Crowntakers: 1st Playthrough (Normal)

Crowntakers is a cute RPG strategy game, that's very similar to Banner Saga. Here is my 1st playthrough of the game, in Normal difficulty. I died on Step 3, unfortunately but I made it pretty far for ...

Profiled: Judy L. Tyrer

When you have a passion for games that stays with you your entire life and the drive and focus to peruse what you want in life you can achieve great things. That was just one of the many things we lea...

Darkspore

My overall impression of the game is mixed. On one hand, the combat is crisp and fun, especially when you're cooperating with friends. The abilities are satisfyingly destructive and the heroes that ...

Game of Thrones

The story is excellent. Fans of the series will not be disappointed on that front. Both of your main characters are well-written and very different protagonists who have very distinct roles in this ...

Soul Blazer

As far as the gameplay, it is quite satisfying. You will have to come up with your own strategies to defeat certain bosses. You just can't run to them and kill them, it's a good way to use your head i...

Skies of Arcadia

In terms of set-up, Skies of Arcadia is pretty much your standard Japanese RPG fare: a young boy from a small village is summoned by destiny to save the world by fighting random, turn-based battles a...

Warsong

There are other factors as well, such as terrain and if your leader characters have any gear equipped (at the start of each level, a scenario is given to you and you have a chance to spend your hard e...

Two Worlds II

Gameplay is along the lines of a good hack-n-slash. Where TW II sets itself apart from other games is in the weapons upgrading system and looting system. As you travel around killing, maiming, and des...

Amrack’s Gamer Profile

So my name originated from my youth (like most people). To me a name is like a connection to the past that you can never experience again; it's a memory of what I once was. When I was little (~8 years...

Cthulhu Saves the World

What's more the game itself is rather good too, though definitely not exactly my kind of CRPG. It's pure hack-and-slash with minimal exploration, only slightly confusing dungeons and simplistic combat...

A Valley Without Wind

That's why I've wisely come up with an alternate description too: it is a procedurally generated, side-scrolling, 2D arcade adventure, with strong exploration, RPG and strategic elements, that is sort...

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Primary and secondary weapon slots do not have any requirements. This means you can equip two axes, a scepter and longbow, or any possible combination of the several weapon classes to tailor to your p...

Breath of Fire III

Gameplay is quite fun and moderate. You'll have to do lots of leveling up and exploring in this game in order to be able to advance. This is what an RPG is mainly about, you go to a dungeon, level up,...

Final Fantasy Chronicles

The graphics are 16-bit era memorable. Final Fantasy IV has beautiful dungeons and a world map with towns that are very recognizable. As usual, Final Fantasy IV has some of the towns with their shops ...

Chrono Trigger comes to Android

The classic RPG Chrono Trigger is available now for the Android on the Google Play store for $9.99. Originally created by Yuji Horii and Akira Toriyama creators of Dragon Quest and Dragon Ball, this v...

Twilight 2000

The Twilight 2000 PC game was based on the pen-and-paper RPG of the same name, first published in 1984 by the Game Designer’s Workshop (GDW). It was a game of its time, with the Cold War raging and...

The Interview: Tortured Hearts

Tortured Hearts™: Or, How I Saved the Universe. Again. is an epicly epic, satirical RPG, dedicated to the proposition that most RPGs take themselves far too seriously. Since almost every imaginable ...

How Gaming Changed This Girl’s Life

It's funny how, in the beginning, he thought it was cool dating a girl who liked gaming. He now cautions guys against dating gamer girls! He was just mad that I took over his Playstation for about a w...

Gemstone Dragon

Actually, Gemstone Dragon is the most Baldur-eque gaming experience I've had for quite sometime, what with its sword and sorcery plot, the traveling around fantasy worlds, the looting of corpses, the ...

Ten Questions: Age of Decadence

We've spent all our money on dialogues and choices, so we had to skip puzzles and goblins completely. Even though they look kinda hot naked. Overall, dialogues and choices are the main aspect of the g...

Mother

The game is long and fun, the leveling system is simplistic and ideal for a NES game(We don't need it to be so complicated especially when you are trying to have fun). Also, the characters are just yo...

Turkish Rambo: The Rampage

We can all make fun of a bad movie or a cheaply made movie, but this one takes the take. Just look at how the RPG fires and how he keeps finding ammo on the ground as if this was Resident Evil. If RPG...

Mutant Chronicles Monopoly

Quite straightforward this one, I believe. Save the picture (taken from this excellent site), print it, spend a few hours preparing thematically appropriate game-cards, use your Warzone minis, 2d6 and...

Introduction: Pen and Paper RPG’s

Hence the importance of the rest of the players in the storytelling part. They are free to experience, twist, enrich, play through and ultimately shape the GM's plot, always following some rules, not ...

RPG Sex

Despite this, RPG sex is definitely lacking. The real problem seems to be a distinct lack of sex rules, that would seamlessly integrate the whole carnal experience into the game world. Rules that woul...

Talisman Returns

"Talisman is a cult fantasy board game for 2 – 6 people. Players control a myriad of characters from a heroic warrior to a powerful sorcerer. In this perilous adventure, play centres around the jour...

Free Stuff: Ultima V: Revisited

Richard Garriott's Ultima V (this is indeed a 5) is an ultra classic, albeit dated, RPG. One of the rare gems of the late 80s and one of the first PC games I (or anyone else for that matter) ever enjo...

Chrono Trigger

Another feature of the battle system is the combined attack combos where you can apply combos with your allies for higher damage. You'll of course need both allies to have their battle gauge filled an...

Dragon Warrior III

Dragon Warrior 3 is just one of the best RPGs for the NES period. I personally liked it better than part four and more so than part 2. I don't think the first one counts as it's more of an introductio...

Mythos Closed Beta

The closed beta for the hack-n-slash MMO Mythos is underway, but gamers can still register for the beta on the official website....

PSN gets Vagrant Story & Xenogears

Rejoice classic RPG fans soon you will be able your hands on two Square Enix titles. Although many of these titles have already been made available via PSN in Japan and even Europe poor USA has been l...

Obsolete Intros: Final Fantasy Tactics

Your story takes place in Ivalice after a long standing war with its two neighboring nations. Not only are you dealing with rebuilding, but economic and political issues as well. After the death of th...

Faxanadu OST

In a nutshell the Evil One came to earth via meteorite (take that Superman). The Evil One transformed the Dwarves into monsters and had them attack the Elves who were all nice and peaceful living on t...

Games I have never beat: Faxanadu

Faxanadu came out in 1989 by publisher Hudson Soft, it is an RPG where you main goal is to defeat the Evil One. After being away from home for an untold amount of time you return to find your homeland...

Wes Paugh: Fusion Reactions

Everything about Perfect Dark felt streamlined and polished, with enough to do to keep me satisfied no matter what experience I craved. Throw in a phenomenal multiplayer and it's a formula that has ke...

GAMES TO BUY: CONSOLE EDITION: NOV 30 2010

If you use a lot of paint it is considered good and your appearance matches that. If you use a lot of thinner it is considers bad in a sense because you are destroying things and thus you change over ...

Motivational Monday: Stereotype

I see the first issue now, why do they give all the black folks the horrible video games? We really should have a contest to see which was the worst Shaq; Shazam, Steel or Shaq Fu, all titles that sta...

POD: Parasite Eve

Today we bring you pictures, screenshots, wallpapers and artwork from one of my favorite games, Parasite Eve. It was developed and published in 1998 by Square Enix and follows the story of Aya Brea a ...

Final Fantasy I: OST

The story goes that while working in a music rental shop Uematsu was approached by a woman working in the art department at Square. At the time Uematsu didn’t consider it a career move in fact he th...

Demon’s Souls

Playing online can be a blast if you don't mind the occasional PVP encounter, as Black Phantom players can and will jump in on your game if you're in body form and attempt to murder you at the most in...

Super Mario RPG OST

What can I say I fell in love with this game. I was always a big Mario fan and shortly before its release I got big into Final Fantasy so when I saw a Squaresoft (Square Enix now) RPG built around Sup...

Villian Spotlight: Kefka Palazzo

It hurts to hear this kind of criticism about the One Winged Angel but I'm about to open your eyes to a true villain. Someone who's appearance was comical but their lust for destruction was their only...

Tera Online: World Origins Gamescom Trailer

En Masse Entertainment is pleased to release a brand-new trailer for their award-winning action MMO title TERA, as the game is unveiled for the first time to the European audience at this week's games...

Frontier (a.k.a. Elite II)

Frontier is a game of undefined genre. It's a wild mixture of simulation, strategy with adventure and role playing elements. And as much as it seems that this kind of mix'n'match would not work out it...

UFO: Enemy Unknown

UFO or X-COM as they call it in the US is a product built upon the idea that could've easily been transformed into three different, smaller games. First of, there's the strategy – Globe View – in ...

Dear Game Industry, Hire Some Real Writers

There are games out there with good stories but are horribly paced. Red Dead Redemption has a good story from what I can tell by my six hours of game play that I put into it, however, I’ve had the g...

Tera Online Q&A

Brain Knox: When characters die in the game, they lose what we call “stamina.” Stamina can be regained quickly by spending gold, or you can heal your character's stamina by resting near a campfire...

Obsolete Intros: Chrono Trigger

The role-playing aspect drew fans in and the detailed story which included side quests, character development and multiple endings kept players not only interested from start to finish, but coming bac...

Obsolete Intros: Parasite Eve

Parasite Eve is one of my favorite RPG/Action games. It was developed and published in 1998 by Square Enix and follows the story of Aya Brea a New York cop that witnesses an entire opera house spontan...

Cataclysm Closed Beta Begins

Cataclysm will reshape the world of Azeroth changing many of the areas from what is known as “vanilla” W.O.W. In addition there will be new areas, features and a increase in levels from 80 to 85. ...

A look at Tera Online

The key is in the fighting system which relies more on movement, teamwork and attack timing. What this means is where and how you hit your enemy matters and working as a team to coordinate your attack...

Today in video game history – June 11th

A corrupting plague of dark magic grips the world... once lush lands have turned barren, and the inhabitants have become hostile mutant creatures. Now, join the quest of a unique young unicorn and a t...

I proposed by hacking Chrono Trigger

...some might feel doing something like this is stupid or nerdy, well its nerdy, but not stupid at all. We have all kinds of strange proposals, strange to us, but not to the people involved. With show...

Final Fantasy VII Trailer

It was much more than just the gameplay or the graphics even the music captivated fan leading to impressive sales of the soundtrack. From there the movie Advent Children was made and still today fans ...

South Korea: Midnight Ban on Online Gaming

In addition the SK government will be implementing a slowdown system that will throttle internet speeds. If anyone has ever used Comcast Cable and tried to download multiple seasons of television show...

Final Fantasy 7 Remix for 360 and PS3

After years of fans asking for a revamp of FF7 and the anger fans felt over getting only a small changed to the game in the PSP version Square Enix announced today the Final Fantasy 7 Remix....

Mass Effect 2

I wish they would go away from this dumbed down choose-your-own-adventure system and go back towards the roots of more intricate RPGs. It's kind of annoying how they only phrase part of what your resp...

Steam Sale – Mount & Blade for $4.99

If you like Defender of a Crown and want a true medieval world simulator, then Mount & Blade is what you're looking for, especially at $4.99! It's available now on Steam....