loading
loading

Dark or Light
logo
Logo

Latest Articles

8.8
Tried & True, But a Little Tired

Dark Souls 3 is the not-so-long awaited sequel to 2014’s Dark Souls 2, the series of Action RPGs from From Software which has earned their fanbase through punishing difficulty. When I sat down a little more than a week ago with the PC port of Dark Souls 3, I expected a familiar yet different sort of experience. And Dark Souls 3 is familiar, indeed. In fact, hot on the heels of Bloodborne, Dark Souls 3 feels a little too familiar.


7.2
You'll Either Fall in Love or Uninstall It Within a Week

ASTA: The War of Tears and Winds, is the latest game being brought West by Webzen. Recently closed down in its native Korea, there's nevertheless a lot to be enjoyed in this overall standard but beautiful theme park MMORPG. Today, we're putting a score on the Open Beta since it's not being wiped and is taking player money in the F2P game's cash shop.


8.0
Beautiful Disaster

From Ubisoft’s Massive Entertainment studio comes Tom Clancy’s The Division. Read on to find out what we think about this new RPG Shooter below.


9.2
A Stellar ARPG Set in a Dark, Gritty Steampunk World

Crate Entertainment has finally released Grim Dawn, no small feat for an independent development studio that crowd-funded before crowd-funding was a big deal. With the game's release, fans of darkly themed ARPGs with deep levels of class customization and visceral combat tied to a great story have gotten at long last the "spiritual successor" to Diablo 2 that fans have been pining about for years.


6.8
Big Mash Up Strategy RPG

Project X Zone 2 is a mash up featuring characters of different franchises in different genres from different developers. This diverse cast showcases varied guests such as The Blue Bomber to Lucina of Fire Emblem fame. Read on for Rob’s take on this new strategy RPG developed by Monolith Soft.


8.4
The White March Part 2 Review

Writing a review for an expansion to a story-based RPG is never easy. Suffice it to say, you’ll want to turn back now if you don’t want spoilers on Pillars of Eternity’s White March Part 1. If you just want the score, and to know whether or not it lives up to the game’s earlier content? The score is 8.4 and yes, it definitely does. Read on for our full review.


7.6
Plenty of Blade, But What About Soul?

Blade & Soul may not be a new game anymore, having been out in other regions for 3 years now, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been anxiously awaited here in the EU and NA. But after all the hype, all the downloads and queues, how is the actual game after dozens of hours of playing? Read on for our full review.


8.4
Still Rocking on the PS4

By now, we all know what World of Tanks is about. The Russian gaming sensation has taken over the world many times, and yet it still seems to find new ways to make noise pull in players. The most recent of course, is its incarnation on the Playstation 4.


9.0
Rage Quit Simulator

Now, Bainard is hurting both mentally and physically. She picked up a disease in the ruins, along with a few negative quirks, like agoraphobia and satanophobia that don't compliment her pre-existing mental conditions all that well. Not only that, but the stress of the excursion-gone-bad broke her, turning her into a coward.


5.8
Sometimes Great Potential Isn’t Enough

Bombshell is a newly arrived top-down action RPG from Interceptor Entertainment and publisher 3D Realms. The game centers on Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison, a female Duke Nukem style character. To say that Bombshell has traveled a rocky road to this day is something of an understatement. Which brings us to today and the question about whether or not that redevelopment time has made a difference.


7.6
How a PC Port Should be Done

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen for the PC is an example of a port done right, with slightly updated graphics, an improved framerate, and all of the additional content included. All of this combined easily makes this the definitive version of the game. Take note developers: THIS is how you do a PC port. Just try not to take so long next time, Capcom.


7.6
On the Eighth Day God Gamed & It Was Good

Kingdom Games has put out a nifty ARPG called FIVE: Guardians of David that sits squarely in the style of Diablo, Torchlight and Titan Quest. While those games boast evil denizens of the underworld or mythological underpinnings, FIVE puts a new spin on ARPGs with its foundation in the Bible, namely in the Old Testament stories of David, of Goliath fame.


6.8
Sweet, Salty, Popcorn Gaming

Devilian is like popcorn, or more succinctly, caramel popcorn. It’s not a bad game, it just has such a singular flavor that eating too much of it will leave you feeling sick to your stomach. We’ve been playing it these past few weeks and are ready to pitch in our final review of Trion’s latest MMO.


5.0
Elite in Name Only

With the small handful of ARPGMMOs that are beginning to be published for Western audiences you may be tempted to give this game a try. Don’t.


7.0
Can It 'Catch' An Audience?

In a sense, Dragomon Hunter reminds me of a more kid-centric Dragon’s Prophet which was sadly closed last month in North America. Dragomon Hunter charges players with a Pokemon-like system of defeating Dragomons throughout the game world that can become some pretty amazing mounts, each with a variety of speed options and the ability to level up over time. Will Dragomon Hunter Online "catch" an audience? Let's find out.