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Role-Playing Games to Action Adventure Games

Everyday there are debates about what games are truly RPGs (role-playing games). Lots of people consider The Legend of Zelda series an RPG, when the series is actually an action-adventure title; with the exception of Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, which is an action RPG. There are some people who believe that an RPG is defined as playing the role of a character in the game. The issue with that statement revolves around the knowledge of every game. Every video game results in the gamer picking up some sort of controller and playing the role of a character in their video game of choice. With this knowledge, every game would be defined as an RPG.

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Fable 3 Combat Details

Fable III is the third game in Peter Molyneux’s epic RPG series which while it originally aimed to make your impact on the world feel real has recently been focused on focusing the action RPG experience into a more friendly game. The additions to the fighting in the game are mainly focused on the spell system. They have introduced that you can cast the strongest variant of any spell you get as soon as you get it, however it get faster as you level them. There is also the spellweaving system which allows you to combine spells by wearing two spell gauntlets at once. Finally they have the morphing weapon system which changes depending on the way you play changing the usually excepted loot mechanic present in RPG’s. Fable II should be dropping into your lap around October 26th of 2010.

There are also some screenshots after the jump.

(Source: Computer and Videogames)

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