Folklore is a run of the mill RPG for the PS3 developed by Game Republic.
|Developer: Game Republic
Release Date: October 9, 2007
JustRPG Score: 88%
+Collection based Gameplay
-Confusing in-game systems
The storyline in Folklore follows two different characters: Ellen, a young girl who suddenly receives a letter claiming that her mother, who she had thought to be dead long ago, is actually alive and living in the town of Doolin; and Keats, a magazine writer who receives a mysterious phone call pleading for his help and to come to Doolin immediately. From there on, Ellen and Keats will travel through different realms, encountering a number of different creatures in the process.
Fallout III is the third installment of the Fallout series. It has changed many things and given the game a new coat of paint, but it is still the same Fallout under it all.
|Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks ,ZeniMax Media
Release Date: October 28, 2008
Platforms: PC , PS3, X-Box 360
JustRPG Score: 90%
-Feels more like an FPS than an RPG at times
Fallout III Overview
Though the global atomic war of 2077 left the US all but destroyed, the residents of Vault 101 enjoy a life free from the constant stress of the outside world. Giant Insects, Raiders, Slavers, and yes, even Super Mutants are all no match for superior Vault-Tec engineering. Yet one fateful morning, you awake to find that your father has defied the Overseer and left the comfort and security afforded by Vault 101 for reasons unknown. Leaving the only home you’ve ever known, you emerge from the Vault into the harsh Wasteland sun to search for your father, and the truth
The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles is the largest expansion pack for the open-ended Oblivion RPG. Players must save the isles from destruction by defeating Jyggalag, the Daedric Lord of Order.
|Developer: Bethesda Softworks
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release Date: March 26, 2007
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
JustRPG Score: 91%
+Large new area to explore
+Updated items and crafting feature
+Long main quest line and plenty of side quests
-Many quests are repetitive
-Load time and shuttering problems from Oblivion persist.
Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom is a hack and slash role playing game that was developed by Sony Online Entertainment and was released for the Sony Playstation 3 on November 13, 2006.
|Developer: Sony Online Entertainment
Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment
Release Date: November 13, 2006
JustRPG Score: 66%
+Fun combat system.
+Good replay value.
-Mediocre story line.
Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom Overview
Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom is a hack and slash role playing game that was released for the Playstation 3. This game plays almost identically to previous Untold Legends titles which stays true to the traditional RPG format. This version of the game allows the player to play as either a warrior, a mage, or a scout. The game has fun combat mechanics, but an overall weak story line. If you are a fan of the traditional role playing game template then this game is worthy of your collection.
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an action role playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and released in early 2006. The game sports a large open world and plenty of character customization.
|Developer: Bethesda Softworks
Publisher: 2K Games
Release Date: March 20, 2006
Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
JustRPG Score: 94%
+Large open world to explore.
+Tons of character customization options.
+Endless side quests to complete.
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Overview
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an adventure role playing game with a large open world and an open ended story line. There are tons of character customization options to utilize, many zones to explore, and a million different ways to play the game. The main story line is engaging and the player can choose when to do it or when to go off on a string of side quests. The game also supports player made mods which extend the game time and allows you to play the way you want to play. The game was well thought out and the amount of sheer content in the game is enormous. That being said there are a few bugs present in the game such as objects or monsters floating over the game landscape, and there is no multiplayer supported.
Players take control of Conan the Barbarian as he sets out on his newest adventure. The game is reminiscent of God of War and Ninja Gaiden.
|Developer: Nihilistic Software
Release Date: October 23, 2007
Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3
JustRPG Score: 78%
+Jaw dropping Graphics
+Engaging and Fun Combat
-Nothing New or Original to Offer
Players take control of Conan the Barbarian as he sets out to get revenge on an evil demon who has killed the woman he loves. Players make their way through multiple levels, learning new skills and becoming more powerful as they kill their enemies in gory, over-the-top combat. Players are able to use one-handed weapons, two-handed weapons, and shields as they kill enemy upon enemy with gory attacks.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a continuation of the Castlevania series, and it delivers just like it’s predecessors.
Release Date: October 07, 1997
Platforms: PS, Xbox 360, PS3
JustRPG Score: 94%
+Great Translation from Japanese of English
+High Replay Value
-Watered Down Plot
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Overview
While it’s predecessor took place outside of the aptly named “Castlevania,” Symphony of the Night takes place entirely within the castle. It turns out that the hero of the previous game, Richter, has been possessed by an evil priest named Shaft. Players take control of Alucard, Dracula’s son, and a girl named Maria as they set out to free Richter and find out what is going on inside the evil castle.
Borderlands is a gritty sci-fi western set on a desert planet in the far future. It is a strange mixture of an FPS and RPG, and has been commented on as being ‘Diablo with guns’; This, of course, is not a bad thing.
|Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: 2K Games
Release Date: October 26, 2009
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, PC
JustRPG Score: 97%
+Tons of weapons
+Plenty of Gore / Effects
+Amazing Co-Op Gameplay
Players in Borderlands can take control of one of four characters that fill archetypal ‘classes’ from other RPGS: Brick, the ‘Tank’, a massive man capable of entering berserker rages where he is extremely resistant to damage, regenerates HP at a ridiculous rate, and uses his ham-sized fists to beat people to a pulp; Lilith, the Siren, a woman with strange, super-human powers that allow her to fire off shock waves and turn invisible; Mordecai, a famous ‘hunter’ who is skilled with the use of sniper rifles that is aided by his gigantic pet vulture, and Roland, the Soldier. Roland has the ability to deploy massive, unmoving turrets and heal his allies. The players take control of one of the characters as they attempt to find out what strange technology lies inside ancient vaults on the planet of Pandora, all the while helping in a multi-planet war between mega corporations.