RPG deals: Mass Effect, Borderlands, Dragon Age, South Park, and Risen 2!

There hasn’t been a lot of deals going on lately, but today we got a good one. Gamestop has a huge sale on a lot of their PC games with a lot of RPGs included. Here are the highlights:


Dragon Age: Inquisition delayed a month
Dragon Age: Inquisition delayed a month

If you’ve been counting the days until the release of Dragon Age: Inquisition, add 42 more days to your count. Bioware announced that Inquisition, originally scheduled for release on October 7th, was pushed back to November 18th.

“I’m writing to let you know that Dragon Age: Inquisition has a new release date of November 18, 2014 in North America (November 21st in EU),” said Executive Producer Mark Darrah. “We appreciate the enormous support we’ve received from all of you to get to this point, and while this extra few weeks may not seem like a lot, I know the game you’ll play will be all the better for it.”

You can read the full announcement here. Dragon Age: Inquisition is slated for release for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.


RPG Deals: Borderlands 2 and Two Worlds II

RPG game deals have been rare recently, which is normal following the massive Steam summer sale. However, I found a couple of great deals from Newegg and Steam:


RPG deals: Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD and Tales of Xillia

I found two great deals on Amazon and Best Buy for all of you JRPG lovers out there:

Great time to play Tales of Xillia as the sequel is slated for release next month!


Divinity: Original Sin reviews roundup

It’s been almost two weeks since Divinity: Original Sin came out, and I’m finally starting to see reviews getting posted. The delay in reviews being available was not surprising seeing how vast this game is.

Something else that wasn’t surprising: the game is getting rave reviews and being hailed as an instant classic. To those of us who’ve been with this game since the beginning, this game is one of the best things to happen to modern RPGs. It takes everything you ever loved about classic RPGs and combines them with gorgeous graphics.

Hit the jump for a look at a Divinity: Original Sin reviews roundup.


GOG Indie RPG Icon Sale – 60% off on 23 titles (expired)

GOG.com has a great RPG deal this weekend for old school RPG fans. 23 RPG titles are on sale for 60% off now through Monday. Here are some of the highlights of the sale.

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RPG deals: Risen, The Dark Eye Demonicon, and Might & Magic X Legacy (expired)

Got some great deals today from different retailers that include both turn-based RPGs as well as action RPGs. Here are some of the best RPG deals going on today:

  • Risen – 80% off ($1.99) (Steam)

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Wildstar reviews roundup
Wildstar reviews roundup

It’s been exactly one month since the release of Wildstar. As it is with all MMOs, it take a long time for game critics to test the game and write a fair review on it.

There still isn’t a lot of reviews, but I think a month is long enough, and there are enough reviews to form a good idea about what the game is or isn’t.

Thankfully, Wildstar is getting mostly favorable reviews. On the plus side, it seems like most critics agree that Wildstar created a world full of fun characters and engaging combat. On the other hand, the questing system seems to be touted as generic.

Hit the jump for the full list of reviews.


Gamers Gate sale: Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, and Neverwinter Nights (expired)

If you’re looking for an old school RPG, you’re in luck. Gamers Gate has a big sale that includes a lot of classic RPGs. Here are some highlights:

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Guild Wars 2 kicks off season 2!

If you haven’t played Guild Wars 2 a lot lately, here’s a reason to go back. Guild Wars 2 just launched season 2 of the living world.

If you’re not familiar with the living world concept, Guild Wars 2 releases bi-weekly updates that advances the storyline further. Season 1 featured more than 20 of those releases.

Hit the jump for season 2 trailer and the full press release from developer Arena Net.


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