Having completed E3 2017, I thought it wise to reflect and think back on all the incredible games and experiences I’ve had in the past week. One of the topics I was most excited to ponder was what would be my Game of the Show 2017. I anticipated struggling and going back and forth with certain titles, but when it came down to it, my answer was already firmly decided. Super Mario Odyssey is, ...[Read More]
As I sat down to play a multiplayer match in the newest Call of Duty entry by Sledgehammer Games, Call of Duty WWII, I was filled with hope. I had been wanting this franchise to head back to the WWII era for quite some time now, and first impressions did not disappoint.
Quantic Dream has a special place in my heart. Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls were experiences that I still think about to this day. The amount of control and choice felt real and the consequences even more so. That’s why when Detroit: Become Human was announced, it quickly rose near the top of my most anticipated games. At E3 2017, I was finally able to try the game for myself and see if it wou...[Read More]
While playing the new demo for Assassin’s Creed Origins on Xbox One X, one of the developers from Ubisoft Montreal kept talking how he loved the hippos that inhabited this region. So, after starting my Egyptian journey as one of the first of the Assassins, Bayek, my one mission was to find these majestic beasts.
DontNod Entertainment has unveiled the E3 trailer for its upcoming action-RPG Vampyr. Releasing for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this November, Vampyr has you assuming the role of Dr. Jonathan Reid in flu-stricken 1918 London. You are a famous Surgeon who has returned from the Great War and were turned into a vampire against your will, as is usually the case. As a doctor, you have an oath to yo...[Read More]
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age that focuses more on story and allows you to see the game’s remastered visuals and soundtrack in motion. Originally launched for the PlayStation 2 in 2006, Final Fantasy XII takes place in Ivalice, where the kingdom of Dalmasca is caught between the two warring empires Archadia and Rozarria. Princess Ashe, the heir t...[Read More]
In not too surprising news, the much anticipated Shenmue 3 has been delayed from its original release date of December of 2017 to the second half of 2018. In a brief update to Kickstarter backers, Shenmue creator and project Director, Yu Suzuki, explained the delay by saying “By utilizing new technologies, we have been able to discover new possibilities and expressions. In many ways, the gam...[Read More]
With E3 less than a week away, developers and publishers have been teasing and even showcasing what will be shown at the upcoming show. Microsoft is no different, and they have been posting teaser videos that are meant to hype and excite its fans for the unveiling of their Project Scorpio. While we know some features of the upcoming “super Xbox One” console, most of the details are shr...[Read More]
Team17 and Mothership Entertainment have announced that Aven Colony, their sci-fi city-building and management sim, will be launching on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on July 25th for $29.99. There will be physical (PS4 & Xbox One) and digital versions of the game, and if you pre-order Aven Colony you will receive “an additional sandbox map, Cerulean Vale, which allows players to explo...[Read More]
While we were all hoping for a proper Pokémon title for the Nintendo Switch to be announced at today’s Pokémon Nintendo Direct, we instead were treated to the news that Pokkén Tournament DX will be hitting Nintendo’s newest console on September 22nd, 2017. Originally released in Japanese arcades in 2015 and the Nintendo Wii U in 2016, Pokkén Tournament DX is a fighting game that has yo...[Read More]
The recent Pokémon Nintendo Direct revealed to the world that Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon will be arriving on the Nintendo 3DS on November 17th, 2017. In addition, Pokémon Gold & Silver will be launching on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console on September 22nd, 2017, the same day as Pokkén Tournament DX, which will be on the Switch.