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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Gets A Collector's Edition
If you’re going to release an RPG these days, you might as well offer up a big, meaty Collector’s Edition for fans to sink their teeth into, complete with all sorts of digital and physical goodies to round out the experience. And that’s exactly what Square Enix has put together for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, revealing a special collector’s edition packed with an art book, a watch and all sorts of other shiny goodness.
Starbound Beta Has Launched With An Endearing Beta Trailer
ChuckleFish has launched the beta for Starbound today and the team has let loose an amazing new beta trailer that details some of the space travel, the action, the adventure and some of the social aspects that could make just about any gamer fall in love with what Starbound has to offer.
Review: Ys: Memories of Celceta Is A Vita RPG Triumph
The PlayStation Vita is becoming home to a wider range of RPGs these days and, settling in comfortably somewhere near the very top of that list is the latest addition to the Ys series, Memories of Celceta. It’s a fast-paced, action-filled romp with a sharp focus on genre essentials, complete with a fun cast of characters, a surprisingly involved story and a massive world just waiting to be explored.
The Witcher 3 Skipping PS3, Xbox 360
CD Projekt RED has made it known that The Witcher 3 won't a be cross-generational game like Assassin's Creed IV, Watch Dogs, Call of Duty: Ghosts or Battlefield 4. The team won't be wasting time try to down-scale their game to run on the old haggily consoles, but will instead focus on the new, pristine and fresh devices from Sony and Microsoft.
Wasteland 2 Beta Coming In December
It's been more than a year since the Kickstarter success of Wasteland 2, fully funded via the hard earned money of gamers. Brian Fargo and crew at inXile Entertainment have been hard at work on the isometric RPG, hoping to bring back some of the nostalgic moments of PC gaming, and the time is nearly upon us, as Fargo has set a time frame for the beta to release sometime in December.
Age Of Wushu: Forbidden Grounds Free Expansion Launches
Snail Games has announced that a new expansion pack for Age of Wushu has launched called Forbidden Grounds. The newest expansion for the wuxia-centric, open-world MMORPG brings eight new instances that allow players to acquire the secret scrolls of the schools.
Star Citizen Nears $30 Million In Crowd-Funding
Star Citizen now has a development budget that dwarfs Halo 2 and the original Gears of War... combined! Cloud Imperium Games has announced that they have hit more than $29 million in crowd-funding, making it one of the most expensive independent games in development.
Neverwinter Gets Shadowmantle Expansion In Early December
Get ready to go questing through the holidays as Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment’s Neverwinter gears up to receive its second major update since launch, Shadowmantle, this time introducing the new Hunter Ranger character class and a new zone, the Dread Ring, for players to explore.
Final Fantasy X, X-2 HD Remaster Coming March 2014
One of the most celebrated RPGs of all time, as well as its less-lauded sequel, has been bundled up, HD-ified and is nearly ready to arrive on current (or is that now ‘last gen?’) consoles. Square Enix today announced a March 18, 2014, release date for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
Dungeonland Goes Free-to-Play On Steam
You know what’s awesome? Waging war in a twisted carnival of doom. You know what’s even more awesome? Waging war in a twisted carnival of doom, free of charge. And that’s exactly what everyone can do now that Paradox Interactive has announced a “Free Admission Edition” of their latest co-op action game, Dungeonland.
Marvel Heroes Update 2.0 Goes To Asgard
Gazillion Entertainment is gearing up to make the most heroic free-to-play MMO even more, um, heroic, with Marvel Heroes Update 2.0, including new locations, new characters, story events, items to discover and more.
The Banner Saga Release Date Set For January, 2014
January 14th, 2014 is the official release date for one of the early games that took Kickstarter by storm during the glory days of the crowd-funding boom, following Doublefine's big success with their adventure title. The Banner Saga is a strategic RPG based around Nordic lore and it features music from Journey composer Austin Wintory.
Path Of Exile First Impressions
Amid all the controversy of “Resolutiongate” some gamers have probably become fatigued with a war over resolutions that PC gamers have been rocking since the era of the PS2. For those of you needing a little break from all the flaming, fire and roasting flesh of butthurt fanboys on the grill of truth, there are still games out there that focus on something we can easily forget about: fun.
Dimiria: The Agrarain Falls Beta Trailer Released
Softnetix Entertainment released a new trailer for Dimiria for PC. The game is a single-player action-RPG that combines some of the traditional isometric hack-and-slash elements from games like Diablo with strong magic-based mechanics from games like Sacred.
Bloodmasque Free On iOS For One Week
Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean gamers can’t still scare up a good time on the go. Square Enix, for instance, is offering up its vampire-infused mobile RPG, Bloodmasque, free of charge for the next week. That’s one deal that doesn’t suck, and I’d stake my life on it.
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