All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘RPG’

Final Fantasy XV Gameplay Previewed at TGS

Fans of the single-player Final Fantasy games have been waiting since 2010 for a new numbered title in the venerable series. In fact, given the mixed fan reaction to Final Fantasy XIII, some fans have been waiting even longer for what they would consider a new Final Fantasy. At this week’s Tokyo Game Show, Square Enix provided the most in-depth …

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‘Child of Light’ World Previewed in New Video

March is over and the big early game release season has now passed. Gamers will have to content themselves with more Titanfall and Dark Souls II until the next round of big titles are previewed at this year’s E3. Another option, of course, is to dive into the ever-growing segment of indie and small downloadable titles. One of the most …

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‘Bound by Flame’ Launch Date Announced

Spiders Studios today announced that Bound by Flame will be released on May 9. On that date the game will hit PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Bound by Flame is a classic high-fantasy RPG action game featuring classic fantasy monsters such as dragons and liches. Players will take on the role of a mercenary named Vulcan tasked …

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New ‘Diablo III’ Class Previewed, With Trailer

The first expansion for Diablo III, Reaper of Souls, is now less than two weeks from release. Already the add-on has had a significant impact on the game with patches overhauling Diablo III‘s loot system. Another important change coming with Reaper of Souls is the addition of the new Crusader class. Blizzard this week revealed a bit more about the …

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‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ Delayed to 2015

Last year’s PlayStation 4 announcement event and E3 provided gamers with a wealth of new wonderful-looking games for the next generation of video game consoles. As seen in the delay of Watch Dogs, however, many of these games are likely to push past their planned release dates as the reality of next-gen development cycles closes in on studios. The Witcher …

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Gigantic Bosses, Death Previewed in ‘Dark Souls II’ Launch Trailer

Tomorrow is one of the biggest video game launch days in recent history. In addition to the intensely hyped Titanfall for Xbox One and PC, the sequel to beloved hardcore action RPG Dark Souls will launch tomorrow, gluing gamers to their previous-generation consoles as they collectively uncover the game’s secrets. Though Dark Souls II is highly anticipated by a devoted …

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‘Child of Light’ Co-op Previewed in New Video

Once this month’s big game releases are out of the way (Dark Souls II, Titanfall, Infamous: Second Son, and more) April brings with it a few smaller game releases. One of these games is Ubisoft’s Child of Light, a downloadable RPG from the team that created Far Cry 3. Child of Light puts players into the shoes of Aurora, a …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Finally Released

The odds were stacked heavily against South Park: The Stick of Truth. First of all it’s a South Park game, meaning it has a long pedigree of mediocre licensed games that came before it. South Park Studios, however, was determined to make The Stick of Truth the first really good South Park game. Next, of course, came the bankruptcy of …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Censored For Europe

The release of South Park: The Stick of Truth is only one week away. After a year of delays and teases, South Park fans will finally be able to see the series translated in all of its glory into an RPG. At least, South Park fans outside of Europe will be able to. A review guide for Stick of Truth …

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New ‘Bound By Flame’ Trailer Previews Classic Fantasy Action

Spiders Studio today released a new preview of its upcoming fantasy RPG, Bound by Flame. The game was announced last summer and is one of the many games coming to the PlayStation 4 this year. Bound by Flame puts players in the shoes of a mercenary possessed by a flame demon. Players can choose to give into the demons demands …

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Ubisoft’s ‘Child of Light’ JRPG is Coming April 30

Back in September Ubisoft announced Child of Light, an upcoming side-scrolling JRPG from the developers of Far Cry 3. The game’s whimsical tone and ambitious art style surprised many who may have expected Ubisoft to grind away at yet another Far Cry sequel game after the success of Far Cry 3. Today Ubisoft announced that Child of Light will be …

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‘Shadowrun Returns’ Expansion Coming February 27

As one of the earliest Kickstarter video game campaigns, Shadowrun Returns has been quite a success story. Developer Harebrained Schemes managed to more than quadruple its Kickstarter goal and then finish the solid strategy RPG in a timely fashion. The game provided fans with a solid (if a bit short) campaign and a platform on which to build their own …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Creation Detailed in New Video

The probable March 4 release of South Park: The Stick of Truth is just weeks away now. The game has taken a long journey to get to store shelves, starting out as a delayed project of THQ, the publisher that went bankrupt and was sold off piecemeal one year ago. From there, Ubisoft took control of the project and delayed …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Getting Space Combat

Star Wars: The Old Republic is still chugging along as it attempts to keep its current players and attract new players and subscribers to the game. It has done this through a number of new expansions to the game, but the latest expansion may just attract players who want a return to the gameplay seen in TIE Fighter. BioWare announced …

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‘Final Fantasy VIII’ Out Today on PC

Square Enix today announced that Final Fantasy VIII has been released as a downloadable title for PC. The game can be found on Steam and currently costs $12. As the follow-up to the beloved Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII is often cited as a step back for the Final Fantasy series. The game’s story is generally incomprehensible, featuring floating …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Gets (Another) Release Date

After months of delay, South Park: The Stick of Truth finally has a new release date. The game will hit PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on December 10, 2013. The Stick of Truth was originally set for a March 5, 2013 release date before it was delayed along with other THQ games. When it became apparent that THQ was …

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‘Bound by Flame’ Combat, Enemies Teased in Trailer

Last month, developer Spiders unveiled its latest RPG project, Bound by Flame. The game is a fantasy RPG due out for the PlayStation 4 in which players take on the role of a mercenary possessed by a flame demon. By giving in to the power of the demon or rejecting it, players will level up in different skill trees. Decisions …

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Sony Announces Two More Indie Games At PAX

PAX Prime took place over the weekend and Sony held a small event showcasing some of the indie titles headed to its platforms. Most of the games shown at the event were already shown at E3 or Gamescom, but the company did announce two new titles headed to PlayStation platforms. The first game is called Cosmic Star Heroine, and is …

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‘Bound by Flame’ Announced For PlayStation 4

Earlier this year Spiders studios released Mars: War Logs to mediocre reviews. The downloadable RPG contained an ambitious mix of cyberpunk and western RPG elements, but was limited by its low budget. Spiders tried to fix the game for consoles with some better voice acting, but the game ultimately did not catch on. Now, Spiders is trying once again with …

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Luigi’s Habit Of Falling Asleep Anywhere Is Starting To Get Dangerous

For three videos now, Nintendo has made light of Luigi’s apparent narcolepsy. Sure, it may be a main gameplay mechanic in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, but it’s still a dangerous condition. The latest video advertising the game doesn’t do anything to address any health problems that Luigi may have. In the latest, and what appears to be last, video, …

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Nintendo Continues To Advertise Mario & Luigi: Dream Team In The Best Way Possible

I love Nintendo’s silly live-action ads. I like to think that most kids who grew up in the 90s and early 2000s love them as well. There was a time when Nintendo didn’t make many of them, but the silly live-action ads of yesteryear are finally making a comeback. Last week, Nintendo revealed the first TV ad for Mario & …

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Capcom’s Deep Down Gets A New Trailer

Deep Down was one of the more ambitious titles that we saw at Sony’s PS4 reveal in February. It was a brand new IP from Capcom, and it looked absolutely stunning. The game skipped E3, but it looks like Capcom is ready to start talking about it again. At Capcom’s Network Game Conference, the company announced that Deep Down is …

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‘Shadow Returns’ Launches After Successful Kickstarter

In April 2012, an indie game company called Harebrained Schemes launched a Kickstarter for a video game called Shadowrun Returns. The project promised to bring back the Shadowrun franchise to gaming, complete with an old-school isometric view and tactical, turn-based combat. The campaign quickly blew past its $400,000 goal, and ended up raising over $1.8 million. The Kickstarter is one …

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Check Out This Silly Mario & Luigi: Dream Team TV Ad

Back in the N64 and Gamecube days, Nintendo was known for imaginative, and oftentimes silly, TV ads. That all stopped once the DS and Wii came out as Nintendo opted for ads showing families having fun together instead. For its latest 3DS games, Nintendo has tapped into the fun loving ads of yesteryear. Nintendo recently shared the TV ad for …

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The Kwama Return In The Elder Scrolls Online

One of the complaints levied against Oblivion and Skyrim is that neither title was like Morrowind. Well, that’s to be expected as they take place in entirely different regions of Tamriel, but you just can’t please some people. Those same people may be pleased to know then some of the creatures from Morrowind are back in The Elder Scrolls Online. …

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The Latest Borderlands 2 DLC Gets A Launch Trailer

The fourth (and possibly final) DLC for Borderlands 2 – Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep – launches today on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. The expansion invites players into a deranged Dungeons and Dragons-like campaign where Tiny Tina is the dungeon master. The reviews will tell you that this latest DLC is worth picking up, but you should probably …

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Mars: War Logs Delayed, New Localization Coming

Back at the end of April, Mars: War Logs was released on PC to mediocre reviews. Critics praised the action RPG’s setting, ideas, and the ambition of developer Spiders, but also panned the game for a poor translation and story issues. In an unusual move, Spiders and publisher Focus Home Interactive took the criticism to heart, and today announced that …

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Diablo III Comes To Xbox 360 And PS3 On September 3

It was assumed that Diablo III would be a PS3/PS4 exclusive after its unveiling at the Sony PS4 event in February. Today’s announcement confirms that is not the case. Blizzard announced today that Diablo III will be coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3 on September 3. The console port of the popular PC action RPG has pretty much everything …

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Character Customization Coming To Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic was the subject of countless jokes and TORtantic memes last year after the game started to bleed subscribers. The MMO went free-to-play less than a year after launch, and now EA has to retain players while attracting new players to the game. In April, the team at BioWare Austin added a number of features and …

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Mars: War Logs Launches, Trailer Released

Mars: War Logs, a new cyberpunk action-RPG, has been released for PC today. It is currently selling for $20 on Steam. The game’s publisher has stated that it will be available on the Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network “very soon.” Spiders Studios first announced the title back in December, when it seemed the announcement of cyberpunk-themed games had become …

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