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Runic Games


Runic Games


Action (Action/Adventure, 3D Platformer), Casual (Finite Puzzle)


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Nintendo Network, PlayStation Network

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Runic’s Off-Key Swan Song

“Hob” is the Swan Song of Runic Games, the Indie developer cum subsidiary of Perfect World Games cum defunct non-entity behind the popular ‘Torchlight’ Hack ‘n Slash series. I was initially interested in “Hob” before its release, when previews and speculation compared the game favorably to the still-unsurpassed pinnacle of the ‘Zelda’-style Action/Adventure genre that is “The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.” A meager two months after the game’s release in September 2017, Runic was dissolved by its parent company, and, like so many other neglected and abandoned games, “Hob” never received much attention by way of Steam sales. Fortunately, someone at Epic Games took a big pile of Chinese money to someone at Perfect World, thus giving Epic the r...

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