Western RPGs Archive

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Telling Tales: Skyrim and Dark Souls

From the archive: When the mountain won't come to Muhammad.

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

First Kingdoms of Amalur story DLC announced

The Legend of Dead Kel due out 20th March.

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

New Skyrim PC update goes live

Bethesda stamps on a few more bugs.

VideoThe Witcher 2 on Xbox 360 footage

Meet the characters in April's console version.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Bethesda hiring for next-gen project

Elder Scrolls 6? Fallout 4?

Friday, 24 February 2012

Skyrim success motivates Remedy to stick with story-heavy games

"There's obviously an audience that enjoys story."

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

VideoThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 enhanced edition trailer

PC role-player reaches Xbox in April.

The Witcher 2 sold 1.1 million copies in 2011

The Witcher 1 sold 400,000.

Skyrim PC patch 1.4.26 beta available, details

Bug fixes, mod-handling improvements.

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Digital FoundrySkyrim 2.03 Patch: Hard Drive vs. SSD Video

Stock drive against hybrid SSD against full SSD.

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Digital FoundryPS3 Hard Drive vs. SSD Comparison Video: Rage

What improvements are there to Rage texture pop-in with a hard drive/SSD upgrade?

Friday, 17 February 2012

Bethesda: Skyrim DLC to follow different model to Fallout 3

Larger expansions, but they'll be less frequent.

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Will the PC slay the consoles again?

2012 BAFTA Video Game Award nominations list

And the awards could go to...

Bethesda knew Skyrim could run into "a bad memory situation" on PS3

UPDATE: Bethesda clarifies Howard's comments. Team "coded solutions they felt would work".

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Digital FoundryKingdoms of Amalur PC: 60FPS Gameplay Video

Running at 60Hz, the PC version produces the most console-like experience.

Digital FoundryKingdoms of Amalur: PS3/Xbox 360 Face-Off Video

A whole lot of additional blur on the Xbox 360 version of the game.

Digital FoundryKingdoms of Amalur: PS3/PC Face-Off Video

Even the weaker console build stands up well against the PC.

Digital FoundryKingdoms of Amalur: 360/PC Face-Off Video

PC's post-processing effects are far cleaner than they are on 360.

Digital FoundryKingdoms of Amalur: PS3/Xbox 360 Performance Analysis Video

Console versions of the new action RPG put through Digital Foundry's analysis tools.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Only Modern Warfare 3 made more money than Skyrim in 2011

Skyrim trumped platform exclusives on PS3, Xbox 360.

Will there be a PS3 version of The Witcher 2?

It would need new content, CD Projekt tells Eurogamer.

Monday, 13 February 2012

VideoThe Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition Xbox 360 trailer

Developers reveal how player choice affects the game.

UK Top 40: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning beats Darkness 2

Catherine charms its way into 20th.

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