dark        
 
 

#Role-Playing Games


 photo

Review: West of Loathing

West of Loathing is a point-and-click adventure that doubles as a turn-based RPG. The artwork consists of crude stick figures, drawn in a typical western setting, with a stubbornly black and white color palette. If you’re looking for ...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Which Breath of the Wild Zelda hairstyle is your favorite?

A fan came up with this alternate hairstyles for Zelda based on her Breath of the Wild character model, and I have to say, most of them are pretty good. It really got me thinking about how far Nintendo could go with Zelda, and the discussio...

 
 
 photo

Noctis finally confirmed for Dissidia NT

After an Amazon leak some Square Enix rep was like "no no Noctis isn't official yet please change your article." Yet, his inclusion in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT was officially confirmed in a new trailer revealed at Sony's pre-TGS...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Atlus is showing the 3DS a lot of love in 2018

The 3DS isn't going anywhere yet, and Atlus is helping to keep the handheld relevant. As part of today's rapid-fire Nintendo Direct presentation, Atlus brought several bits of news. First up, there's a demo for Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the ...

 
 
 photo

Dragon Quest Builders coming to Switch next spring

Holy cow, Switch is getting a good chunk of Japanese role-playing games. There's that Octopath thing that's largely unknown, but then there's also the more familiar Dragon Quest Builders too. Announced during the Nintendo Direct, it's not f...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Chucklefish opens up about its magic school sim

Stardew Valley makes a whole bunch of us feel all warm and fuzzy. Can its publisher, Chucklefish, do it again, trading in the care-free farm for a school of magic? I sure hope so! Last month, the company teased a new, not-yet-formally-annou...

 
 
 photo

Watch Swery goof around in motion capture for The Good Life

Swery decided to do some motion capture for his studio's, White Owls, first title The Good Life as the protagonist, Naomi. In the video he's mostly just goofing around and even a caption suggests they're not going to use the animations. On...

 
 
 photo

A quick guide to the Fire Emblem series

Fire Emblem. One of the most puzzling Nintendo franchises for sure. Most people's first experience with the series was Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCube, which included Marth and Roy. Neither of their games released out...

 
 
 photo

Let's get an Animal Crossing RPG in 2018

In two months time, Animal Crossing: New Leaf will celebrate its 5th anniversary as arguably the most successful title in the franchise. It's moved more than 11 million copies, spawned its own spin-off in Happy Home Designer --&nb...

 
 
 photo

Review: Pillars of Eternity - Complete Edition

Kickstarter may have lost a little of its luster since the campaigns of Double Fine Adventure and the Ouya, but one of the most successful game crowdfunding campaigns to date resulted in Pillars of Eternity, a modern throwback to isometric ...

 
 
 photo

Monolith says Shadow of War's end fight won't suck

Maybe the strongest praise for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor necessitates pointing out its most glaring flaw. The game was a darling, managing to please fans and earn critical acclaim. All of that in spite of the fact that the final b...

 
 
 
 
 
 photo

Destiny 2's first month of events mapped out

One of Destiny's strengths is its ability to highlight and modify certain activities so playing the same content for the umpteenth time isn't quite as stale as one might expect. Destiny 2 is looking no different in that regard, and Bungie h...

 
 
 
 photo

Nioh's third and final DLC adds a new mode this month

Just the other day, I caught Nioh out of the corner of my eye and wished I had a clone to level up my character during the day, as I worked, so I could finally dig into the Defiant Honor DLC. I'm way behind, to say nothing of the heightened...

 
 
 photo

The Witcher 3's PS4 Pro update is 'a few days' away

Last year, CD Projekt Red went on record to say that it wouldn't put out a PlayStation 4 Pro update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, noting that it was prioritizing Cyberpunk 2077 and Gwent. The studio has since changed its tune. The game will...

 
 
 photo

Monster Hunter: World will be the one that gets me

My history with the Monster Hunter series is painfully, regretfully abrupt. I attempted to get into it years ago, on PlayStation Portable, but bounced off so hard that I can't even confidently say which installment I tried. That experience ...

 
 




EG: Shopping & Readership Survey

Tell us about your hobbies and shopping interests, enter to win an Amazon gift card:

Reviews   filter by...

SteamWorld Dig 2"Ooh child, things are gonna get easier"

 

Samurai Shodown V Special (PS4)"When I say, 'Who's the master?' you say?"

 

West of Loathing"Wicky wicky wild wild west"

 

Atomega"Stunted growth"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

JcDent

Ah, what a time to be

 
dephoenix

Well, Nintendo made it scary #TheresAlwaysaBiggerFish

 
Seymour

I dont think Dtoids mentioned this yet, but Outlast + Whistleblower are free over at Humble Bundle right now! Link (and freedom from the twins naked dongers) in the

 
Jetfandam

Holy Shit!

 
Jetfandam

Its Friday!

 
elric6

Guild Wars 2 has a new expansion that goes live in about a This is probably the least talked about MMO expansion Ive seen in Oh well, I cant wait to get started The new elite classes are going to be

 
dephoenix

First, I just want to thank everyone who has already read and participated in my CYOA It means a Second, the poll results are currently tied so I need some tie breaking If youre interested theres a link in the blog & in these

 
Bass

Question for the If you were in charge, how would you make video game monetization/pricing sustainable in the long run? Considering inflation and the increase of development costs over

 
Zero Syndicate

trying to avoid Destiny 2 and continue to bury myself in D1 burned me too bad, and D2 is putting up a rather convincing argument!

 
Spiders For Sale

The Wily stages in Mega Man 2 are thoroughly This game is not as much of an improvement over the first one as people make it out to

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
BACK NEXT