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  • Borderlands 2 Review (PS3)

    0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Vicente on November 14, 2012 under Featured, PS3 Reviews
    With Borderlands 2, Gearbox Software releases a sequel to its popular FPS RPG that improves in many ways on the original. The original was successful largely due to its stylized look and irreverent sense of humor, and there's much more of the same here. The game opens with a narration explaining what's happened since the original Vault Hunters from the first game opened the vault to reveal the... more.
  • Dragon’s Dogma Review (PS3)

    4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Vicente on June 15, 2012 under Featured, PS3 Reviews
    Dragon's Dogma was a game that was hiding just under the radar until a couple of months before release. Suddenly, all this information and gameplay depicting epic battles with fantastic, giant monsters started being hyped. I certainly hadn't paid much attention to it until then, but experiencing the demo where I got to tangle with both a Chimera and a Griffin had me sold. Unfortunately, for eve... more.
  • The Intro of Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s South Park RPG and Preorder Info

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on June 12, 2012 under Featured, X360 News, Xbox 360
    Remember the excitement surrounding the announcement of the new South Park RPG, written by the show’s writers Matt Stone and Trey Parker?  Well, more has been unveiled about this coming treasure. The demo and trailer of South Park: The Stick of Truth further reveal the fantastic adventure of the beloved South Park cast, with the fate of South Park up to you, the new kid.  As Cartman says, ... more.
  • Avernum: Escape from the Pit (PC Review)

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on April 20, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming, PC Reviews
    New to Avernum?  Well, you aren’t coming in too far behind the pack, mostly because this game is based after the very first Avernum game. The Avernum games are made for those who enjoy turn-based role playing games with a lot of dialogue and exploration in an overhead, grid view.  As in good ole’ RPG fashion of the prior decade, a map of the area is slowly revealed upon moving around the ... more.
  • Upcoming RPG Written by NY Times Best Selling Fantasy Writer

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on March 27, 2012 under Featured, PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning did well overall among critics, despite the number of gamers who expected it to be a RPG with similar depth and scale to Skyrim.  More game developers are taking advantage of the imaginative power of authors (like New York Times bestseller Salvatore for Amalur) to create vast worlds and lore for video games. A recent press release announced the latest addition of ... more.
  • Gamers’ Online Protests Garner Attention

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on February 29, 2012 under Wii, Wii News
    Some people live by the motto, “The customer is always right,” but that typically applies to direct customer-employee contact.  After all, how can customers get what they want without speaking directly to the person in charge?  Gamers often use online message boards in an attempt to impact industry professionals. ..but how many of these demands are actually granted? Recently, gamers made ... more.
  • Action RPG by Creator of Final Fantasy Series

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on February 28, 2012 under Wii, Wii News
    Here’s an action RPG to be excited about – The Last Story was directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy and executive producer to many Final Fantasy games.  If that isn’t enough, Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu created the music for The Last Story. The Last Story currently has a Metascore of 82 with glowing reviews – “The Last Story is a memorable and magical ... more.
  • The Next Big Action RPG, Imagined by New York Times Bestselling Fantasy Author R.A. Salvatore

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on February 2, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Finished Skyrim and looking for another action RPG to delve into?  Have we got a game for you!  Set for release next week (February 7th in North America and February 10th in Europe), Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has some big name people behind it – executive designer Ken Rolston (lead designer of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion), executive art director Todd... more.
  • Valkyria Chronicles III Didn’t Make it to American or European Markets…Will Valkyria Chronicles IV?

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on January 27, 2012 under PSP News, PlayStation Portable
    Either you like the Valkyria Chronicles series, or you don’t.  It’s one of those series that people have trouble classifying: while it’s clearly a strategy-driven series, it also has RPG/JRPG elements.  The first game in the series received nominations and won multiple awards in the RPG category – nominated by GameTrailers for “Best Role-Playing Game,” awarded “Playstation 3 RPG of... more.
  • Upcoming Release of Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on December 2, 2011 under Featured, PC Gaming, PC Previews
    The highly anticipated Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG is almost here!  Less than a month away (December 20th), it takes place in a war between the Republic and the Empire, 300 years after the Xbox game Knights of the Old Republic. Knights of the Old Republic was highly successful, integrating individual choices for alignment with the Dark or Light sides.  One of such choices involved kil... more.
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