Must Reads: The Best Isometric RPGs

written by Russ Looney on April 1, 2016 in Weekly Roundup


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Ten Isometric Action RPGs Worth Trying (Kotaku)

It’s a catalog of sometimes pretty similar games, where finding the best one for our taste can be difficult. Hopefully our guide will help in the selection.

The Mac gaming boom: An expert speaks (Mac Kung Fu)

You might not have noticed but gaming on the Mac is undergoing a quiet boom period. … To get an idea of the true state of the Mac gaming scene, we spoke to Ric Molina, editor of Mac Gamer HQ and compiler of the superb Top 100 Best Mac Games list.

Streaming Video Games All Day Is Harder Than You Might Think (Kotaku)

For a certain generation, this was the dream: being a “streamer,” one of the legion of men and women who live a joyful existence of being likable while playing games on camera. Against all odds, it’s an actual career path, but one that isn’t as idyllic as you might think.

The Struggle To Bring Back Baldur’s Gate After 17 Years (Kotaku)

Baldur’s Gate is one of the most revered RPG series in video game history. It helped write the book on Western-style RPGs, putting a focus on memorable followers and party-based combat, and tossing it all in a blender with a dungeon and a dragon. Nearly two decades later, it’s back.

Baldur’s Gate – Siege of Dragonspear Out Now (Rock Paper Shotgun)

I know how this might look – it’s classic April Idiots’ fodder, telling you about a new chapter in a much-loved series and then revealing that all of your favourite characters have been transformed into unicorns or somesuch.

This is real though.