Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Action-RPG

Zombasite gets update to version 0.901 through Early Access

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Zombasite has received its first patch, 0.901, less than a week after launching through Steam Early Access. The dynamic, open-world action RPG has received over 30 fixes and tweaks. Some of the issues addressed include skills points now being free to allocate, non-playable characters no longer running away, and adjustments to text and menus. The update can be downloaded here, while the full list of changes can be found here.

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Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition combat trailer released

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Larian is giving console gamers a chance to see how they’ll be throwing down in Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition. The studio has released a new combat trailer that highlights the myriad ways in which foes can be dispatched, which can vary from a traditional sword swipe to something more involved, like igniting a fire near combustible fluids to cause an explosion. Enhanced Edition also features a few new additions and tweaks, including three difficulty modes, interface adjustments, and the Inquisitor class.

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Dark Souls III multiplayer screenshots, character art released

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Bandai Namco has released a new set of screenshots of the multiplayer component from Dark Souls III. The 10 shots highlight the staples of the series, including dark spirit invasions, co-op summoning, bloodstains that replay a player’s death, messages left by others, and phantoms of others running through the same area. Several art pieces were also released for a number of builds: Academy Assassin, Herald of White, Northern Warrior, and Wandering Knight.

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Soldak’s dynamic action-RPG Zombasite hits Steam Early Access

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Soldak’s latest dynamic role-playing title, the undead-themed Zombasite, has launched on Steam Early Access. As with the studio’s previous titles, such as Depths of Peril and Drox Operative, players will engage in an evolving world that changes according to their actions and those of non-playable characters. As the leader of a clan, the player must navigate a world being overrun by the Zombasite, an intelligent parasite that kills and reanimates the infected, causing them to mutate and gain new powers. Leadership will involve dealing with other factions, saving followers from permadeath, and scrounging for resources. The early version is on offer for the reduced price of $14.99.

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Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition to launch October 27

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Larian has announced that they will be releasing Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition on October 27. To celebrate the series’ console debut, three batches of digital pre-order bonuses were revealed: one, The Last Trick Bag, will be available for everyone, while the other two are set to be console specific. The sets, detailed below, include cosmetic items, weapons, and ingredients.

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Dragon Quest Heroes now available in stores, online for PS4

Dragon Quest Heroes The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (PS4) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Dragon Quest adventurers are hitting the battlefield today in Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below. A sharp departure for the series, Dragon Quest Heroes is an action RPG that lets players bash hordes of familiar enemies with heroes from throughout the series. Two new characters, Aurora and Luceus, join 13 characters from IV, V, and VIII to rid the land of a curse by hacking, slashing, leveling, and summoning friendly monsters.

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Netherghul hijinks featured in new Overlord: Fellowship of Evil trailer

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A new video for Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has gone live. The footage highlights the various terrible activities—and timely retreats—that make up the average work day of the maniacal Netherghuls. In the new Rhianna Pratchett-penned campaign, the four Netherghuls rule in the absence of the Overlord and strive to wipe out the forces of good.

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song multiplayer highlighted in trailer, shots

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A new trailer and batch of screenshots have been released for Sword Art Online: Lost Song. The media set focuses on the game’s online multiplayer mode and showcases character customization, four-player co-op, and four-on-four team Battle Arena.

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Dragon Quest Heroes gets overview trailer, new screenshots

Dragon Quest Heroes The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (PS4) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has released a new trailer, along with a batch of screenshots, for their upcoming action role-playing title Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below. The latest video, King Doric’s Royal Overview Trailer, features the king detailing various aspects of the game, including the heroes, party creation, monster metals, alchemy, and shopping, to prepare the player for their upcoming battle against the land’s crazed monsters. Stateside players will have even more to handle, as the North American version will include all of the downloadable content released in Japan.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Divinity: Original Sin II team to get assistance from Chris Avellone

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Chris Avellone has joined Divinity: Original Sin II’s development team. Avellone, fresh off the crowdsource-backed hit Pillars of Eternity, has joined as a contributor. Specifically, he has been brought on to “develop and write at least one of the playable origin stories.” And in more Divinity news, TwitchCon attendees can get some hands-on time with the latest built at Larian’s booth, #7, located in the IndieZone.

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