A world ravished by political conflict and war in which four nations struggle for supremacy.
What do you get when you grab steampunk robots, place them in a post-apocalyptic universe, and add to the mix an oppressive government, pirates, and a mysterious xenophobic entity?
Capcom’s first foray into squad-based third-person shooting, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, was a flop, an interesting concept that unfortunately wasn’t executed very well.
My Night Job, by indie developers Webcore Games, is a quirky action/puzzle arcade game that has players infiltrate a colorful, monster-filled house and rescue survivors, all the while trying to keep the fiends from bringing it all down.
Twin-stick shooters, the joy of circling around your foes in a dance of death.
After the success of PlatinumGames’ Transformers: Devastation, which perfectly mixed the 80’s cartoon with the visceral and action-packed gameplay that the developers are known for, it was only natural that they took on another Saturday morning favorite that’s known for its martial arts action.
After the mixed performance of the original Homefront – which featured an intriguing plot yet a standard first-person shooter campaign, hopes of a better experience were kindled when Crytek, the developers behind Crysis, got the rights to the game when former publisher THQ dissolved.
Sometimes dreams are scarier than what you can see at the movies. Neverending Nightmares, by indie developer Infinitap, is inspired by developer Matt Gilgenbach’s battle with obsessive-compulsive behavior and depression, and it shows, with plenty of creepy and grotesque imagery, freakish, detailed monsters, and surreal gameplay.
With most games heading online these days, there’s a lack of good old-fashioned party games that’ll engage players for a while.
KOI, by Dotoyou, is actually China’s first internationally available video game. With the ban on game consoles lifted in the country last year, developers now have a chance to share their creations with the world.