RPGamer Round-Up: August 30 – September 6

Welcome to the latest edition of RPGamer’s round-up column, where we take a look back at some of the articles that we have posted over the previous week. This article is designed to help give reminders of some interesting content and stories that our less regular visitors might have missed.

Editorial Content

Othercide is a tactical RPG with a black, white, and red visual motif. Zack Webster finds that though there is a strong battle system, the rest of the game makes for a repetitive experience.

Shai Matheson is the voice actor for Sylvando of Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age. Elmon Dean Todd gets an exclusive interview about his role in the game, the details of the audition, and more.

Major News

Grinding Gear Games has announced the latest expansion and Challenge League for its free-to-play action RPG Path of Exile. The newest expansion is titled Heist, and Grinding Gear Games’ Chris Wilson was kind enough to give RPGamer a preview of what it includes.

The Witcher 3 is getting an upgraded version for the next generation. The new version has not been dated, but those who already own the game on PS4, Xbox One, or PC will be able to upgrade for free.

Developer Rideon has announced a new title in the Mercenaries tactical RPG series. Mercenaries Blaze will launch in Japan this fall.

Edge of Eternity finally has a full launch window. The full game is slated to launch for PC, PS4, and Xbox One in spring.

8-Bit Adventures 2 is a callback to classic RPGs from the Golden Era. Rich pixel art and vibrant music await RPGamers when the game comes out for PC later in 2020.

Fatbot Games’ prequel to Vaporum has its first release date. Vaporum: Lockdown will come to PC in a couple of weeks, with more platforms on the way.

Headup has announced Tinkertown, a multiplayer sandbox RPG that can be played with up to three friends. The game is slated for release this fall.

Additional Selected Stories
Podcasts

This week in Q&A Quest the hosts talk more about Metal Max. There is also discussion on Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered.

Jonathan Stringer joins this week and helps Major Tomcat recruit Kelley and Chris for a PC RPG. However, Chris will likely just hack the planet instead, while Kelley will tend to her cat’s bad habits.

Credit: RPGamer Round-Up: August 30 – September 6