Cast your mind back to 1998. A time when we were all groovin' to the sweet sounds of Savage Garden, got jiggy with it without ever finding out what 'it' was, and marveled at the ways in which a giant monster called Godzilla terrorised a city. A city where an old Ferris Bueller changed his name to Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos. Anyway, around this time a new style of RTS broke out onto the scene. One that would capture the feel of both Civilization and Warcraft.
With no sequel currently in the works and the active player count for Rainbow Six Siege still growing - now hitting over 27 million across all platforms. The current Year model for the game seems to be part of the roadmap, with new Operators and maps making up the bulk of the content. Which will see changes to the standard edition by offering up more Operators to players.
Biomutant from THQ Nordic is described as a "open-word, post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable RPG". As per the norm these days when it comes to THQ Nordic, they were so impressed with the project that they bought developer Experiment 101. And it's not hard to see why. Sure, performance-wise it may need some work but it's hard not be impressed by just how different and fun Biomutant looks.
On February 22, Fable Fortune will leave Early Access and go free-to-play on Xbox One, Steam, and Windows 10. Developers Flaming Fowl Studios and Mediatonic, which include several ex-Lionhead Studios veterans have been working on the new collectible card game set in the Fable universe for a little while now. The full release, will also come alongside a huge update that includes a single-player story mode.
And New Zealand. And sure we could have put that in the headline too, but hey we put the A in ANZ. For those that need a reminder Overwatch Contenders is a semi-professional league that will showcase the best local talent, where they'll go up against each other and possibly make it to the Big Leagues. As in the Overwatch League.
The first EA Original to hit the scene, that being an indie title published and distributed by the giant publisher, was the charming Unravel. A game that kind of crept up on us and reminded us why we love indies. Today we bring you our review of the latest game released under the EA Originals banner - Fe. A meditative exploration of life, balance, and singing to other animals.
While the team reassesses the project in order to return to the original vision. A bit of history on this one, with the project becoming somewhat of a late Kickstarter success story raising over $1.3 million in June of 2016 - for a remastered version of System Shock. From there project grew, switched engines, added features not present in the original, and eventually became a little too big.
The Six Invitational, the biggest Rainbow Six competition so far, kicked off last week with Australian team Mindfreak making it all the way to the top eight. Otherwise known as the Quarter Finals. It was there that they faced off against Brazilian team Black Dragons in the Quarter Finals, who won Seasons 1 and 3 of the Latin American Pro League.
US Republican Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, in the wake of the latest senseless tragedy that has hit the US where gun violence is concerned, has hit out at videogames, TV and film as culprits.
"There are video games that, yes, are listed for mature audiences, but kids play them and everybody knows it, and there's nothing to prevent the child from playing them," Bevin said during an interview, as highlighted by ArsTechnica. "They celebrate the slaughtering of people...
The remake of the classic 16-bt SNES action-RPG Secret of Mana, is out now for PS4 and PC (via Steam). In place of the 2D sprites of the original though you get entirely new 3D graphics, plus voice acting. Both of which can be seen in the launch trailer. As fans of the original, concept-wise, we're all for a remake.