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Monday - February 22, 2021

Crusader Kings II - DLC Pass now available

by Silver, 07:43

Paradox now offers a DLC pass for Crusader Kings II.

CKII Subscription Service

Howdy all,

Sorry for the surprise information after not hearing from us for a while, but we have some super cool stuff to tell you. We are glad to bring you the launch of a new subscription service to the Crusader Kings 2 Game experience!

Crusader Kings II is now available via subscription, giving users a convenient way to enjoy all of the medieval plotting and politicking that has made Crusader Kings a beloved game for strategists and role players alike. Subscribers will have automatic access to every piece of Crusader Kings II content with no other purchases necessary.

Things to look forward to in this Subscription Service:

  • 13 major expansions, including the fierce Norse of The Old Gods, the eastern riches of Rajas of India and the scheming vassals of Conclave.
  • 12 unit packs, including new army sprites for your medieval forces
  • 14 music packs, including two heavy metal scores
  • 10 portrait packs of clothing and faces for rulers around the world
  • The Game Converter which lets you export your saved game to Europa Universalis IV.
  • The Crusader Kings II Ruler Designer, so you can create your own starting monarch.
  • and many more improvements to the core game experience.

The Crusader Kings II base game is currently available for free on the Steam store.
What does the subscription include?

The subscription will allow you to play Crusader Kings II with all of the available content included - expansion packs, portraits, clothing and music packs.

Why is this a subscription?
With so much additional content available, the cost for new Crusader Kings II players can seem prohibitive or intimidating. This is an affordable way for players to experience the entire Crusader Kings II catalog without having to weigh which items they would prefer to purchase.
This does not mean it is the only way to get DLC moving forward. The Subscription service is entirely optional and purchasing a single or multiple DLC packs without the Subscription is still an option.

I already have every Crusader Kings II thing. Will this affect me?
No. Nothing will change for people who already own any or all Crusader Kings II content.

What happens if I stop subscribing?
If you stop subscribing, you will lose access to any content you have not separately purchased or downloaded. (The Crusader Kings II base game is free.)

Will you be bringing subscriptions to other games?
Subscription plans are an option we are exploring for other Paradox titles.

To view or discuss on our forums check out the thread here.

Crusader Kings II

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Historical
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

Details

Sunday - February 21, 2021

Shores Unknown - Early Access Release

by Hiddenx, 22:22

The tactical RPG Shores Unknown has been released as Early Access version:

Shores Unknown

Shores Unknown is a single-player tactical RPG featuring an innovative gridless battle system combined with epic fights against huge bosses and enemy armies.

THE SHORES BECKON
Shores Unknown takes place in a land ruled by the iron-fisted Crown, and policed by the fearsome Inquisition, from whom it is said there is no escape. To the south lies the Empire and perpetual war, while to the north there is only the Murk — a seething wall of fog from which no ship has ever returned. In the midst of these grand forces, both natural and otherwise, our heroes must find a way to survive and to pursue their dreams of liberty.
Play as the newly-made leader of a mercenary company, fresh off an assignment gone awry. Now on the wrong side of the Crown, allies and loyalty are paramount. Forced to venture through the maw of the Murk in a search for truth, players will explore unknown lands, forge new alliances, and wage battle against those who would see to their end. What dangers await on Shores Unknown?

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GAME FEATURES

  • Gridless tactical turn-based combat: take your time to assess the situation and command your characters in the Order Phase, then watch your strategy come to life during the Action Phase as the characters maneuver around the battlefield and carry out their orders.
  • Adaptive character advancement system: characters learn new skills and unlock new classes depending on their equipment and combat choices.
  • Deep party customization options allow the player to build the perfect mercenary team of their choice, allowing full control over equipment and skills used by each character.
  • Vibrant world rendered in low-poly stylistic full of little details to immerse yourself in. Explore the various locations of the game, interact with dozens of characters and uncover the secrets of the Shores.

Shores Unknown

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Tactical RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Avalom: Ancestral Heroes - Early Access Release

by Hiddenx, 22:07

The open world RPG Avalom: Ancestral Heroes has been released as Early Access version:

Avalom - Ancestral Heroes

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Avalom: Ancestral Heroes

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Might is Right - Gameplay First Look @ TBL

by Hiddenx, 20:30

The Turn Based Lovers checked out the tactical RPG Might is Right:

Might is Right | Old-School RPG | Gameplay First Look

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Let's play Might is Right by Lazy Kitty. An indie old-school RPG released on 19 Feb, 2021. You take control of a squad of up to 6 characters, including your hero and 5 mercenaries. You explore a huge world fighting your way through the troops of numerous enemies. Each character gains experience in combat, as well as new levels, increasing parameters and receiving talent points. The number of levels is unlimited.

Might is Right

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Black Myth: Wukong - New Trailer

by Silver, 20:27

A new trailer for Black Myth: Wukong.

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As the Mouse gives way to the Ox, we have a growing talent and force. Here is a little tune for you, gamers dear. May you have a prosperous year! Note: This video is specially produced for celebrating Chinese New Year. It does not represent actual plot. Black Myth: Wukong is an action-adventure game developed by Game Science Studio. The game is still in development, and the release date has not been determined yet.

Thanks Farflame!

General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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Persona 5 Strikers - 'Liberate Hearts' Trailer

by Silver, 20:25

Gematsu reports on a new trailer for Persona 5 Strikers.

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Liberate hearts with the Phantom Thieves! Join forces to take down the mysterious forces stealing desires across Japan in Persona 5 Strikers, available February 23!

Thanks Farflame!

Persona 5 Strikers

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Modern
Genre: Adventure-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Enderal - Now Becoming Compatible with Skyrim Special Edition

by Silver, 20:21

PC Gamer reports that Skyrim mod Enderal is becoming compatible with the special edition.

Last month SureAI, the team behind the hugely popular Skyrim overhaul Enderal, announced they have moved on to focus on a commercial project, and won't be updating Enderal to be compatible with Skyrim Special Edition (the original version required "Oldrim" to play). However, fans have since taken on the task and created a version of Enderal that runs in the Skyrim Special Edition engine, with a Steam release on the way.

Advantages of being able to play Enderal in Skyrim Special Edition include "smoother image quality and improved lighting effects" as well as "Best performance and stability", they say. It also makes a VR version possible, and someone's working on a VR mod already.

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Thanks Farflame!

Enderal

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Orange Cast - New Roadmap

by Silver, 20:19

Orange Cast is a third person space shooter game for which there is now a new roadmap.

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As humanity’s elite space trooper, you take on a heroic, action-packed adventure throughout the galaxy. Explore planets, protect colonies, and be the first to meet the unknown!

Protect Humanity

Fast-paced and rewarding combat. Face cunning enemies, defeat menacing bosses, and arm yourself with top-notch weaponry of your choice.

True Sci-Fi experience

Dialogs, cinematics, and the choice-driven story inspired by James S.A. Corey’s The Expanse series.

Thanks Farflame!

Non-RPG General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: Unknown
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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Non-RPG General News - The Dark Mod 2.09 is now available

by Silver, 20:13

DSOGaming reports on a new version of The Dark Mod which is a mod based on THIEF.

The Dark Mod 2.09 brings various performance and graphical improvements. For instance, it uses a brand new Backend that takes advantage of UBO, Persistent Mapping, Bindless textures, and Multi-Draw. Additionally, Normal Map compression now uses RGTC resulting in lower storage, VRAM requirements, and less artifacts.

This new version of The Dark Mod also adds a new Sharpening filter. Moreover, it improves its particle physics for both accuracy and performance.

You can download The Dark Mod 2.09 from here. Below you can also find its key features.

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Thanks Farflame!

Non-RPG General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: Unknown
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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Diablo 2 Resurrected - Mod Support Confirmed Plus PC Requirements

by Silver, 20:10

DSOGaming reports on Diablo 2 Resurrected PC requirements and confirms there will be mod support.

According to the specs, PC gamers will at least need an Intel i3-3250 or AMD FX-4350 with 8GB of RAM and an Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7850. Blizzard recommends using an Intel Core i5-9600k or AMD Ryzen 5 2600 with 16GB of RAM. For gaming at 1080p, the team recommends using an Nvidia GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT graphics card.

Diablo 2 Resurrected will release on PC in 2021. Below you can find its full PC requirements, as well as its first official screenshots.

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Thanks Farflame!

Diablo 2

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Hack & Slash
Platform: PC
Release: Released

Details

Saturday - February 20, 2021

Skyrim - An Elder Scrolls Analysis

by Hiddenx, 17:38

NeverKnowsBest asks the question why noone copies Skyrim:

An Elder Scrolls Analysis - Episode One: A New Type of RPG

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Skyrim

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Might is Right - Released

by Hiddenx, 13:39

The tactical RPG Might is Right has been released:

Might is Right

Might is Right is an old-school turn-based strategy game, it has simple controls and deep complex mechanics.
In Might is Right, you control a squad of up to 6 characters, including your hero, and you fight your way across a large world.
Each character gains experience in combat and can gain new levels. At each level, you get a talent point to spend. Every character has its own talent tree with options that offer very distinct play-styles; from glass-cannon mages, to tanking healers.

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The game features two familiar modes that you switch between:

Adventure mode
Here your squad can move freely across the map, collect treasures, visit settlements, and do quests.

Combat mode
When you engage an enemy squad in adventure mode, you enter combat. In combat, you fight the enemy until you win... or lose. If things get too tough, you can always run away.

Game Features

  • complex talent trees for each character with 150+ unique talents
  • consumable items
  • state-of-the art AI, able to adapt to any situation
  • randomly generated enemy encounters
  • turn-based tactical combat
  • contextual tutorial, information is presented as you progress
  • achievements
  • quests; the world is full of individuals who need your help, discover them and earn useful rewards

Talents
Each character gains experience in combat and can gain new levels. At each level, you get a talent point to spend. Every character has its own talent tree with options that offer very distinct play-styles; from glass-canon mages, to tanking healers.

Challenge
The game features state-of-the art AI that will punish you for your mistakes. This, together with careful hand-tuning of the world, guarantees that you will have a challenge. Might is Right is non-linear, so if it gets too hard or too easy, you can always take a different road.

Might is Right

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Legend of Mana - Coming to Steam June 24th

by Silver, 07:15

The HD Remaster of Legend of Mana is coming to Steam June 24th.

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Set off on a journey to find the mystical Mana Tree seen in a dream, before discovering... the world map is empty! During your travels, you’ll acquire special artifacts; place these wherever you’d like on the map to bring towns and dungeons to life and advance the story.

Meet a colorful cast of characters, square off against fearsome monsters, and explore the vast world of Fa’Diel. Not only has the music has been rearranged for this remaster, you can also alternate between the new and original soundtrack. Other features have also been added, including the ability to turn off enemy encounters, and the never-before released mini-game "Ring Ring Land".

KEY FEATURES

THE CLASSIC, REMASTERED - All the magic of the original Legend of Mana, coming to Steam with remastered graphics and new features.

SHAPE YOUR ENVIRONMENT - Featuring the unique "Land Make" System in which you can build your own World Map.

COMPELLING NARRATIVE - Complete quests and storylines

REAL-TIME COMBAT - Equip a variety of weapons, armors and accessories in exciting battles.

MINI-GAME - Includes "Ring Ring Land", a mini game previously unreleased in the West 

Legend of Mana

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Battle Brothers - Coming to Nintendo Switch

by Silver, 07:03

Battle Brothers will be heading to Nintendo Switch 11th March.

For a long time now you guys have written to us how you’d love to play Battle Brothers on your Switch and take your campaign on the road. Both the game and the community have grown a lot over the past couple of years, and lots of people have been patiently waiting for the Switch port to complete. Being able to play a hardcore tactical turn-based game with lots of replayability wherever you are? It’s finally possible!

That’s right! Now you are able to lead your own mercenary company through the perils of a gritty, low-power, medieval fantasy world even while traveling. You get to decide where to go, whom to hire or to fight from the comfort of a relaxing couch. And it is your choice what contracts to take and how to train and equip your men in a procedurally generated open world campaign whether you’re commuting or flying ten thousand feet in the air. You get to play with all the content and features of the PC version, and you’ll have access to all the DLC!

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To bring Battle Brothers to the Switch in the best way possible, we’ve partnered with Ukiyo Publishing. With over a decade in industry experience, they’ve made sure that it is just as enjoyable an experience on the Switch as it is on the PC. We’re happy to say that they really outdid themselves with creating an intuitive, fast and effective control scheme for the Switch version that just works and is effortless to use.

Battle Brothers

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Ultima VIII - The Digital Antiquarian on 'How to Destroy a Franchise'

by Silver, 06:55

The Digital Antiquarian looks back at Ultima VIII and claims it destroyed the series.

This, then, was the calculus that went into Ultima VIII, which begins to make the inexplicable at least somewhat more comprehensible. At this juncture in time, epic CRPGs were at literally their lowest ebb in the entire history of computer games. Therefore Ultima, the series that was virtually synonymous with the epic CRPG in the minds of most gamers, needed to become something else. It needed to become simpler and faster-paced, and if it could also jump on the trend toward grittier, more violent ludic aesthetics — I point again to the rise of id Software — so much the better. It may not have been a coincidence that, when Ultima VIII eventually shipped, it did so in a box sporting garish orange flames and a huge pentagram — the same general graphics style and even iconography as was seen in DOOM, id’s latest ultra-violent hit.

Of course, the flaws in the thought process that led to Ultima VIII aren’t hard to identify in retrospect. Games which lack the courage of their own convictions seldom make for good company, any more than do people of the same stripe. The insecure child of a nervous creator who feared the world of gaming was passing him by, Ultima VIII could likely never have aspired to be more than competent in a derivative sort of way.

The biggest blunder was the decision to slap the Ultima name on the thing at all, thereby raising expectations on the part of the franchise’s preexisting fan base which the game was never designed to meet. Ironically, the audience for an Ultima was every bit as “pre-sold,” as Garriott puts it above, as the audience for the latest Madden. And yet one game that fails to meet fan expectations can destroy just such a pre-sold audience really, really quickly, as Garriott was about to prove. (An analogy to the radical change in course of Ultima VIII might be a Madden installment that suddenly decided to become a cerebral stat-based game of football management and strategy instead of an exercise in fast-paced on-the-field action…) It would have been better to announce that Ultima was taking a break while Lord British tried something new. But it seems that Garriott identified so strongly with the only line of games he had ever seriously worked on that he couldn’t imagine not calling his latest one Ultima VIII.

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Ultima VIII

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Diablo 4 - Full Diablo Presentation @Blizzcon

by Silver, 06:48

Gamespot has a video on the Blizzcon 2021 Diablo presentation.

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Blizzard gave us the scoop on all things Diablo at Blizzcon 2021. Here's every segment on Diablo IV, Diablo: Immortal, and Diablo II: Resurrected!

Diablo 4

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Hack & Slash
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Friday - February 19, 2021

Torment:ToN - Review @ Mortismal Gaming

by Hiddenx, 19:35

Mortismal Gaming checked out Torment: Tides Of Numenera:

Torment: Tides Of Numenera - Review After 100%

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Torment:ToN

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Technofantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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For the King - Lost Civilization out now

by Hiddenx, 19:22

The adventure pack For The King: Lost Civilization has been released:

For The King: Lost Civilization Out Now

Plus, unlock exclusive new armor on Discord

It's time to dust off your trusty staff and get the party back together. Brand new For The King Adventure Pack 'Lost Civilization' is available now on Steam for £4.99 / $5.99 / €5.99 - plus a 20% launch discount.

Lost Civilization adds a veritable tropical feast of new content for players to unearth including the brand new Jungle Falls zone, two new playable character classes and lots more. Check out the trailer.

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For the King

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Roguelike
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Persona 5 Strikers - Launch Trailer

by Hiddenx, 19:10

Persona 5 Strikers will be released on Steam next week - here's the launch trailer:

Persona 5 Strikers – Launch Trailer | PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC

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Persona 5 Strikers

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Modern
Genre: Adventure-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

Details

Thursday - February 18, 2021

The Way of Wrath - 75% funded

by Hiddenx, 20:34

With 16 days to go the story-driven, open-world, tactical RPG The Way of the Wrath has reached 75% of the Kickstarter funding goal:

The Way of Wrath

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-> Kickstarter updates

-> RPGWatch thread

The Way of Wrath

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Betrayal at Krondor - On Twitch.tv @ nerdgrits

by Hiddenx, 20:19

Nerdgrits will play Betrayal at Krondor and discuss the legacy with Neal Hallford (Betrayal at Krondor)Ilana C. Myer (Poet King) and Damjan Mozetic (Call of Saregnar) on twitch.tv next Sunday:

@nerdgrits

It is my IMMENSE pleasure
To host these amazing ppl on my new Twitch channel
3pm EST this Sunday, 2-21
While I play Betrayal at Krondor

It's a meeting of the minds
Let's GOOOOOO
#dosgaming #rpggames #twitchstreamer

https://twitch.tv/nerdgrits

Betrayal at Krondor

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Wednesday - February 17, 2021

Baldur's Gate 3 - Panel from Hell 2

by Hiddenx, 21:09

Learn more about the upcoming Baldur's Gate 3 patch:

The Panel From Hell 2!

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We're getting ready to go back to hell! Join us as we explore Larian's heftiest patch yet. The Panel from Hell is making its chaotic return! Featuring Principal Rules Designer of Dungeons & Dragons Jeremy Crawford, Creative Director Swen Vincke and guests Nick Pechenin, David Walgrave and more, this livestream promises to reveal a heaving assembly of news and updates for Baldur’s Gate 3 – including the biggest patch note ever forged in the fiery pits of Larian.
Panel from Hell 2 will also unveil the ways we're meeting the challenge of BG3, along with a peek at newly improved cinematics, Tieflings, spells and cows, oh my! And wrapping up the show, we'll be live streaming the latest content from Baldur's Gate 3's biggest update yet.

Short overview from Fextralife:

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Baldur's Gate 3

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Genshin Impact - New Trailer

by Hiddenx, 18:42

The new Genshin Impact trailer features the city Liyue and the 5-star character Keqing:

Genshin Impact EP - Where All Ships Dock

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Genshin Impact

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Shattered - Tale of the Forgotten King - Released

by Hiddenx, 17:56

The Souls-like RPG Shattered - Tale of the Forgotten King has been released today:

Shattered - Tale of the Forgotten King Official Release Trailer

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Dive in a dark science-fantasy tale, fight your way through the ruins and recover your memory. Welcome to Hypnos, dear Wanderer…

Shattered - Tale of the Forgotten King

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Hack & Slash
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Tuesday - February 16, 2021

Solasta - Difficulty Settings

by Hiddenx, 21:39

Learn more about the difficulty settings of Solasta: Crown of the Magister:

Cracking Open The Difficulty Settings

Hey there folks!

This week we'll be rolling Intelligence (Investigation) checks on the Difficulty Settings of Solasta. We briefly talked about them in a previous update, but it's time to get into the nitty gritty details - this way you'll know exactly your options at launch!

But before that, let's give a warm hello to our 3D Programmer's sleepy doggo, Newt.

Preset Difficulty Settings
As with most games nowadays, we will be offering you a few preset difficulty settings to choose from when you start a new adventure. Note that each of those preset can be manually adjusted at any time during your campaign (we'll be going into more details in the next section). 

Iron Man has not yet been implemented, but we haven't forgotten about it!

Story Mode, as its name implies, allows players who are not familiar with RPGs to simply enjoy the story. In this mode, damage taken by your party will be severely reduced and you will receive bonuses on most of your dice rolls, as well as having your character automatically revive at the end of each fight. Some features are disabled, among which needing food to rest, having to roll concentration checks when hit and spellcasting being restrained by the spell components.

Explorer Mode offers a more difficult challenge already. While the party still retains some bonuses to their rolls and a slight damage reduction, monsters will mostly be operating at full capacity so don't lure yourself into thinking that it will be a walk in the park. For players who aren't so familiar with the tabletop ruleset, Explorer Mode might be a good starting place. 

Authentic Mode is the game as we, the Tactical Adventures crew, play it. No modifiers, true RNG dice rolls that will make you curse the gods for making you miss 5 times in a row - only you, your characters, and the computer as a cold merciless DM. 

If you feel like the game is going too easy on you, Scavenger is here to spice things up!

Scavenger Mode will go beyond, making monsters slighter tougher... but much more vicious! At that level of difficulty, monsters will start attacking unconscious characters to finish them off, try to shove characters off cliffs and use powerful moves more frequently (still within the ruleset limits though).

Cataclysm Mode is there for those who've played the game in and out and are looking for the ultimate challenge. Monsters at this stage are not only vicious, they are also incredibly beefed up - on top of which your party will receive 50% more damage from any source. Prepare to die...

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Thanks Henriquejr!

Solasta

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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General News - New World MMO out in August

by Hiddenx, 21:33

The New World MMO will be released in August:

New World Developer Update

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Thanks Henriquejr!

 

General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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General News - 15 New Open World Games @ GamingBolt

by Hiddenx, 18:04

GamingBolt talks about 15 upcoming open world games:

15 NEW Open World Games To Look Forward To [Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC, Switch, PS5]

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The popularity of open world games is at an all-time high, and as developers look to leverage more powerful console hardware to craft even larger and more immersive game worlds, that popularity is going to keep going even higher. 

In 2021, for instance, there's no shortage of major, exciting looking open world games coming out, and here, that's exactly what we're going to talk about, as we take a look at a few of the most interesting open world titles due out in 2021.

General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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NieR Replicant - New Trailer

by Hiddenx, 16:23

A new gameplay trailer for NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139:

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... The Barren Temple Gameplay

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NieR Replicant

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Non-RPG General News - Valheim: Big Launch

by Hiddenx, 16:16

IGN reports that the survival game Valheim is very successful right now on Steam:

Valheim Appears To Have Steam's Biggest Ever Launch for a Survival Game

Already in Valhalla.

Valheim is already nearly the biggest survival game ever on Steam, and it’s not even a fortnight old.

On February 14, Valheim hit an all-time peak of 367,443 players on Steam, barely two weeks following its February 2 release. Compared to the most popular survival games on Steam, this makes it the fastest growing game in the genre ever. Its key genre rivals, Rust and ARK: Survival Evolve, cannot boast such a high number of concurrents in their entire lifetimes, and only hit comparable peaks years after launch.

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Setting: Unknown
Genre: Unknown
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Release: In development

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Karma - Chapter 1: Coming in Spring

by Myrthos, 09:46

The action-RPG Karma, will be coming in chapters and the first chapter is scheduled to be available in spring.

Amman, Jordan –February 15, 2021– Independent video game development studio The Exact Co. will be releasing the third-person action RPG Karma - Chapter 1 on Steam in Spring.

Control Karma, a man whose village was attacked and his parents died in a fire when he was a kid, and explore a fantasy world set in the Middle Ages. No revenge will he seek but guidance and protection for those who are in need. 

Combine an engaging journey, exciting puzzles and dynamic battles using melee and magic abilities. Open portals and unlock new skills as you challenge both humans and evil non-human creatures.

Features

  • Third-person action RPG.
  • Explore a fantasy world set in the Middle Ages.
  • Travel throughout a vast territory in an engaging journey.
  • Solve exciting puzzles.
  • Fight in dynamic battles using melee and magic abilities.
  • Open portals and unlock new skills.
  • Challenge both humans and evil non-human creatures.

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Karma

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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Monday - February 15, 2021

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes - Publisher: 505 Games

by Hiddenx, 18:20

505 Games will be the publisher of the J-RPG Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes:

505 Games to publish Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes

We are honored to announce the new partnership and publisher agreement between Rabbit & Bear Studios and 505 Games for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. With overwhelming support from the community Eiyuden Chronicle became the #1 funded Kickstarter video game of 2020. Thank you for being a member of the Eiyuden Chronicle family and supporting our new exciting RPG adventure.

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: J-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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