Indie developers Red Hook Studios have just launched a Kickstarter campaign for their latest RPG Darkest Dungeon, set for release on PC and Mac. The title looks to be one for the hardcore RPG fans where you'll find plenty of "hard trade-offs, nearly certain demise, and heroic reversals". Adopting a…
It may not be Valentines Day yet, but it's close enough for the new Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster trailer. Even though Yuna and Tidus' relationship isn't exactly on the same level as Romeo and Juliet, Square-Enix celebrates it in this trailer a little over a month before…
Free to play role-playing games have taken the game industry by storm in the past few years, with many commercial studios converting their subscription-based products to adjust to the change. Many of the free options are integrating themselves with social media, as well as providing an official client for use…
Cross-over bonanza Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth has two new trailers, focusing on Persona 3 characters Junpei and Yukari. Funnily enough, this twosome are also the new characters in Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold. Still lacking a western release window, Atlus seems content teasing us with a…
Square-Enix have released a retrospective trailer, created to catch players up on the events of the Final Fantasy XIII story thus far. To make it that little bit more interesting, it is done in the 16-bit style of Final Fantasy VI. Coming out ahead of the February release of Lightning…
Daedalic Entertainment have made the first Chapter of their RPG, Blackguards, available now. Progress made will carry over to the full game, which launches January 24. You can find the demo through Chips or 4Players on PC and Mac. Blackguards has been available on Steam Early Access since November, with the…
The Banner Saga has caused quite a stir recently - after being successfully funded on Kickstarter, the game has now launched, and Stoic have created a suitably epic trailer for their fantasy Viking RPG. The animated art style and the stunning artwork is shown off along with some gameplay showing…
Being a Viking wasn't an easy life. Somehow, between the constant cold and drinking ale, they found time to pillage, conquer and otherwise be very angry, bearded men. Marching and growling across 9th Century Europe doesn't sound like a great deal of fun, but after playing Stoic's crowdfunded tactical RPG,…
Torchlight II was celebrated as one of the best selling indie games of 2013. If you haven't bought it already, it is free to download and play until 6 PM GMT on Monday 13th January. If you would like to buy the game during this promotion, it is available for…
Classic styled role playing games have been taking a holiday in the last few years. replaced with action orientated equivalents, or entirely new takes on the genre. This is about to change, with the latest product from Ultimate Fantasy Studio that has appeared on Kickstarter named The Meridian Shard. The…
Back in summer 2013, a role-playing adventure named Driftmoon was released and they submitted the title to Steam Greenlight. The game has now been released on Steam for the very reasonable price of £11.99, and for the first week, the game has a 30% discount. If you are interested in…
Cute animé characters and battles against monsters in a fantasy realm feature heavily in this trailer, as is to be expected from a fantasy MMO featuring anime characters. Aura Kingdom is a free-to-play title that Aeria Games claims is one of the "largest F2P" communities. What do you think? Will…
ATLUS have announced that the next update for Dragon's Crown will give players a little Xmas treat. Vanillaware's 2D Action RPG will be getting more than a handful of fixes. Announced via the Playstation blog, the patch will include the new ultimate difficulty level, a news dungeon, and a increased…
At VGX South Park: The Stick of Truth shows, once again, how to work "magic" in the game, which is just as vulgar as you would expect from South Park. It shows how you will battles against a real enemies, and how you will use the analogue sticks to use powers.…
Fart jokes, you either love them or you hate them. As far as this one goes, it was pretty good. Hopefully the rest of what we see from South Park: The Stick of Truth at VGX tomorrow night will be just as good. The Stick of Truth isn't out until…
Originating from Germany, The Dark Eye is a pen-and-paper RPG that never caught on much elsewhere. In a similar vein to Dungeons and Dragons, this universe shares much of the same fantastical background. Dwarves and Elves despise each other and there is a demonic undead army that hates everyone else.…
Continuing the recent trademarking spree, Sony have just filed an interesting new trademark: Arc the Lad is an old RPG series reaching back to the original PlayStation days in 1995 and was known for its tactical role playing elements. The series continued changing the RPG formula around until the series…
Guerrilla Games are hot off the release of Killzone: Shadow Fall and rumors are already flying that they are working on a new RPG. Whether this will be set in the Killzone universe no one knows, but according to a post on NeoGaf via VG24/7, they have recently hired a man…
Persona 5 was announced on Sunday, and you can check Will's thoughts on it here. While nothing was known about the game then, a few details have come out that confirms that the series will stick to a familiar path and return to older concepts. According to translated information from…
The extended epilogue to Final Fantasy IV is out now on iOS and Android. Originally released in 2008, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years tales place seventeen years after the original. It has been released on PSP and on WiiWare, but can now be bought for $15.99 on Google Play…
Coming to retailers and the Nintendo 3DS eShop, One Piece: Romance Dawn is coming to the west on Febuary 11th, 2014.  "Romance Dawn is an RPG that will let you play through all of the epic battles with famous bosses such as Buggy, Arlong, Crocodile, Ron Lucci and many more. You…