Assassin’s Creed Odyssey takes the series to ancient Greece. It will be a full-blown RPG – you can be a male or a female character, with abilities that you can upgrade, dialogue choices and more. The game will also have large scale combat both on land and in the water.
It’s been five years since we last saw a glimpse of Cyberpunk 2077. But if there’s any developer that’s earned our trust, it’s the Witcher maker CD Projekt Red. Our latest look at the RPG promises stellar graphics and a variety of cyborg characters and customizations.
The latest game from Deadly Premonition creator SWERY, and developer Yukio Futatsugi of Phantom Dust fame looks like a trip. It’s a daily life sim RPG in which you play a journalist who must pay off a massive debt, and along the way uncover the secrets of a small UK town.
Praise the freakin’ sun. The game that made the Souls genre famous is coming to the PS4, Xbox One, PC and the Nintendo Switch. Dark Souls Remastered runs at up to 1080p resolution at 60fps, supports up to 6 players online, has dedicated servers and more. Drops 5/25/18.
Aside from its potentially revolutionary four-player drop-in drop-out coop, Divinity: Original Sin 2 will try to take CRPGs to the next level with its new undead race. Undead characters can take on other identities similar to Game of Thrones’ Faceless Men.
A showcase of all 14 weapon types that you can wield in Monster Hunter: World. Whether you prefer familiar equipment like the sword and shield, heavy hitters like the hammer, or esoteric arsenal like the charge blade, you’re sure to find a weapon that fits your style.
Galaxy of Pen & Paper is a meta-RPG for PC. Set in 1999, your characters are playing a tabletop RPG set in outer space. It has upgrades for both the storyteller and the space RPG characters, and is filled with silly adventures and dialogue. Also on iOS and Android.
(PG-13: Language) “It’s now how you play the game. It’s why you play the game.” Vice Waypoint spoke with a couple of former inmates who played tabletop RPGs such as Dungeons & Dragons while they were in prison to unwind, connect and stay sane. More here.
This bundle of Blizzard’s action RPG contains the base game plus all DLC, including the newly released $15 Rise of the Necromancer pack, which adds the Necromancer class, two more character slots, two more stash tabs and more. Available for PS4 and Xbox One.
Video games glorify all kinds of stuff, but if real life played out like games do, with loading screens, cutscenes, A/B choices, side quests, and inane conversations, it probably would be pretty miserable. Glove and Boots demonstrate why you wouldn’t want to live in an RPG.