Elex hits PC and console stores tomorrow, and has largely flown under the media radar in the run up to its release. It may be the dubious attitudes to Piranha Bytes previous title Risen, it may be the somewhat overshadowed release date, but most likely it's probably down to the fact that nobody really knows what it's about.
I'm having my obligatory British cup of tea in the morning and browsing through YouTube's offerings for the day when No Man's Sky's new trailer pops up. The landscape of the procedurally generated inter-galactic exploration game has changed dramatically in the year since its muted release, and yet you wouldn't have guessed it from the drab montage of panning shots I was faced with.
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.
While we were all focusing on our calendars awaiting Horizon Zero Dawn's upcoming DLC The Frozen Wilds, the folks over at Guerrilla have been sneakily working on a patch update to see us all through until payday.
With so much choice, where do you focus your attention and decide what to play on PS4 over the next few months? We got you.
Crash Bandicoot was a franchise built on platform falling, boulder crushing, and nitro zapping. Underneath all this, however, was one DDA game structure that stopped us switching the console off, and it's coming back for the remaster.
Emergent storytelling seems to be at the heart of Monolith's latest instalment in the successful Middle Earth franchise. Check out how the updates to the Nemesis combat system have afforded a considerable growth in organic experience this time around.