Greedfall Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Greedfall RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network 10 Best GreedFall Mods for Companions, Reputation, and Customization https://www.gameskinny.com/me60r/10-best-greedfall-mods-for-companions-reputation-and-customization https://www.gameskinny.com/me60r/10-best-greedfall-mods-for-companions-reputation-and-customization Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:30:13 -0400 Jordan Baranowski

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More GreedFall mods are going up all the time, so go check them out and see if anything else piques your interest on the GreedFall Nexus Mods page. As of this writing, there aren't any nude mods, though we're sure they're on the way.

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If you can't get enough GreedFall, check out our full review and our game page for plenty of guides and other news surrounding the RPG.

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Which mods did we leave off that should have been included? Let us know in the comments!

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Mod: No Skill and Talent Points Requirements

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Download this mod here.

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If you just want to experience all the skills in GreedFall, then this is the mod for you. It removes the need to spend points on the game's different skills and talents, allowing you to just pick the ones you like.

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Yes, this will make your character extremely overpowered, but it also allows you to experiment with the different options for completing quests and objectives. Don't use it for your first playthrough, but go back and try it on the next go around.

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Mod: Vasco Less Tatts

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Download this mod here.

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Always wanted to romance Vasco but freaked right out by his face tattoos? Surprisingly, there's a mod to help with that!

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File this one under the "small visual tweaks" category, and like us, you might be surprised by how much more you like Vasco's look.

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It's mods like these that make PC gaming interesting. Mods run the gamut of "massive overhaul" to "tiny little thing," but sometimes, those tiny little things are the most essential. While it's simply a personal choice, this mod has the potential to be essential.

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Mod: Minimalist HUD

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Download this mod here.

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If you want to take better screenshots, or you're just sick of all the clutter blocking your view, you've got to download this Minimalist HUD mod. It removes everything from GreedFall's display — other than the compass at the top. And even then, it cleans that up, too.

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It's amazing how immersive a game can be once your remove on-screen tools like the health and XP bars. 

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Mod: Remove Brown Filter

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Download this mod here.

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There's a bit of duality in GreedFall's graphics. It seems like the game has the potential to be really pretty, but a lot of the environments fall a bit flat.

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If you're sick of the "beautiful new world" of Teer Fradee being washed out in browns, give this mod a look. All it does is remove the brown filter that nearly everything is washed in, but it really helps spruce up the game's environments. 

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Mod: Easy Increase Reputation

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Download this mod here.

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One irritating thing in GreedFall is how easy it is to lose reputation with certain factions. Especially when you're first learning the game, you might cause irreparable harm to your reputation and lock yourself out of future quests without even realizing it.

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This mod changes that.

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It starts you with a high reputation for both factions and companions. Making your reputation skyrocket only takes a few points.

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See all GreedFall has to offer in its late-game faction quests by building that reputation early — or never losing it at all. 

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Mod: Sheathe

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Download this mod here.

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There are actually multiple "visible sheathed weapons" mods on Nexus, but this is the best one as of this writing. It's just a small visual flair, but it does add to the immersion of GreedFall.

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This mod just makes it so all of the weapons your character has equipped are visible, even when they aren't in use. Guns, swords, axes... some of them look better than others, depending on your equipment.

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Overall, it's a small but excellent touch that adds to the game's aesthetic.

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Mod: More Carry Weight

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Download this mod here.

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Simple and to the point: never leave your treasures behind again!

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One of the biggest issues with any RPG is deciding what equipment and items to take with you and which to leave behind. This mod lets you to forget all that and just carry everything. 

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Turn GreedFall into the packmule simulator you always wanted it to be, and carry around a weapon for every possible scenario. Or, you know, just give yourself a little extra carrying weight when you need it. That works, too.

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Mod: Companion Battle Chatter Silencer

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Download this mod here.

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Maybe GreedFall's companion battle cries are intentionally annoying in order to force the player into testing non-combat options? Intentional or not, you're probably sick of hearing, "Things are about to get dicey!".

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Use this mod to replace any battle cry that you're sick of hearing with sweet, sweet silence.

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This GreeFall mod even turns off lip sync for character models, so you can turn Kurt, Vasco, and all your other companions into mute, killer mannequins just as the lord intended.

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Mod: Increase (or Decrease) Party Size

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Download this mod here.

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If you feel bad leaving any of your companions behind, don't! This mod allows you to adjust your party size as you see fit.

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If you're having difficulty getting through a certain section or just want to see how things shake out with a bigger or smaller group of companions, this mod will help you do just that.

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This mod has been updated a few times already since its release, so check back often for the latest version.

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Mod: Camera Overhaul

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Download this mod here.

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There's a reason this mod is top of the charts on the Nexus database. GreedFall's camera can use a little TLC, and this mod irons out a lot of the issues we had with the default setup. It addresses a few things:

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  • Increases the field of view slider maximum, allowing you better peripheral vision
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  • Removes lots of camera movement (no more combat shaking!)
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  • Normalizes a lot of changes, like when you unsheathe a weapon or get in a fight
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If GreedFall's camera has got you down, this is the mod for you.

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Mods can reinvigorate any game by making systems simpler or bringing entirely new ones to the fore, changing the base experience for the better. It's one of the main reasons so many people play games on the PC in the first place. And these are the best GreedFall mods. 

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The game has already spawned quite a bit of fan-made content over on Nexus Mods almost too much to sort through — since it's launch on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on September 10. But all mods are not created equal. 

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So while you might be looking for mods, you might not have the time to sift through them all. That's where we come in. Don't fret. Here are our picks for 10 of the best GreedFall mods available as of September 23, 2019. 

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How to Complete 'The Suffering of Constantin' Quest in GreedFall https://www.gameskinny.com/54jy6/how-to-complete-the-suffering-of-constantin-quest-in-greedfall https://www.gameskinny.com/54jy6/how-to-complete-the-suffering-of-constantin-quest-in-greedfall Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:39:08 -0400 Jordan Baranowski

Poor Constantin. Throughout GreedFall, your cousin seems fairly unequipped to handle his job. Good thing he has you around! One quest that can be troublesome is "The Suffering of Constantin," as GreedFall's a bit unclear on your ultimate objective. Here's how you complete the quest.

The main issue with this quest is that you need to destroy three Tenlan nests to complete it, and there are more than three out there. However, you have to destroy three specific ones in order to trigger the quest completion.

One of the Tenlan nests, which is inside the cave with the white Tenlan, will not count towards the completion of "The Suffering of Constantin." Destroying it is an objective for a different quest.

Confusing, we know.

Once Constantin has given you the quest, you'll have to go to Wenshaganaw to speak with the healer, then to San Mateus to do the same. Finally, you'll head to the hunter in Whenshaveye to find the bulk of the quest: destroying the Tenlan nests.

From Steam user Ogami, here is a map with the three nets you need to destroy (in red) as well as the other nest that doesn't count for this quest (in white). To destroy nests, you'll need an alchemical preparation. 

Once you've destroyed all three nests, return to the hunter to tell him the quest is done. Afterwards, the village healer will agree to aid your cousin Constantin. As soon as you speak with the healer, the cutscene should trigger and you will receive the quest rewards.

Don't let Constantin suffer a minute longer! Take care of this quest to bump up your reputation with the Congregation of Merchants. Can't get enough of GreedFall? Check out our full review of the game here and head to the GreedFall game page to see more articles on the game.

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GreedFall Guide: How to Complete Vasco's Sidequests https://www.gameskinny.com/o8so5/greedfall-guide-how-to-complete-vascos-sidequests https://www.gameskinny.com/o8so5/greedfall-guide-how-to-complete-vascos-sidequests Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:51:13 -0400 Jordan Baranowski

Vasco is one of your companions (and romance options, if you dig face tattoos) in GreedFall. In order to max out your relationship with him you know what we mean you will need to complete his sidequests.

Like all GreedFall companions, there are three of them to complete during your playthrough. Here's how you start and finish each of Vasco's quests.

A Name for a Family

Vasco's first quest, "A Name for a Family", unlocks immediately after you speak with Constantin after arriving in Teer Fradee. Just speak with Vasco afterwards and run through the dialogue options to start the quest.

For this quest, you'll want to obtain a Naut uniform. You can find one in the storeroom by the docks in Serene, or by fighting some thugs until you get it as a drop, or just by taking it off of Vasco himself.

Go to the Captain's office in New Serene, and Vasco will suggest you acquire some sleeping potions. You can buy them or brew them yourself. Then, head to the tavern and speak to the brothel owner. You will either need to pass a charisma check or bribe him with 100 gold.

Put on your disguise and head to the docks. Head to the port master's office (hop the fence if you need to) and head upstairs to find Vasco's file. Speak with Vasco afterwards to finish the quest.

Family Reunion

This quest will open not long after completing the first -- you may need to rest a night at camp to trigger it. Speak with Vasco and run through the dialogue options to begin.

Speak with Madame de Morange in New Serene. Her home is near the governor's mansion. Afterwards, head to the clerk's shop. Speak with the clerk and wither pay the bribe, use intuition, or use charisma to pass the check. Afterwards, head to Hikmet.

Go to Ferhat's and head to the second floor. Speak with the man there, then approach the alchemist on the first floor. Pass the charisma check or, failing that, look for a letter in the nearby desk. Go back upstairs and ask about the thugs.

Head to the marked alley to find Bastien. You will have a few options to pay off the debt. You can pay 200 gold, ask for time to collect the money, use a charisma check, or pick a fight. Regardless of how you approach it, speak to Bastien again once it's done and the quest will complete.

Forever a Naut

Vasco's last quest will trigger shortly after finishing his others; again, you may need to sleep a night in order to open it up. Speak with Vasco until a new dialogue option appears in order to start the quest.

Speak with the admiral in New Serene, then head to Wenshawginaw. Follow the quest marker and you will find the shipwreck. You will need to interact with everything you can here - corpses, the cage, the hole in the ship - keep exploring until you are directed to a cave.

You will battle a tough boss here: you may need to come back if your level is not high enough. Dodge often and use your fury when you can.

Once the monster is defeated, find the ship's logbook. Head back to New Serene and speak with the admiral again. Finally, head to the tattoo artist to finalize Vasco's questline.

Oh, and don't forget to invite that salty seaman to your room afterwards.

That's all there is to completing Vasco's questline in GreedFall. Check out our full GreedFall review right here, or head to our GreedFall guides to help aid you on your way.

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GreedFall Legendary Gear Guide: Weapons and Armor Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/0bevh/greedfall-legendary-gear-guide-weapons-and-armor-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/0bevh/greedfall-legendary-gear-guide-weapons-and-armor-locations Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:25:35 -0400 Jordan Baranowski

GreedFall is a huge game, and there are tons of different builds and strategies you can put together to help you succeed. However, one of the best boosts you can get comes from the legendary gear you find in the form of weapons and armor.

To get these sets, you often need to complete certain quests or quest chains. Below, you will find two lists of legendaries: weapons and armor. Each entry lists the requirements for each item and set, as well as how to get them and where to find them on the open-world map. 

GreedFall Legendary Weapons

Legendary Weapon #1: Asili's Blunderbuss

You can find this gun during the "Doctor Asili's Experiments" quest. Look for the chest inside Asili's lab.

Legendary Weapon #2: Broadsword of the Deceased King

To obtain this brutal two-handed weapon, you need to complete the quest "Champion of the Arena."

The arena is located in New Serene in the basement of the Coin Guard Tavern. You will have to fight through waves of tough enemies, so come prepared.

Legendary Weapon #3: Great Honor Duel Flamberge

Go to the Hot Springs in Magasvar: The Vale of the Great Battle. Complete the boss fight and look for a corpse with a "Coin Guard Soldier's Key" item on it. Take that, then head to the easternmost area in this section.

There is a watchtower in a camp there. Climb to the top and use the key to open the chest and obtain the weapon.

Legendary Weapon #4: Great Scythe

The great scythe is one of the best weapons in the game and can only be obtained in Root's Passage. This area is only available during one quest: "Quest for a Panacea."

When exploring Root's Passage, you will come across a broken bridge. If you go around it, you will find passages off to the side. Follow the pathway to the right, and you will find a glowing room. The great scythe inside.

Legendary Weapon #5: Hammer of the Forgotten God

This is probably the easiest legendary weapon to obtain.

Build up your reputation with the Coin Guard faction to at least "Nice." You will then find this inside a chest in your camp or residence.

Legendary Weapon #6: Light Flamberge

This weapon is in the Wenshaganaw Singing Waters. You will find a location in this area with a large group of difficult enemies wearing skull helmets. They are guarding a chest with the light flamberge inside.

A good strategy for killing these tough enemies is to lure one away from the group, then defeat them on their own. Back up, heal, and pick the others off until you can reach the chest.

Legendary Weapon #7: Scimitar

You will find this weapon in Glendgnamvar: The Shore of the Tall Bones. It is in the southeastern part of the map, on the way to Bedri.

Be on the lookout for a broken bridge with a corpse underneath it. Grab a key off the corpse, then move up to the bridge. Have your Vigor stat increased to at least Level 2 in order to leap over the gap.

On the other side of the gap, you'll find a chest with the Scimitar inside.

Legendary Weapon #8: Yataghan

Like the Scimitar, you'll find the Yataghan in Glendgnamvar: The Shore of the Tall Bones. To get this weapon, you'll want to travel to the Ruins of Didri subsection.

Defeat the boss to find a chest nearby that contains this one-handed weapon.

GreedFall Legendary Armor

Legendary Armor #1: The Major Set

This set is located in Magasvar: The Vale of the Great Battle near the Great Honor Duel Flamberge. Finish the boss fight to find a corpse in the water with a few pieces of this set and a key.

Take the key to the easternmost area in this section look for a watchtower in a camp. Climb to the top of the watchtower and use the key to open the chest.

Legendary Armor #2: The Merchant Prince Set

Go to the central area of Wenshaganaw: The Singing Waters. Defeat the boss there and search for a corpse wearing an orange coat in the nearby bushes.

Take the key from this body and head north up the river. You'll soon find a locked chest near several rocks; open it to find this armor set.

Legendary Armor #3: Ring of Divine Fury

You'll get the Ring of Divine Fury while completing the quest called "In Pursuit of the Tierna Harh Cadachtas." Defeat the boss, including the summon that is called forth, and the ring will be placed in your inventory.

Legendary Armor #4: Saint Matheus Set

This set is located in Vedvilvie, inside the Cousoneigad Cave. Go through the huge stone archway to enter the cave, then head towards the northwestern portion of the area.

You'll need to have increased your Intuition to Level 2 to get through the passage there. Open the chest and claim your armor.

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There you have it: GreeFall's legendary gear locations. Hopefully, this tips and tricks guide helped you find the weapons and armor you were looking for. The info here should have you slaying bosses and minions with even greater ease. 

For more on GreedFall, and to see why we compared it to The Witcher 3 and the Dragon Age franchise, be sure to head over to our full review here. And be sure to check out our other guides on the game while you're here, such as our companion quest and romancing guide

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GreedFall Companions Guide: Quests and Romance https://www.gameskinny.com/ro9ml/greedfall-companions-guide-quests-and-romance https://www.gameskinny.com/ro9ml/greedfall-companions-guide-quests-and-romance Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:42:21 -0400 Jordan Baranowski

You've set sail for Teer Fradee, the new world entirely at your fingertips. What better way to go about colonizing this new world than with your trusty companions by your side? GreedFall, like many RPGs, allows you to set up and outfit a variety of allies who can help you on your journey.

Each companion has a few different sidequests that you can complete to earn bonuses and, if you play your cards right, pick up a romantic partner along the way. Here are the different companions you can fight alongside and whether or not you can start a romance with them.

You'll want to make sure to talk to your companions regularly to unlock their quests and special talents. If you complete all three quests for a companion you can romance, you will then have the option to invite them home with you and start a relationship.

Here's what we know. 

Aphra

Where Can I Find Her?

You encounter Aphra after you complete the quest "Scholars in the Expedition."

Can I Romance Aphra?

You can only start a relationship with her if you play as a male character. You will get the "Love and Botany" achievement/trophy for being in a relationship with her. 

What are Aphra's Quests and Missions?
  • Islander Knowledge: Unlocks after the quest "The Battle of the Red Spears."
  • Cave of Knowledge: Unlocks shortly after completing her previous quest.
  • The Linking Ritual: Unlocks shortly after completing her previous quest.

Kurt

Where Can I Find Him?

Kurt joins you almost immediately at the start of the game.

Can I Romance Kurt?

You can only start a relationship with him if you play as a female character. You will get the "Guardian of Love" achievement/trophy for being in a relationship with him. 

What are Kurt's Quests and Missions?
  • Missing in Action: Talk to Kurt after you've spoken with Constantin after your arrival in New Serene.
  • Amongst the Ghosts: Will open shortly after completing his previous quest; a new dialogue option will appear when you speak with Kurt.
  • Settling Scores: Opens after you complete the quest "Treason!" SPOILER: Kurt will survive "Treason!" if you have already completed his other two quests.

Petrus

Where Can I Find Him?

Head to Theleme and speak with the governor there. Petrus will then join your party.

Can I Romance Petrus?

Petrus is not available as a romance option.

What are Petrus' Quests and Missions?
  • The Vices of the Mother Cardinal: Speak with Petrus after completing the "Old Countries in the New World" quest.
  • Dangerous Bets: Speak with Petrus' father after finishing his first quest. Then talk to Petrus.
  • Sins of Father Petrus: Unlocks shortly after completing his previous quest.

Siora

Where Can I Find Her?

Siora joins you shortly after your arrival on Teer Fradee.

Can I Romance Siora?

You can start a relationship with Siora playing as either a male or female character. You will get the "Minundhamen" achievement/trophy for being in a relationship with her. 

What are Siora's Quests and Missions?
  • Find Queen Bladnid: Unlocks after completing "The Battle of the Red Spears."
  • Promises Set in Stone: Unlocks after completing "The Trial of the Waters." Do not accept the bribe that is offered to you as part of the main questline. If you do, Siora will leave the party and not return!
  • The Queen's Farewell: Unlocks shortly after you complete her previous quest.

Vasco

Where Can I Find Him?

Vasco joins your party immediately after you arrive in Teer Fradee.

Can I Romance Vasco?

Vasco is a romance option for male and female characters alike. You will get the "Love and the Sea" achievement/trophy for being in a relationship with him. 

What are Vasco's Quests and Missions?
  • A Name for a Family: Unlocks immediately after speaking with Constantin when you first arrive at Teer Fradee.
  • Family Reunion: Unlocks shortly after completing the previous quest.
  • Forever a Naut: Unlocks shortly after completing the previous quest.

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As you can see, there are four possible romance options in GreedFall, but only three on any given playthrough. You unlock achievements and trophies for each companion whose questline you complete, and they also give you stat bonuses as their opinion of you increases.

Don't fret if a quest doesn't open immediately if the only prerequisite is "complete the previous quest." Sometimes you need to wait until some time has passed in game. Go complete some other sidequests while you wait.

Looking for more on GreedFall? You can read our full, hands-on PC review here to find out if it is worth it before you buy it. GreedFall is currently out on PC, PS4, and Xbox One for $50. 

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GreedFall Review — Set Sail Through a World of Fantasy https://www.gameskinny.com/cxdz4/greedfall-review-set-sail-through-a-world-of-fantasy https://www.gameskinny.com/cxdz4/greedfall-review-set-sail-through-a-world-of-fantasy Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:00:02 -0400 Jordan Baranowski

When you first set foot on Teer Fradee, the mysterious island at the heart of GreedFall, it's pretty impressive. While the intro of the game takes place in the "Old World," which is based on Colonial Europe, Teer Fradee opens up a land of infinite promise. After you step off the boat with your companions, who knows what you'll discover?

Exploring your new home is exactly what you'd expect from an open-world RPG like GreedFall. Boxes glow yellow if there's loot inside. Citizens give brief rebuke if you knock into them. Little hints at story elements lie in plain sight.

Suddenly, a character shouts in a language you don't understand. A question mark appears above their head. Oh yeah, it's side quest time. Welcome to GreedFall, the best and worst of the open-world genre. 

Wonder by Wonder

GreedFall is first and absolutely foremost designed for people who want an open-world RPG experience. Your map is jam-packed with stuff to do almost from the get-go. Quests dot the map. Points of interest pop up as question marks. Camps, merchants, crafting benches bob against the horizon. There are little icons everywhere!

Especially early on in GreedFall, the amount of stuff you can do is a bit overwhelming. While you're still figuring out the basics of the game's controls, it's quite possible to wander into an off-limits zone and get attacked by guards — all because you're trying to follow your map. 

It can certainly be a lot to take in, but as you start to get into the groove of things and figure out how GreedFall differs from other games of the same ilk, it all starts to come together.

In fact, one of GreedFall's biggest shortfalls is that it is not The Witcher or Dragon Age. Surely, it's tough to compare a lower budget game from a small studio to those genre behemoths, but since GreedFall shoots for the stars, it's worthwhile making at least a loose comparison. In many ways, though, it has a lot going for it if you're searching for another RPG in which to lose yourself.

Diamond Skies

The main thing that helps GreedFall stand out in a crowded genre is its setting and story. As mentioned at the top of this review, it's inspired by the Colonial period and the age of piracy. That doesn't mean you're sailing to Bermuda, however.

Teer Fradee is full of monsters, elves, and all sorts of interesting takes on standard fantasy tropes. The developers do an excellent job pulling you in and making you care about the world you're interacting with.

Equally, GreedFall also does a great job of making you feel like your decisions impact its world. As the Legate, you are forced to listen to several different sides and stories and proceed accordingly. There are several different factions to interact with, and each faction's opinion of you can open up new questlines and story options.

Even with all these different options, GreedFall never comes out and says, "These are the good guys, these are the bad guys." Instead, most of the people you encounter (and your own character, for the most part) exist in a sort of moral grey area. There are definitely bad people, but they are spread out all over the world. There is a sense of realism lent to the universe knowing you can navigate its complex web however you like.

Little details stand out and help the world to feel alive as well. One of the driving story points is searching for the cure for a horrible disease. Some elements of the plot take some predictable turns, but it's nice to see plague doctors, citizens in different stages of the disease, doors with big, red "X"es painted on them. It's equally that a wizened old hermit explaining the world to you isn't found at each and every turn. 

You put things together on your own, which makes everything feel a little more real.

Every Turn a Surprise

The story and world-building are great, but not everything in GreedFall is as polished. The combat is just OK. It gets better as you progress and unlock more abilities, but the "Tactical Pause" option, which lets you instantly freeze combat and pick your next move, doesn't gel for me.

Maybe I never found a good key binding, but I would accidentally hit that key instead of the dodge or secondary attack button, bringing the game's action to a standstill. Some of the more complicated attack options, like GreedFall's magical abilities, make combat more interesting, but I often found that smashing through things was the most tactically sound plan.

That's not to say combat is bad. There just isn't all that much to it.

You have a few different attack buttons, depending on the weapons you're using. You can quickbind about a dozen items and abilities: health potions, spells, and the like. The tactical pause always gives you the option to take stock of what's happening around you but, otherwise, everything is happening in real-time. Especially if you want to focus on other elements of character building, combat is just a fine element of the game.

GreedFall also seems to have some technical issues regarding graphics. Turning quickly around, especially in the middle of the city, would often cause stutters and tears, and things often look great until you get close. Scenes with extended talking venture into the uncanny valley with poor lip-synching and glossy eyes, and the background blurs horribly to help make the characters look sharp when you're up close and personal.

Finally, the sheer amount of quests tend to drag because so many of them are a bit fetch-y. For example, the quest I mentioned at the top of the article regarding the merchant is nothing more than a bunch of running back and forth and back and forth for dozens of minutes. 

Maybe that's how colonialism actually works: tons of bureaucracy, a lot of backtracking, and an unfair death at the end of it. But it sure isn't a lot of fun to just traipse around the world as a glorified gopher simply to pad out the length of a quest in a game that has so much more to offer its players.

A Whole New World

Pros:
  • Interesting setting and story
  • Voice acting is solid
  • Lots of options and ways to approach
  • Decisions feel like they matter
  • Tons to do
Cons:
  • Quests can get drawn out
  • Technical issues
  • Combat isn't as streamlined as it could be

There's a lot to like in GreedFall. It ticks many of the most important boxes an RPG should. It makes you care about the characters and the world, all while giving you a sense that you can actually impact those things. Building relationships with your companions, deciding which factions you want to ally with, and changing your armor and weapons so your character looks dandy as all hell, GreedFall has all these elements covered and covered well.

However, GreedFall's limitations rear their heads frequently. It tends to be a combination of the "best and worst" of the open-world RPG genre. For some, that may be exactly what's needed, The Witcher in a new setting, with hours upon hours of new quests to run.

For others, GreedFall might not quite scratch those hard to reach itches due to its less impressive aspects.

[Note: A copy of GreedFall was provided by Spiders for the purpose of this review.]

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Greedfall Teases Massive Player Choice in New Gameplay Trailer https://www.gameskinny.com/86mez/greedfall-teases-massive-player-choice-in-new-gameplay-trailer https://www.gameskinny.com/86mez/greedfall-teases-massive-player-choice-in-new-gameplay-trailer Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:36:06 -0400 Ty Arthur

A new 17th century European-inspired RPG is about to hit digital shelves for PC and console that fantasy fans will definitely want to keep an eye on. It's one that managed to hit our list of the 10 most anticipated roleplaying games set to release in 2019.

Greedfall, Spiders' follow-up to 2016 sci-fi RPG The Technomancer, looks to be a worthy follow-up. Today, Spiders released a new gameplay trailer that offers glimpses of the game's classless progression system and a brief look at some of the story elements. 

In addition to the overview trailer, the studio has confirmed that the game will feature 4K support and HDR integration for the PS4 Pro version.

Publisher Focus Home Interactive had this to say about what players can expect from the game:

Tackle combat in GreedFall in your own way: overwhelm foes with heavy weapons, use your sword to parry and riposte with expert flair, or dominate the battlefield with traps and magic.

The game’s optional tactical pause menu allows you to choose your next moves strategically. Your party members will follow you into battle, but remember they’re people with their own hopes, goals and motives. Say or do the wrong thing and their loyalty to you could waver, or even turn entirely.

Players decision will have a large impact on the game, and Focus has confirmed that players will be able to use diplomatic measures to influence certain "far-reaching quests."

Subterfuge will also be a big part of Greedfall, playing into the game's overall strategic elements. However, details on what systems may take advantage of stealth haven't been released yet. 

Check out the overview trailer below, showcasing the wide range of choices available in how players can tackle challenges, deal with party members, or side with different factions,

Due out September 10, Greedfall pre-orders are now online here for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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10 Awesome RPGs to Look Forward to in 2019 https://www.gameskinny.com/lcqst/10-awesome-rpgs-to-look-forward-to-in-2019 https://www.gameskinny.com/lcqst/10-awesome-rpgs-to-look-forward-to-in-2019 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:07:49 -0500 Tim White

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Cyberpunk 2077

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You didn't really think you'd get all the way through this list without seeing Cyberpunk 2077, did you? The legendary developers of the Witcher trilogy have turned their full attention toward crafting a futuristic dystopian RPG based on the hugely popular Cyberpunk 2020 tabletop system, and millions of gamers are aquiver with anticipation.

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Maybe I cheated a little by including Cyberpunk 2077 in a list of games slated for 2019—but only a little. Highly unofficial whispers around the internet have suggested that a 2019 release might be possible, but CD Projekt Red hasn't firmly committed to anything more than "it will be ready when it's ready."

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I, for one, am perfectly happy grudgingly willing to wait for the best Cyberpunk experience possible.

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That's it for our anticipated RPGs of 2019. Is there another RPG you're looking forward to that's not on this list? Share it in the comments below.

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Code Vein

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Do you like vampires, magic, ruined cities, and hyper-fast combat? Then Code Vein might be for you. We've been promised a dark and intriguing story, as well as lots of weapons, upgrades, and abilities.

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Originally scheduled for a 2018 release, it's been pushed back to a still unannounced date in 2019—hopefully that means Bandai Namco is taking extra time to get it right.

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Tom Clancy's The Division 2

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The Division blurred the lines between shooter, MMO, and RPG, and did a reasonably good job of it. To developer Massive's credit, they listened to player feedback and made consistent efforts to correct aspects of the first game their customers weren't pleased with.

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Hopefully, they've held onto that flexibility and applied past experience to The Division 2. You'll have to wait until next spring for another chance to shoot terrorists and gang bangers 30,000 times each.

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Wasteland 3

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The first Wasteland quickly made a name for itself as a highly successful post-apocalyptic strategy RPG. The sequel upped the ante and took home PC World's "Game of the Year" award in 2014. Developer inXile is gearing up to bring us an even bigger, darker (and co-op!) adventure in Wasteland 3.

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There's no trailer yet—not one that shows much, anyway. Maybe that's a deliberate ploy to build up more anticipation. Either way, watch for Wasteland 3 sometime in 2019 (probably, maybe).

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Dauntless

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There are plenty of RPGs out there and a decent selection of co-op action titles, but not much on tap in the way of true co-op RPGs. Free-to-play Dauntless looks like it's drawing at least some inspiration from the Monster Hunter series, allowing up to four players to battle tons of huge beasts together.

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Dauntless is in open beta now, with a full release scheduled for sometime next year.

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Hellsign

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  • Release: Q4 2019 (early access open now)
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"Horror-RPG" is such a great fusion of genres that it's surprising how few of them exist. Hellsign aims to fill that relative void with what looks to be a thrilling supernatural P.I. adventure. Players will initially be tasked with banishing fairly tame poltergeists, after which it will be time to buy better gear and weapons to take on more dangerous jobs.

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Check out the reveal trailer, then do your best to restrain your excitement for another year until the full release around Q4 2019—or pick up the early access version now.

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Rune: Ragnarok

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Vikings and Norse mythology have been done before, but Human Head Studios is looking to put a fresh spin on Rune: Ragnarok with an open-world setting featuring enormous and terrifying bosses.

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Fans of Odin, mead halls, and brutal action-RPGs will surely want to keep this one on their watch lists.

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Kingdom Hearts III

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Kingdom Hearts is one of the more weirdly numbered franchises out there; despite its name, Kingdom Hearts III is actually about the 119th game in the series. Sora, Donald, and Goofy are seasoned vets by now, ready to push back the Heartless once more.

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Now that Disney owns half of all franchises ever conceived, rumors abound that we might even see Star Wars or Marvel characters this time around. Nothing's official yet, though—we'll have to wait a little longer for more info.

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You can check out the official trailer here.

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GreedFall

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17th-century Europe, despite its rich history and plentiful folklore, is a setting seldom seen in games apart from standard high fantasy tales. GreedFall aims to do something about that. Part RPG, part swashbuckling adventure game, it places players in the shoes of a mercenary exploring the shores of a mystical island in search of a cure to a mysterious disease (and treasure, of course).

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By all indications, GreedFall seems to be aiming for a gritty and realistic aesthetic, fully embracing the technological limitations and social mores of pre-American Europe. It's surely worth keeping an eye on as its release date draws closer.

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Biomutant

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Have you ever wanted to roleplay as a claymore-wielding cyborg raccoon-fox with a sick hat and a jetpack? Me neither, but now that it's been proposed, I'm strangely intrigued.

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Featuring fast, fluid third-person combat, Biomutant is largely keeping its story under wraps, except to say that a mysterious plague is threatening the Tree of Life and it's up to you to do something about it—or to make everything worse.

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Biomutant looks super pretty, too; you can check out a cinematic trailer here to tide you over until it releases sometime in 2019.

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2019 is shaping up to be a great year for RPGs, in both the AAA and the indie spheres. Here's a varied spread of lots of different role-playing titles to look forward to—you're sure to find something that catches your interest.

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Greedfall Preview: In Search of A Cure https://www.gameskinny.com/8ys33/greedfall-preview-in-search-of-a-cure https://www.gameskinny.com/8ys33/greedfall-preview-in-search-of-a-cure Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:43:40 -0400 Erroll Maas

At E3 2018 we got a behind closed doors preview of Paris based developer Spiders' upcoming 17th century Baroque inspired action RPG, Greedfall.

In Greedfall, a group of mercenaries and treasure hunters have become settlers on a previously unexplored island due to their original home being ruined by pollution and a particular disease. This unexplored island is revealed to be exuding magic and is filled with plenty of treasure and secrets.

As the adventure continues, the player finds themselves caught in in a war between the settlers and the island's natives, who are protected by supernatural beings which have manifested from the island's magic. 

The player character can be customized to your liking, but seemingly always has a strange marking on their face and neck due to the previously mentioned disease.

The leader of one faction then will send you on a mission which may have you dealing with another. In our demo, we were told to go to another faction to make a deal with them -- due to one of our companion character's being the daughter of the queen of that faction, and from there we were sent to help her sister in fight against an invading faction.

There are five companion characters in total, one for each faction, and two of them will always be by your side. Because each companion character is tied to a different faction, having different ones come along with you will improve your otherwise tense relationship with their respective factions. 

Even with less than ideal relations, all factions are after the searching for the same thing: a cure for the disease which has afflicted their people. Although each companion will usually work together with you, they may also betray you depending on the choices you make, so you have to choose wisely if you don't want to lose an ally. All of your choices will also affect the main story in different ways, but not much detail was provided.

Each area had an open feel to it, but it didn't seem like a truly open world, as you could travel from one area to the next without having to travel in between -- due to a campfire fast travel system -- and it's unclear whether this was specific to the demo.

Because the island is teeming with magic, the creatures are less typical than what you might expect, with some only being seen during the day and some only at night. In our demo, we encountered some large and aggressive sloth bear boar hybrids that had to be taken down. Combat consists of a mixture of melee and magic, and the skill tree contains different weapon specializations and magic with over 14 different weapon classes to master -- including swords, which we saw in the demo.

Although Greedfall may not be as well known as other upcoming titles, and didn't seem to stand out as much as it could, its setting and intriguing choice and companion mechanics make it an action RPG to look out for.

Greedfall will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2019.

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The 11 Most Anticipated RPGs in 2018 https://www.gameskinny.com/ce0bp/the-11-most-anticipated-rpgs-in-2018 https://www.gameskinny.com/ce0bp/the-11-most-anticipated-rpgs-in-2018 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:47:06 -0500 Sergey_3847

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Dauntless

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Dauntless is an action-RPG inspired by the Dark Souls series, Monster Hunter, and World of Warcraft, with classic Diablo-like gameplay in a fantasy setting.

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You will have the chance to take on the role of a hunter whose prey are none other than giant monsters that actually look very similar to dinosaurs. In Dauntless, you can go on an adventure alone, or assemble a group to hunt for monsters together.

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That's it for the most anticipated RPGs of 2018. Hopefully you have found a project or two that have you interested. Stick with GameSkinny for more upcoming game news and information, including our take on the most anticipated MMOs of 2018.

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Which upcoming RPG do you want to play the most? Leave your opinion in the comments section below.

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GreedFall

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Release date: TBA 2018

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If you like to explore remote, isolated islands populated by indigenous people and supernatural beings who fend off uninvited guests, then GreedFall is your type of game. Alongside other settlers, mercenaries, and treasure hunters, you will experience a living and ever-changing world.

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Your actions, from the simplest decisions to the global ones, will effect changes in the political situation of the island, which in turn will change the course of events and your relations with the various factions that coexist within the game.

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Vampyr

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Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Release date: Q1/Q2 2018

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Vampyr is an action-packed RPG with complex but very intuitive combat mechanics. You will be involved in an investigation during which you have to collect a lot of clues and interview a large number of NPCs on the streets of London.

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Using the vampire's skills along with improvised weapons, you will have to fight not only physical enemies but also your own fears. Anyone you meet in the game can be either a victim of the crime or the criminal. 

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Vampyr is a true gothic horror story about vampires in the real world, where death and crime on the streets reflect inevitable social and political changes after WWI.

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Shenmue III

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Developer: Neilo, Ys Net
Platforms: PC, PS4
Release date: Q3/Q4 2018

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During this year's Gamescom, fans of the Shenmue series were finally able to see the first teaser trailer for Shenmue 3. Originally, the project was set to premiere at E3 2017, but the event was canceled.

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Shenmue 3 will offer players a chance to experience several genres at once. It combines action-adventure and RPG elements with an open-world setting. Also at your service will be arcade machines, mini-games, and many interesting NPCs with their own personal stories for you to discover.

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For those of you who may have never heard of the Shenmue series, an interesting tidbit is that the first game from 2000 introduced QTE (Quick Time Events) mechanics, which are frequently used in many games up to this very day.

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Indivisible

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Developer: Lab Zero Games
Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
Release date: TBA 2018

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Lab Zero Games is an indie developer that became known for its work on 2D fighting game Skullgirls. Its latest project, Indivisible, is an action-RPG funded entirely with the help of IndieGoGo's crowdfunding campaign last year.

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The main character of the game is a girl named Ajna. She goes on a distant and very difficult journey to learn all about the mysterious powers she possesses. On her way, she will not only meet deadly foes but also loyal allies.

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The developers of Indivisible were mainly inspired by classic games such as Valkyrie Profile and Super Metroid. Also interesting to note is that the music for the game was written by the composer of Secret of Mana, Hiroki Kikuta.

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

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Developer: Bandai Namco (Level-5)
Platforms: PC, PS4
Release date: January 19, 2018

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is the the continuation of the much-loved Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch from 2013. In the sequel you will meet the main character of the game -- Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum -- as well as his friends and allies, who find themselves tasked with saving their kingdom from the dark forces.

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Just like the first game, Revenant Kingdom is set in an open-world environment full of lush and colorful locations. If you enjoyed playing the first game, you will definitely have a blast playing this one, too.

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Monster Hunter: World

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Developer: Capcom
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Release date: January 26, 2018

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Unlike the previous games in this popular series,  Monster Hunter: World is set in an open-world environment.

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The game will support a cooperative mode with up to four players who can jointly overcome even the biggest and strongest enemies. It is already known that players from Japan and Western countries will be able to play freely with one other.

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The playable demo will be available on consoles in December 2017, so keep your eyes open for further announcements.

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

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Developer: TaleWorlds Entertainment
Platforms: PC
Release date: TBA 2018

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is a medieval action-RPG developed by TaleWorlds Entertainment, which has been responsible for the Mount & Blade series from its very inception.

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The game takes place 200 years before Mount & Blade: Warband, during the period of the fall of the Empire and the formation of independent kingdoms.

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The armor, weapons and architecture in Bannerlord will correspond to the period between the seventh and thirteenth centuries.

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

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Developer: Obsidian Entertainment
Platforms: PC
Release date: TBA 2018

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The narrative of Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire will continue the plot of the original game, which was released in 2015. Players will be able to use the save files from the original game and continue the story where they last finished it. This means that the events of the first game will directly affect the course of Deadfire.

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The developers also promise the possibility to travel not only on land but also on the sea, where players will encounter new cultures and environments. Lastly, NPCs in Deadfire will behave in a more dynamic way, which will result in a series of much more interesting side quests.

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Kingdom Hearts III

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Developer: Square Enix
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One
Release date: TBA 2018

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As usual, Team Disney and Team Final Fantasy, including new characters from Toy Story, comprise the theme of the 12th installment of this beloved RPG franchise that first emerged way back in 2002. There have been many ups and downs on the way for the Kingdom Hearts series, but after years of development complications, Kingdom Hearts III will finally come out in 2018.

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The game runs on Unreal Engine 4, allowing all the characters from Disney movies to look as cinematic as possible, which is also the main reason why the game was delayed for so long.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance

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Developer: Warhorse Studios
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Release date: February 13, 2018

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The development of one of the most anticipated non-fantasy RPGs of 2018 is an adventure of its own. It started back in 2012, after the former developers of the Mafia franchise licensed the CryEngine for their new unknown project.

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After two uncertain years, the Kickstarter campaign was able to help Warhorse Studios finance the rest of the development. In 2016, the Kingdom Come: Deliverance team showed the results of four years of development, which was an almost finished version of the game.

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Finally, in just a few months, you will get the chance to experience one of the most realistic single-player RPGs in history, complete with period-accurate armor, combat, and a 15th-century setting.

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2017 was a fantastic year for the RPG genre. Games like Divinity: Original Sin 2, Torment: Tides of Numenera, and many others show that the genre still stands firm in the face of many big-budget AAA titles that dominate the gaming market these days.

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2018 will also introduce a huge variety of sub-genres, settings, characters, and combat mechanics in a number of completely original RPG projects and sequels to long-running franchises.

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Many upcoming games still don't have exact release dates, but teaser trailers are already available, so you will have the chance to see what these most anticipated RPG games of 2018 have to offer.

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