Tetracast - Episode 338: Old-School Granblue

Welcome to the latest edition of the Tetracast, RPG Site's regular, seemingly weekly?podcast!

In this episode, as we wait for heavy-hitting RPGs like Dragon's Dogma 2 and Rise of the Ronin, we take a look at various betas and network tests instead. Chao speaks briefly about his time with the pre-alpha playtest for Vindictus: Defying Fate, and Josh discusses the closed beta test for Gundam Breaker 4. The two also beat the new?Lucilius superboss for Granblue Fantasy: Relink.?

News this week is highlighted with new details for Visions of Mana introducing new characters and class mechanics. We also have a new free-to-play MMORPG from the creator of Runescape titled Brighter Shores, as well as releases for Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door?and Monster Hunter Stories.

This edition of the?Tetracast?features Josh Torres (@HD_Kirin), James Galizio (@theswweet),?Adam Vitale (@King_Seda), and Chao Min Wu. You can find links to the full episode of the podcast below along with our RSS feed, and also subscribe to us on?iTunes?or?Google Podcasts, and follow on?Spotify!

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Timestamps

  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 1:09 - Vindictus - Defying Fate
  • 10:47 - Gundam Breaker 4 closed network test
  • 29:20 - Granblue Fantasy: Relink - Lucilius
  • 42:47 - Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes backer beta?
  • 44:29 - Article Shoutout - A Broken World, Preserved - Shin Megami Tensei: IMAGINE and MMORPG Preservation?
  • 48:42 - Runescape creator announces free-to-play MMORPG Brighter Shores, set to release in 2024?
  • 56:01 - Feline dark fantasy action RPG Kristala launches in May 2024 via Steam Early Access?
  • 57:43 - Wandering Sword "The Southern Chronicles" free update now available - adds new storyline, new difficulty mode, & New Game +?
  • 1:00:07 - Visions of Mana main characters and features revealed?
  • 1:06:09 -? Rise of the Ronin videos “The Cause” and “Story Vignette”
  • 1:08:46 - Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes shows characters, combat, story, and minigames in pre-launch trailer?
  • 1:11:21 - Monster Hunter World passes 25 million sales worldwide?
  • 1:18:13 - Monster Hunter Stories launches for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on June 14 (MH2 for PS4 on the same day)?
  • 1:19:42 - Sea of Stars surpasses 5 million players; co-op "Single Player+" mode teased?
  • 1:21:24 - The original Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished - The Final Chapter also now available for Nintendo Switch via Egg Console PC-88 emulator?
  • 1:24:17 - Terra Memoria launches on March 27 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC?
  • 1:25:53 - Slice-of-life fishing RPG Moonglow Bay launches for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on April 11?
  • 1:26:37 - System Shock remake launches on May 21 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One (+ female protagonist, expanded ending)?
  • 1:28:23 - Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door for Nintendo Switch launches on May 23?
  • 1:31:08 - Honkai Star Rail Version 2.1
  • 1:33:58 - Wrap-up and sign-off