After a recent article on Kotaku that makes for good reading, I wanted to throw in my two cents about the mentioned concepts of Doom 4.
As many of you by now know, Doom 3 was moreso a retelling of the story of Doom 4. Kotaku’s article mentions that Doom 4 was originally going to be a retelling of Doom 2. Right away that sounds like fantastic news, but it went further than that. As in the second Doom game, this concept would have taken place on Earth. That and it seems the struggle of humans in this new world would have been explored, rather than in the original Doom 2 where you didn’t meet anyone who wasn’t a zombie soldier. (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: bethesda, Doom, Doom 4, Id
Let’s face it the Pirates of the Caribbean game did not satisfy anyone’s appetite for swashbuckling, plundering booty (yeah…not that booty), and blowing up ships while sailing the Seven Seas. Raven’s Cry tells the story of Christopher Raven who is out for vengeance against the people who murdered his family. Developed by Octane Games and published by TopWare Interactive, Raven’s Cry is looking to hit retail stores October 24th, 2013. It’s about time we finally get a decent looking pirate game…well, with the exception of another good looking pirate game. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, PC Tags: Octane Games, Raven's Cry, TopWare Interactive
A new indie title, which is a Kickstarter success story, Evoland was released yesterday on the publisher’s website and was released on Steam and GoG today. The game is an action RPG and shows the evolution of game through the console generations.
The game starts off with very basic graphics. Picture playing on the original Game Boy. Yeah, that basic. Then as the game progresses the graphics improve to 8-bit, 16-bit, 32-bit, etc. (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: Evoland, PC, Shiro Games
LucasArts have decided to shift their focus from internally developed games, such as next-gen title Star Wars 1313, in favor of licensing out the Star Wars property to third party developers. The development teams behind both Stars Wars 1313 and unconfirmed Battle Assault have both been laid out following this decision, according to Kotaku. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, PC, Sony Tags: Battle Assault, Cancelled, Cencellation, Lay-offs, LucasArts, Star Wars 1313
North American isn’t the only continent you’ll visit in a finely tuned racing machine in Codemaster’s GRID 2. The publisher unveieled the Grid 2: European Experience today, a brief video showcasing several European cities playing host to racers in a variety of modes. Get your engines ready to rev, because if you’re into racing titles, this video is for you.
Street racers will be able to burn rubber on sections of Paris, blurring past major landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. If track racing is more of your thing, Codemasters have you covered, with the Algarve International Circuit in Portugal. This $250+ million dollar track was built in 2008, and it will be making its console debut in GRID 2.
Along with the announcement of these tracks the devs also sent a sampling of some of the European cars that you’ll be able to drive. Check out the YouTube video and car list after the jump. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, PC, Sony Tags: Codemasters, GRID 2, PS3, Xbox 360
Warner Bros and DC have announced a multiplayer online battle arena game based on the Infinite Crisis comics. It will be a free to play title from Turbine, the developer of The Lord of the Rings Online.
The Executive Producer at Turbine Jeffrey Steefel said, “We are utilizing years of experience in the online game space to deliver innovations to the MOBA genre with a game that features fast-paced action, a major story arc, destructible environments, catastrophic events and a deep roster of iconic DC Comics characters.” Due out for PC this year, we also have the announcement trailer after the break. (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: DC Comics, Infinite Crisis, MOBA, PC, Warner Bros
EA’s big contender in the FPS genre has released an incredible preview of the latest Battlefield installment. Playing out more as a movie than a video game (through gameplay, not cut scenes mind you) this guided in game tour is filled with so much visual candy it’s hard at times to remember this isn’t real. From the suns glare to many of the videos other small details that really boost the immersion it’s a absolute treat to behold.
It’s definitely worth checking out the video. As lengthy as it is I found myself quite eagerly watching the whole presentation. Battlefield 4 is due out in the fall of this year. Read on the for the trailer! (more…)Posted in: PC Tags: Battlefield 4, DICE, EA
Have you jumped into the Arma III alpha yet? Bohemia Interactive’s latest sandbox multiplayer tactical shooter is available on the Steam Store in an unfinished state, allowing the developer to get crucial feedback before the game goes gold later this year.
The first major update to the alpha build was recently released and it includes updates to helicopter handling, a shortened respawn timer for multiplayer, a new camera option for spectator and a whole host of minor fixes. (more…)Posted in: News, PC Tags: Alpha, Arma III, Bohemian Interactive., Game Update
Who’s ready for Bioshock: Infinite? Well, the wait isn’t too much longer (for me…about 6 more hours since I’m headed to the midnight launch!) as it hits retail stores tomorrow! If you are on the fence about this game I highly recommend you jump off that fence and get to your local game store tomorrow as Bioshock: Infinite has been well received by the critics thus far. The PC version, via Metacritic, has over 38 critics reviews thus far and is averaging in at 95/100. That’s pretty impressive so far.
The launch trailer for Bioshock: Infinite has been released today from 2K games & Irrational Games to get you more pumped up for it’s release. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, PC, Sony Tags: 2k games, Bioshock, Bioshock: Infinite, Irrational Games
I felt that the naval battles of Assassin’s Creed III is one of the best new features that has come to the franchise, which you can read my review here. Granted I don’t want Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag to be all about those naval battles, I do want to see a good “pirate” game so to speak. In Black Flag you will take on the role of Edward Kenway, who is the father of Haytham Kenway who you will remember from Assassin’s Creed III. Edward is a British pirate and member of the Assassin Order. You will take him all across the Caribbean to places like Havana, Kingston, & Nassau. (more…)Posted in: Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PC, Site News, Sony Tags: Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, ubisoft