Remember Snake? Yeah, he's dead. Thankfully, Forever Entertainment reanimated what was once a single screen pixel chaser, and Zombillie was resurrected. If Snake was the perfect game to quickly thumb through on your Nokia in 1997, Zombillie is worthy of the same title for Nintendo Switch in 2018. You don't play a puzzler for its... Continue Reading →
Nintendo have historically been hostile towards third party development, going so far as sealing the fate of Wii U in its lack of library and walled off development network. That all seems to have changed with the Switch, however.
PS Plus will no longer offer free titles on PS3 or PS Vita from March 2019 onwards, it was announced last month. I can see why Sony might be keen to phase out their previous home console after PS4's heavyweight success, but why throw their Vita baby out with the bathwater?
The tragic irony of the game title lies in the bombshell crater it left its developers in. A series of bad in-game and marketing decisions later, Bartlet Jones is officially in the ground. So if Drawn To Death was the explosive catalyst that sent this studio to its early grave, what exactly did it do wrong?
Through the years of brown and grey to the lens flares of yore, video game graphics have gone from pixelated concepts of objects to uncanny valley micro-emotions. But what would have happened if photorealism didn't win out? What would have happened if game developers didn't rally together to breathe realistic life into every screenshot or E3 demo?
Nintendo was perhaps the biggest phoenix of 2017, so what does 2018 hold for the year's biggest success story, and where do Nintendo Switch indie games come in?
It's a common misconception that the PS Vita games list has been left to rot. Yes, Sony seems to have kicked their handheld under the rug since the PS4 climbed onto its pedestal, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to get your thumbs into on the console.
The mid-size video game developer is, sadly, a dying species. Since studio cuts and the growing sophistication of AAA titles, this sector of the industry has seen a significant decline in recent years. We're missing out on original development with a AAA tinge, and that's a disaster Ninja Theory won't let happen.
We chat with the independent developers of Storm VR about all things environmental storytelling and virtual reality development.