game, Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland. This installment will be the fourth within the Arland series. You can see her and more about the game here!
Japanese indie game developer, Igrasil Studio, has announced a new mystery visual novel, Bloody Chronicles, for PC, Mac, and Linux! In this game, you will play as Kazuki and investigate murders that, police said, are impossible to solve. If you want to see the trailer, we got them covered for you here!
Release Date Revealed
- Disgaea 5: Complete
Interested in playing farming-based RPG? Lucky you! Since the game entitled Stardew Valley will be available for iOS soon followed by the Android release too. Full story can be read here.
Four Corpse Party games will be re-ported to PC for you who loves to play visual novel game with lots of thrill and surprise. You can get the info by visiting this link.
FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 AND FINAL FANTASY XII: THE ZODIAC AGE
For Final Fantasy series fans, you can be overjoyed since Final Fantasy X/X-2 and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be coming to Nintendo Switch. Read the full stories here.
MAGIC STROLL TACTICS
Mediascape announced the availability of their project entitled Magic Stroll Tactics for Nintendo Switch with its detailed info, which can be read here.
Western RPG entitled Vampyr will be available for Nintendo Switch as the game is a huge success on their other ports. You can read the details by clicking this link.
A mystery-based visual novel game entitled Shinsou Noise will be ported into PlayStation 4, according to the game’s developer Dramatic Create. You can read the details here.
Release Date Delayed
- Atelier Online
Scheduled for October 1st release only to be delayed at the last minute (no rhyme intended). Luckily, the MMO is ready to play two days later.
- Yo-Kai Watch 4 and Inazuma Eleven Ares
Two games are being delayed by Level-5. Yo-Kai Watch 4 and Inazuma Eleven Ares is now expected to release on Spring 2019.
Localization to English Announced
Nexon along with NSquare collaborated and decided to publish the game entitled MapleStory 2 for the western audiences via Steam. Some of you may not be familiar with the game yet. MapleStory 2 is a MMORPG which was developed by NSquare and published by Nexon which originated from South Korea. The game features many characters and it is the sequel of MapleStory.
Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix
Circle Entertainment announced their project regarding the western localization for Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix, a Tactical RPG. Following its release for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Japan, the game will come to the western countries this November only for Nintendo Switch.
Shin Megami Tensei If
The fan translation for the game entitled Shin Megami Tensei If developed by Atlus has finally completed, thanks to the effort made by AGTP. It has been a while for the game entitled Shin Megami Tensei If developed by Atlus to be released in Japanese and the translation project has gone a long way (since 2012). Now, you can enjoy the game in English as they provide you the download link.
Our World is Ended
Do you guys still remember Our World Is Ended, a VN game released on PS Vita on November last year? No, we’re not gonna bring you a one-year-old news about the game, but a new one: Our World Is Ended western localization is finally announced! The publisher, PQube, has announced this game developed by Red Entertainment is coming next year on three platforms altogether: PC, PlayStation 4, and Switch.
God Eater 3
Bandai Namco announced the availability of their game entitled God Eater 3 for the western countries, as they provide the fans a new trailer. The game will, of course, be available for PC and PlayStation 4 for NA and EU on February 8, 2019 and you can enjoy beating enemies up with some cool skills and moves.
Important RPG Update (+ Demo)
Disgaea 1 Complete
Nippon Ichi Software announced the availability of the remaster project entitled Disgaea 1 Completewhich featuring the adventure of the Demon King. The launch trailer for the game also revealed as the celebration of its availability on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 after the company introduced the main characters.
Dragon Quest XI
Square Enix released a brand new update for Dragon Quest XI in Patch 1.01. With this patch, you will get some bugs fix, graphic option added, and more. Finally, we’ve seen a number of questions about the in-game language in the Steam version of DRAGON QUEST XI. It’s possible to change the in-game language by changing the language setting of Steam itself.
Dragon Quest Builders 2
Via this week’s issue of Jump magazine, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest Builders 2 will go Multiplayer and details on what you can do together. Such as a new vehicle designed by Akira Toriyama which you can ride in multiplayer.
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
Level-5 just announced the first DLC Expansion for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Under the title “The Lair of the Lost Lord”, players will get new dungeon, new quests, new items, new “Material Method” system, and more. The information regarding the release date and price will come later date.
Record of Grancrest War: Quartet Conflict
The fans of popular anime, Record of Grancrest War, can now finally play as Theo and Siluca in Record of Grancrest War: Quartet Conflict. Bandai Namco Entertainment has officially released it for iOS and Android, although it is only released in Japan region.
And that is our news of the month for October! Now, everyone can know what happened in game world on October. So, what is your favorite news this month? Comment below!