Rivers of London is a hugely popular urban fantasy series from Ben Aaronovitch about cops that do magic.
Routinely Itemised takes a look back at the RPG news with the Origins Award restructuring after an RPG boom, D&D Beyond's top 10 sellers and plenty of new game announcements.
Cops that do magic just seems to have broad appeal. It's safely in the geek interest zone and manages to lure in people who wouldn't usually be interested in urban fantasy.
News about Rogue Trooper, a brand new computer RPG for Pathfinder, and WotC confirm Dice, Camera, Action! will not return after being hit by a sex scandal.
RPG publisher Chaosium have announced they've signed a deal with Ben Aaronovitch to create the Rivers of London Roleplaying Game.