RPG Legends: Fallout

Some of the greatest CRPGs were built from the bones of table top games. One series, though, managed to blaze its … Read more

Marvel Heroes Omega MMORPG

Marvel Heroes Omega MMORPGMarvel has never had a fantastic amount of luck with its video game properties. Most of what it put out prior to 2010 was largely in the realm of rushed tie-in products, with one or two games that really rose to the level of adequate. Things did, however, start to change once Marvel got serious about its movie properties and how they appealed to gamers.

While many of these games were still hit or miss, it started to become apparent that the company really cared about its games. There are now a string of small titles that tend to fly under the radar but that have strong player bases. One of the most successful of these titles has been Marvel Heroes.

Marvel Heroes began life as a free to play brawler on the PC. The game was very similar to bigger hits like Diablo, with the added bonus of being able to play Marvel characters. While the earlier iterations were a bit rough, the game improved by leaps and bounds. Now a bonafide success, the game has released on the Playstation 4 and XBox One under the new moniker Marvel Heroes Omega.

One of the few fully-realized MMORPGs on the consoles, it now has a chance to really explode in popularity.

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RPG Legends: Forgotten Realms

Forgotten Realms - Waterdeep

One of the truly wonderful things about Dungeons and Dragons has always been the amount of choice given to players. Beyond the basic rules, the game’s world really is up to the Dungeon Master and those who play the game. Some people, though, want a bit more to work with.

Instead of inventing things whole cloth, they want a world in which their story can be set. There have been a number of settings released for Dungeons and Dragons since the beginning, giving players many options for how their worlds can work.

Few have been quite so popular or quite so memorable as that of the Forgotten Realms RPG setting.

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