With Prey's release just around the corner, I thought i'd delve into the history of the long-troubled IP. Back in 1997 it was looking like the first person shooter would never come to fruition. 20 years later Arkane and Bethesda have reimagined the resulting title to critical acclaim and widespread excitement. This buzz is not undeserved,... Continue Reading →
We chat with SimPlay about their upcoming virtual gaming streaming service and how the cloud-based games industry will unfold over 2017.
Why you should consider the hidden potential in your Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, and how to pair with PC, Mac, and retro consoles.
A tool for independent video game developers, or curious gamers, detailing consumer market trends going into 2017. A fun and informative infographic to help you make those all important independent game development decisions.
In each interaction we see a natural evolution of emotion that threads its way through the entire tale, and succeeds where the sudden mood swings of other narrative games seem to fall short. It's a method of storytelling that we didn't know we had a problem with until Night In The Woods came along and fixed it. ... Continue Reading →
It's not unusual to spend $60 on a day one video game purchase today. It is unusual to pay that kind of original fee and then remain hounded in-game for the rest of your cash in return for in-game currency. The pay to play, or pay to upgrade model is slowly edging into certain aspects... Continue Reading →
Last year, we came across Decay of Logos, an RPG drawing on inspirations from European folklore and gaming traditions seen in The Legend of Zelda. This month, we had the pleasure of catching up with development team Amplify Creations, checking in on how the project is coming along. We're incredibly excited about the style and exploration possibilities in Decay of... Continue Reading →
Every now and then a game lands in our inbox that we not only love the look of, but genuinely can't wait to play ourselves. Fort Triumph is a tactical RPG currently in development for a 2017 PC release. While a PS4 port is in the works, it's the PC pre-Alpha build we got to take... Continue Reading →
The latest Tales instalment comes at a time of divide in Western attitudes towards the Japanese RPG. Final Fantasy has recently split opinions on the viability of the genre in the Western mainstream, and off the back of this Tales of Berseria looked like a great candidate for pushing the JRPG into the Western consciousness. On paper, its distinctive narrative position and... Continue Reading →
We'll get all the fluff out the way first. We all know Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is first person, we all know it's out for a full VR version, we all know it's about the Baker family and their decrepit dwelling. In case you didn't know that, you do now (and also where have you been... Continue Reading →