PlayStation Shares the Details of Hand of Fate 2’s Endless Mode

John Abrena of PlayStation LifeStyle recently shared the details of Defiant Development’s new Endless Mode in Hand of Fate 2. John reports on the new Endless Mode, which allows players to climb the ranks of the leaderboards in the card-based dungeon crawler with the addition of infinite quests! These are replayable and bring a PvP aspect to the […]

RockPaperShotgun Praises Hand of Fate 2’s New Endless Mode

Dominic Tarason wrote on RockPaperShotgun about Hand of Fate 2‘s new Endless Mode, calling it “a great reason to come back and ask The Dealer for a fresh hand.” While Hand of Fate 2 was already a significantly higher-budget game than the original, I’m surprised at how much love and effort they’ve poured into the sequel’s […]

IGN: Hand of Fate 2 Improves on its Predecessor in Every Way

Hand of Fate 2, the follow-up to Brisbane-based indie developer Defiant Development‘s critically-acclaimed action RPG, is available now on Xbox One with Xbox One X support. In their review IGN said the game was a unique mix of tabletop deck-building and action RPGs that improves on its predecessor in every way. “I didn’t realize how much I’d missed the […]

Rock Paper Shotgun on the Upcoming Launch of Hand of Fate 2

Rock Paper Shotgun’s Alice O’Connor recently dished out details on the upcoming Nov. 7 launch of Hand of Fate 2, the action RPG from Defiant Development that blends roguelike, dungeon crawling, tabletop roleplaying, and collectible card game elements. Hand of Fate 2 is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. It comes out the […]

Eurogamer Reports Hand of Fate 2 Is Coming to PC, PS4, XB1 November 7

Hand of Fate 2, the sequel to Defiant Development’s critically-acclaimed action RPG Hand of Fate, is coming to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 7, Eurogamer reports. Releasing simultaneously with the Xbox One X, Hand of Fate 2 will support 4K HD at launch on Microsoft’s upcoming console. The Dealer, the magical antagonist from Hand of Fate, returns seeking vengeance for his […]

IGN Draws Action RPG Hybrid Hand of Fate 2 from its News Deck

Defiant Development has revealed Hand of Fate 2, the sequel to Defiant’s action RPG hybrid with board game and collectible card game elements. IGN’s Luke Reilly shared the reveal with his readers, highlighting Hand of Fate 2’s new enemy suits, equipment types and early 2017 release on Windows, Mac and Linux. To view the full […]

Defiant Development’s Hand of Fate Receives Silver from Game Informer

Game Informer’s Daniel Tack recently reviewed Hand of Fate from Defiant Development.  Tack awarded the game a score of 8.75 out of 10, and he calls the title a “fun and original experience that comes together admirably.” To read the full review, visit

The Escapist’s Joshua Vanderwall Gives High Praise to Hand of Fate from Defiant Development

The Escapist’s Josh Vanderwall got the chance to play Defiant Development’s Hand of Fate, and he calls the game “one of the most unexpectedly impressive gaming experiences [he’s] had in recent memory.”  Vanderwall notes how well Defiant Development seamlessly blends multiple genres into a unique and cohesive title. To read the full article, visit

Kotaku’s Mike Fahey Plays Hand of Fate from Defiant Development

Kotaku senior reporter Mike Fahey got the chance to play Defiant Development’s recently launched Hand of Fate, a title that blends action-RPG features with elements of board and collectible card games.  Fahey praises the game’s innovative concept and immersive atmosphere, calling the title “the sort of hybrid deck-building game that could only exist in two places […]