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.
With Aliens Day being celebrated this month (it was on 4/26, the same number as the planet that Ripley and crew visit in Ridley Scott’s classic horror film Alien and officially named in the sequel), Zen Studios has released three new pinball tables based on some of the dreaded Xenomorph’s most thrilling appearances: Aliens, Alien Vs.
Originally released last year and a half ago on Nintendo’s handheld, developers WayForward have brought the latest Shantae adventure to the PS4 with Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse.
The wait is finally over. Ubisoft and Ubisoft Massive’s online third-person military-based shooter/RPG hybrid Tom Clancy’s The Division is finally available to the masses, bringing intense guerilla warfare shooter action, light RPG elements and squad based tactics to the ruins of New York City.
With the Naruto manga already concluded, Cyberconnect2’s fighting game series has finally caught up to the story’s ending with Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, finally revealing the fates of Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and the whole ninja world in their latest title.
Sometimes you need to go backwards in order to move forward. Far Cry Primal, the latest entry in the popular open-world first person shooter series, takes players back to 10,000 BC for some prehistoric combat and wild animal taming, forgoing modern weaponry and high-tech toys for clubs, arrows and deadly beasts.
It’s tough to follow in the footsteps of a highly anticipated game such as Silent Hills, after the spectacular teaser P.T took the world by storm with its unique take on first person horror.
It’s a match made in heaven. Take a popular novel series that based on fantasy medieval warfare, and mix it with Dynasty Warriors tried-and-true, hack-and-slash gameplay, and you create something special.