With Trails of Cold Steel III releasing on PC and Switch this Spring, we talked with Ruud van de Moosdijk and Peter “Durante” Thoman about the creation those ports. We delve deeply into Peter’s obsession with variable penumbra shadows, and Ruud’s fondness for textured triangles.
Author: Charalampos Papadimitriou
Killsquad appears to be a cross between top-down action RPGs and MOBAs. Charalampos Papdimitriou was able to try out one of the game’s missions at E3 and get an idea of how it works.
Asgard’s Wrath is a fully-fledged VR RPG coming later this year to Oculus Rift. RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to check out the game’s E3 demo, which sees players controlling a god with the power to possess mortal beings.
Bless Unleashed is an MMORPG coming to Xbox One later this year. RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to check out the game at E3, where he was also able to chat with producer David Jaloza about a large number of aspects of the game.
E3 may, on the face of it, be primarily about the games, but it’s also the opportunity for organisations to make their mark on the industry. Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to talk to the ESA Foundation’s Executive Director, Anastasia Staten, about its work on inclusivity in gaming and underrepresented populations.
One of the games that has produced the most excitement at this year’s E3 is Final Fantasy VII’s remake. RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to check out the game’s demo in Los Angeles and came back more optimistic than he expected.
No Straight Roads is a unique combination of action adventure, rhythm, and character progression coming to PlayStation 4 and PC later this year. RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou took some time to check the game out at E3.
RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to pay a visit to the IndieCade booth at this year’s E3, where he was drawn to Spearhead Games’ Project Witchstone. He reports back on the early development demo he was able to check out for the upcoming sandbox RPG.
During a recent press event, RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to spend some time with Anthem. In addition to coming back with some gameplay footage, he also had the opportunity to put some questions to producer Scylla Costa.
Desert Child is an unusual title, combining an RPG with hoverbike racing. Charalampos Papdimitriou got the chance to deliver a few pizzas and check it out at E3.
Charalompos Papdimirious found to some time to explore the E3 show floor. While doing so, he found a mobile RPG named The Pascal’s Wager: Annunciation developed by China-based studio Tipsworks.
The Surge 2 was one of a number of RPGs Focus Home Interactive demonstrated at E3. Charalampos Papdimitriou reported back with his impressions of the game.
Dark Devotion is not just another Souls-like, as it steers away from copying the source and instead does its own thing as a 2D platformer. That said, this PC indie title still brings the many of the staples fans of Souls games want, but with lovely pixel art.
EA technically isn’t part of E3, holding its own event a few miles away. Nevertheless, Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to head over and check out BioWare’s Anthem.
Dragon Quest XI comes to PlayStation 4 and PC this September. Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to spend a precise fifteen minutes with the game and reports back with his impressions.
One part rice-growing, one part beat-’em-up, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin returns to this year’s E3 at XSEED Games’ booth. Charalampos Papdimitriou had the chance to check out both aspects of the game.
Royal Chaos is a mobile title that bills itself as the “World’s First Aulic Trading Card RPG”. Charalampos Papadimitriou got the chance to try the game out at E3.