ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Two More Heroes Prepare to Fight For Honor

Now that the first season of For Honor has ended, won by the Vikings, naturally, it's time to start hyping Season Two. So today, we have the first solid details about it, which tells us it will go by the moniker 'Shadow & Might', and confirms that the next two heroes are the Samurai Shinobi and Knight Centurion. The first…
ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Expeditions: Viking Launches All the Beards on Steam

Ready your Ulfbehrt and groom your mighty beard. Logic Artists have now released Expeditions: Viking, so make your way to Britain and make your fortune because having been in the works for more than two years, it's finally here! Weighing in at a cost of $29.99 USD/29.99 EUR/24.99 GBP/499 RUB and offering a Deluxe Edition…
ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Tech-Noir Ends on Double Its Kickstarter Goal

No big surprise, Tech-Noir's All Walls Must Fall was successfully crowdfunded! Settling in at a cool €36.5k, more than double what it was asking for, and securing enough to hit several stretch goals on, which includes a few new mission types, destructible environments and a new game mode. Vandalism (€20,000) - Increased environment destructibility and…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Final Heroes Are out Questing for Dragons

With just over a week to go before its April 28 launch, Dragon Quest Heroes is back to introduce its final three heroes. As well as showing us a bit more of the previous, and returning heroes that are filling the roster. Today we're here to meet a brand new character to the franchise in the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Hellpoint Kickstarter is More Than Just Dark Souls in Space…

Though calling it that is a succinct introduction to the premise. Featuring split screen multiplayer, Hellpoint is an “occult Sci-fi RPG” set aboard a derelict space station orbiting the "Big Daddy" of interstellar phenomenon, a quantum singularity...or black hole, for the less pretentious among us. Currently sitting at just shy of CA$20,000, which is two fifths…
NEWS 20 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Walking Dead Episode 4 is (Almost) Here

So the penultimate episode of A New Frontier is due next week. That was fast! For a change of things, Telltale Games are giving us a trailer that actually gives us information about Episode 4, rather than a recap of the three previous Episodes. They've been doing a fair bit of that lately, and as much…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Surge Brings More Combat in Latest Trailer

Fifteen seconds in, and the player character is dead... That's because Deck13 are at the point where they're really driving home how brutal The Surge's combat can, and will be. But let's be honest, you know somebody will do a naked, fists only, no hit run within about fifteen minutes of release. For the rest…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Code Vein: A Bandai Namco RPG About Post Apocalypse Bloodsuckers

You are not a vampire, you are a Revenant with a machine that can drain peoples' blood to make yourself stronger. Code Vein is an action RPG set in a post apocalyptic future, where society has crumbled and one final stronghold of Revenants, the titular Vein, are fighting desperately for survival. You, as the player,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Ghosts Head to Narco Road

Yesterday marked the arrival, for Season Pass holders, of the first Ghost Recon: Wildlands expansion, Narco Road. A new block of content that has the Ghosts infiltrating the Santa Blanca drug cartel directly, to spread disorder and bring it down from the inside. It also brings a new Uplay reward in the shape of the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Shiness Things This Way Comes

Gorgeously cel shaded (not that I'm biased) JRPGs-esque adventure title, Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom, has come shining its was into full release. Bringing along a trailer of prettiness to tell us very little about anything, but most assuredly engaging full blown “I want it!” mode for one and all. The titular Shiness, a “mysterious spirit…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Telltale Games Set Out to Guard the Galaxy Today!

Here it comes you big turd blossoms. The Guardians of the Galaxy have arrived on Steam. Now we can all be Groot! The story revolves around our unlikely, titular heroes stumbling across an “artifact of unspeakable power”. So, of course, who better to keep it safe, and ensure it is used wisely, than...Star-Lord? Well, yeah,…
REVIEWS 15 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

Another month, another open world Ubisoft game. All about traveling from one region to another, doing all the area’s local faffing, finishing off barely connected story elements, then moving on to the next. Rinse, repeat, profit. But wait, this one has Tom Clancy’s name emblazoned across it, and it isn’t an odd MMO hybrid. Ghost…
NEWS 10 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

CD Projekt Red: What’s in a Trademark

So, by now, I’m sure everyone and their uncle has heard about CD Projekt Red filing a trademark for the term Cyberpunk. Even though they actually didn’t, but more on that in a moment. The key issue here revolves around the way trademarks, or more accurately, copyright, is enforced in today’s media world. The memories…
ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Apr 2017 by L Coulsen

The Surge Shows Us How to Sever Extremities

It's already been clearly established that targeting specific body parts is a large gameplay aspect in Deck13's The Surge. So, today, we have a trailer demonstrating and further highlighting both it's importance and implementation. It's all about finding that sweet spot between risk and reward. Aiming, for example, for the arm will result in a…