Tetracast 333: The Wholesome Writer

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

In this episode, after the two major JRPG releases last week, we slow down a bit. Josh takes a look at recently-released online shooter Helldivers 2, while Chao checks out the version 2.0 update to Honkai: Star Rail.?

News this week is highlighted by staffing updates for CD Projekt Red, a final preview for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, sales updates for Super Mario RPG & Persona 3 Reload, and more.

This edition of the?Tetracast?features Bryan Vitale (@ZeoMassicot), James Galizio (@theswweet), Adam Vitale (@King_Seda), Josh Torres (@HD_Kirin), 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
  • 8:05 - Helldivers 2
  • 33:25 - Honkai Star Rail Version 2.0
  • 53:21 - Cyberpunk 2077 sequel staffs up with ex-BioWare, IO Interactive, Blizzard leads
  • 1:02:01 - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth State of Play, Preview, more information and screenshots
  • 1:10:32 - Artisan Studios announces Lost Hellden, a 'hand painted' JRPG set to release for consoles and PC in 2025
  • 1:19:07 - Kadokawa Corporation acquires ACQUIRE
  • 1:25:44 - Jagged Alliance 3 Update 1.5 adds new modding tools, difficulty modifiers
  • 1:27:59 - Honkai Star Rail 2.0 hails 100 million downloads and Apple Vision Pro compatibility
  • 1:29:52 - Atlus releases 'Josef’s Guide to Interaction!' trailer for Unicorn Overlord
  • 1:33:03 - Rise of the Ronin details locations, traversal, and activities with Behind the Scenes: Episode 1 "The Beginning"
  • 1:35:36 - Super Mario RPG remake sells 3.14 million units
  • 1:38:34 - Persona 3 Reload surpasses 1 million units sold, becomes fastest selling title in Atlus history
  • 1:43:37 - Fate/Samurai Remnant DLC1 Record's Fragment: Keian Command Championship adds Ibuki-Douji to the Servant roster
  • 1:45:53 - Astlibra Revision Gaiden launching February 13
  • 1:50:03 - Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty collaboration content for Lies of P launches February 14
  • 1:51:30 - Bar Stella Abyss demo releases in Japan on February 15
  • 1:54:00 - Cozy turn-based RPG Terra Memoria launches in Spring 2024
  • 1:55:23 - Final Fantasy XIV open beta on Xbox Series X|S begins February 21, full game requires Game Pass subscription to play
  • 1:59:21 - Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana releases for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in Japan on May 23
  • 2:02:44 - Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island sold 200,000 units in first two weeks in Japan
  • 2:06:01 - Wrap-up and sign-off