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consists of 18 releases.
Released Feb 21, 1986
A top down fantasy action adventure game where the player's brother is about to be sacrificed, and the player tries to rescue him.
A cutesy monochromatic deliberately-retro action-adventure game where a cursed sword causes the player character to die over and over again, forcing them to progress in 60-second intervals.
The Quarter Game is a top-down, hack and slash game developed by Lame Dimension and Flying Pudding Studios, where a young girl named Mashiro must save the CEO to become the CEO herself.
Top-down sci-fi/fantasy pixel art game about three shrine maidens.
Free to Play Indie MMORPG with Sandbox Elements where players craft, level, and take on the enemies in Arden.
An enhanced remake of the original Binding of Isaac that features expanded gameplay, pixel art visuals, and a variety of other new additions - including full controller support and local asymmetric co-op.
The fifth installment in Bethesda's Elder Scrolls franchise is set in the eponymous province of Skyrim, where the ancient threat of dragons, led by the sinister Alduin, is rising again to threaten all mortal races. Only the player, as the prophesied hero the Dovahkiin, can save the world from destruction.
A twisted twin-stick shooter from one of the designers of Super Meat Boy. Players take control of Isaac, a young boy who delves deep into the dungeons of his basement as he is hunted by his deranged mother.
A quasi-sequel to From Software's action-RPG Demon's Souls, set in a new universe while retaining most of the basic gameplay and the high level of challenge. It features a less-linear world, a new checkpoint system in the form of bonfires, and the unique Humanity system.
A PS3 game developed by Silicon Studio that mixes old-school 2D gameplay with 3D graphics and character creation.
Demon's Souls is an action-RPG developed by From Software and released in 2009. It quickly became popular within hardcore circles for its relentlessly steep difficulty level, deep combat system, and unique multiplayer integration.
The Witcher is an Action Role Playing Game developed by CD Projekt RED and is based on the book "The Last Wish" by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. An Enhanced Edition was released in September, 2008. A director's cut version was released for North America on July 31, 2009.
Fable is the first game in the Fable franchise, following the exploits of an unnamed Hero as he struggles to free Albion from the evil Jack Of Blades. Fable features a moral choice system, where your appearance changes depending on your actions.
Ultima Online is a popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game, released on September 30, 1997, by Origin Systems of Electronic Arts.
A page for the first episode of Neophyte by indie Alien Software in 1998.
Dracula's castle has risen from the mist and the Belmont heir is missing! The open-ended gameplay mixed with RPG mechanics in this installment of Castlevania platformers set the template for later games in the series (coining the term "Metroidvania").
An isometric action RPG that takes place in and below the town of Tristram. Gothic fantasy weapons and spells are used to defeat hordes of monsters from hell through randomized dungeon levels, continuously gaining experience points, gold, and a variety of equipment to bolster the hero's monster-killing potency along the way.
The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall from Bethesda Softworks is an enormous RPG and sequel to The Elder Scrolls: Arena. It includes a massive gameworld and pioneering freeform play. It was well received for these factors, but was criticised for a number of crippling bugs.
The eighth installment of the storied Ultima series sees the Avatar banished by the evil Guardian to an alternate world called Pagan, where no one has heard of his exploits and a different kind of magic runs the universe around him.
The Elder Scrolls: Arena is the first in its series. The Emperor has been imprisoned in another dimension by the evil Jagar Tharn, who is impersonating him. It's up to the player to find all eight pieces of the Staff of Chaos to defeat Jagar and bring order back to Tamriel.
God of Thunder is a 2D freeware game developed by Adept Software. The main character is named Thor, who has a mythical hammer.
An action RPG for the Super Nintendo and the second game in the Seiken Densetsu series. Secret of Mana can be played by up to three players simultaneously, and is widely regarded as one of the system's finest games.
A Legend of Zelda inspired game in which the player guides a character who converts non-believers, fights demons, and ultimately goes up against Satan himself.
The Avatar returns to the world of Britannia to face a new threat from a mysterious cult and its enigmatic god known as the Guardian in the seventh game of the Ultima series.
Ultima Underworld is one of the first free-roaming, first-person CRPGs. In this game, the player as the Avatar must rescue the daughter of a Baron from the Stygian Abyss. There, amidst the ruins of a once utopian colony, the Avatar will also discover the dark horror that lies far below.
A Zelda clone with some original ideas under a more traditional RPG coating
Final Fantasy Adventure is a Squaresoft developed Legend of Zelda-style 2D Action RPG. The progenitor of the Mana franchise, it was named Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden in Japan and Mystic Quest for the EU release.
A young hero must save the world from evil magic by finding the four powerful swords that form Crystalis.
A top-down action game with light role-playing elements set in a post-nuclear wasteland world.
Ultima VI is the final entry in the Age of Enlightenment. Its icon- and text-based interface was new to computer RPGs at the time.
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