Koei Tecmo’s long-running hack-and-slash bestseller is back in action with this latest iteration. Last time I checked, the wildly successful franchise has sold over 18 million copies. Now, that was back in 2011, which means that this number is obviously higher by now. Does Warriors All-Stars deserve to sell millions more for the franchise? Jump in to find out
Can human beings accomplish absolutely everything? From early childhood, we are told that we can. The indomitability of the human spirit is what drives mankind forward in spite of the odds. But what happens when we can’t do something? When we are facing an adversary so powerful, that we already know we won’t emerge victorious. What happens then?
And the Gamescom trailers just keep pouring in. The latest one comes courtesy of Bandai Namco Entertainment’s highly anticipated follow-up to their 2011 (released in North America in 2013) hit: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
At some point during the PC Gaming Show at this past E3, Cliff Bleszinski, better known as “Cliffy B,” came out on stage to promote his newest game LawBreakers. He did so by delivering an impassionate speech in which he criticized the full cost of multiplayer-only games. He immediately followed up with his own promise on keeping LawBreakers affordable at $30 with “none of that $60-dollar only-multiplayer bullsh*t” (which I have left a video for down below, by the way)
Back in E3 2004, when the first teaser for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was announced, people cheered and stomped their feet zealously as Miyamoto posed on stage with the Hero Shield and Master Sword in hand. However, when The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was announced in 2013, and the audience witnessed a hero donned in a cerulean tunic, they wondered whether the Link portrayed was a female for the very first time
We, as critics, face a very difficult challenge: to score games as unbiasedly as possible, and to have the ultimate opinion that essentially becomes insurmountable
Pyre is a game that continues the same trend as its predecessors: it’s a high fantasy action RPG with enough pizzazz to presumably deliver another fantastical experience from Supergiant Games. That being said, the indie developer is self-publishing Pyre, as they did with Transistor a couple of years ago
The horror genre has seen some conventions within the video game industry: psychological, thriller, and suspense. All of these genres are born (more or less) out of the same parent: the survival horror genre. Descendants of this monstrous family include franchises such as Resident Evil, Silent Hill (and its aborted sister Silent Hills), the lesser known Fatal Frame, and Dead Space, to name a few