The first review of Super Mario Odyssey, the spiritual successor to Super Mario 64 has been reviewed and awarded a perfect score by respected and long running magazine Edge. That perfect score? A 10. The issue, which is set to hit shelves around the world tomorrow, was spotted early by some keen magazine stand watchers that noticed the 10/10 score.
After the resounding improvement found in Episode One of the second season of Telltale's Batman series we were more than a little eager to find out where the story was headed next. And now with Episode Two 'The Pact' finally out we get the answer. Click through for our spoiler-filled review.
There's a bit of a theme running throughout the games industry at the moment, with challenge and difficulty emerging as the next vogue. It sort of started with Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, peaked with Cuphead, and now ceremoniously continues with Airship Syndicate's inaugural release, Battle Chasers: Nightwar.
With more referring to some Diablo love in the form of new Patch 2.6.1 that is set to shake things up by bringing back a number of classic builds, and buffing them for the current end-game meta. But of course, in the realm of Overwatch Halloween means new skins, cosmetic items, and the return of Junkenstein’s Revenge and the all-new Junkenstein Endless brawl.
Called Ghost War, the long awaited PvP mode for one of the year's top selling titles is finally here. Although the 4v4 team death-match mode might sound like an easy thing to add, the addition of tactical squad play lifted from the core experience is the real draw card here. The free-to-play weekend runs from October 12–16 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Barring the controversy surrounding the implementation of loot-boxes in a single-player game, the sequel to the excellent and surprisingly awesome Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is out today. The action-RPG set in the Tolkien universe by the way of the cinematic trilogy ups the ante with Fortress invasions and an expanded Nemesis system.
With "an advanced optical system, manufacturing and calibration tools, and the supporting software" all being provided to any potential VR hardware manufacturers by Valve. What does this all mean? Well with the recent addition of Microsoft Mixed Reality into the mix, that also features headsets from a number of device makers, and SteamVR support, VR seems to be moving away from platform specific hardware.
N++ from Metanet offers up thousands of levels, all intricately designed to put your platforming and timing skills to the test. As the sequel to the popular N+ it's the sort of experience that might not be for everyone, but even so it's hard not to walk away impressed. Because after all, we gave the review to Adrian Haas who hasn't played this style of game since Super Mario Bros. on the NES.
After our recent hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey we were impressed with just how much it reminded us of Super Mario 64. And not in the sense of it being a copy, but in the sheer number of ideas and fun new ways it expanded on the concept of the 3D Platformer. Plus, it featured the same solid controls. Out later this month, Nintendo's latest video details what you can expect.