RPGs

Darkest Dungeon Switch review – Lovecraftian rogue

Another indie hit comes to the Nintendo Switch, in a roguelike where both your sanity and your life hang by a thread.<p>You might get stressed out …

H.P. Lovecraft

Review: Hob gives you a wilderness to explore, but it never explains why you should

It is difficult to find good adventure games that focus on exploration and puzzles. I cling to <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> series, in part, because there are …

Legend of Zelda

Magic: The Gathering Arena’s economy sounds surprisingly reasonable

While I’d never describe myself as a die-hard fan, I’ve dabbled in Magic: The Gathering since the 90s across its physical form, the early RPG-like …

PC Gaming

Monster Hunter World Devs on Switch Release, and Pleasing Hardcore Fans - Playstation 4

Monster Hunter World is an upcoming action RPG from Capcom and is the 6th primary title in the Monster Hunter series. While it had previously mostly …

Monster Hunter

40K: Shadowkeepers of the Custodes and Other Secrets

The Shadowkeepers guard an ancient prison buried deep beneath the Imperial Palace. What other secrets await?<br>The post 40K: Shadowkeepers of the …

Here’s How to Deal With Men (Thwack!)

“So you like breaking rules, do you?” Kasia Urbaniak said to the bald man seated before her. “Or do you like getting in trouble? That’s pretty greedy of you, to come here and do something right away to warrant punishment. I haven’t even had a chance to assess what kind of punishment you need.”<p>She …

Midtown Manhattan

Escape from Dol Guldur

When new players want to play the game, they usually don’t have a lot of quests to play. So they turn to the final quest in the Core Set. It is a …

Board Games

Final Fantasy XIV’s New Patch Adds a Wealth of New Content

Final Fantasy XIV: A New Day Dawns in Eorzea<p><i>Final Fantasy XIV’s</i> newest patch, 4.2, <i>Rise of a New Sun,</i> will go live on January 30th. It brings whole …

More One-Shot 'D&D' Adventures for Fifth Edition

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p><i>One-shot D&D adventures for 5th edition DO exist, and I set three relatively new Dungeon Masters the task of testing some …

Dungeons and Dragons

PP: Airbrush...More Like Hair Brush

Step into some more advanced airbrush techniques with Privateer Press.<p>Last week’s airbrush tutorials were just the beginning. Go a step further and …

Photo Manipulation

Why the time is finally right for Monster Hunter to take on the World | Trusted Reviews

<i>Gargantuan in Japan, not so monstrous over here, is it time for Monster Hunter to go global?</i><p>When Monster Hunter World launches next Friday it faces …

Monster Hunter

SW: Destiny Gets A Format Update

The Holocron Update for Star Wars: Destiny is here. It’s time for formalized constructed play!<p>A few months back FFG announced they were changing up …

Fantasy Flight Games

Old-school RPG Tower of Time will leave Early Access in April

Tower of Time, a "new take on classic RPGs" about a shattered land, a mysterious tower, and a gang of champions who decide to venture inside and see …

PC Gaming

Incredibly Strange RPG Getting a Sequel This Year

Good God Hylics 2 Is a Real Game, Isn’t It?<p>An incredibly strange RPG is getting a somehow stranger sequel sometime in 2018. I’m speaking, of course, …

An In-Depth Look At Breath Of The Wild's Divine Beasts

For over a year, YouTube critic Mark Brown has been exploring the dungeons in each <i>Legend of Zelda</i> game. His series concluded today with a look at</i> …

Geekery: Lara Croft Doesn't Shy Away from Danger in New Trailer

The new movie doesn’t have that polished plastic sheen the previous ones have, which is a good thing.<p>Now that the movie has established itself as …

Lara Croft

Quite the Predicklement – Bertram Fiddle Interview with Seb Burnett (Featuring Bertram Fiddle!)

We sit down to discuss Rumpus’ ruckus of an adventure game, Bertram Fiddle, with one of its ingenues creators and the fictional detective</b> …

Wot I Think- Total War: Warhammer 2 – Rise of the Tomb Kings DLC

I can sympathise, at least a little, with the ancient Egyptian-themed undead known as the Tomb Kings, and who are Total War: Warhammer 2’s newest …

Ancient History

Casually work your way through a mail-based RPG with Postknight (Game of the Week)

Admittedly, Malaysian developer Kurechii’s <i>Postknight</i> has a hokey premise. Armed with nothing but a sword, shield and plenty of pluck, the game has …

Reaping the Rewards: 'Vast: The Crystal Caverns' Miniatures Expansion

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>In Reaping the Rewards, I take a look at the finished product from a crowdfunding campaign. Today, I’ll take a look at the …

GW: Pre-Orders January 20th "First Looks"

en_US<p>Bell of Lost Souls<p>http://www.belloflostsouls.net/2018/01/gw-pre-orders-january-20th-first-looks.html<p>article<p>Games Workshop is bringing back some …

40K: The 5 Most Important Keywords In 8th Edition

We’re 7 months into 8th edition but the most important Keywords are already rising to the top – come see which ones made the cut!<p>The <b>Keyword</b> system …

Titanic

New D&D Players: Weapons Basics (So You Can Use Them Well)

<i>You gotta start somewhere, so why not start now? Starter Kit delivers you to the world of roleplaying games in a fun and easy-to-digest manner! Join</i> …

Board Games

The first "Harry Potter" RPG trailer is here, and get ready to roam the virtual halls of Hogwarts

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been on the mailing list for the <i>Harry Potter</i> game since it was first announced. And if you are, you definitely got …

Harry Potter

Watch new footage of Platinum’s Granblue Fantasy action-RPG

Granblue Fantasy: Project Re:Link looks great in motion<p>Publisher Cygames and developer PlatinumGames announced in summer 2016 that they were working on an action role-playing game based on <i>Granblue Fantasy</i>, the popular mobile fantasy RPG, for PlayStation 4. Today, we get a very good look at that …

Our 10 Most Anticipated RPGs Of 2018

Now that we’re settled into 2018, it’s time to look at what’s on the horizon for one of gaming's most popular genres. The RPG space is continuing to …

The Best JRPGs for iPhone and iPad

Hello, gentle readers. It seems like our previous ranking lists have gone over pretty well, so I'm going to be carrying on with them on a …

Chrono Trigger

London Sex Dungeon For Sale: Asking Price £3 Million

<i>What else are you doing with your basement, come on...</i><p><b>What is it?</b> Oh we’ll get to that buddy...<p><b>Where is it?</b> Vauxhall, or: "This Gigantic Roundabout …

Mario Kart

See the trailer for role-playing mobile game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Websites like Pottermore have long allowed Harry Potter fans to test which Hogwarts House they’d land in or how they might interact with the …

Harry Potter

Slay The Spire is the best new CCG on Steam

They went and made the gameplay bit first<p>We get a lot of stuff coming into early access these days, especially on Steam. <i>Slay The Spire</i> surprised me, however, not just because of the reception it’s received from fans but for actually putting the gameplay first in the development cycle.<p>That’s right. …