Dungeons and Dragons. The name alone has the power to plant images in your mind of nerdy, pubescent boys in their mum’s basements. As I am two of those three things (we don’t have a basement), I feel that it’s my duty to test this stereotype. So, what is wrong with Dungeons and Dragons? I joined in to find out. The first step in joining … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Dungeons and Dragons?
9/10 PS4 Open-world games are tricky to get right. Players want big (but handcrafted) maps, filled with endless (but varying) quests and intelligent (but not too intelligent) A.I. So, naturally, it’s refreshing and extremely well-received when a game has just about all of that (and more). ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ follows Aloy, a born hunter, in a world where giant machines roam the environment, posing a great … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ Means Never Going Outside
Whether you’ve played the previous chapters or are new to the series, you should be excited about this release. The next edition, ‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’, is the first standalone game in the series – meaning you don’t play as Nathan Drake. It’s okay to think that it won’t be the same (and it won’t), but let’s give it a chance, because look at this. That’s right … Continue reading The Next Chapter of ‘Uncharted’ is Coming Soon
With this year’s E3 approaching, developers are assembling their biggest and best games to announce, with many open-world designs likely to be showcased. It’s one of the most popular genres out there – but why do we love it so much? An open-world game is one that lets a player run free in (often massive) fictional worlds, giving them unrestricted exploration of every inch. As a design, … Continue reading Why Do We Love Open-World Games?
Since ‘The Elder Scrolls: Arena’, the series has captured audiences, brought in huge sales and developed the glorious (and massive) world of Nirn. ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ saw a record number of sales for Bethesda Game Studios, becoming its best ever selling game (a title it held until recently beaten by ‘Fallout 4’). It’s no surprise that players everywhere want to see a return of the … Continue reading Will We See ‘The Elder Scrolls VI’?