Results for Tag "Role Playing"

Mass Effect: Andromeda could have been brilliant - if it was more like Dragon Age 2

Posted 03/29 18:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda could have been brilliant - if it was more like Dragon Age 2

Mass Effect: Andromeda would be better if BioWare had taken more cues from Dragon Age 2.When I first played it, Dragon Age 2 struck me as the very definition of a 7/10 game.

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What happens when your Nintendo Switch dies? You’ll live, your data won’t

Posted 03/29 20:52 in Gaming | 0comments

What happens when your Nintendo Switch dies? You’ll live, your data won’t

When I picked my Nintendo Switch up out of its dock only to find it locked on an error screen, I wasn’t too worried.Reality sunk in fast: my brand new Switch, working fine the night before during a Zelda session, was now bricked for absolutely no reason.

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KILL IT WITH FIRE! The 10 scariest video game clowns

Posted 03/30 15:13 in Gaming | 0comments

KILL IT WITH FIRE! The 10 scariest video game clowns

Theres a joke at the end of Uncharted 2, where Nathan Drake confesses to Elena that he's terrified of clowns.So, at significant cost to my own sanity, I've rounded up the ten most harrowing clowns in all video games.

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5 PC classics that deserve new life on console

Posted 03/30 21:59 in Gaming | 0comments

5 PC classics that deserve new life on console

Thing is, PC gamers have had the ability to play console exclusive games (albeit illegally) for years now through emulators.Even though there have always been plenty of Star Wars games out there in the world, they’ve never been in truly ample supply.

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The 15 most awkward, angst-ridden middle-stage Pokemon

Posted 04/01 23:53 in Gaming | 0comments

The 15 most awkward, angst-ridden middle-stage Pokemon

Here are our top 15 picks for the most awkward middle-stage Pokemon, ranked in order of personal awkwardness.Most Awkward Aspect: Shelgon's shell.

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Here's how Final Fantasy 15 creates believable friends who live inside your television

Posted 04/04 14:15 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's how Final Fantasy 15 creates believable friends who live inside your television

You’ve got Tall Wise Boy, who you desperately want to impress; you’ve got Buff Biker Boy, who is the big brother you never had; you’ve got Cute Idiot Boy, who you did that thing with once in summer camp and sometimes you wonder if he still thinks about it.Exactly why this quartet d’amis works so well is part of the solution to this month’s Awful Gaming Thing, which is artificial intelligence, which is bad.

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The 15 best JRPGs

Posted 04/07 21:16 in Gaming | 0comments

The 15 best JRPGs

This list is just a small celebration of some of the best games the genre has to offer, organized by some of GamesRadar's biggest JRPG fanatics.There’s only one thing you call a game where the 1917 Russian revolution ends with a series of grand boss battles in hell: one of the best RPGs ever made.

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The secrets and tricks Pokemon games never tell you about (but you need to know)

Posted 04/12 12:46 in Gaming | 0comments

The secrets and tricks Pokemon games never tell you about (but you need to know)

No, we're not talking about disturbing things in Pokemon; we've covered that already, along with the craziest theories about Pokemon.Well, if you're planning on using the li'l rat, you might as well swap it with your friends.

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The 10 hardest Hard Modes in gaming - these will destroy you

Posted 04/12 13:56 in Gaming | 0comments

The 10 hardest Hard Modes in gaming - these will destroy you

Back in the earliest days of gaming there was next to no hand-holding, tutorials were completely unheard of, and even toggleable difficulty settings were extremely rare.For years games coddled us, we grew soft, and the days of brutal, unforgiving difficulty and real challenge faded into memory.

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How a Final Fantasy box-office bomb led to the strangely charming Blue Dragon

Posted 04/12 14:03 in Gaming | 0comments

How a Final Fantasy box-office bomb led to the strangely charming Blue Dragon

When it launched in the country in 2006, Blue Dragon did the seemingly impossible: it made Xbox 360 consoles sell.At the core of Blue Dragon sits smartly designed gameplay built from the most enduring of traditional RPG tropes.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Korok Seed and Hetsu locations guide

Posted 04/13 19:45 in Gaming | 0comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Korok Seed and Hetsu locations guide

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is home to all manner of weird and wonderful creatures.When you unearth them, they'll reward you with a Korok Seed.

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Explore Tamriel with the best locations in the Elder Scrolls series

Posted 04/21 14:04 in Gaming | 0comments

Explore Tamriel with the best locations in the Elder Scrolls series

From gleaming glades to smouldering ruins, Tamriel provides a wide variety of locations to satisfy the adventurous urges of any brave traveller.Here are 12 breathtaking spots handpicked from the Elder Scrolls games, to help you tell your Hammerfalls from your Vvardenfells.

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10 HD collections we (still) want to happen

Posted 04/24 23:36 in Gaming | 0comments

10 HD collections we (still) want to happen

These are the HD collections and upgraded ports we're still hoping to see on PS4 and Xbox One some day.The series is nearly two decades old at this point (the first game launched alongside the PlayStation 2), making it seem especially worthy of HD preservation.

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Best Xbox 360 games of all time

Posted 04/26 13:32 in Gaming | 0comments

Best Xbox 360 games of all time

The Xbox 360 dominated gaming following its 2005 launch.There was a reason the 360 took the lead over the competitors for so many years: it had some of the best games ever made.

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The 10 greatest couples in video games

Posted 04/28 23:20 in Gaming | 0comments

The 10 greatest couples in video games

Sometimes two people just have a spark.We’ve all had moments of vicarious joy watching these couples grow close over cutscenes or in casual filler dialogue.

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Why Bastion's narrator is a silver-tongued storyteller and an understated narrative lynchpin

Posted 05/09 14:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Why Bastion's narrator is a silver-tongued storyteller and an understated narrative lynchpin

” As the dulcet tones of this mysterious narrator fade from your speakers, the image of a young man lying on a threadbare bed creeps into focus.” It was at this moment during my first playthrough of Bastion that I cocked a quizzical eyebrow at my screen.

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The 15 types of characters you meet in every RPG

Posted 05/18 20:37 in Gaming | 0comments

The 15 types of characters you meet in every RPG

Whatever the case, it seems like the majority of RPG side-characters fall into at least one of these 15 classic archetypes.You might think they're too detached at times, but it's hard to deny their nonchalant charms and combat prowess.

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The best PC games to play right now

Posted 05/19 12:13 in Gaming | 0comments

The best PC games to play right now

But what are the best PC games to play right now?Read more: The best PS4 games to play now Lara Croft made an impressive comeback in this new reboot of the classic Tomb Raider series.

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It’s survival of the dimmest in Ark: Survival Evolved as we embrace its silly side and have a Jurassic lark

Posted 05/24 16:58 in Gaming | 0comments

It’s survival of the dimmest in Ark: Survival Evolved as we embrace its silly side and have a Jurassic lark

You really have to cherish these endearing (if pointless) moments of survivor bonding, because Ark really is a savage beast.Faced with this relentless circle of death I decide to try to walk to one of Ark’s many resplendent towers.

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BioWare's Dragon Age: Origins gave us a grand but sometimes flat fantasy world

Posted 05/26 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

BioWare's Dragon Age: Origins gave us a grand but sometimes flat fantasy world

It’s hard to believe that two months separated the first game in the Dragon Age series and the sequel to Mass Effect.In 2014, Dragon Age: Inquisition’s rich colours and gigantic environments finally managed to make this backdrop seem awe-inspiring.

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