Domain names usually bear some resemblance to what a website is all about, especially when it comes to websites created in aid of a product, movie, or game. So when 2K Games registers www.mafia3thegame.com, questions like "What for?" or "I wonder what that could mean?" usually fall to the wayside. The only real question is, how long will it be until we get to see a glimpse of Mafia 3?
Hey, remember 3D Realms? Makers of classic '90s action games like Duke Nukem and Terminal Velocity? And how the development of Duke Nukem Forever took so long as to not only live up to its namesake, but also just about close the studio for good? Well, they're back. With Bombshell, an isometric action game where you take on the role of explosives expert Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison.
Okay, so some of this footage we've already seen before. But this direct-feed unedited look at an early mission of XCOM 2, clearly sells the game as a true sequel to 2012's Enemy Unknown. Everything just looks better. From the animation to the cinematic close-ups, to the take downs, and even the interface. And probably most surprisingly, an action-packed story that looks every bit as good as the gameplay.
Knights of the Fallen Empire, the new expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic (set for release on October 27th) is set to be a interesting left turn for the game. And the big-budget MMO genre as a whole. With a focus primarily on story, and a grand cinematic one at that, Knights of the Fallen Empire is being touted by BioWare as a return to their storytelling roots.