On the Sunday just passed I attended a fairly local event in Scotland, Play Expo Glasgow. Scotland has always been a hub for game developers, with deep roots in game development history. Such as the original, and continued, development of Grand Theft Auto. Last year, I attended Resonate Insomnia and its great to see more gaming
Halo Wars 2 has received quite a warm welcome to the Xbox market from competitive and casual players. Halo is one of those franchises that has a die-hard fan base with the Spartan as a symbolic icon for the series. However, you can’t play the original trilogy without fearing the Flood. The flood were terrifying.
The Xbox Briefing showcased more footage of Middle Earth Shadow of War (YASSS). The footage showed us more of the combat as well as more features of how the Nemesis system works. It also showed off the incredible work gone into scripting and voice acting the denizens of Mordor you meet and dominate. But I think
I feel Activision and Sledgehammer Games are feeling the pressure of returning to the genre that made the series so successful. The original Call of Duty games on PC knocked off the then leaders of war games Medal of Honor off the top spot. Call of Duty then pursued a futuristic direction, but if Battlefield 1 is anything to go by, the
I can’t tell you how many years I have been waiting for a Monster Hunter title to come to console. The series has always been a favourite of mine for its co-operative based action, RPG crafting system and challenging quests. And now, Monster Hunter World is coming to consoles, and it looks better than
It’s not all E3 news here. There are the odd titbits of information and trailers that make it through the cracks. One I certainly overlooked was the addition of a new sponsored Mod for Ark: Survival Evolved. ARK Ragnarok brings a new map, stunningly created by mod makers as part of the sponsored mod