Category: PAX East 2013
Those that know me know my current stage of MMO-burnout and overall feelings of disdain with the over-saturated MMO market. With very few exceptions like the upcoming games Neverwinter and Defiance, almost all MMOs seem to follow what is commonly… Read More »
For anyone who was at PAX East even as little as two years ago, it is becoming more and more apparent how the popularity of smart phones and tablets is shaping the gaming market. It has grown from something that… Read More »
If you follow MMO news at all, it’s more than likely you’ve heard the name Firefall come up quite a bit. Information on the game is openly available, almost as if no NDA exists at all. This is on purpose…. Read More »
I recently attended PAX East, the mega-gaming-convention-and-awesome-things-fest put together by the dudes at Penny Arcade, all for the first time. I wasn’t “officially” there to cover the event; it was a vacation for me along with my wife and son. I did,… Read More »
As I step into the demo area for Red Barrels game, Outlast, I leave behind the bright lights and noise of the PAX East show floor. I am alone, in a dark room, with the only light coming from the computer monitor before me. And for the next fifteen minutes I am Miles Upshur, an independent journalist investigating an abandoned insane asylum.
Following up an incredibly successful title is hard enough as it is without added intangibles. But Volition have had the added stress of having to deal with THQ, their former publisher, falling apart before their eyes and being sold to Deep Silver. One could only wonder if the troubles would have bubbled over to the development of Saints Row 4. They say it hasn’t and by the looks of it they are telling the truth as Saints Row 4 looks exponentially more insane than its predecessor.
Disco Pixel’s debuted their first playable demo of Jungle Rumble at PAX East this year. The premises is a straight forward rhythm strategy game that involves tapping the screen to the beat and in different patterns to perform various actions. The game… Read More »
When last we saw the four heroes of Dead Island, they were on a helicopter to safety. The happy ending we thought was going to happen was not meant to be though and with Dead Island: Riptide the heroes end up on a new island, once again tasked with helping out the survivors and ultimately surviving themselves.
Reto-Moto’s Free-to-Play (F2P) First-Person-Shooter (FPS) Heroes & Generals is set in a World War II environment, and contains many standard online FPS features. Players can create custom characters via their flash based client directly through their website, however the game itself… Read More »
Considering their penchant for repackaging their products, publisher Square-Enix has been slow to jump on board the HD remake train. However they are now fully on board and if the Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix is anything to go on, then they are doing it right.