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An in-depth look at tactical combat in Age of Wonders III

This week Triumph Studios revealed an in-depth look at the tactical combat mechanics in Age of Wonders III. 

By David Reid | 1 Mar 2014 | 4

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Path of Exile 1.0.6 Summoner patch

Whilst we’re waiting for Path of Exile’s Act 4, folks from Grinding Gear Games have released Path of Exile’s 1.0.6 patch which I call ‘the summoner patch’.

By David Reid | 30 Jan 2014 | 3

Assassinate your enemies in Age of Wonders 3 with the new Rogue class

The Age of Wonders series has always had layers of depth to its tactics, both on the world map and in battle.

By David Reid | 23 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Vampiric deal: Van Helsing gets 50% discount this weekend

If you missed the previous The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing deal during the Steam summer sales a while ago, you’ve now got another chance to get the game at 50% off (making it $7.50 USD until 12 August.) Should you wish to plough those savings right back into add-ons, the $2.00 USD Blue Blood DLC expands Lady Katarinas power’s rather nicely (three clones of Katrina’s will help melee characters for example) and enables some valuable benefits to be betstowed onto your main character.

By David Reid | 8 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Best RPG 2012 – Readers’ Vote

Whether you love your dungeon crawlers, click-fests or story-led titles, 2012 has been an interesting year for the RPG genre with some highly anticipated title releases.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2012 | 1

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Review

This is perhaps the first time I’ve reviewed a 14-year old game without writing it as a retrospective, so I’ve decided that there are three questions that need answering.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Nov 2012 | 5

Q&A with Legend of Dungeon developers RobotLovesKitty

Calvin Goble and Alix Stolzer, the husband and wife team collectively known as RobotLovesKitty, have just launched a Kickstarter campaign to drum up a little extra funding for their latest title, Legend of Dungeon.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Realms of Arkania lead launches $1 million ‘Thorvalla’ Kickstarter

Guido Henkel, the lead designer of the Realms of Arkania RPG series and producer of Planescape: Torment at Black Isle, is setting sail on the good ship Kickstarter with a new RPG idea.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

CD Projekt Red launches Cyberpunk 2077 blog

CD Projekt Red has launched a new site and regular blog so people can keep up to date with the progress being made on forthcoming RPG title Cyberpunk 2077.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Oct 2012 | 1

Obsidian’s Project Eternity breaks Kickstarter funding record

Obsidian’s Project Eternity Kickstarter, launched to raise money for an isometric RPG styled after the Black Isle/Infinity Engine games of yore, has (at the time of writing) comfortably reached $3.6 million USD.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | 2

Divine Space Kickstarter launches for earthlings

I am a sucker for a good space sim  that can pull me into the world, so when the guys over at Dodo Games fired an email over to announce the launch of a new Kickstarter project called Divine Space it piqued my interest.

By Paul Younger | 11 Oct 2012 | 1

Get creative as the Legend of Grimrock editor is released

RPG fans who are wanting to get creative with Legend of Grimrock can now download the editor which has just been released to the masses.The editor looks pretty easy to use which is a huge plus and mods will be available through the Steam Workshop.

By Paul Younger | 6 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian’s Project Eternity passes $2.0 million USD mark

Some form of player housing will be present and correct in Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ RPG when it sees release some time in 2014, as the Kickstarter campaign has now surpassed that $2.0 million USD ‘stretch goal’.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 [Review] – Luminous

We’d better get one thing out in the open before going any further with this review: I liked Diablo 3.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Sep 2012 | 5

Dragon Age 3: Inquisition officially unveiled

Late last month, leaked marketing materials from a third-party focus group suggested that BioWare and EA were sounding the general public out about a possible third entry in the Dragon Age RPG series.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ funded within two days

How do you raise $1.1 million USD in just over 24 hours?

By Peter Parrish | 15 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian RPG nears reveal, announcement 14 September

This is quite a self-indulgent news post, primarily because any new RPG by Obsidian gets me rather interested.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn built from ground up, not a simple reboot

Gamescom has been and gone. Games were seen, spoken about, like, loved and loathed.

By John Robertson | 20 Aug 2012 | 8

Character customisation a priority in Cyberpunk

CD Projekt Red’s Witcher series had a predetermined central character in the form of Geralt of Rivia, and while it was certainly possible to play him in different ways Geralt’s personality and background drove the narrative.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Game of Thrones [Review] – Stark contrasts

You’ve got to hand it to Cyanide, the French developers certainly know how to secure a popular license.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

NeoCore goes nautical with Broken Sea

NeoCore, a developer perhaps best known for the King Arthur series of games, has announced Broken Sea.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

South Park RPG is a quest to ‘be cool’

The first trailer for Obsidian’s South Park RPG has been shown at Microsoft’s E3 press event, revealing that the game is now called South Park The Stick of Truth and that one of the main goals in your role as ‘the new kid’ is to be cool (what else?) You can expect the usual assortment of South Park characters and villains (from underpants gnomes to ..

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 1