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PC Gamer's Best RPGs of All Time

Posted by ValH at 11:21 am on 07.19.2019 (1 month ago)

The editors over at PC Gamer have recently put together an updated list of what they consider to be the best RPGs of all time. Whi...

A History of Isometric CRPGs Video Series

Posted by BuckGB at 4:20 pm on 06.2.2019 (2 months ago)

We've stumbled upon a new "A History of Isometric CRPGs" video series on YouTube, which currently offers seven installments that f...

Unconfirmed: Larian Studios About to Announce Baldur's Gate III

Posted by ValH at 10:36 am on 05.31.2019 (2 months ago)

If you head on over to the official Larian Studios website, you'll see a fancy splash screen with the Roman numeral III on it. And...

Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus - Next Tabletop D&D Adventure Announced

Posted by ValH at 10:44 am on 05.18.2019 (3 months ago)

During this year's ongoing D&D Live event, Wizards of the Coast unveiled the next official Dungeons & Dragons adventure. E...

Brent Knowles Video Interview - Matt Chat

Posted by ValH at 10:47 am on 05.5.2019 (3 months ago)

Brent Knowles, a writer and video game designer who you may know for his work on such BioWare titles like Baldur's Gate II, Neverw...

Infinity Engine Titles and Neverwinter Nights Headed to Consoles

Posted by BuckGB at 4:04 am on 02.8.2019 (7 months ago)

In an interesting turn of events, Skybound Games and Beamdog have announced a collaboration to bring the Infinity Engine Enhanced ...

Baldur's Gate Companions are the Cornerstone of the Series

Posted by BuckGB at 6:10 pm on 01.21.2019 (7 months ago)

With so many articles related to BioWare's Baldur's Gate series coming from PC Gamer as of late, I'm starting to wonder if this is...

Baldur's Gate - On Monsters and Combat

Posted by ValH at 12:37 pm on 01.19.2019 (7 months ago)

Head on over to PC Gamer and you'll find this article that takes a look back at the Baldur's Gate series, and in particular its mo...

Baldur's Gate and the Innovation of the Infinity Engine

Posted by ValH at 11:11 am on 01.10.2019 (8 months ago)

Baldur's Gate celebrated its 20th anniversary back in December, and back then we got a chance to read plenty of articles dedicated...

BioWare's Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk Receive the Order of Canada Award

Posted by ValH at 11:29 am on 12.28.2018 (8 months ago)

Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, a couple of Edmonton doctors, co-founded BioWare way back in 1995. As a result, the studio brought us...

Baldur's Gate - Celebrating the 20th Anniversary

Posted by ValH at 12:48 pm on 12.23.2018 (8 months ago)

Developed by BioWare and published by Interplay Entertainment, the original Baldur's Gate launched on December 21, 1998 and ushere...

The Not-Quite-Making of Baldur's Gate III and Chris Avellone Interview

Posted by ValH at 11:40 am on 11.12.2018 (10 months ago)

With a fresh batch of rumors about a possible Baldur's Gate sequel swirling around, the folks over at PCGamesN have reached out to...

Unconfirmed (Again): Baldur's Gate III in Development

Posted by BuckGB at 9:07 pm on 10.7.2018 (11 months ago)

We've heard rumors about a third Baldur's Gate installment for nearly the entirety of our 18+ year existence here at GameBanshee, ...

Pillars of Eternity and the Infinity Engine Era of RPGs Shacknews Mega-feature

Posted by ValH at 10:17 am on 10.6.2018 (11 months ago)

If you feel nostalgic for Interplay's Infinity Engine RPGs, or alternatively if you've enjoyed Obsidian Entertainment's Infinity E...

James Ohlen Leaves BioWare for Tabletop RPG Publishing Venture

Posted by BuckGB at 4:17 am on 07.13.2018 (1 year ago)

There have been many key contributors to the success of BioWare since its inception back in 1995, and as lead designer on many of ...

Good Side Quest Design - Rules and Examples

Posted by ValH at 10:30 am on 02.27.2018 (1 year ago)

Side quests are a pretty important part of roleplaying games. Depending on how well they're designed, side quests can make any gam...

The Best RPGs on PC - PCGamesN

Posted by ValH at 11:02 am on 11.16.2017 (1 year ago)

Flexing their list-making muscles prior to the inevitable game of the year season, the folks over at PCGamesN have put together a ...

Richard Cobbett on RPG Villains

Posted by ValH at 1:16 pm on 07.10.2017 (2 years ago)

The latest of Richard Cobbett's RPG Scrollbars columns talks in detail about the intricate process of creating fun, memorable, and...

17 Years Later, Baldur's Gate II is Still One of the Best RPGs Ever Made

Posted by BuckGB at 3:49 pm on 07.9.2017 (2 years ago)

If you've been visiting GameBanshee for a very long time, then you know that BioWare's Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn was the ti...

The History and Return of Second-Generation CRPGs

Posted by BuckGB at 4:29 pm on 06.25.2017 (2 years ago)

While the article drops a selection of iconic CRPG title names from the 1980s and 1990s within its paragraphs, this "The History a...


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