One of the more popular sub-genres throughout seventh-gen was retro games based on the flair and over-excess of the neon-themed era of the 1980s. Games like Hotline Miami and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon managed to strike up a huge slice of success from the core audience with their unique take on the era with their own little spin. Well, one of the most popular movie genres from the 80s was horror-slashers. So guess what’s coming next? Continue reading →
PS Vita owners (yeah they still exist) and PS4 gamers are about to receive a new game from Red Phantom Games called Minutes. The game is a top-down action-puzzle title that sees players having to utilize quick-wits and fast thinking as they dodge, contract, expand and envelop to score points, stay alive and win the game. Continue reading →
One of the more interesting action-RPGs out this fall has finally landed on the store shelves of a brick and mortar retailer near you. The name of the game? Lords of the Fallen. The gimmick? It’s a badass, tactically-oriented role-playing game with some awesome, in-depth melee combat and plenty of thrilling encounters with some interesting bosses.
Following the multi-platform delay of Project CARS to March 20th, 2015, Slightly Mad Studios has released a new trailer to help assuage all the crushed hearts and broken dreams of racing game aficionados who have to settle for Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2 for their holiday-season racing fix. Continue reading →
The next generation of game engine technology has arrived with the Unreal Engine 4.5. Epic Games announced that not only is the Unreal Engine 4.5 here for aspiring game developers and established studios alike. The big new feature for the 4.5 release is the addition of distanced ray traced shadow rendering. That’s real-time rendering by the way, not just pre-rendering. Continue reading →
A lot of strawman arguments have been made that #GamerGate hasn’t been putting forth the appropriate effort in “exposing corruption” from the larger AAA studios; that the movement is steeped in “misogyny” and no one is trying to root out the evils of the industry. Nevertheless, the excuse looks awfully silly as people begin to dig into the brand deals surrounding Shadow of Mordor, because it’s been revealed that both companies allegedly involved with striking up the contracts have gone into complete and utter media lockdown. Continue reading →
If you’ve been desperately looking for a side-scrolling platformer with the quick-as-a-rabbit sword-play and gun-porn from Devil May Cry but with all the puzzle-platforming from Castlevania and Metroid, then you’ve come to the right place, because Beyond Human offers up the goods in spades. Continue reading →
A new update has emerged for the Assassin’s Creed parity debate. The game and the company came under fire recently when it was revealed that Ubisoft has managed to enforce parity on Assassin’s Creed Unity between the Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game to taper off the debates about the resolution and frame-rate specifications between Microsoft and Sony’s consoles. Continue reading →