Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: RPG

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen now available digitally for PC

Dragons Dogma Dark Arisen (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom’s open-world action role-playing game Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen has launched for PC. The expanded re-release of Dragon’s Dogma, released in 2013 for PS3 and Xbox 360, has been updated with Steam support, including Achievements and additional controller options, updated visuals, and support for 4K. Dark Arisen includes all of the content from the original game as well as a new area, Bitterblack Isle, that adds new enemies, quests, weapons, and armor.

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Rebel Galaxy now available on Live for Xbox One

Rebel Galaxy (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Xbox One Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Double Damage Games’ space-based action role-playing game Rebel Galaxy has launched for Xbox One. Already available for PC and PS4, Rebel Galaxy is described as a “swashbuckling space opera” that allows players to explore a sandbox-style open game world as they acquire ships, upgrade their crafts’ capabilities, and interact with aliens. Players can take on the role of a merchant, privateer, or resident celestial good guy as they negotiate, trade, and hunt pirates.

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Xbox One News

Grab your axe! The Banner Saga out now for PS4, Xbox One

The Banner Saga (Mac, PC) Release Announcement - Screenshot 3

Stoic’s tactical role-playing game The Banner Saga is now available for PS4 and Xbox One. Console players can now lead their own band of Vikings, just as PC gamers have been doing since 2014, guiding them through dangerous environments and in their interactions with various tribes. The choices made during the trek alter the storyline, from how the group responds to other factions to actions during combat.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir dated for June 7, official site now live

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Art 1

Atlus has announced that the upcoming Odin Sphere re-release, Leifthrasir, will be released on June 7. Coinciding with the news is the launch of the official website. Give it a look to learn more about the game’s five intertwining plot lines, mechanics, and more importantly, to oogle Vanillaware’s art.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

The history of Moragon revealed in new Demons Age trailer

Demons Age (PC, PS4, Xbox One) History Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 5

A new story trailer has been released for Demons Age. The upcoming role-playing game from Bigmoon Entertainment takes place on the peninsula of Moragon, and the latest video details the history of the land. After the arrival of human explorers, the once-segregated realms became connected through trading routes that drew waves of newcomers, including a warlord who brought demons and destruction.

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Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition out for Linux, Mac, SteamOS

Divinity Original Sin Enhanced Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcment - Screenshot 2

Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition has been released for Linux, Mac, and SteamOS. The expanded version adds a number new modes, quests, spells, weapons, and classes, including support for splitscreen co-op. Steam is currently offering a discount of 33% off to entice newcomers.

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Doom, Fallout, more on sale in GOG.com promo, Bio Menace free

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GOG.com has launched a new sales promo for Bethesda’s catalog and added a new free game to boot. Several of Bethesda’s titles are up to 75% off, including the original Fallout titles, Wolfenstein 3D, Doom bundles, and the Quake series, while various Elder Scrolls titles are 66% off, such as Morrowind and Redguard. Two extras are also being tossed into the pot, with buyers receiving free copies of The Elder Scrolls: Arena and The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall with any purchase. And as a bonus for everyone, 3D Realms’ Bio Menace is now available for free. The promo, part of the Happy Holiday Sales, ends next Tuesday.

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New Kingdom Hearts video features HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, III

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4) Jump Fest 2015 Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix released a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue at Jump Festa 2015 in Japan. Included in the packed five-minute-long video are new scenes from the extra Birth by Sleep playable episode A Fragmentary Passage, the HD movie Back x [chi] Cover, and remastered gameplay from Dream Drop Distance. And squeezed in at the end is a snippet of new combat footage from Kingdom Hearts III.

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PlayStation 4 News

New art released for console, PC RPG The Surge

The Surge (PC) Artwork Reveal - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

Focus Home has released new art work from Deck 13’s upcoming action role-playing game The Surge. The new pieces showcase the game’s dystopian setting, on an Earth that’s on its last legs, home to people relying on cybernetics to earn a living and crumbling overpopulated cities. After being overshadowed by technology, mankind has turned to using exoskeletons in order to perform labor for the wealthy. By augmenting these skeletons, players will be able to improve their character, and as shown in the art, will be able to turn their skilled hands to crafting new weapons and upgrades after acquiring blueprints.

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Deus Ex, Fable III, Halo: Reach, more now compatible with Xbox One

Deus Ex: Human Revolution (360, PC, PS3) Gold Announcement - Header

Microsoft has rolled out the next batch of Xbox 360 titles for Xbox One. The backward compatibility list grows by 16 today, with Braid, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Halo: Reach, Iron Brigade, and Portal: Still Alive joining the library. The full list is below. To let Microsoft know which titles you would like to be added to future updates, head over to Xbox.UserVoice.com.

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Xbox One News