E3 - the Electronic Entertainment Expo - is over, but we're still digesting all the news about great new games coming to market. If you didn't know, E3 is the annual video game conference and show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year it was an even bigger event with many game companies showing off their latest offerings. We're going to have more roundups over the summer about great games coming, but we're … [Read more...] about Four Hot RPG Games Coming in 2017-2018
Civilization is one of the fundamental games of the PC gaming experience. It's a game that most players are familiar with, even if they've never really sat down to play a game. It's the game that seems to have seeped into the consciousness of gamers of all stripes. You'd be hard pressed to find even a hardcore FPS fan who hasn't at least seen a game of Civ in passing. Civ is the formative game when it comes to the … [Read more...] about Overview of the Civilization Game Series
Love D&D Video Games? So do we. Enjoy this deep dive into beloved Dungeons & Dragons adventures on the computer. Video games owe a huge debt to Dungeons and Dragons.It's not just that many of the basic game mechanics have been lifted from D&D, either. It's the fact that Dungeons and Dragons primed a generation for imaginative game plan. Anything more complicated than Pong owes a massive debt to the … [Read more...] about Epic List of D&D Video Games
Racing games and RPGs don't always seem like they go together. They should, though. Think about what you have to do to improve racing skills. You have to buy upgrades. You have to learn new skills. You have to master a very specific set of actions in order to move on. It's all the same stuff you'd have to do in an RPG. It's no wonder, then, that there's always been a thriving subset of racing games that embrace … [Read more...] about What About RPG Racing Games?
Where to begin? The first roguelike game? Let's start with the beginning, the original game from whence the term "roguelike" came. Yes, I'm talking about Rogue, which you could pick up at Radio Shack or have a friend slip you a floppy with a copy of the revolutionary ASCII game. We have a great roguelike games list to share with you. … [Read more...] about Epic History of Roguelike RPG Games
I was reading an article at Wired this evening (With Breath of the Wild, Zelda Finally Loses Its Way. And I Love It), and a certain paragraph reminded me of the current state of the LitRPG genre. This isn't a mind-blowing observation or anything that will change overnight in LitRPG, but it's something that will happen in the future. … [Read more...] about LitRPG and the Lessons of Zelda