The Bard’s Tale 4: The Director’s Cut is an epic tale of corruption and evil, suffering and loss, of lessons learned too late and and the bitter consequences. It’s also a story of hope and triumph and perseverance. It’s a game that challenged me and a story that tugged at my heart.
One year ago the Bard’s Tale 4 launched to much fanfare. It also launched to some criticism and was hindered by performance and polish issues. Since that time InXile Entertainment has been working on polishing the rough spots into a gem. Bard’s Tale 4: The Director’s Cut is the result. This is the show we’ve been waiting for.
The Lord of the Rings Online has been home for Tolkien and classic MMORPG fans for over 11 years now. Players have followed the story from humble origins all the way to Mordor and the destruction of the Ring. Now they have a chance to start that journey afresh with new characters on new Legendary servers. We’re there to share our experience with you. Here is our The Lord of the Rings Online Legendary server review.
For over thirty years the Bard has been regaling us with with tales of heroism and adventure. Once again adventurers are called upon to save Skara Brae and the land of Caith from evils past and present. Take up your lute, gather your party, and adventure forth, but don’t forget to grab a pint to whet your whistle whilst in the fray. This is our Bard’s Tale 4 review.
Mortal adversaries are bound through life and death by a strange and powerful magic. In our preview we found an archmage, a long dead princess, and a demon inexorably and mysteriously bound together through an ancient artifact and political betrayal. As their journey unfolds they discover there are darker more sinister forces at play. This is our Shadows Awakening Review.
Three people, three stories, and one demon are mysteriously bound together by a strange hooded man. The events started 300 years ago when the God-slayer sword struck down the God-empress of the Garulian empire. Now mortal adversaries fight together for survival. This is our Shadows: Awakening preview impressions.
Inquisitors, ominous mysterious agents relentless in their pursuit of Chaos, heresy, rebellion, betrayal, or any threat to the Imperium of Man. They are among the most powerful and feared figures in the entire galaxy. Take on the role of an Inquisitor tasked with uncovering the heretical mystery aboard the ancient monastery-fortress the Martyr. This is our Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor Martyr review.
Purge the unclean and the heretic. Protect humanity from the treacherous mutants, xenos, and daemons of the Chaos Gods. Purge the corruption the with cleansing fire of your weapons and offer them the repentance of death. You are an Inquisitor of the Imperium and this is our Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr preview.
You’re hanging from a tree. Crucified and left to rot. Punishment for sins? Consequences for crossing powerful enemies? It doesn’t matter now. The hot desert sun burns relentlessly, scorching everything under its broad gaze. The wind slowly peels layers of skin from your body the molten sand biting at your flesh. Soon it will all be over.
A civilization and planet inexorably bent on destruction through millennia abusing magic and technology exchanging achievement for decadence and complacency. This is the story of a hero and savior, anti-hero and destructor, recalling the end and a new beginning. This is the tale of power judging and being judged. This is our Tower of Time review.
The tales of Conan the Barbarian have epitomized the essence of survival in the most brutal of environments. It’s only fitting that the land of Hyboria is adapted to a survival title. It’s only right that fans of the Barbarian have their opportunity to carve out their own fortunes and answer for themselves, “What is best in life?” This is our Conan Exiles preview impressions.
Closers is one of the latest combatants entering the arena of online action hybrids coming out of Korea. Unlike more traditional “isometric view” ARPG style games, Closers is a side scrolling beat’em-up featuring a hybrid combat system, social hubs, and character classes with elements of RPG progression. This is our Closers review.
Wild Buster: Heroes of Titan is a new, early access, arrival on the hybrid MMO-ARPG scene from Insel Games. An aggressive cyborg race called the Broken threatens to systematically ravage the galaxy and transform and absorb every human into its collaborative. Standing against this merciless onslaught are two rival human factions, the Guardians and the Abandon. This is our Wild Busters: Heroes of Titan review.
Spellforce 3 is where real time strategy and role-playing game meets for an epic adventure. From the first moments of the game our hero finds themselves in the middle of a boiling political cauldron fueled by xenophobia, religious paranoia, and an inexplicable and lethal plague. With past loyalties destroyed by betrayal and cast aside, he sets out to find the answers. This is our SpellForce 3 review.
Phoenix Dynasty 2 is an old school MMO undergoing rebirth in the hands of Turkish developer and publisher Ntroy LTD. Originally developed in China, Ntroy has purchased the game and has been working through test phases over the last year preparing it for full release. In addition to their core Turkish audience Ntroy is also working on English and other language versions and have just launched a global server on Steam. This is our Phoenix Dynasty 2 impressions.