Cyberpunk 2077 is a reminder of how beautiful RPGs have become

Cyberpunk 2077 doesn’t need to paint everything in neon – the glow-up of the RPG is clear to see. Over the last decade the entire genre has undergone a steady but significant transformation that’s worth taking a moment to celebrate.

2 years ago

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  • Obsidian’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 3 was about battling ancient, monstrous Sith lords

    Once work wrapped on KoTOR 2, Obsidian was ready to make a third game in the acclaimed RPG series. Unfortunately, it never came to pass, but here’s what was planned, according to one of the writers.

    2 years ago
  • Mass Effect producer Casey Hudson has left Bioware

    The Mass Effect Trilogy’s executive producer, Casey Hudson, has left Bioware after 16 years with the studio.

    6 years ago
  • Obsidian broaches the subject of KOTOR 3 "every three to six months"

    Many of Obsidian’s staffers are Star Wars fans, so much so that every three to six months the subject of developing Knights of the Old Republic 3 is broached.

    6 years ago
  • The force is strong with this Mac Green Man Gaming sale

    Green Man Gaming is knowing up to 75% off a range of Mac games until July 1.

    7 years ago
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic out now on iPad

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is out on iPad now, after BioWare’s iconic RPG was reviewed by IGN almost out of the blue yesterday.

    8 years ago
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 hits Steam

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 is now available on Steam, together with enhanced performance and visuals.

    8 years ago
  • Friday Shorts: Nevermind is 20, Daytona USA, China, Orcs, KOTOR

    Hold on to your hats, there’s a another big list of shorts for you today below the break.

    9 years ago
  • Friday Shorts: Gamocracy, KOTOR's Revan, science, Sheen, sales, Suda, more

    It’s Good Friday. It’s especially good if you got the day off to celebrate Jesus and bunnies and stuff. Here’s some shorts to make it even more of a good Friday.

    10 years ago
  • BioWare: PS3 is "a really amazing platform to work on"

    BioWare’s Ray Muzyka has told Play magazine – via Joystiq – that PS3 is “a really amazing platform to work on”.So much so, in fact, that apparently BioWare is considering joining the MMO PS3 crowd if the firm can figure its way around challenges with the console interface design.Star Wars MMO The Old Republic will […]

    12 years ago
  • BioWare using HeroEngine for The Old Republic

    BioWare’s to use an off-the-shelf engine for Star Wars: The Old Republic, the company’s confirmed.The MMO will be built with Simutronics’ HeroEngine, a dev kit specifically made for creating online games.“Our goal was to partner with a platform developer that knows online gaming and virtual world development, and the team at Simutronics has an excellent […]

    12 years ago
  • KOTOR MMO to be "micro-transaction-based"

    Speaking in an investor call last night, EA boss John Riccitiello confirmed that BioWare MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is to be based on micro-payments.“We are continuing to stick to the plan relative to building out our direct-to-consumer models which include micro-transactions and subscriptions,” he said.“The recent launch of Warhammer [Online] is a great […]

    12 years ago
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic is "PC-only," says LucasArts boss

    LucasArts online head Tom Nichols has told VG247 that upcoming BioWare MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is a PC-only game, ostensibly conflicting a report that the title is in consideration for console release.“It is PC-only,” said Nichols when asked if KOTOR’s Xbox tradition would be upheld.When pushed on whether or not the game would […]

    12 years ago
  • BioWare bosses clam on Mass Effect, admit more DS plans, reveal 500-strong staff roster

    Speaking to VG247 at LucasArts in San Francisco yesterday, BioWare co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk said that the team behind freshly-revealed Star Wars MMO The Old Republic will be the biggest team in BioWare’s history, as well as confirming some future dev plans and a fairly startling figure regarding the size of the company […]

    12 years ago
  • The Old Republic "under consideration" for console, says Gibeau

    Speaking to Eurogamer at today’s Star Wars: The Old Republic reveal in San Francisco, EA online boss Frank Gibeau said that both the BioWare MMO and Warhammer Online may make the move to console.“They’re both under consideration,” he said, although he added: “We’re not really in a place to commit or announce anything specific with […]

    12 years ago
  • KOTOR realm vs. realm content to be completely intertwined with story

    When asked about KOTOR’s RvR aspects and how they’ll work with respect to the game’s wildly ambitious story, lead writer Daniel Ericson said that the two will be completely intertwined. “This is Star WARS,” he emphasized. By Nathan Grayson

    12 years ago
  • KOTOR MMO has enough story content to be played like a single-player game

    Straight from today’s KOTOR-splosion, lead writer Daniel Ericson claims that the KOTOR MMO will contain more story content than anything else BioWare has ever produced. He reckons that gamers can even play it as a solo game (Read: not an MMO) if they so choose. Very cool. More soon.By Nathan Grayson

    12 years ago
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic - First screens, art and logos

    Here it is. LucasArts, BioWare and EA are announcing new MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic as we speak. Find the first screenshots, concept artwork and game logos after the break.We are covering the LucasArts press conference live – hit this to get all the news as it happens.For all announcement details on the game, […]

    12 years ago
  • Confirmed - Star Wars: The Old Republic announced, first details

    Star Wars: The Old Republic – an EA-published, BioWare-developed story-driven MMO – has just been announced in San Francisco.The game has been confirmed for PC only and has no release date at this time.It’s set a few thousand years before Darth Vader’s reign when the Republic and Sith still were at loggerheads with one another. […]

    12 years ago
  • LIVE from LucasArts' San Francisco press conference!

    DO NOT HIT F5. As in, don’t refresh this page. We’re about 5 mins away from starting and the blog will run on it’s own. So for the sake of clarity, we repeat: DO NOT HIT F5. Thanks.We’re coming to you LIVE from San Francisco! LucasArts is hosting a huge press conference here today, scheduled […]

    12 years ago

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