An ethereal world defined by its ancient technology, Hob is the new action and exploration-heavy title from Runic Games. Across a kaleidoscope of landscapes that can morph with the pull of a lever, players will guide a small character through subterranean power stations and monolithic towers in a bid to restore this world to its normal state. While the distinct lack of text or dialogue might have ...[Read More]
When you hear the words under pressure what do you think of? Do you think of someone or something that is struggling to make it by with the weight of the world on their shoulders, or do you think of the hit 1981 song ‘Under Pressure’ by Queen and David Bowie? If you think of either, you might be able to guess at the events that unfold during Episode 2 of Marvel’s Guardians of the...[Read More]
Level 5 Studios are teaming up with the makers of the original “Real Escape Game,” Scrap Entertainment Inc. are bringing to life Layton’s Mystery Journey: Real World Puzzle Solving, an unprecedented 10-country promotion that challenges Layton fan’s to solve puzzles all over the world. The first puzzle was released yesterday and featuring PIKOTARO and in the style of PPAP.
To the roar of fans across the world, Life Is Strange was recently announced to be getting another entry. The first game was a smashing success, selling millions of copies, making good use of the episodic model, and touching the hearts of millions of players. Late this summer, players will get to travel back to Arcadia Bay and experience a story set three years prior to the events of the first gam...[Read More]
Mages have a long history with video games. They are sometimes cast as villains and other times as members of the party. So, what makes magic fun? I had the chance to play Mages of Mystralia and now, I feel, that the question can finally be answered.
Since the release of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie in 2014, the lesser known comic series has become a household name that has children and grown adults around the world saying “I AM GROOT.” The main character of the modern adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter “Star-Lord” Quill, is a child of the Earth’s 1980’s; because of this, the music ...[Read More]
Video games remain one of the most unique opportunities to tell a story, in ways that no other medium can. Playing in an interactive world has so many chances to connect to the player in front of the screen and developers all over the world have been experimenting to find new ways to share their ideas. Empathy is one of these attempts, a first-person narrative about solving the mysteries of once f...[Read More]
It’s been a little over a week since I finished my playthrough of Paper Seven’s Blackwood Crossing and I am still not okay. I apologize to my editors now, because a standard review of this game won’t do it justice. If I laid out all the technical aspects of Blackwood Crossing and scored based on our typical review guidelines, it would score lower than I want it to. So, to my editors and readers, p...[Read More]
Several years ago, I was tasked with trawling forums to find interesting projects to bring to light. One of those projects was Ama’s Lullaby, an adventure RPG with turn-based combat that was in the very early stages of development. Not long after, developer Marc Chevallereau of Mercy Ground Creations decided to take the game in a different direction, but you can view the previous version her...[Read More]
Hello, fellow digidestined! Have you been wondering what is going on with the announced earlier this year Digimon Adventure tri? Well, surprise surprise! It premieres tomorrow night! Not only that, but it is premiering in 400 theaters around the United States! Quick, check out the trailer below, then check to see if a theater near you is premiering it!
Back on the PlayStation 2, we couldn’t get enough of adventurous platforming games, ones that defined what adventure could be introduced with the right development team. Even stuff that didn’t quite measure up to, say, Crash Bandicoot or Spyro the Dragon, like Vexx and Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil, did its part in fulfilling different journeys for players looking for them.
2K Studios has finally released the hardware specs for Mafia III, the highly anticipated action-adventure releasing on October 7th. Will you be prepared to help Lincoln Clay wreak havoc on New Bordeaux’s Italian Mafia, and help him avenge the deaths of his friends?