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    An update on role-playing video games this season

    The Elder Scrolls Online: This eternal favourite in the role playing game (RPG) category keeps its fantasy element strong with a new array of powers available to players. And the best part is that the game can now be played with friends and you can even show them how your character looks. The graphics ensure that even the dazzling world of dragons and demons is realistic. On Xbox One and PS4 on June 4. Details: elderscrollsonline.com

    Watch Dogs: Created specially for next generation consoles, this Ubisoft product is an open world action-adventure video game similar to Grand Theft Auto. Chicago is where players take on the role of a vigilante named Aiden Pearce, who can hack into electronic devices that are all linked to the city’s central operating system. But beware of other players hacking into your game, as that is an added feature. On Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PC on May 27. Details: watchdogs.ubi.com

    Wolfenstein – The New Order: Rewrite history as Captain B J Blazkowicz, an American war hero who fights in the war-torn Europe of 1946. You need to change the past where Nazi forces, headed by General Wilhelm Strasse aka Deathshead, defeat the Allies. You also need to fight Super Soldiers from the dark side. Launched for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC. Details: wolfenstein.com
    Divinity – Original Sin: Funded by Kickstarter, this one is meant to be a prequel to Divine Divinity. The single-player game can also be used as a cooperative multi-player fantasy game and allows you to create you own adventures. A damned hero who is suddenly released from captivity and a mystical heroine who comes back to life, are the two lead characters in the plot. Out for PC on June 20. Details: divinityoriginalsin.com

    —Aakanksha Devi

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