The action role-playing game “Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty” (Koei Tecmo) has an interesting lineage.
Video game – ‘Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty’
Video game: ‘Atomic Heart’
“Atomic Heart” (Focus Entertainment) not only has some dubious elements in this first-person shooter’s narrative warrant caution, so too does its possible connection to momentous real-world events.
Video game: ‘Wild Hearts’
Against the backdrop of a fantasy realm inspired by feudal Japan, gamers take on the persona of a peacemaker in “Wild Hearts” (Electronic Arts).
Video game: ‘Risen’
Originally released in 2009, the action role-playing game “Risen” (THQ Nordic) is making a comeback for its debut on the Nintendo Switch.
Video game: ‘Hogwarts Legacy’
“Hogwarts Legacy” (Warner Bros.), the latest addition to the expansive “Harry Potter” franchise, takes its audience to school in the 1890s.
Video game: ‘Forspoken’
Contemporary reality clashes with high fantasy in the action-adventure “Forspoken” (Square Enix).
Video game: ‘Steelrising’
ake a step back in time with “Steelrising” (Nacon), a role-playing game developed by French studio Spiders and set during an alternate history of that nation’s Revolution, which first broke out in 1789.
‘Cult of the Lamb’ and the bleating heart of nihilism
But despite its cute artwork or engaging gameplay, “Cult of the Lamb” relies on and subverts religious imagery, giving the game an overall dark theme that should give parents pause before buying it for their children.