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World of Darkness MMO cancelled – the last of White Wolf?

White Wolf’s owners CCP have today announced that the World of Darkness massively multiplayer RPG has been cancelled. This means 56 employees in the Atlanta studio have lost their jobs although some, thankfully, from the office have been offered other roles in the company. Today, the CCP site is still advertising for jobs in Atlanta […]

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The pitch for Dragon Finn Soup

[Back this Campaign] Geek Native covers plenty of Kickstarters but computer RPGs that make it to the blog seem pretty rare. Why is that? It must be hard to pitch computer games hoping to be considered RPGs to a dyed in the wool tabletop fan. That makes Dragon Finn Soup interesting. Grimm Bros are a […]

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Sponsored Video: From steampunk elephants to Titanfall – a brief history of mecha warfare

American gamers already have access to Titanfall and it looks like they’re loving it. Here in the UK we’re waiting just a few more days – until the 14th. With at least one pundit calling the game “Microsoft’s killer app” Titanfall has a piece of Microsoft history all to itself. The game is available for […]

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Blade & Soul: Trailer and character art

Blade & Soul is a Korean MMORPG and it is popular enough to be getting the anime treatment. Gonzo are handling the project with Hiroshi Takeuchi (Bodacious Space Pirates) and Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;Gate) directing. This is not an anime that goes into battle sensible female armour. It’s inspired, in part, by the four benevolent animals […]

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Dark Souls II starts spooky – the prologue

The Namco Bandai team are edging up the creep factor for Dark Souls II. This is the prologue (part one) in which our blind narrator introduces the walled city of Drangleic. This is a tactic they used before. There was a number of prologue videos for Dark Souls and each one layered up the drama. […]

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Dark Intentions: Inside the minds of the Dark Souls II team

Dark Souls is an action RPG infamous for being hard. Really hard. Will Dark Souls 2 be any easier? I guess not. Peter Serafinowicz, who will be playing a Nova Core officer in Guardians of the Galaxy, features in this video along with the Japanese development team. He’s clearly a big fan of the game. […]

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Art from Risen 3: Titan Lords

Are you a fan of the RPG series Risen? Made by Piranha Bytes the computer roleplaying game came out in 2009 and dealt with the after effects of ancient temples rising from the ground in the volcanic island of Faranga. If you played the first game you might recall the Titan rising up from the […]

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy web game gets 30th anniversary edition

Did you ever play the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy text adventure game? It wasn’t easy. It messed with your head. You might still recall trying to turn the lights on and use the babel fish. Radio 4 Extra will bring a new 30th anniversary edition of the adventure game back to the web as […]

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Savage Worlds’ Rippers: Rise of the Great One in bold IndieGoGo campaign

[Back this Campaign] Rippers is a Victorian adventure that pits societies against vampires, werewolves and other monsters. These heroes can use the very DNA and mystical powers of the monsters they defeat to enhance their own abilities but this comes at the risk of corruption. Shane Hensley said; “Rippers was one of the first settings […]

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Live footage from Elite: Dangerous Alpha phase 2.0

Some lucky gamers are getting to test Elite: Dangerous already. In this video we get to see some of the action with a walkthrough from the Frontier Developments team. The video actually reminds me of Elite – especially with the name of the ships. It feels very MMO too and I can see how it […]

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