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Free-to-play Ascend: Hand of Kul out tomorrow on XBLA

Free-to-play action RPG Ascend: Hand of Kul will launch on XBLA tomorrow. Developed by Signal Studios, the game was originally known as Ascend: New Gods until being renamed in May. Ascend: Hand of Kul features both single player and asynchronous multiplayer modes, the latter allowing players to...

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Arc System Works draws Swords & Darkness on 3DS eShop in Japan

Fighting game-savvy developer Arc System Works is trying something new with Swords & Darkness on the 3DS eShop in Japan this winter, the publisher announced at TGS 2013. Swords & Darkness is a side-scrolling action RPG with an art style that would look right at home among the original...

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Sacred Citadel's final character revealed, coming to PSN April 16

Sacred Citadel, the side-scrolling cooperative action RPG from Deep Silver that serves as a prologue to Sacred 3, will be landing on PSN April 16 for $14.99. PC and Xbox 360 versions are also due, though the release dates have yet to be announced. Additionally, Deep Silver revealed a new video for...

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Path of Exile version 1.0 is six months away, one expansion per year after

The free-to-play action RPG Path of Exile went into open beta this past January, and the next step is putting together a version 1.0, Grinding Gear Games co-founder Chris Wilson told us this week at GDC 2013. Starting with about 250,000 registered players, the game has since grown up to around 2...

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Sacred Citadel will feature four classes to level up and a gear stash

Sacred Citadel isn't just a goofy beat-em-up spinoff of Deep Silver's long-running Sacred series - turns out it's also an action RPG. When the game was announced last year, all we knew about it was that it featured co-op action and some groovy graphical flairs, but now we're seeing how Citadel...

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Barkley Shut Up and Jam Gaiden sequel heading to Kickstarter

We get a new Call of Duty game every year, but how often do we get a continuation of 1994's Barkley Shut Up and Jam!? Indie dev Tales of Game's Studios is trying to up that frequency with a soon-to-be-announced Kickstarter for (deep breath) The Magical Realms of Tír na nÓg: Escape...

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Diablo 3 review: Hitting the jackpot

Hack-and-slash action RPGs, pioneered by Blizzard's Diablo, are essentially slot machines. You click the mouse, and every time you do there's a chance you'll get the loot you want . Yes, the trappings of role-playing and combat mechanics are there, weaker in some cases and stronger in others, but...

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'Indie-core' collective funding retro action-RPG on Kickstarter

Legend of the Time Star has all the potential to be a brand new nostalgia bomb whose inherent paradox rips a hole in the thinly woven fabric of space and time itself, but only if we allow it to. We think that sounds like a pretty cool thing we'd like to witness, but in the end it's up to the larger...

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Download the Dungeon Defenders demo and fight off foes with friends

Combining action RPG elements with tower defense, Dungeon Defenders lets players use spells, abilities and structures to keep creatures from destroying their crystal. But you don't have to take our word for it to find out if it's fun. The playable PC demo is now available for you to download and...

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Risen 2: Dark Waters teaser is all about pirates, see

Ladies and gentlemen, we'd like to present to you the latest trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. What? Oh, sorry! In actuality, it's the teaser for Risen 2: Dark Waters -- a pirate-y action-RPG that looks to have a fair bit of flair, if this CG footage is anything to go by....

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