In which we examine — and sass — IGN’s Top 100 RPGs of All Time list.
Richard Garriott discusses the difficulty Origin Systems had when pitching the concept of Ultima Online to EA.
Why do we still use arbitrary, numeric systems to review and rate games?
Do video games really need to grow up? Are they mostly just immature power fantasies at present, or are they vehicles for philosophy and mature storytelling?
Underworld Ascension Renamed to Underworld Ascendant; Concept Art and Music Released; Kickstarter Begins February 4th (Updated)
OtherSide Entertainment have announced that Underworld Ascension now goes by the name Underworld Ascendant. And they have released some concept art — and a music track — for the game!
IGN’s Peer Schneider, and IGN’s Neverwinter Nights wiki, inform us that the Neverwinter Vault should be coming back online…at some point.
IGN has shuttered their once-excellent Neverwinter Vault, formerly a home to all manner of mods and mod-making content for Neverwinter Nights and its sequel.
Portalarium’s most recent Shroud of the Avatar site update included a YouTube-based version of their six-month progress/gameplay demo.
Portalarium, via IGN, have released a Richard Garriott-narrated video demonstrating how Shroud of the Avatar looks after six months of development.
The section headings rampage continues!
The weekly round-up of news related to Bethesda Softworks and Game Studios, their excellent RPG series (The Elder Scrolls), and any other titles they might be working on or publishing.
IGN’s Neverwinter Vault, once a repository of the best NWN and NWN2-related custom content, has been shut down.