Trapped inside a magic book, the only way out is to deck build. Abrakam Entertainment and Richard Garfield construct a clever roguelike that pushes against genre conventions in some interesting ways.
Category: Deep Looks
Deep Looks act as review substitutes for games that do not meet our criteria for being fully-scored reviews (such as being DLC or the game not being completed for whatever reason).
The ambitious debut project for Midgar Studio has fully released on PC. Unfortunately, many of Edge of Eternity’s problems can be pointed towards that ambition.
Four Quarters’ nifty rogue-lite RPG is a fascinating little title with a lot hiding under the surface. Even though it doesn’t all quite come together, it’s an interesting game well worth checking out.
Fallen Legion Revenants offers another batch of interesting ideas. Unfortunately, the implementation of those ideas results in a largely frustrating experience.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning’s PS4 launch was a buggy mess. But if players can either wait for future patches or struggle through the remaining bugs, there’s an exciting high fantasy adventure to be had.
The first DLC expansion for Obsidian Entertainment’s The Outer Worlds is now available. Sam Wachter ventures out to brave the Peril on Gorgon.
Nippon Ichi Software’s void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium sees players controlling a helper robot trying to help a girl survive a hostile world. Though it tries to add a few interesting elements to the roguelike formula, they end up buried under the nature of the gameplay.
Our latest video content offers an audio-visual version of Anna Marie Privitere’s Deep Look for Trails of Cold Steel III. She reports on how the new Switch version of the game holds up.
Trails of Cold Steel III gives RPGamers their first chance to play the series on Nintendo Switch. Anna Marie Privitere finds out how the Switch version of the game holds up in comparison to its original PS4 release.
One of our resident Monster Hunter experts tries a new adventure with Dauntless. Can Epic’s free-to-play adventure compete with the reigning king of the hunter RPGs?
Children of Morta is a story-heavy roguelite following the Bergsons, a family that acts as the guardians of Mount Morta looking to halt the corruption spreading from it. RPGamer takes a look at its recently-released Nintendo Switch version.
Lesser Evil Games set about to bring a wholly original idea to the gaming market. Those without a strong stomach need not apply, but will those with an iron constitution find a game worth pardoning?
Swag and Sorcery bills itself as an idle RPG and city-building game. While there is truth in that advertised blending of genres, the ingredients offered don’t combine into a palatable recipe for success.
Vaporum was designed and released for the PC a couple of years back. Does the PS4 release hold up for this grid-based steampunk dungeon crawler?
War Theatre wants to recruit YOU to serve on the front lines of tactical combat. Unfortunately, its lack of user-friendly design earns it a dishonorable discharge, post-haste.
Good monsters never die, and neither do game franchises. Wonder Boy is proving this with its first new addition in two decades, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom.
Beep-0 is back for some new adventures with the Rabbids. This time, Donkey Kong joins the fray in this XCOM-inspired tactical RPG.
Saving the world from giant insects is way more fun with mecha as opposed to using a can of bug spray. Just be mindful of side effects which may include wanton destruction and civilian death.
Final Fantasy has its share of spin-offs — rhythm games, trading card games, and even Chocobo racing — but somehow fishing was chosen to use VR to its fullest. That odd choice certainly makes for a unique experience.
The sequel to Damascus Gear: Operation Tokyo arrived in North America and Europe this month, providing some more mech-piloting action. RPGamer checks out whether its changes make for a more worthwhile experience.