JRPG Update: 7/3/2017 -7/9/2017

I have an unfortunate announcement to make regarding the status of JRPG Update. Following this article, JRPG Update will be put on indefinite hiatus and will most likely be canceled entirely. As satisfied as I was putting these together each week, I have found that it has also become way too overwhelming to do so on a weekly basis and it has reached the point where they are interfering with my other work. Additionally, this is not a case where I can just take a break seeing as how more and more stuff builds up over time, which will just make it infinitely more time consuming when I decide to resume.

Furthermore, I would like to make note that it is not finding the news that is making things difficult. Rather it is the amount of time required to edit all of this stuff together. It is simply getting too overwhelming needing to manually hyperlink every page, insert amazon/PS Store/Steam links, either inserting images (that I can’t just copy paste cause the way WordPress works and I instead need to save and embed manually (which adds up quite a bit between all the required stuff) or inserting videos (which can just be copy pasted but adding too many will cause horrendous lag that makes it near impossible to get these done at a reasonable rate). None of this is necessarily “hard” to do but it is very long and tedious, and unless I can find an easier way of creating these, I’m going to just have to cut these out entirely. For those who really want to keep up, I will still be updating the JRPG release calendar and posting about news (albeit only about the bigger stuff, not just “new screenshots for *insert game here*”) on this forum topic, which is where this series of mine originated from..

This week, we have seen the release of Accel World vs Sword Art Online (PS4/Vita) and Antiquia Lost (Steam). On top of that, I discovered that we have Asdivine Cross coming to 3DS E-shop next week. Presentation won’t be nearly as pretty as usual cause I just don’t have the motivation currently. Also I just put the links there instead of hyperlinking. As I said, I’m likely done after this anyway.

Tales of the Rays

Tales of the Rays coming west this summer

Tales of the Rays first English trailer

Dragon Quest XI

Dragon Quest XI details Martina and Row, town of Grotta

Dragon Quest XI ‘Silvia’s Parade’ gameplay

Dragon Quest XI introduces the protagonist and Camus’ spells and special skills

Dragon Quest XI gameplay shows Labyrinth Beyond Time on 3DS, Ominous Bird’s Ravine on PS4

Omega Labyrinth Z

Omega Labyrinth Z ‘Appraisal’ gameplay

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Anime Expo 2017 off-screen gameplay

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time coming to Europe in early 2018

Blue Reflection

Blue Reflection Final Fantasy XV collaboration costume DLC launches July 10 in Japan

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux launches October 26 in Japan

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Japanese box art, limited edition announced

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux second trailer

Demon Gaze II

Demon Gaze II coming west for PS4, PS Vita this fall

Project Re: Fantasy

Job listing suggests Atlus’ Project Re: Fantasy is a PS4 game

The Longest Five Minutes


Elminage 3


Hakoniwa Company Works

Hakoniwa Company Works system overview trailer

Tokyo Clanpool

Tokyo Clanpool details battle system

Death end re;Quest

Death end re;Quest debut trailer

Nights of Azure 2

Nights of Azure 1 vs. 2 comparison trailer

Hyperdimension Neptunia


Fire Emblem 7



Released (New Games)

Rotation Phonology Break (PC, January 22nd)
Hellenica (PC, January 23rd)
Tales of Berseria (PS4/PC, January 26th)
Tears Revolude (PC, January 29th)
Shin Sei Den (PC, January 29th)
Digimon World: Next Order (PS4, January 31st)
Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers (PS4/Vita, January 31st)
Fire Emblem Heroes (Ios, February 2nd)
Legna Tactica (3DS, February 2nd)
Xenon Valkyrie (PC, February 3rd)
Touhou Genso Wanderer (PS4/Vita, February 7th)
Heroes of Arca (PC, February 16th) Super Robot Wars V (Asian English) (PS4/Vita, February 23rd)
Shadows of Adam (PC, February 23rd)
Weapon Shop Fantasy (PC, February 25th)
Revenant Saga (PC, March 1st)
Brave Dungeon (3DS e-shop, March 2nd) (Europe)
NieR: Automata (PS4, March 7th)
Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (PS4/Vita, March 7th)
The Tenth Line (PC, March 17th)
In Vitra (PC, March 24th)
Toymaker (PC, March 24th)
Karmasutra (PC, March 28th)
Persona 5 (PS4/PS3, April 4th)
Dragon Sinker (3DS E-shop, April 6th) Tactics Elemental (PC, April 6th)
Yo-Kai Watch 2 (Europe) (April 7th)
Trapper Knight, Sharpshooter Princess (PC, April 10th)
Cosmic Star Heroine (PS4/PC/Vita, April 11th)
Sonny (PC, April 17th)
Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom (PS4/XONE/PC, April 18th)
Knights of Galiveth(PC, May 1st)
The Caligula Effect(Vita, May 2nd)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd (PC, May 3rd)
Shinobi Buster (PC, May 9th)
Dead Cells (Early Access) (PC, May 10th)
Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy (Vita/PC, May 16th)
Akiba’s Beat (PS4/Vita, May 16th)
Regalia – Of Men and Monarchs (PC, May 18th)
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS, May 19th)
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception (PS4/Vita, May 23rd) Plague Road (PC, May 23rd)
Acaratus(PC, May 25th)
Alvora Tactics (PC, June 1st)
Tale of Legends IV ~if~ (PC, June 1st)
Dark Rose Valkyrie (PS4, June 6th)
ClaDun Returns: This is Sengoku! (PS4/Vita/PC, June 6th)
God Wars: Future Past (PS4/Vita, June 20th)
Ever Oasis (3DS, June 23rd) Shattered God – Quest for the Divine Relic (PC, June 26th)
Valkyria Revolution (PS4/XONE/Vita, June 27th) Tokyo Xanadu (Vita, June 30th)
AereA (PS4/XONE/PC, June 30th)
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online (PS4/Vita, July 7th)

Released (Ports and Rereleases)

Asdivine Hearts (PS3/PS4/Vita, January 10th)
Criminal Girls: Invite Only (PC, January 11th)
FNaF World (Android, January 12th)
Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea (Vita, January 17th)
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS, January 20th)
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4, January 24th)
Seinarukana: The Spirit of Eternity Sword 2 (Steam Release) (PC, January 26th)
Disgaea 2 PC (PC, January 30th)
Mobius Final Fantasy (PC, February 6th)
Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (PC, February 7th)
Nights of Azure (PC, February 7th)
Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force (PC, February 14th)
Earthlock: Festival of Magic (PS4, February 14th)
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (Wii U E-shop, February 16th)
Ys Origin (PS4, February 21st)
Bokosuka Wars 2 (XONE, February 24th)
Stranger of Sword City Revisited (Vita, February 28th)
Suikoden IV (PS3, February 28th)
I Am Setsuna (Switch, March 3rd)
Monster Monpiece (PC, March 14th)
Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs (PC, March 17th)
Nier Automata (PC, March 17th)
Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy(PC, March 27th)
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4), March 28th)
Chroma Squad (PS4/XONE, May 19th 2017)
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (PS4, May 23rd)
Disgaea 5 Complete (Switch, May 26th)
Ys Origin (Vita, May 30th)
Damascus Gear: Operation Tokyo HD Edition (PS4, May 31st)
Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls (PC, June 12th)

Upcoming (New Games)

Asdivine Cross (3DS E-shop, July 13th) Children of Zodiarcs (PC, July 18th)
Summon Night 6: Lost Borders (PS4/Vita, August 15th)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Switch, August 29th)
Mary Skelter: Nightmares (Vita, August 31st)
Steven Universe: Save the Light (PS4, Summer 2017)
Tales of the Rays (Ios/Android, Summer 2017)
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth (PS4/Vita, September 5th)
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA (PS4/Vita/PC, September 12th)
Blue Reflection (PS4/PC, September 26th)
Legrand Legacy (PC, September 2017)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PS4/XONE/PC, October 17th)
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (PS4/PC, November 10th)
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS, November 17th)
Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth (3DS, Fall 2017)
Demon Gaze II (PS4/Vita, Fall 2017)
Nights of Azure 2 (PS4/Vita, Q3 2017)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch, Holiday 2017)
Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online (PS4/PC, Winter 2017)
Rainbow Skies (PS3/PS4/Vita, TBA 2017)
Wargroove (Switch/XOne/PC, TBA 2017)
Guardians of Arcadia – Episode I (PC, TBA 2017)

Upcoming (Ports and Rereleases)

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4, July 11th)
Eiyu*Senki – The World Conquest (PC, Summer 2017)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (PC, Summer 2017)
Moero Chronicle (PC, Summer 2017)
Pokemon Gold and Silver (3DS eshop, September 22nd)
Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions (3DS, October 6th)
Yo-kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters (3DS, Fall 2017)
Tokyo Xanadu eX+ (PS4/PC, Fall 2017)
.hack//G.U. The Last Recode (PS4/PC, Late 2017)
Omega Quintet (PC, TBA 2017)

Unconfirmed/unscheduled for 2017 (New Games)

Pixel Noir (PC/PS4/XONE/Vita, Q1 2018)
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory (PS4/Vita, Early 2018)
Lost Sphear (PS4/Switch/PC, Early 2018)
Code Vein (PS4/XONE/PC, TBA 2018)
Griftlands (PC, TBA 2018)  The Longest Five Minutes (Switch, TBA 2018)
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (PS4/Vita, TBA)
Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4/XONE, TBA)
Kingdom Hearts 3 (PS4/XONE, TBA)
YIIK: A Postmodern RPG (PC/Vita, TBA)
Soul Saga: Episode 1 (PC/PS4/Vita/Wii U, TBA)
Planet Stronghold: Warzone (PC, TBA)
Elysian Shadows (Dreamcast/PC/Ios/Android, TBA)
Sully: A Very Serious RPG (PC/Vita, TBA) (Vaporware)

Unconfirmed/unscheduled for 2017 (Ports and Rereleases)

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS, Early 2018)
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS, TBA 2018)
Planet Crashers (PC, TBA)
Grinsia (PC, TBA)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II (PC, TBA)
Undertale (PS4/Vita, TBA)

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0 thoughts on “JRPG Update: 7/3/2017 -7/9/2017

  1. Awwww, that’s too bad. I did think it looked like it took a lot of work and if it’s interfering with your other work then I suppose it’s the best choice. Not to say I won’t miss it. I’ll probably check in on your JRPG calendar every now and then.

    Thanks for all the hard work on these updates. They were really useful.

    1. You are welcome. I would try to continue them if I maybe had someone to assist me with the editing, but there don’t seem to be many options available at the moment, and even then I at least would need a break.

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