RPG Tag

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 23 Oct 2014

Just about every game these days features some form of role-playing game mechanics being integrated into the core product. Most of the time, this is a game of numbers where you try to outnumber your opponents with bigger numbers while maintaining your own set of numbers in the process. Or something like that. But the upcoming The Division game from Ubisoft. That’s more than just numbers. It’s an old-school return to the RPG fold, but with better tech.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 16 Oct 2014

A long, long time ago I booted up World of Warcraft for the first time and gave it a try. Unlike millions of others in my position, I did not stay past the first 20 or so levels. So these discounts aren't exactly for people like me to try and get back into Blizzard's genre defying MMO. Instead, they're for people still a bit behind on some key expansions.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 15 Oct 2014

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is, without a doubt, one of my most anticipated titles of this new generation. Despite the early 2015 release date, the Witcher 3 wasn’t playable at this year’s rAge Expo, although CD Projekt RED was there to show off all the new features on stage. One of those happened to be the game’s refined approach to combat, which builds on the previous system quite well.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 13 Oct 2014

The Witcher 3 just can't come soon enough. Then again, I'm hoping to finish reading all the books before the game launches, so this extra reading time is sort of helpful for me. The books are helping me understand more about the lore of the game, and makes me even more wary of The Wild Hunt.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 07 Oct 2014

Dragon Age: Inquisition had better live up to my expectations. Everything I've seen and experienced of the game has been wonderful, and this latest nine minute video of gameplay footage looks rather impressive. There are tons of things to do, and I'm excited to try them all.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 06 Oct 2014

It feels as though all I've done since getting Shadow of Mordor is rave to people about how much fun I'm having. It's been a long time since a game has elicited such a strong and uncontrollably gleeful response in me. There is a lot to love about Shadow of Mordor, and also a few frustrations.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 26 Sep 2014

Of all the games coming in the next few months, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has to be the most anticipated. It is an enormous game and I know plenty of you are amped about continuing the story and killing all the things. However, the open world experience is built to be amazing.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 25 Sep 2014

Remember that old school gem, Gauntlet? It was a tough as nails dungeon crawler which reduced even the toughest of gamers into a pile of tears. I played it many, many years ago on MAME, which thankfully meant I had unlimited credits. Death could not stop my barrage of fake money! The game first came out way back in 1985. The remake is now available, nearly 30 years later.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 25 Sep 2014

Even die hard Bioware fans will confess that the AI in their games hasn't always been stellar. Enemies would often cause their own deaths and companions weren't always the most capable without micromanagement. The new Dragon Age game promises to change all of that.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 25 Sep 2014

Maybe you played the original Wasteland back in the late eighties. Maybe you really got hooked on isometric post-apocalyptic RPG’s later on with its spiritual successor, Fallout. A turn-based, tactical overhead RPG isn’t the sort of thing AAA publishers think they can make money with. And yet, Wasteland 2 is bringing in pretty decent cash for developer inXile.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 19 Sep 2014

Square Enix really seem to be in love with the Master Race lately. Just yesterday I told you that Final Fantasy IV arrived on Steam, reaching a new audience who (somehow) may not have had a chance to play that particular story yet. Well, don’t let me stop the train from rolling. The much more recent series, Final Fantasy XIII (the full trilogy), will be landing on Steam soon too.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 18 Sep 2014

Final Fantasy IV has been around since way back in 1991. it’s gone through loads of re-releases since then, and even had its very own remake. All of those versions have been on everything from the PlayStation 1 through to the Nintendo DS and even iOS. Absent from all of that though was a PC version. That’s just changed, as the game has finally arrived on Steam.