Graceful Explosion Machine is a fun 2D shoot-em-up from indie developer Vertex Pop. It keeps the old formulas intact while also making the genre feel fresh again.
This is the era of the cinematic video game. Crisp gameplay is no longer enough; games must also now be paired with hyper-real visuals and rich, intricate storylines. Some games even go as far as hiring and visually recreating famous movie actors and actresses to bring their characters to life. Even with this elevated playing field, a gem or two does sometimes rise up and shine as something truly special. For me, Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has some of the characteristics necessary to be considered one of those gems.
Citadel: Forged with Fire by independent developer Blue Isle Studios is an online adventure-survival game with a focus on wizardry. In it, you can fight orcs and zombies, go adventuring with friends, build a base, tame creatures, or fight other players.
Sudden Strike 4 by Kalypso Media is a strategy game that takes place during World War II. Using units, the player is given for each mission, players will complete multiple task to complete the mission, securing positions, taking out AA gunners, bunkers, etc. After completing all the objectives, the mission is cleared and the player is given a star score of one to three. Achieving rank three on a mission unlocks challenge modes for that mission. There are two difficulty modes available for each mission; easy and normal.
Cat Quest by developer The Gentlebros and publisher PQube Limited definitely doesn’t hem and haw. The introduction lasts about 30 seconds, and by the end of it you know the premise – you’re a cat knight who kills dragons. The action is fast-paced, the dialogue is snappy, and you bound across the landscape from town to town in just a matter of pawsteps. Think Skyrim if it were 80% simpler and, well, feline.
With dazzling graphics and intense battle scenes, Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath for Xbox by Grinding Gear Games is an epic survival game set in the fantasy world of Wraeclast. In the game, your character is exiled there and must fight enemies while completing quests given to you by different characters. The plot is very complex and kind of vague, making the story somewhat hard to follow. However, the maps are so fun and the combat is so interactive that you will find yourself playing this game for hours on end.
If you can’t get enough of Titanfall at home then you’re in luck! Titanfall Assault by Nexon Mobile is a mobile PvP RTS game based within the Titanfall universe.
The wonderful game of Shadow Tactics: Blades of Shogun by publisher Daedalic Entertainment and German developer Mimimi Productions released again for PS4 this time. We already explained the full PC review about the game and gameplay style previously. This time without taking much screen space we are going forward to the PS4 review.
One of the most universal gaming experiences is that of the multiplayer racing game. Casual and experienced gamers alike have all picked up a controller or a keyboard to race against their friends. Netherlands based developer Gamious hopes to build upon this shared communal experience with their upcoming PC title, Team Racing League.
Developer Guerrilla Games has announced that Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds will be launching November 7, 2017. Set in icy territories to the north, this new chapter of Aloy’s journey adds a new area to explore, new mysteries to uncover and new, highly lethal machines to take on.