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Yet Another State of the RPG at GamePlayer

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Yet Another State of the RPG at GamePlayer

Editorial - posted by Saint_Proverbius on Wed 5 March 2008, 17:51:09

Tags: J.E. Sawyer; Obsidian Entertainment

GamePlayer has a longish State of the RPG article up which covers various aspects of the genre. Apparently it's this year that the XBox will take over the genre. There's also some fun stuff about Eastern CRPGs(which suck) versus Western CRPGs(which are heaps better). It mentions several CRPGs in development, including this one:
Think Aliens is a weird choice for an RPG? Lead designer Josh Sawyer doesn’t: "It’s always seemed like a perfect fit to me… Somebody has to make an RPG where the moment-to-moment gameplay is both visceral and fun." Exploring a ruined space hulk or a ravaged planet stuffed with those acid-bleeding xenomorphs could undoubtedly be cool.

Still seems weird to me. Land of the Dead would make more sense, but that's probably because I want a George Romero style zombie CRPG.

Spotted at: Blue's News

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