It’s been an entire decade, and games have come a long way. Let’s revisit their journey together.
Game: The Outer WorldsMade by: Obsidian EntertainmentPublished by: Private DivisionAvailable on: Playstation 4, Windows, Xbox One A limited-length RPG set in the caustically-corporate Halcyon system, The Outer Worlds aims to be Obsidian’s spiritual successor to Fallout: New Vegas.
Note: Since writing this story, Blizzard has officially responded to the issue. ExLudico’s response to the response has been added below. In an interview with Taiwanese casters Virtual and Mr. Yee last weekend, the Chinese professional Hearthstone player Blitzchung offered a message of solidarity with the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Speaking in Mandarin, […]
Meme marketing isn’t a groundbreakingly New concept for advertisers, and advergames go as far back as the movie tie-in titles of the pre-Nintendo era, if not further. Still, if there’s anything I expected to see on Steam’s “coming soon page” early this morning, it wasn’t I Love You Colonel Sanders! Even then, I assumed (naturally, […]
PC Gaming’s biggest sale is still its best, but it’s losing its charm. This year’s Steam Summer Sale started earlier this week, ushering in discounts on most titles across the PC gaming storefront. Accompanying this year’s sale is the Steam Grand Prix event, which is… confusing at best, something Valve’s since admitted, and they’ve changed […]
We’re at the end of a fairly uneventful E3. The Japanese giants present may have managed to save the show a few days in, but their Western competitors stayed safer, bringing cinematics and a few reveals, but only light gameplay. Word on the street is all the big boys are huddling up and preparing for […]
In late 2018, after an amazingly successful year for their flagship title, Fortnite, Epic Games announced it would put some of its newly-acquired capital toward supercharging its proprietary games launcher. Previously a platform for first-party titles exclusively, the freshly-renamed Epic Games Store is now one of the top contenders in a party looking to dethrone […]
Game: Overcooked! Made by: Ghost Town Games, Ltd. Published by: Team17 Digital Ltd. Available on: PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One An exercise in high-stakes teamwork masquerading as an arcadey cooking game, Overcooked! is couch co-op in its most chaotic form.
Inspiration from competitors will define Treyarch’s next Call of Duty title. On Friday, developer Treyarch launched a weekend-long open multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, the latest title in its titanic series. Sitting on a history of slight changes to an overall-stable FPS experience, Black Ops 4 takes a few more risks than usual. […]
Game: Mini Metro Made by: Dino Polo Club Published by: Dinosaur Polo Club Available for: PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android This simple, minimalist puzzle game isn’t an in-depth mass transit simulator, but it’s an easy-to-learn, tough-to-master distraction perfect for limited-time play sessions.