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BioWare: Co-op in RPGs will not become more common in the future
In case you missed it, Mass Effect 3 comes packed with a multiplayer co-op component (read about it first-hand here) that is at once seperate from, but linked to, the game’s single player campaign.
BioWare: Multiplayer improves RPGs
As consoles have been brought into the online age with the current generation, multiplayer has taken an ever more enhanced position in today’s videogames.
Vote for your most anticipated 2012 RPG
Over on out RPG/MMO portal RPGReporter.com there is a new poll asking you to pick your three most anticipated RPG titles of this year.
Obsidian developing South Park RPG
South Park: The Game has been announced by THQ, it is being developed by Obsidian Entertainment (y’know, the guys that did Fallout: New Vegas and Alpha Protocol).
If an ARPG releases on time ‘you’d be suspicious’ says Runic CEO
Speaking to IncGamers last week, Runic Games CEO Max Schaefer discussed the delay of Torchlight 2 and Diablo 3.
Game of Thrones RPG due ‘early 2012′
You might remember that Cyanide already released a Game of Thrones title; it was called Genesis, it was a PC-only strategy game and it wasn’t too hot.
Obsidian’s future is ‘more RPGs’ on in-house engine
For those wondering what’s next for Obsidian after concluding work on Fallout: New Vegas, recent events provide a few clues.
This is what Obsidian’s Aliens RPG might have looked like…
Original concept art provides a glimpse into the scrapped project.
Concept art is not always a true reflection on a game’s final make-up, but it can still provide an interesting insight… especially into what was a fairly high-profile cancellation.
Dreamatrix tease PC RPG Legends of Dawn with trailer
Publisher and developer Dreamtrix tease their upcoming PC action RPG with a new trailer.
LucasArts hiring for ‘open-world RPG’
A job listing posted on the Lucasfilm Recruiting site reveals that LucasArts are hiring for an ‘open-world RPG’.
Diablo 3 was going to be an MMORPG
Speaking with Diablo: IncGamers today, Max Scahefer of Runic Games discussed their up coming action RPG Torchlight and also his work on the Diablo Franchise.
DoubleBear’s Zombie RPG Gets A Name: Dead State
Back in August of last year, we posted news that former Obsidian and Troika employees were developing a turn-based, zombie-survival RPG with the working title “ZRPG.”
DoubleBear Productions has today revealed that the project now has a name: Dead State.
Bloodlines Writer Explores RPG Morality
You may not have heard of DoubleBear Productions, or even of Brian Mitsoda, the company’s founder.
Rage "Progressive Experience" Without RPG Elements
id Software’s Rage design director, Matt Hooper, has told IncGamers there is no RPG element in Rage, but the player can expect to have a “progressive experience”.
Final Fantasy XIII Not An RPG, Says BioWare Man
BioWare’s writing director Daniel Erickson has stated that Final Fantasy XIII is not an RPG.When Strategy Informer discussed the importance of story with the BioWare man, they segued onto a discussion about the importance of gameplay in addition to story, with reference to Final Fantasy XIII.“Well, before I address the main point I just want to take a slightly more controversial route,” said Erickson.
GoG Weekend Promo Drops RPG Prices By 50 Per Cent
GoG’s sale this weekend has dropped the prices of a variety of RPGs by 50 per cent – but only those RPGs beginning with the letter “S.”What this means is that you can pick up Sacred Gold, Septerra Core, Spellforce Platinum, and Stonekeep for a pittance.Sacred Gold is a Diablo-alike that includes Sacred Plus and Sacred Underworld, Septerra Core is an anime-themed sci-fi RPG, Spellforce Platinum is an RTS/RPG that combines Spellforce: The Order of Dawn with expansions Spellforce: The Breath of Winter and Spellforce: Shadow of the Phoenix, and Stonekeep is a classic Interplay first-person RPG that’s apparently due to be revisited on WiiWare.The titles, and their pricing until Monday night (Tuesday morning, here in the UK) follow:Sacred Gold – $4.99 USDSepterra Core: Legacy of the Creator – $2.99 USDSpellforce Platinum – $4.99 USDStonekeep – $2.99 USDAs usual with GoG’s special offers, it’s really quite hard to go wrong at that price.
InXile Entertainment To Continue With RPG Titles
InXile Entertainment’s CEO, Brian Fargo, has said that we can expect to see more RPGs from the studio in the future.In an interview with IncGamers, Fargo said he hopes InXile will continue to work with the recently announced Hunted IP, as well as produce some new games.”I hope that we’re working on this product and its iterations for the next decade,” he said.”In addition, I’m sure you’ll be seeing us looking at doing some other projects, probably in the role-playing game kind of way.”Watch out for our video interview later today, while the full transcript of the interview will go live next week.
TERA: The Making Of The MMORPG
Video showing the development of the upcoming multi-million dollar Korean MMORPG, TERA.
Interplay & Masthead Develop MMORPG
Interplay has issued a press release officially announcing they have teamed with Masthead to create a new MMORPG, also known as Project V13.Project v13 has been known about for some time and it is thought to a Fallout MMORPG.
Obsidian Confirms Aliens RPG Footage
Obsidian Entertainment has confirmed that the leaked footage is indeed from the cancelled Aliens RPG.Obsidian’s Matthew Rorie posted up on the official Obsidian forums, confirming that the footage was real by writing “Just to be clear, this is from an extremely early pre-production build.”This would imply that it’s still a very long way from what the game would have looked like and was more proof of concept than anything, but it’s still interesting to see.Sadly, the footage has been yanked from YouTube by Sega, although it may well be floating around elsewhere online.Obsidian’s Aliens RPG was cancelled back in June 2009.
Footage Of Canned Aliens RPG Emerges
Footage ostensibly from Obsidian’s canned Aliens RPG has surfaced.Superannuation spotted the footage, which shows a player character flicking a switch, navigating through a dark corridor, flicking another switch, then fending off a horde of the titular aliens before a squad member gets skewered through the back.
Champions Online RPG Book Shelved
Hero Games has announced that plans for their book, the Champions Online Roleplaying Game, have been terminated since Cryptic Studios’ owners, Atari, made some financial cutbacks.
King Arthur RPG Patched
The recently released ‘King Arthur – The Roleplaying Wargame’ has been patched to version 1.03.
Ex-Obsidian Devs Reveal Zombie Survival RPG
DoubleBear Productions has revealed information on its forthcoming zombie-based RPG.
The studio, headed up by Brian Mitsoda of Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines/Neverwinter Nights 2 fame, has revealed that it is creating an RPG based around surviving a zombie outbreak.
Blueside Working On New MMORPG
Developer Blueside has revealed it is working on a new MMORPG title with a working title of Project T.Better known for its work on the popular Kingdon Under Fire series, Blueside is planning to release its new MMORPG some time in 2010/2011.
Aliens RPG Officially Canned
SEGA and Obsidian’s Aliens RPG has been officially canned.Rumours about the status of the title have been floating around for months, since the online CV of a designer contained the line “Designer for canceled third-person action RPG (Xbox 360, PS3, & PC).”Official confirmation has now appeared via the Obsidian forums, with a post from an administrator reading “Unfortunately, it is true that we are no longer working on the game, and we wanted to finally announce that to everyone who has been following its development.”Obsidian is currently known to be working on Alpha Protocol and Fallout: New Vegas.
Heroes Actor Thinks Up MMORPG Film
Heroes star Masi Oka has had his idea for an MMORPG taken up by Dreamworks, who will develop the game, called The Defenders, and make a film of the same name simultaneously.