Articles with the tag RPG

Earthlock: Festival of Magic – Classic Turn-Based RPG with a Couple of Twists

Editor’s Note:  This post is written by Erik Hoftun, Head of Snow Castle Studios, Producer, Earthlock: Festival of Magic.  It is quite an undertaking for a small studio like ours to take on such a big project as Earthlock. Why are we doing it? – Because the whole team really wants to make the game that […]

Role-Playing Games, Then And Now

Computer role-playing games have been among the earliest of genres to establish themselves in the games industry, but sadly also one of the most vulnerable and, perhaps, the genre that has been contorted the most over the years. Role-playing saw a real heyday during the 80s, when games like “The Bard’s Tale,” “Phantasie,” “Ultima,” “Wasteland” […]

5 Free Online RPGs for the Geeky Gamer

"Aren't all gamers geeky?", you may be asking. I wouldn't dare make such a sweeping statement, but if you consider yourself an MMO/RPG enthusiast, you'll love MMO Attack. The name says it all, but the best part is that it has a section for free RPG!

Support ‘The Golem’ On Kickstarter

Another day, another Kickstarter project. The wildly ambitious game The Golem is one that’s genuinely worth supporting. It’s the first full-fledged video game from the creators of groundbreaking iPad apps The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and The Numberlys.

Preview: Game of Thrones – The Game

What George R.R. Martin’s sprawling fantasy epic Game of Thrones really needs is an RPG video game. Good thing Atlus and Cyanide Studios are making one! It’s coming May 15th, and here’s everything you need to know about it.

Army of Me

I already divulged my love for RPGs some months ago, and was pleased with the majority of your suggestions when I put out the call for decent RPGs my new big bastard, monster gaming machine could tackle. Well, the machine is a few months less new now, but it’s still a monster. I’ve tried your […]

Text, Glorious Text

Recent demonstration of a typewriter hacked to play Zork made me nostalgic for the golden age of MUDs, text-based roleplaying games that were, and in my opinion still are, king in the world of actual roleplaying – in line after pen and paper, of course. MUDs (or any of the other MU* designations) were in […]

My Kingdom for a RPG

I recently had a custom PC built. It’s a monster – and I mean, it breezes through any game on the market, even the newest releases, in highest graphics modes without a single problem. This is a dream PC. (Thank you, NewEgg, for making a machine that would’ve cost thousands cost far, far less by […]

Square Enix teaser page may be for new FF game for NDS

Last week, Square Enix launched a new teaser site. The original page only had a sketch of a village and a very conspicuous number “4”, but right now, a visit to the page will reveal three people — a boy wielding a sword and two girls riding atop a dragon. Quite intriguing, isn’t it? But […]

Blood of Bahamut's Gilgamesh revealed

One of the games that I am eagerly looking forward to is Square Enix’s Blood of Bahamut, a multiplayer action RPG. This RPG actually has its roots in the Final Fantasy series. FF gamers know of the powerful summoned creatures in the game, with Bahamut being one of the toughest. In this game we will […]

Atlus to release a new Shin Megami Tensei game to the PS2

The Playstation 2 may already be on its last legs but every time someone banners its end by saying that the last great game for the aging console has finally been released, the PS2 surprises its critics by actually getting a game that is considered a great game. This has happened with the last two […]