D&D’s Rage of Demon has a launch trailer

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Rage of Demons is the new storyline for D&D which comes to life this winter. The demon lords have been dragged from the Abyss and so the Forgotten Realms’ players must join up with Drizzt Do’Urden to venture into the Underdark and take them on. The plot follows on from the Tyranny of Dragons and […]

Quirky, horrible and fun: A review of The Guild of Dungeoneering

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I was curious about the Guild of Dungeoneering but had only heard a little about it. I had heard you build the dungeon and add monsters while the hero automatically wanders around. A bit like Dungeon Keeper then, right? So I thought. I was wrong. The Guild of Dungeoneering is nothing like Dungeon Keeper. It’s […]

After the revolution: Deus Ex – Mankind Divided

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Another popular computer RPG title enjoyed some of the limelight at E3 this year as Square Enix and Eidos-Montreal announced the sequel to Dues Ex: Revolution. Set two years after Human Revolution and the incident in Panchaea that saw millions killed by people who had augmentations in their body mankind is divided. There are those […]

The Warhammer RPG at E3: Vermintide

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This is a gameplay trailer for the Warhammer FRPG Vermintide. Vermintide is the first person action RPG from Fatshark set in Games Workshop’s fantasy Warhammer world. The city of Ubersriek is besieged by the skaven and a band of five heroes need to cooperate to survive the apocalyptic invasion. The game itself stretches from the […]

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst announcement trailer

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Here’s another high profile, RPG inspired and good looking game from E3 this year. It’s EA’s Mirror’s Edge Catalyst and comes from the publisher’s Guilford, UK, studio. The game is due out February 2016 and puts players in the role of Faith. This is her origin story; from her rise as a careless young woman […]

Battleborn looks impressive; clever with the XP too

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Battleborn is the big new title from Gearbox Software and 2K. This is the partnership that brought us Borderlands. The game is set in the far future where all but one of the stars have gone dark. A mysterious force is at fault and now only one star remains – Solus. The universe’s surviving population […]

Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma

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Ahead of E3 we’ve got the first official trailer for Redacted Studios and Versus Evil’s Afro Samurai 2. The trailer suggests there’s plenty of influence from the original anime and manga roots in the game. The story picks up from where the last game finished as we deal with Kuma on a bloody quest to […]

Will Beserk Games’ Tabletop Simulator open up RPGs to even more players

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In recent years we’ve seen a growth of online tabletop RPG software. In particular Roll20 has been very successful, merging with Tabletop Forge, and picking up thousands of players. Now indie developer Berserk Games has created a generic tabletop simulator, suitable for many games, and is well aware of the RPG potential. The RPG section […]