It’s still going through the growing pains of working with brand new hardware, but Killzone Shadow Fall is still a fun ride that is helped immensely by its superb multiplayer and extremely pretty visuals.
The DLC’s second half could certainly tie up many of the loose ends and messy components that Burial at Sea Episode 1 creates, but as it stands, this story feels slightly out of place. It’s still an above-average few hours of content, but it doesn’t even flirt with the greatness that Infinite reached.
The Batman: Arkham series finds itself in a peculiar situation. It’s a licensed superhero series, and Superman 64 and Aquaman: Battle for …
Looking back, the Tom Clancy games have already made a huge impression on me. It’s unclear exactly where the brand is going to go in the future, but I’m extremely excited to come along for the ride, especially with such a talented group of people working on it.
When 2K Marin unveiled its final iteration, my expectations for the game increased exponentially. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified appeared to blend fast-paced shooting and strategic squad commands to create something that could stand alongside the strategy games, and while some of its ideas still shine, the final product doesn’t come close to reaching its potential.
With Splinter Cell Blacklist, new studio Ubisoft Toronto sought to have its cake and eat it, too. The game was showcased in trailers and conventions as being open to a diverse range of players, with both old-school fans and Conviction players having specific play-styles built for them. Every step of the way, it seems that the game’s development has been met with skepticism, but perhaps against the odds, the team has crafted the most impressive Splinter Cell to date.
Dragon’s Crown delivers an experience so like console games, it may finally validate the Vita purchase so many core gamers have been questioning.
Never before have I seen a manufacturer give such a thrashing to its competition at the biggest stage in gaming, and the thrashing sure didn’t come from Microsoft.
At this point, it’s expected that Ubisoft will blow gamers away with a huge gameplay reveal at the end of its press conferences, and although that may not be fair, the company has delivered two years in a row. Host Aisha Tyler described the company’s game line-up as “bonkers.” Bonkers, indeed.