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Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods

Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods
2.5

How to axe a decent game series. The Gothic franchise was quite awesome. It was a story-centric RPG that was the anti-Morrowind of its time, with great characters and passable role-playing. Gothic 3 tried to improve the formula by making everything bigger. The game world was huge, the quest tally was huge, the character population […]

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Entomorph: Plague of the Darkfall

Entomorph: Plague of the Darkfall
4

SSI has been developing AD&D role-playing titles for some time. Building on their considerable experience in this area, the company has created its own role-playing universe called The World Of Aden. Their second World of Aden title is Entomorph: Plague of the Darkfall, an action/role playing game which has no involvement with Thunderscape, the first […]

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Nethergate

Nethergate
4

Spiderweb Software, developer of the award-winning shareware role-playing series Exile, has also released Nethergate. The simple graphics of Exile has been been improved in Nethergate. Combat no longer needs to load a separate battlefield module. Instead, battles now take place within the main landscape and interface. And no longer does a single sprite represent the […]

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The Bard’s Tale

The Bard’s Tale
4

If The Bard’s Tale rings familiar, it’s probably because you remember the old series form the 80s and early 90s. It was one of computer gaming’s classic franchises. In this more modern remake, you play the Bard, a man with a “elfish attitude and singular pursuit of coin and cleavage, and the game is built […]

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Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII
4

Squaresoft’s Final Fantasy VII came to the PC with all of its console legacies intact: low-resolution background graphics, a gamepad-centric interface, pre-determined save locations and cute anime characters with enormous eyes and unusual hair. It also brings its strengths: detailed plot, superb 3D graphics, superior production values and a huge amount of play time. Much […]

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Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy VIII
4.5

A great story-driven fantasy game, with cutesy Japanese overtones and stats. Final Fantasy 8, a much lauded release of the long-running Japanese console series, is a wonderful, engrossing, story-oriented game with memorable characters and timeless themes. Fans of the series will know not to expect a traditional, PC-style role-playing game with an open-ended gameworld, plenty […]

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Arcatera: The Dark Brotherhood

Arcatera: The Dark Brotherhood
2.5

Developer: Westka Interactive
Genre: Classic Role-Playing
Release: 2000

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Deathkeep

Deathkeep
3

Developer: Tranquil Revolt
Genre: Lion Entertainment
Release: May 27, 1996

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Might and Magic Trilogy

Might and Magic Trilogy
4

Developer: Catware
Genre: Classic Role-Playing
Release: 1995

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Neverwinter Nights 2

Neverwinter Nights 2
4.5

Developer: Obsidian
Genre: Classic Role-Playing
Release: October 31, 2006

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