16 Games Like Fate

Games Like Fate This compilation of role playing games like Fate offers dungeon crawling adventures where you’ll fight monsters, collect loot and create a unique character to complete quests.

The Fate franchise started in 2005 with a number of subsequent releases that further expanded on the core action RPG formula. While simple in comparison to modern games in the genre Fate was a popular addition at the time of its release and included several unique mechanics. This included features like pets, fishing and character retirement alongside the core dungeon crawling adventure.

Set primarily around a town location known as the Grove players take on main and side quest lines that require them to crawl deeper into the random dungeon levels below. To tackle the increasing difficulty of each floor players will gain both experience and loot to improve their Fate character while seeking to avoid the ultimate fate of death.

The action role playing games like Fate that await you on the list below offer everything you could want in a quest based dungeon crawling adventure. Create your unique character from many class choices, gear up and venture forward against immense monster odds.
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Drakensang Online

Drakensang Online started as a free to play browser based game that offers similar gameplay to the classic action role playing games of days long past. With the retirement of Flash and Java support within modern browsers though Drakensang Online is now entirely available through  the small game client for Windows. Opting for 4 playable classes players can tackle the Drakensang Online game world as a Dragonknight, Spellweaver, Ranger or Steam Mechanicus with further customisation for gender, ethn...[Read Review]

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Path of Exile

Path of Exile is a free to play action role playing game that draws plenty of comparison to the Diablo series and in particular Diablo 2 for its similar dark and foreboding atmosphere that has players starting from scraps to fighting against uber monsters with legendary gear. Path of Exile has been widely praised as capturing the best of the Diablo franchise and expanding on it with its own unique and well-polished ideas particularly in the department of character customisation and depth. Develo...[Read Review]

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Titan Quest

Titan Quest is a popular action role-playing game originally released in 2006 for Windows with a 2007 expansion titled Immortal Throne. Since this original release the game has been reborn with additional content and expanded to modern day consoles through an Anniversary Edition. Featuring the same core experience this refreshed edition improves your multiplayer experience, squashes some bugs, balances items, improves enemy AI, new bosses to battle and a range of quality of life enhancements. In...[Read Review]

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Torchlight 2

Torchlight 2 serves as a 2012 sequel to Torchlight (2009) that allows players to again adventure into fantasy world alone or this time with friends. Selecting from your choice of 4 different characters each brings their own playstyle specialty to the countless enemies and bosses you will face along the way to complete your quest. Inspired by the likes of Diablo and other games in the action RPG genre you’ll find a similar adventure although one stripped down to the basics while adding some...[Read Review]

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Torchlight

Torchlight is an action role playing adventure developed by Runic Games that was first released in 2009 and eventually console in 2011. Providing a single player adventure with a casual take on the genre players help the town of Torchlight with their troubles that require you to fight, acquire loot and develop your own unique character in the process. The setting for your adventure is the town known as Torchlight which is a mining town built on top of a rich vein of the mysterious Ember resource...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

Borrowing from the vast lore and mythology of Van Helsing and turning it into a game franchise is Neocore Games with their appropriately titled series, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. Announced in 2012 through a number of gameplay and teaser trailers that depicted dark magic, terrifying vampires and a strong gothic influence the game officially launched in 2013 for the PC market later joining consoles in 2015 (Xbox One) and 2017 (PS4) respectively. Promising a mechanically refined real...[Read Review]

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Diablo II: Resurrected

Diablo II: Resurrected beckons players to return to the world of Diablo II once more with a remastered version of the original addicting action role playing experience that spawned a generation of similar titles. Crafted over two decades ago the world of Sanctuary has changed little mechanically with this release opting to take the remaster route rather than remaking the formula that saw some players never stop fighting the demons of Hell and chasing their holy grail goals of finding every uniqu...[Read Review]

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Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms is a dark isometric action RPG with unique boss battles, a nightmarish atmosphere and the ability to switch characters on the fly. This design allows Shadow: Heretic Kingdoms to offer a similar dark setting to the AAA titles in the genre while giving you more flexibility than the usually rigid class structures that they have historically employed. This combination makes it ideal for action RPG fanatics that desire more of the genre without the purchase cost of the leadi...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Pick up your wide brimmed hat and step right back into the shoes of the Van Helsing legacy with The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, a game that builds on the solid foundations of the original to offer a similarly impressive action RPG experience alongside a number of refinements. Just like the original adventure the game is available separately or as part of The Final Cut edition which combines all 3 core games and additional content into an altered single game experience. Your class fo...[Read Review]

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DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (ToV) continues the DeathSpank series with another hilarious instalment in this action role playing series that is all about laughs, loot and ruthlessly fast combat loops. Releasing only a few months after the first game in the franchise you’ll be able to play Thongs of Virtue across the same major platforms while enjoying small (but effective) enhancements more akin to an expansion than a completely new game. For fans that loved every bit of the original this ...[Read Review]

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Bastion

Bastion is a unique action role playing game developed by the small independent game company of Supergiant Games and released in 2011. Taking players to a colourful fantasy world where you’ll fight your way through a floating city landscape as the hero known as the Kid as your actions are narrated on your path through the aftermath of the Calamity event. This Calamity event happens just prior to players stepping into the 2D isometric game world of Bastion and has resulted in the island cit...[Read Review]

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DeathSpank

DeathSpank explores the light-hearted side of the dark action role playing genre with a title full of humour that pairs itself with familiar ARPG combat and progression. Within this comedy themed adventure you’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into the storyline, fight bosses and progress your character from humble fighter to deadly slayer across PC and console platforms. DeathSpank is set in a fantasy world during medieval times with weapons and magic reminiscent of that time period al...[Read Review]

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Diablo III

Diablo III (Diablo 3) is an action RPG experience that was long awaited by fans of the series with many years having past since Diablo 2. Launching in May 2012 with an expansion pack (Reaper of Souls) in 2014 and a second ( Rise of the Necromancer) in 2017 the game continues the story of angels, demons and humans in Sanctuary while featuring a mix of new and returning cast of characters. Players will choose from one of five character classes (seven with all of the available expansion packs) and ...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing returns again for a series ending third instalment in the dark atmospheric action RPG franchise. Building on the unique setting, story and humour established by the past titles the third release also mixes up a number of components, most notably the available classes and their associated skill tree options. The setting for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III remains the same though with Borgovia central to a plot that revolves around cults and fa...[Read Review]

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Goliath

Goliath blends action adventure combat mechanics with sandbox crafting elements to create an interesting quest driven title. Goliath will have you stepping into your own robotic creations as you jump from fragment to fragment in the varied game worlds. With a variety of these robotic behemoths to craft and utilise some of which directly counter certain enemies Goliath ensures you’ll be trying them all out to some degree. The setup for Goliath sees players crash landing into an unknown and ...[Read Review]

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The Baconing

The Baconing is the third game in the DeathSpank series and has players starting a new action RPG and loot based adventure with the same touch of humour that has been persistent throughout the franchise. Avoiding any significant changes to the core gameplay loop that has carried the series thus far The Baconing doubles down on the humour side of the experience instead to conclude the trilogy of games. This new adventure once again follows DeathSpank and his crazy journey through monsters and str...[Read Review]

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