Posts tagged with "RPG"

GAME FACE: Happy Birthday Oblivion, You Beautiful Broken Mess!

GAME FACE: Happy Birthday Oblivion, You Beautiful Broken Mess!
So this week marks the 10th anniversary of the first release of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. On 20th March 2006, the fourth title in Bethesda’s longest running series was released on PC and Xbox 360 (later to be released on PS3 the following year). It was a pretty important release at the time, having generated ridiculous levels of hype: Oblivion pretty much heralded as the beginning of that console generation. And so, in celebration, I’m... 

Yo-Kai Watch RPG heads West

Yo-Kai Watch RPG heads West
Nintendo to Publish Level-5’s videogame, as anime lands second season…   Read More →

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review
Nintendo seem to have a knack for creating classic games, coupled with classic characters and consoles. Although when the ‘New Nintendo 3DS’ and the ‘New Nintendo 3DS XL’ were announced, there was a mixed reaction. One of the phrases going around was ‘What’s the point?’ Well the new consoles came coupled with hardware upgrades, which weren’t going to be completely evident until played in conjunction with games exclusive to these new... 

Lords of the Fallen first impressions

Lords of the Fallen first impressions
MCM Buzz was recently offered an invitation to a hands on preview of Lords of the Fallen, the new fantasy action RPG from CI Games and Deck 13 that is due to be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this October. The game follows Harkyn, a convict who is released so that he might fight against the old Gods who are threatening to enslave humanity. Harkyn travels through the world in order to defeat these malevolent powers. Easier said than done... 

Rovio swings Angry Birds into a turn-based RPG!

Rovio swings Angry Birds into a turn-based RPG!
Mobile video game giants Rovio Entertainment revealed to Kotaku the latest reincarnation in the Angry Birds franchise! We’ve seen them swing their way to Rio, float around in outer space and even take on the dark side in the Star Wars universe. Now Angry Birds are getting their turn on! Angry Birds Epic is a turn based role playing game (RPG), which is very smart as each bird has its own colour and skill set. That will reflect well onto the... 

Sword Art Online Part 1 DVD Review

Sword Art Online Part 1 DVD Review
Have you ever spent so long on a game that you actually thought it was real? The latest anime release from Manga Entertainment, Sword Art Online, turns this concept into reality. The story begins with a multitude of people queuing for the latest game; sound familiar? This latest game is the titular VRMMO RPG (Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) Sword Art Online. The game is set in a fully immersive alternative reality in... 

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Special Collector’s Edition Announced

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Special Collector’s Edition Announced
After news broke in June that Namco Bandai will be releasing a PlayStation 3 exclusive, HD edition of  Tales of Symphonia early next year, a further announcement this week revealed that a special collector’s edition will also be launched alongside the main game. The Tales of Symphonia Chronicles will include both the original Tales of Symphonia game and its sequel, Dawn of the New World, shown for the first time in HD and featuring additional,... 

Secret of Mana (Seiken Densetsu 2) 20th Anniversary Retrospective

Secret of Mana (Seiken Densetsu 2) 20th Anniversary Retrospective
“Walk the seasons from spring to winter, spring again and we can enter…”   If The Legend of Zelda and Final Fantasy ever hooked up and got down to business, then Secret of Mana would be their extraordinary love child. Here was an RPG that looked gorgeous, sounded fantastic and once picked up, was hard to put down. Such was the quality of Secret of Mana that according to the 1990s Nintendo magazine SNES Force, people in Japan were apparently... 

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Hands On Impressions

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – Hands On Impressions
Resting in the furthest left hand corner of Namco Bandai‘s stand is a broad, illustrative poster of a young hero and a simple stand decorated with PlayStation3 controllers and the words Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Announced for a European release in January 2013, Ni no Kuni is the long awaited collaboration between fan-favourite games company Level-5 and internationally renown animation studio, Studio Ghibli. Having debuted in Japan... 
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