In a time when role playing games were solely the territory of teenagers dressed in fantasy costumes rolling dice on their custom made game board, the 80’s, one video game changed the world, Ultima. The first video game to bring together all of the best aspects of the role playing game tradition, rolling them into electronic form.
Electronic Arts and BioWare have teamed up to bring back that legend, giving rise to Ultima Forever. The modern day free2play interpretation of Origin Software’s ‘Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar’.
Initially to be released on PC and iPad the game will be fully cross platform and multi-player, allowing PC and iPad players to mingle. The public beta is currently available on Ultima Forever’s homepage, you will need to have an EA Origins account handy to complete the sign up.
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In the build-up to Diablo 3’s imminent release and the battle against evil that will surely ensue, a new video has been released. Along with Blizzards TV spot or commercial, in old school terms, we also have an amazing Diablo themed anime depicting the battle of light and dark that is Diablo. The last installment of Darkness Falls, Hero’s Rise promotion for the new RPG (Role Playing Game) wonder Blizzard has pulled out all of the stops for this one.
Once again set in Sanctuary, the world of Diablo is a dark fantasy world sure to horrify as it slowly drags you in with its vice like grip. The action is fast paced and tense, keeping you on the edge of your seat.
The first two Diablo games established this franchise as the leading immersive role playing games, of the isometric kind. The gameplay is of course set in an Isometric birds eye view of the world. Blizzard is introducing new graphics and physics engines with Diablo III both of which have been hand crafted in-house to guaranteed smooth gameplay even on pre Direct X 10 hardware. Continue reading Diablo 3 Preview, The Darkness Draws Near…
Wizards and Warlocks, Elfs and Fairies prepare to rejoice, Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls universe is growing once more.
Bethesda Softworks and Zenimax Online Studios have teamed up to bring another corner of the Skyrim world to life. Elder Scrolls Online brings hard core adventuring to the masses, online. As the first incarnation of an Elder Scrolls MMO – Massively Multi-player Online – Zenimax has taken upon themselves a mighty challenge.
Elder Scrolls Online brings together the unmatched exploration of rich worlds that the franchise is known for with the scale and social aspects of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
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