Join us for another roundup of the big gaming news stories of the week, featuring Fallout 4, Uncharted on PS4, and Dark Souls 3 E3 rumours.
When civilization crumbles, what will be left of humanity, and what is the cost of survival? Those are the questions at the heart of The Last Of Us, the new post-apocalyptic epic from Naughty Dog, creators of the outstanding Uncharted series. A mutated fungus has caused great swathes of the population to become the gruesome ‘infected’, with the last remnants of the human race forced to become practically feral to survive. Those expecting the wisecracking tone of the aforementioned Uncharted will find little comfort here – The Last Of Us is brutal, gruesome, and quite extraordinary. Continue reading
Second up for me this year was the reboot of Tomb Raider. The demo began with some Uncharted style exploration and climbing. Lara, stranded on an island needs to find shelter from a tropical storm. A short climb across a crashed plane and one missed handhold later she finds herself cold and shivering in a small cave. Continue reading
From Metroid to Bandicoot, Gears to Killzone, Forza to Grand Turismo, all major players in the console market have their beloved and exclusive video game franchises, which in most cases they either developed in-house or paid a King’s Ransom to have. They’re also constantly trying to 1up each other, be it with exclusive content or early access to games or DLC. And before you stop reading this article, NO this is not an article about whose better Sony or Microsoft, in the next thousand words or so I hope to explain that having exclusive titles and different consoles is hurting the video games industry and by default hurting the consumer! So why do I think this, when some of the best and most innovative video games are exclusive and the video game market as never been this popular and completive. Continue reading