From the creative minds of Chris Avellone, Tim Cain and the crew at Obsidian Entertainment comes the much anticipated Project Eternity. Hailed by many as a throwback to the ways of the old school RPG where the games challenge, depth and story take precedence, the game certainly has fans excited. Primarily using Kickstarter funding has fueled this approach that caters to the hardcore gaming crowd who have rallied in support of this no compromise undertaking.
From the hands of the team at Larian emerges another installment in the Divinity saga. With Divinity – Original Sin pegged as a prequel to Divine Divinity, Larian is spinning a tale of an all out war between orcs and men, where the fate of humanity rest in the balance. Focusing on a warrior who was condemned and then released from his imprisonment, a mystic heroine who is back from the dead and their struggle against the orcish army and the malevolence that fuels their dark rampage. Divinity – Original… Read More »
From Developer Coreplay, Chaos Chronicles is another game that looks to resurrect the traditional turn-based roleplaying games and infuse it with a much welcome fresh coat of paint. Featuring what is apparently a very capable graphic engine and with obvious attention to the games atmosphere, that feat seems a realistic possibility. With the development goals stating that they wish to “revive the classical western party-based fantasy RPGs of the eighties. Games like Phantasie, Pool of Radiance, Ultima, Wizardry, Bard’s Tale were part of our childhood and now it’s time to create a new game offering… Read More »
What purveyor of role playing goodness worth his weight in gold pieces would not have a list of favorite titles? Though it is hard enough to objectively qualify things of this nature as they are inherently opinion based, the difficulty seemingly compounds when actually attempting to compile these pieces. Many different things come into play when you start thinking over what being the “best” entails. Was a game the best of its type, the best of its era, the best simply because it was the most fun to play? Are… Read More »
It seems like it was just yesterday when the majority of the gaming world was being introduced to one Geralt of Rivia. Originating from within the pages of Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher series, Geralt was fully brought to life by the team at little known CD Projekt Red. Though the character also made appearances in movies and on TV, few mediums seemed as natural a fit for Sapkowski’s world as that of the RPG. Designed for the PC from the ground up and utilizing a heavily customized Aurora engine… Read More »