They have been called many things over the years. Isometric RPGs, hack’n’slash RPGs, ARPGs, Diablo clones. But one thing is certain: They wouldn’t exist if Diablo didn’t come out in 1996. Diablo and its sequels spawned a whole catalogue of isometric action RPGs.
If you ever found Path of Exile too daunting, good news: the sequel looks great, has tons of new exiles, and a gear system that’s much friendlier to new players.
Path of Exile latest expansion is set to bring great changes to the game, including new stories Conquerors of the Atlas and Metamorph League. But in addition to these modes, the game is also undergoing a variety of gameplay changes and tweaks. Here’s what we know.