When it comes to anti-grav racing we all think about games likes of F-Zero and Wipeout. And to a lesser extent Extreme-G. When done right the high speed thrills and the sheer intensity or successfully maneuvering around a course can be unlike anything else. Redout, which proudly proclaims to be inspired by some of the best, has already garnered quite the reputation as an exceptional PC racer. And now it's headed to retail with PS4 and Xbox One versions due August 31.
The second expansion for Ubisoft's Ghost Recon Wildlands, 'Fallen Ghosts', will pick things up right after where the main story ends with our agents crashing into the jungle after taking out the Santa Blanca Cartel. From there they'll be tasked with stopping elite forces from tracking them down and extracting any remaining American citizens. It's available May 30 for Season Pass owners on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Developer Pixel Titans' Strafe has been on our radar, or in our cross-hairs, for quite a while. Thanks in part to a clever marketing campaign that has embraced the VHS golden-era of the 1990s. So, after spending time with the final game, we're ready to press eject (after rewinding the tape of course) to bring you our review.
Developer Haemimont Games, better known for letting players live out their fantasies as the ruler of a banana republic in a fictionalised South America, is teaming up with Cities Skylines publisher Paradox Interactive for its upcoming game Surviving Mars. Which as per the title, will put players in charge of planning and building a functioning colony on everyone's favourite Red Planet -- Mars.
UK-based Computer Planet has put up a nice infographic covering the history of esports, from the days of Space Invaders to the Nintendo World Championship to the exciting spectacle of watching the likes of Counter Strike and League of Legends today. As depicted in the picture it's worth noting that esports has shown incredible growth in both popularity and the money generated -- especially this past decade.
Taking to Reddit to respond to fans, Halo developers 343 Industries noted that when it comes to E3 next month "we'll have a little something at E3 but it's not related to the next major entry in the franchise." Which means we shouldn't expect to see a Halo 6 teaser. At least, according to this. As to what it could be, who knows, and the little something in question could be a potential Windows 10 version of Halo 5 or even the Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Out tomorrow, Deck13's action-RPG The Surge looks to take the hardcore melee combat and action of something like Dark Souls and translate that into a sci-fi world where exo-suits and technology has gone awry. In the game players take control of Warren on his first day of work at a mega-corporation where a catastrophic event results in him missing out on orientation. And being shown where the tea room is.
With up to 75% off on 275+ titles that can be played on Xbox One via the backwards compatibility capabilities of the console. Titles teased to go on sale are the Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty Black Ops II, Red Dead Redemption, Skate 3, and GTA IV. The 'Backward Compatibility Super Sale' is schedule to kick off on May 16, which probably means Wednesday in Australia.
Remedy's Alan Wake is about to disappear from stores the world over due to the 'expiration of music license agreements' for the game. Which is set to happen in the next few days. And with this news comes a final Alan Wake Sunset Sale where you can grab the game, and all content, with a 90% discount at both Steam and GOG.com. This is great value for the critically acclaimed game, and one that will disappear after today. So be sure to get in quick.
Well, that and other games for Nintendo Switch and the 3DS/2DS. But, the big holiday title for the Switch looks to be Super Mario Odyssey. And with the game playable at the show, expect to see a more detailed look at the game during the Nintendo Spotlight that's scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 14 at 2AM AEST.