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The Classic Game That Converted Me Into An RPG Fiend

Every gamer has their gamer origin story. Here’s mine.


Call Of Cthulhu Was The First Role-Playing Game To Drive People Insane

No swords. No wizards. Just regular humans, in way over their heads as they work to uncover the mind-shattering horrors of the Lovecraftian mythos. That’s the promise of the Call of Cthulhu RPG, and over 30 years later we’re still coming back for more.


Meet The Lawyer Who Quit His Job To Make An RPG

Vidar is billed as an “RPG puzzler where everyone dies,” and yet, developer Dean Razavi is often asked whether that’s true. “I put it on a banner,” Razavi told me in Kotaku’s New York offices. “I don’t know what more you want from me.”


7th Dragon III Code: VFD: The Kotaku Review

The name might be a bit of a mess, but Sega’s new 3DS role-playing game is anything but.


Movie Tie-In Games Sure Are Getting Fancy

Would you believe this lovely hand-drawn collectible card-based role-playing game is based on the upcoming prequel/sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman?



Happy 10th Birthday To My Favourite Elder Scrolls Game 

“These are the closing days of the third era, and the final hours of my life.” So spoke Sir Patrick Stewart as King Uriel Septim VII in the opening moments of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, foretelling the end of his adventure and the beginning of a million others.


Learn Everything You Need To Know About Damage In The Division With One Video

The fun with MMOs, RPGs or games that use elements of both is that the statistics behind them can get very tricky. And if you’re playing something that takes elements from both those genres and happens to have a heavy PvP element, it’s worth knowing how all the stats works.

That’s especially true for people who have been enjoying The Division, a game that is rapidly growing a strong following. Fortunately one bloke has broken down everything you need to know.


After Six Years In Development, This Action RPG Is Finally Coming Out

Crate Entertainment first announced Grim Dawn, a Diablo-like RPG using Titan Quest’s engine, in January 2010. Two years later, they collected over half a million dollars with a successful Kickstarter campaign, and later put the game on Early Access in 2013. Now, after half a dozen years, Grim Dawn is getting released.


Project X Zone 2 Is A Stupid Fun Party With All Of Your Friends

Say you have several groups of good friends. Work friends, neighbourhood friends, online friends; each group great in their own way. You throw a shindig to get them all together. Why? It doesn’t matter, as long as everybody gets together and has a good time. That’s Project X Zone 2.


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