Target. Loot. Equip Bloodborne meets District 9 in this action RPG for the PS4. In The Surge, you acquire weapons and armor from your enemies by carefully targeting parts of their body. But sometimes you’ll have to choose between sweet loot and staying alive. Drops 5/16/17.
An upcoming RPG about the “human side” of samurai, with pivotal dialogue choices and what sounds like an Infinity Blade-like progression system. It has simultaneous turn-based combat and an art style inspired by ink wash painting. Coming to PCs, Xbox One and PS4.
In the early ’80s, spurred by the success of Dragon Quest, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Koichi Ishii and Akitoshi Kawazu came up with a roleplaying video game inspired by Western tabletop RPGs. The result is a series that, while not always brilliant, is never afraid to reinvent itself.
Talion and Celebrimbor team up once again, this time to take on Sauron himself. The sequel to Shadow of Mordor promises to expand on the series’ Nemesis System. You will be able to turn orcs into followers, but enemy strongholds will adapt to your tactics. Drops 8/22/17.
We’ve checked out Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s weapons. Now let’s take a look at the game’s flexible skill customization. As you pick skills, you unlock “profiles” – classes that you can switch at will even in the middle of combat to acquire passive bonuses to certain skills.
The latest spot for Horizon Zero Dawn has us more stoked than ever for the PS4 ShooteRPG, and provides a brief setup to the game’s premise: that the Earth we know has fallen and reverted to a more primitive state, but it’s still filled with massive, deadly machines.
Some of the lead contributors to Fallout: New Vegas, Wasteland 2, and more are working on a video game adaptation of Apocalypse Now. The survival horror RPG will let you relive and rewrite the story of the movie’s protagonist, Capt. Willard. Its estimated release is in 2020.
The latest trailer for post-historic adventure RPG Horizon Zero Dawn is a collection of cinematic clips from the game. An outcast since birth, heroine Aloy learned to hunt the Machines, but she will soon find out that these creatures are much more than meets the eye.
Square Enix’s lengthy preview for the much-awaited Final Fantasy XV does a good job of introducing the JRPG’s characters, story, combat and level up systems, side-quests and more. If this doesn’t get you excited about the game, nothing will. Get the pinball app here.