Grinding Gear Games began their official Open Beta testing for Path of Exile this week (Jan 23). For those who are unfamiliar with the name, Path of Exile is your typical dungeon crawler based Adventure RPG. At first glance, the game seems very similar to Blizzard’s Diablo series, but don’t be dissuaded by this. Path of Exile is the game that Diablo 3 should have been and has far surpassed most of my expectations when I first began playing in the Closed Beta.
For more information on the game, head on over to Pathofexile.com and check out their news feed. The Open Beta is also free, so don’t hesitate to download the game and check it out!
“Attention prisoners! For your crimes against Oriath, you have been Exiled to the forsaken continent of Wraeclast. The magisters of Oriath are merciful and have granted all exiles one weapon.. choose wisely. Oriath has bestowed a gift upon you, a chance to redeem your crimes.. A new life. Do not squander it.
Swim straight to the shore, stay together, look for others who can help you. You’re not the first exiles, and you won’t be the last.” Continue Reading
Path of Exile, developed by Grinding Gear Games is an action-based role-playing game with similar mechanics to that of Diablo 3. However, while Path of Exile may have some similarities, do not be fooled. This is NOT a knock-off alternative to Diablo. It is much more than that. Path of Exile is the game that Diablo 3 SHOULD have been. Continue Reading