*+-We love The Witcher. So naturally, when another game starts causing a ruckus with Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, we’re pretty mad. And that’s precisely what Assassin’s Creed has been doing. Take a look at CD Projekt RED’s new trailer for Withcer 3: Wild Hunt and you’ll notice a few things. Sure, it looks amazing. It’s… Read more »
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*+-Avalanche Studios had us on the edge of our seat with the Mad Max demo. We detail everything you need to know in this exclusive preview. Civilisation lies in ruin, a vast and barren wasteland. A column of thick smoke rises to the north while oil refineries burn unremittingly into the night sky. Welcome to… Read more »
*+-Oh crap. Assassin’s Creed Victory has been unveiled. It looks awesome, taking players to 19th Century London to meet Jack The Ripper, Sherlock Holmes, and Queen Victoria. There’s just one slight, minor inconvenience… it’s not out for flipping ages. The release date is late 2015. Urghhh. Who wants to wait? Assassins Creed Unity Graphics and… Read more »
*+-It’s Assassin’s Creed. You know the game by now. But this is one Assassin’s Creed game you should probably ignore anyway. Given the complete debacle that is Assassin’s Creed Unity, and the sheer insult of Ubisoft’s treatment of their fans, we reckon you should skip right past Assassin’s Creed Unity and play an alternative game.
*+-Dead Island Riptide is a survival action horror role playing games (which is quite the mouthful). It was made by Polish video game developer Techland and released in 2013. Dead Island Riptide is comparable to Fallout, The Last of Us and Far Cry, being a scary survival game .
*+- Two Worlds
Two Worlds is a fantasy role playing game created by video game developer Reality Pump and released in 2010, with a sequel released in 2011. Two Worlds is set in a 3D fantasy world not dissimilar to that found the Elder Scrolls games.
*+- Elder Scrolls Online
The Elder Scrolls Online is the online MMO version of the highly popular Elder Scrolls games. It was created by video game developer ZeniMax Online Studios and released in 2014.
Zenonia is an action role playing game by Korean bideo game developer Gamevil. It has been released on PSP, DSi, iOS, Android and Windows Mobile and was first released in 2009.
In the game you play as Regret, who you control using an on screen d-pad.
*+- Watch Dogs
Watch Dogs is a 2014 third person action adventure game available for PS3, PS4, XBox 360 and XBox One. Created by video game developer Ubisoft Montreal, Watch Dogs is one of the hottest games of the year.
In the game you explore a fictional open world Chicago which is managed by CtOS, a centralised system. You play as Aiden Pierce, a talented hacker who can access CtOS and use the city’s technology to his advantage, allowing him to control information and interact with different systems. An online multiplayer mode allows for eight players in both competitive and cooperative modes.
Wartune is a free to play RPG that plays inside the browser so you don’t need to download it. The gameplay is fairly standard fantasy role playing game affair, with turn based combat. The game was released in 2013 and quickly became very popular, partly because it is very easy to pick up and play.
STALKER is a series of games that began life in 2007. The games centre around incidents of the Chrnobyl power plant which created a bizarre zones around the planet known as The Zone; it’s a place full of zombies, mutants, factions and the military.
*+- State of Decay
State of Decay is an open world survival horror game packed full of zombies. The game was made by video game developer Undead Labs. State of Decay is all about using the resources available to help you to survive. You’ll need to use stealth, resources, evasion and base building to survive the zombies.
*+- Shadow of the Colossus
Shadow of the Colossus is one of the most influential games in the gaming canon. A solitary affair, you progress through the game in cycles, seeking out the colossi and defeating them. To fight the colossi you’ll reflect light off your sword onto them. It is very hard to define Shadow of the Colossus because it is such a unique game. Part puzzle, part adventure, all amazing. This is one game that simply has to be played.
*+- Saints Row
Saints Row is an action adventure game set in a large open world environment. It takes the best of Grand Theft Auto and innovates it to create a new experience. As with most other open world games ,in Saints Row you are free to explore the game’s world and to take on missions at your leisure. You can unlock missions by using “Respect” points, which is the game’s in-game currency and is earned by completing mini-games.
*+- Rune Factory
Rune Factory is an open world adventure game with simulation aspects similar to Harvest Moon. In the game you play Raguna, who wanders in search of “Mist,” a property. Ragna has no memory of his life, you must use him to work a farm and to set out on his adventure.
*+- Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption is a game by video game developer Rockstar Games and received overwhelmingly positive reviews when it was released. It is an action adventure game with a western setting. Released in 2010 the game was highly progressive, well ahead of its time, and created an immersive open world which made for highly compelling gaming.
Prototype has been popular since back in 2009 when the first games in the series was released. The gameplay in Prototype is fairly typical action adventure gameplay with open world free roaming environments. You play as Alex Mercer, who has been infected by a plague that gives him super powers. Because of your infection you’re able to shape shift to use your body as a powerful weapons, almost like one of the X-Men.
*+- Project Zomboid
Project Zomboid is a game by independent video game developer The Indie Stone and falls within the open world survival horror genre. the game hurls you into a post apocalyptic world full of zombies. Your mission is simple: stay alive for as long as you can before dying.
*+- Ninja Gaiden
Ninja Gaiden is an action game by video game developer Tecmo. The series has seen many different iterations on many different platforms through the years. The games star a ninja and have players fighting hordes of enemies in bloody combat.
In the Mafia games you play as a mafia member engaging in all the sorts of activities you would expect from the mafia. The first game was released back in 2002 and Mafia 2 was released in 2007, both games showing times when the mafia was at its strongest (1930 – 1950). The Mafia games have achieved tons of fans thanks to their strong stories and their realistic open world environments. Realism is the most important part of the Mafia games, with games in the series not being as over the top as many other games in the genre.
*+- Just Cause 2
Just Cause 2 is a game from video game developer Avalanche Studio ant fall into the action-adventure genre. Just Cause 2 runs on the Avalance 2.0 video game engine. The game is set on the opposite side of the world to its predecessor, locating players in Panau, an island in Southeast Asia. You play Rico Rodriguez as he tries to overthrow Pandak Baby Panay, an evil dictator.
Fallout games are set in a post apocalyptic world that has been ruined by nuclear war. The original games in the series were very different to the more shooter-based gameplay of the more recent games. Games in the series are loved for their amazing stories, their fantastic worlds, the role playing game mechanics and their sense of humor. They are the sort of games that you can get completely engrossed in, spending hours playing through all the side quests and exploring every nook and cranny in the game.
*+- Elder Scrolls
The Elder Scrolls have long been one of the best adventure / RPG games in the world, but when Skyrim hit they went to an all new high, offering a huge expansive world and a depth of gameplay like no RPG before.
What makes Elder Scrolls games so amazing is the amount of content and the attention to detail. All Elder Scrolls games offer a huge fantasy world with amazing stories and characters that hook you from beginning to end. If Tolkein had envisioned a video game, it would probably be The Elder Scrolls.
*+- Dark Souls
Dark Souls is the creation of video game developer FromSoftware. A fantasy RPG, Dark Souls is renowned for its extremely hard difficutly level and permadeath. Released in 2011, Dark Souls is an extremely difficult game with lethal combat and a lack of information. It doesn’t tell you waht to do or how to do it, rather the purpose is to discover things for yourself while dying a lot. In order to survive you’ll need to be patient and to utilise good levels of critical thinking.
*+- APB Reloaded
APB Reloaded is a MMOG game by video game develop Realtime Worlds, who also made Crackdown. APB Reloaded is set in a modern urban environment and pits law officers against gangs as both aim to destroy one another. One of the major differences between this and other games like APB Reloaded is that APB rewards the player for their skill, not for their time.
*+- Kingdoms of Amalur
Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning is one of the hottest games out there right now. Lot’s of people have asked us to provide a list of games like Kingdom’s of Amalur Reckoning. You can find our list at the bottom of the page, but first let’s take a look at what Amalur is.
Amaluar is n open world RPG with conventional game design, using morality, conversation, leveling, crafting and other traditional RPG elements. It’s perhaps most popular for its awesome combat and its excellent fantasy world.
*+-WE think this list contains the best games like Tomb Raider. However, if you think we’ve missed a good game like Tomb Raider, let us know in the comments section below. Thank you. Games Like Tomb Raider Tomb Raider: Underworld Tomb Raider: Legend Sleeping Dogs Army Of Two Tomb Raider: Anniversary Devil May Cry Resident… Read more »
*+- Monster Hunter
Monster Hunter is a hugely popular action RPG in which you hunt down tons of giant monsters and beasts. One of the best RPG series of all time.
*+-In this list of games like Mafia 2 we’ll be covering many of the best games that feature a similar kind of video game design to Mafia 2. Most of these titles were also produced by video games developers who specialise in open world games, meaning you know they’re all good! If you’re a fan of games… Read more »