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Shantae's Game Boy Color Adventure Arrives On Nintendo Switch This Month
Shantae's Game Boy Color Adventure Arrives On Nintendo Switch This Month
Take a trip back in time. WayForward has revealed the original Shantae for Game Boy Color will be released on Switch eShop on 22nd April. Along with an announcement on social media, it's also released a trailer showing off the original game in action on Nintendo's hybrid hardware.
Diablo 2 Resurrected Alpha: The Good and the Bad After 1 Day of Play
Diablo 2 Resurrected Alpha: The Good and the Bad After 1 Day of Play
Diablo 2: Resurrected is for both better and for worse, the same action RPG you played 20 years ago with a fresh coat of paint.
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
The weekend is for playing a 20-year-old action RPG classic with a substantial glow-up.
Second Sight Returns To Steam For First Time Since 2012
Second Sight Returns To Steam For First Time Since 2012
The cult classic action title returns after a long absence.
Neo: The World Ends With You Returns To Shibuya July 27
Neo: The World Ends With You Returns To Shibuya July 27
It took nearly 14 years, but the long-awaited sequel to 2007 action RPG The World Ends With You is right around the corner.
Path of Exile 2 Shows off its Second Act with 20 Minutes of Gameplay Footage
Path of Exile 2 Shows off its Second Act with 20 Minutes of Gameplay Footage
A new trailer for the upcoming action RPG has also been released.
Diablo 2: Resurrected hands-on: still the satanic lord of action RPGs
Diablo 2: Resurrected hands-on: still the satanic lord of action RPGs
What we like and don't like about the Diablo 2: Resurrected technical alpha.
Respawn Entertainment aware of Titanfall DDOS attacks, promises action
Respawn Entertainment aware of Titanfall DDOS attacks, promises action
Although the gaming industry is always looking forward to the next big thing, there are those that also take the opportunity to look back and make past things better as well.
Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year
Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year
The post Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year appeared first on Fextralife. The biggest MMO from China is coming West later this year as Swords of Legends Online, offering a remastered and improved version of the online Action-RPG. The post Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year appeared first on Fextralife.
Outriders: Guides and features hub
Outriders: Guides and features hub
Outriders is finally out, bringing with it tens of hours of shooting action.
Hack and slash dungeon crawler The Slormancer launches in early access
Hack and slash dungeon crawler The Slormancer launches in early access
Hack and slash 'em up The Slormancer is a new Diablo-y action RPG that's just battled its way into early access.
Become a Bounty Hunter in a Hip Hop Infused Wild West with Luckslinger
Become a Bounty Hunter in a Hip Hop Infused Wild West with Luckslinger
Luckslinger is a challenging action platformer with a luck mechanic and a hip hop soundtrack.
Previously PlayStation-exclusive FMV thriller Erica heading to Steam
Previously PlayStation-exclusive FMV thriller Erica heading to Steam
Erica, the formerly PlayStation-exclusive interactive live-action thriller from developer Flavourworks, is heading to Steam on 25th May. Initially released on PS4 back in 2019 as a PlayLink title before making its way to iOS earlier this year, Erica tells the story of the eponymous Erica Mason (played by Holly Earl) who finds herself embroiled in a murder investigation after receiving something sinister in the mail. As events unfold, Erica is forced to revisit the events of her youth in order to uncover the truth - with players helping guide the narrative in new directions by interacting with objects or choosing how to respond to the action at various junctures along the way. Read more
Wanna Survive Brings Turn-Based Zombie Apocalypse Action To Switch Next Month
Wanna Survive Brings Turn-Based Zombie Apocalypse Action To Switch Next Month
Ready for more zombie slaying? If you think you can handle another gaming zombie apocalypse, you might want to keep an eye out for Wanna Survive when it launches on Switch next month. From developer PINIX Games Studio and published by Nicalis, Wanna Survive is described as "a challenging strategy/tactics game" that'll have you fighting your way through a series of turn-based combat scenarios.
Nearly 26% of Discord user reports in back half of 2020 were acted upon
Nearly 26% of Discord user reports in back half of 2020 were acted upon
Harassment complaints acted upon 15% of the time, while extremist or violent content reports led to action 38% of the time
New Rainbow Six Quarantine leak shows off alien combat action
New Rainbow Six Quarantine leak shows off alien combat action
After rumors an apparent name change that have yet to manifest and some leaked gameplay, Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Quarantine is back in the news.
Wolcen's major update adds lots, tweaks more
Wolcen's major update adds lots, tweaks more
Action RPG Wolcen felt like it burned bright and fast, attracting a peak of over 100k concurrent players at launch last February, and retaining only a little over a thousand a few months later.
Surprise! Platinum Games just released Apple Arcade exclusive World of Demons
Surprise! Platinum Games just released Apple Arcade exclusive World of Demons
Platinum Games just released an Apple Arcade-exclusive called World of Demons. World of Demons is an action game, which comes as no surprise given Platinum is the developer of some of the best action games in the business, such as Bayonetta and NieR:Automata.
Random: Platinum's Fifth Reveal Is An Apple Arcade Exclusive
Random: Platinum's Fifth Reveal Is An Apple Arcade Exclusive
Hey, at least we're getting Sol Cresta. We know, you're still recovering from the fact Sol Cresta is actually real, but we've got a little bit more Platinum news to share. The company's fifth game announcement has now been revealed as the brand-new action title, World of Demons.
Here's 11 minutes of cowboy battle royale Grit's technical test in action
Here's 11 minutes of cowboy battle royale Grit's technical test in action
This is a very early beta, but you can see a few good ideas in Grit.
Action RPG Wolcen receives a huge update
Action RPG Wolcen receives a huge update
More environments, difficulty levels, and bug fixes.
PlatinumGames Releases World of Demons Today on Apple Arcade
PlatinumGames Releases World of Demons Today on Apple Arcade
PlatinumGames has surprise launched a brand new action game on Apple Arcade, World of Demons.
In survival game Icarus, corrupted terraforming leads to an 'interstellar gold rush'
In survival game Icarus, corrupted terraforming leads to an 'interstellar gold rush'
A new, mostly live-action trailer for RocketWerkz's co-op survival game lays out the planet's tragic backstory and lore.
Moon Raider Brings More Metroidvania Action To Switch On April 23rd
Moon Raider Brings More Metroidvania Action To Switch On April 23rd
"save the moon from itself". Seeking a new but familiar-feeling Metroidvania you can play on your Nintendo Switch? Then you might want to keep an eye out for the cute pixel adventure, Moon Raider, arriving on the Switch eShop next month. You'll take control of Ava, the young daughter of the brilliant-but-aging scientists Dr Cavor and Selene (former queen of the moon).
Intel accused of wiretapping in class action lawsuit
Intel accused of wiretapping in class action lawsuit
Potential session monitoring scripts in use on the Intel site could spell privacy issues for innocent browsers.
Destruction AllStars interview: the PS5 tech that brought the car brawler to life
Destruction AllStars interview: the PS5 tech that brought the car brawler to life
We’re now into our second month of car-wrecking, platform-leaping action after PS5 exclusive Destruction AllStars made its debut on PlayStation Plus in February.
Biomutant is Coming to EA Play Pro at Launch
Biomutant is Coming to EA Play Pro at Launch
The action RPG will be included EA's premium subscription service for PC.
Nioh 2 1.27.1 Update Brings Fixes For Crashes, 120 FPS Issues, And More For PS5, PC
Nioh 2 1.27.1 Update Brings Fixes For Crashes, 120 FPS Issues, And More For PS5, PC
More fixes for the latest versions of the action game.
Assassin’s Creed is getting its own take on Where’s Wally?
Assassin’s Creed is getting its own take on Where’s Wally?
As long-time fans of the action-adventure games series will well know, Assassin's Creed has taken us to many different places and time periods since its launch in 2007.
Ratchet and Clank Will Receive PS5 Update in April
Ratchet and Clank Will Receive PS5 Update in April
It adds 60 FPS support to the action platformer.
Nobody Saves the World Announced by Guacamelee Developer
Nobody Saves the World Announced by Guacamelee Developer
Save the world as a nobody assuming different forms in this action RPG.
A John Carter game is in the works from Fortnite and Sea of Thieves veterans
A John Carter game is in the works from Fortnite and Sea of Thieves veterans
Remember John Carter? The spacefaring hero wasn't just the protagonist of the 2012 sci-fi action film, but also that of early 20th-century writer Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom novels, on which the movie was based.
Dark Souls and Tetris combine in the action-packed Loot River
Dark Souls and Tetris combine in the action-packed Loot River
If we told you that an upcoming game was "Dark Souls meets Tetris," you'd probably shake your head sadly and say something like "the games journalists are at it again." But that's literally how Slovakian developer straka.studio describes Loot River, an upcoming PC game that blends heavy real-time combat with the block-shifting space management of Tetris. Loot River is an "island-shifting action-roguelike" that casts you as a warrior in a plague doctor's mask who has the power to move chunks of the floor around in a dungeon crawling with horrible monsters.
ExoMecha Gameplay Trailer is Full of Explosive Action, Out in August
ExoMecha Gameplay Trailer is Full of Explosive Action, Out in August
The free-to-play shooter shows off some high-octane action.
A Stellaris short film from the creator of This Is Battlefield is coming in June
A Stellaris short film from the creator of This Is Battlefield is coming in June
It's not difficult to imagine the intense first-person action of an FPS game like Battlefield translating into film - after all, action games like Battlefield have drawn lots of inspiration from movies.
Nobody Saves the World Is a Hilarious, Surprisingly Deep Action-RPG from Guacamelee Devs
Nobody Saves the World Is a Hilarious, Surprisingly Deep Action-RPG from Guacamelee Devs
The Guacamelee devs are putting a new spin on another genre, with some unique questing and character class ideas wrapped in a delightfully weird package.
This upcoming co-op cyberpunk RPG looks cool as hell
This upcoming co-op cyberpunk RPG looks cool as hell
Up to four players get run of dense cyberpunk city in The Ascent, a flashy, fun looking action RPG due this year.
Pixel art parkour and combat arrives as Savior debuts new trailer
Pixel art parkour and combat arrives as Savior debuts new trailer
If you are in search of a new action-platformer that involves some dragon action, Starsoft Entertainment’s Savior should fit the bill nicely.
UKIE releases Green Games Guide to help companies take action against climate change
UKIE releases Green Games Guide to help companies take action against climate change
Created with London Games Festival and Playing for the Planet, the guide aims at providing tools to create more sustainable businesses
Hades cleans up at the 2021 BAFTA Games Awards
Hades cleans up at the 2021 BAFTA Games Awards
The action roguelike takes home five awards.
Action-RPG Thymesia Will Be Published by Team17
Action-RPG Thymesia Will Be Published by Team17
The post Action-RPG Thymesia Will Be Published by Team17 appeared first on Fextralife. Dark, disease-wielding Action-RPG Thymesia will be published by Team17.
Video: Here's A Sneak Peek Trailer For The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum
Video: Here's A Sneak Peek Trailer For The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum
Arriving in 2022. At the Future Games Show, Daedalic Entertainment showed off a "sneak peek" of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum. In case you missed the original announcement, this is a story-driven action-adventure game based on J.R.R.
Thymesia brings Bloodborne-style combat to a plagued world
Thymesia brings Bloodborne-style combat to a plagued world
I love Bloodborne. Among all the fantastic action-RPGs created by FromSoftware, it ranks among the best (because it is the best).
Ghost of Tsushima to receive film adaptation
Ghost of Tsushima to receive film adaptation
John Wick director attached to project; PlayStation action adventure has now topped 6.5 million copies sold
Thymesia is a gloomy action RPG with zippy melee combat
Thymesia is a gloomy action RPG with zippy melee combat
It's always a pleasure to stumble across an indie game you've not heard of before, especially one that looks big and polished, like it's going to toe-to-toe with much bigger games.
Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store
Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store
The post Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store appeared first on Fextralife. Rumour: A Genshin Impact listing has been spotted on the Epic Games Store, what does this mean for the online Action-RPG? The post Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store appeared first on Fextralife.
Glitchpunk is Grand Theft Auto 2 meets Cyberpunk
Glitchpunk is Grand Theft Auto 2 meets Cyberpunk
Glitchpunk is Grand Theft Auto 2 meets Cyberpunk - and its developers are pretty open about that. This top-down open-world action adventure is the debut game from Polish indie studio Dark Lord, which wears its GTA 2 influence on its sleeve.
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Now Available
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Now Available
We meet again, Xbox Community! Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, the concluding chapter in Kazuma Kiryu’s saga, is now available! Settle the Dragon of Dojima’s past once and for all in this explosive action brawler, where Kiryu must navigate the yakuza life he left behind and fight for the answers to keep the family […]
Smelter Blends Side-Scrolling Action With Top-Down Strategy, And It's Coming To Switch
Smelter Blends Side-Scrolling Action With Top-Down Strategy, And It's Coming To Switch
April release date locked in. Launching on the Nintendo Switch eShop next month is Smelter, a game that looks like your usual side-scrolling platformer on the surface, but mixes things up with a strategy twist. Inspired by 16-bt era classics, this one has you playing as Eve – you know, as in the Garden of Eden's Eve – as you head out on a quest to "expand your empire in a desperate journey to find Adam".
Under the Island a 2D Action-RPG Announced for PC
Under the Island a 2D Action-RPG Announced for PC
The post Under the Island a 2D Action-RPG Announced for PC appeared first on Fextralife. 2D Action-RPG Under the Island has been announced for PC via Steam. The post Under the Island a 2D Action-RPG Announced for PC appeared first on Fextralife.
Zen Studios Announces
Zen Studios Announces "Next-Gen" Pinball FX Game For Switch, Introduces New Battle Royale Mode
Will launch this year. Digital pinball experts Zen Studios - known for games like Pinball FX3 and Star Wars Pinball - has announced its next-generation entry in the series Pinball FX will arrive on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms later this year. It's touted as Zen's "most ambitious pinball project to date" and will introduce a new "Pinball Royale" mode - a new multiplayer action mode incorporating frantic battle royale-style gameplay. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Rocket League spin-off Sideswipe heading to iOS and Android later this year
Rocket League spin-off Sideswipe heading to iOS and Android later this year
Psyonix's four-wheeled footie phenomenon Rocket League is heading to iOS and Android in the guise of "all-new" free-to-play spin-off Rocket League Sideswipe. Sideswipe, which has been "built from the ground up for mobile", promises to deliver the competitive car-based football action of the original Rocket League, albeit with number of changes intended to make the experience more palatable on mobile devices. Matches are now two-minute-long 1v1 or 2v2 affairs, for instance, played out using touchscreen controls and a new side-on perspective. Read more
2004’s Ninja Gaiden Reboot Was a Stellar Action Game
2004’s Ninja Gaiden Reboot Was a Stellar Action Game
A look back at one of the finest character action games of all time.
A Look Back at Bully – A True Rockstar Gem
A Look Back at Bully – A True Rockstar Gem
The 2006 action-adventure title is still one of Rockstar's best games to date.
Magic: Legends open beta launches with a trio of trailers and free loot
Magic: Legends open beta launches with a trio of trailers and free loot
Perfect World and Cryptic Studios kicked off the Magic: Legends open beta with three action-packed trailers.
Six Days in Fallujah gameplay video looks a lot like Call of Duty
Six Days in Fallujah gameplay video looks a lot like Call of Duty
The creators say they're aiming for truth, but the Iraq War game looks like a typical US-made action game.
Nightdive's Shadow Man remaster gets April release date on PC
Nightdive's Shadow Man remaster gets April release date on PC
Shadow Man: Remastered, Nightdive Studios' enhanced version of Acclaim's much-loved 1999 action-adventure, finally has a release date and will be coming to PC on 15th April. Shadow Man, based on Valiant Comics' Shadowman series, charts the adventures of Michael LeRoi, the latest in a line of voodoo warriors all adopting the Shadow Man moniker. What follows is a battle against the forces of darkness, in the form of a third-person shooter, as they attempt to cross over to the land of the living.
Magic: Legends is now in open beta
Magic: Legends is now in open beta
Turning Magic: The Gathering into an action-RPG
Magic: Legends Open Beta Is Go
Magic: Legends Open Beta Is Go
Cryptic Studios’ free-to-play Magic: The Gathering-meets-Diablo action card-playing game has launched into open beta via Arc Games and the Epic Games Store, giving players all over the world the chance to play the game Kotaku’s Ash Parrish said several nice things about.
Resident Evil Re:Verse open beta brings deathmatch action in April
Resident Evil Re:Verse open beta brings deathmatch action in April
Remember Resident Evil Resistance, the multiplayer offering that came with the remake of Resident Evil 3? I would not blame you if you had no recollection of that particular game.
This Ark: Survival Evolved mod adds more than 500 items for a decadent home base
This Ark: Survival Evolved mod adds more than 500 items for a decadent home base
If you're more into creating the ultimate home base than chasing down dinos and other critters in Ark: Survival Evolved, then one of the action-adventure game's new community-made mods might appeal.
It's psychics versus monsters in action RPG Scarlet Nexus, coming in June
It's psychics versus monsters in action RPG Scarlet Nexus, coming in June
Telekinetic combat against compellingly odd monsters.
New Resident Evil film merges first two games, inspired by John Carpenter
New Resident Evil film merges first two games, inspired by John Carpenter
The upcoming Resident Evil live-action movie is drawing from the first two games, and the director took some influence from John Carpenter in doing so.
Devotion developer Red Candle teases a 2D action game
Devotion developer Red Candle teases a 2D action game
Devotion developer Red Candle Games has teased its next title - and it doesn't look anything like its previous games. In a tweet, the Taiwanese developer released a short clip of what looks like a 2D action game.
Devotion Developer Red Candle Games Teases Its Next Game
Devotion Developer Red Candle Games Teases Its Next Game
Devotion developer Red Candle Games is teasing its next project, which appears to be a non-horror, stylish 2D action title.
Dungeon Defenders: Awakened Available Now on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
Dungeon Defenders: Awakened Available Now on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
Hey everyone, We’re bringing you some amazing tower defense and action RPG combat with our newest installment, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened.
An Absurd Medieval Open World Awaits in Rustler, Coming to Xbox Later this Year
An Absurd Medieval Open World Awaits in Rustler, Coming to Xbox Later this Year
Ever dream about wreaking havoc as a medieval thug? Soon Xbox fans will be able to when Rustler, an old-school action sandbox game set in an even older school era, rides its way to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One later this year.
Maneater Finally Releases for Switch on May 25
Maneater Finally Releases for Switch on May 25
The action RPG is finally swimming onto the Nintendo Switch.
Dead Cells Has Sold Over 5 Million Units
Dead Cells Has Sold Over 5 Million Units
The action roguelike title continues to enjoy impressive sales.
Dead Cells Has Now Sold 5 Million Copies Worldwide
Dead Cells Has Now Sold 5 Million Copies Worldwide
Recent Chinese launch is attributed to latest sales milestone. Dead Cells has been with us for nearly three years at this point, and its still going strong. Launched back in 2018, Motion Twin's action-platformer has received some tremendous post-launch support ever since, including January's Fatal Falls DLC. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
CS:GO devs are giving away a Hades music kit to the RPG’s Steam players
CS:GO devs are giving away a Hades music kit to the RPG’s Steam players
If you're a fan of both Valve's shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Supergiant Games' action-RPG game Hades, you're in luck.
Scarlet Nexus launch date announced for June, pre-order bonuses detailed
Scarlet Nexus launch date announced for June, pre-order bonuses detailed
It’s never easy waiting for news on when exactly players will get to use cel-shaded anime women to violently beat enemies to death, but we’ve finally been graced with an answer. Scarlet Nexus, Bandai Namco’s upcoming action RPG will be released on June 25.
Scarlet Nexus: Futuristic Tech and Psychic Abilities Stylishly Unite on June 25
Scarlet Nexus: Futuristic Tech and Psychic Abilities Stylishly Unite on June 25
Scarlet Nexus is the upcoming Japanese Action RPG from Bandai Namco Studios, led by two members of the Tales of Vesperia team: Kenji Anabuki, and Keita Iizuka.
Battle dragons and zombie bears in Square Enix's Forspoken, coming in 2022
Battle dragons and zombie bears in Square Enix's Forspoken, coming in 2022
See a new teaser for the third-person action adventure that was previously called Project Athia.
Scarlet Nexus Out June 25, Anime To Follow
Scarlet Nexus Out June 25, Anime To Follow
Scarlet Nexus, the “brain punk” action role-playing game from Bandai Namco, will come out on June 25.
Head into battle with high-tech style in Scarlet Nexus
Head into battle with high-tech style in Scarlet Nexus
Led by Kenji Anabuki and Keita Iizuka of the Tales of Vesperia team, Scarlet Nexus is an intense, story-driven action RPG from Bandai Namco Studios releasing on June 25.
Free Play Days – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Dirt 5
Free Play Days – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Dirt 5
In this weekend’s Free Play Days, Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can conquer off-road tracks across the globe or squad up and breach into explosive action.
The medieval madness of Rustler rides to PS4, PS5  later this year
The medieval madness of Rustler rides to PS4, PS5 later this year
Rustler, a medieval take on old-school action sandbox games, is riding to PS4 and PS5 later this year.
Magic Legends Preview: Everything We Know About Magic Legends
Magic Legends Preview: Everything We Know About Magic Legends
The post Magic Legends Preview: Everything We Know About Magic Legends appeared first on Fextralife. Everything we know about the upcoming Magic The Gathering based Action-RPG Magic: Legends.
Magic: Legends Is an Action-Packed Diablo-Like with Plenty of Depth
Magic: Legends Is an Action-Packed Diablo-Like with Plenty of Depth
The Diablo influences are obvious, but there’s a lot more depth in Magic: Legends than initially meets the eye thanks to its deck system.
The Dota anime tries hard to be Netflix's Castlevania, but it doesn't have the magic
The Dota anime tries hard to be Netflix's Castlevania, but it doesn't have the magic
Dota: Dragon's Blood is generic fantasy, with a few standout action scenes.
Review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning - RPG Action That Really Shows Its Age
Review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning - RPG Action That Really Shows Its Age
Combat is King. Some six months on from its initial release on PS4, Xbox and PC, Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, THQ Nordic's "remaster" of 2012's action-RPG epic, finally arrives on Nintendo Switch, bringing with it a solid hundred hours'-worth of high-fantasy shenanigans.
Dark Alliance, a DnD action-RPG, announced with rocking trailer
Dark Alliance, a DnD action-RPG, announced with rocking trailer
Wizards of the Coast is a publisher more commonly known for Dungeons & Dragons tabletop games and trading card games like Magic: The Gathering. How