Clone Drone in the Danger Zone: A Quick Look

Clone Drone in the Danger Zone: A Quick Look

British Humor and Robots with Swords Indie games have undoubtedly evolved quite a lot in the past decade. What once was considered a mere shot in the dark at creating something with limited resources in an otherwise vast sea of AAA and third-party games, has now become this (some of the times) beautiful norm in the gaming industry, mostly due to platforms like itch.io that facilitate the distribution of such games. A great example of […]

Gabe Newell: Valve’s Steam Machines Outperform Consoles

Gabe Newell: Valve’s Steam Machines Outperform Consoles

Days before Valve’s much-anticipated project to bring PC gaming into the living room, Gabe Newell has claimed its hardware line-up can offer better performance-value than home consoles. Newell told business website Develop: “At console price points, we’re going to have machines like Alienware’s, which are faster than today’s consoles. So, the same price point as today, except you get better performance and you’re connected to everything you like about the […]

Gameplay Video and Screens: Playing as Animals in WiLD

Gameplay Video and Screens: Playing as Animals in WiLD

Ever wanted to see the world from an eagle’s perspective? WiLD – an open world adventure from the mind of Rayman creator Michael Ancel – lets you do just that. In fact, it allows you to take control of a whole multitude of animals. From hares to bears, developers Wild Sheep Studio have got it covered. The main character of WiLD (pictured below) is a shaman who can spiritually connect […]

New Batman V Superman Screens

New Batman V Superman Screens

Several screens from Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice have been revealed online by Total Film. Directed by Man of Steel’s Zack Snyder, the film will see Ben Affleck make his debut as Batman. In an interview with Total Film, Snyder spoke about the conflict between the two superheroes: “You kind of have to understand both of their point of views, I think you’re sympathetic to both, in a weird […]

EA’s Patrick Soderlund: We Want To Build Games Like GTA

EA’s Patrick Soderlund: We Want To Build Games Like GTA

Patrick Soderlund, Executive Vice President of EA Studios, claims that the company are set to break into the action market with some ‘gigantic’ new games. Of course, EA are no strangers to success, with titles such as FIFA and Madden seeing them dominate the sports genre. However, as Soderlund admits, they’ve never really had a huge hit when it comes to the most popular area of the industry: “If you […]

No Man’s Sky Will Blow Your Mind

No Man’s Sky Will Blow Your Mind

Sean Murray, co-founder Hello Games, showed off the UK-based studio’s super ambitious space exploration game, No Man’s Sky, on The Late Show earlier this week.  No Man’s Sky has gone from being a relatively unknown entity to one of the most hotly anticipated titles of recent years, a lot of that is down to Murray who, with his warm and passionate presentation style, always manages to impress. Host Stephen Colbert […]

Microtransactions in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Microtransactions in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Ubisoft have confirmed that their latest AAA title, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, will offer microtransactions. However, the Montreuil-based developers are keen to stress that these payments are strictly optional and – much like Metal Gear Solid V’s MB coins – act only as a means of ‘speeding up’ the game rather than offering any key advantages to players who can afford them. Francois Pelland, Ubisoft Quebec development director, told IGN: “Assassin’s […]

How Just Cause 3 Was Built

How Just Cause 3 Was Built

With endless skydives, long-range grappling, and utterly over the top physics, Just Cause 3 is set to be just as bonkers as it’s predecessors. However, have you ever stopped to think just how much work goes into making such an open-ended game? Well now you don’t have to. Developers Avalanche Software have released this short video – featuring Senior Character Artist Mike Knowland and Junior Environment Artist Jesse Bonelli – […]

Uncharted 4 & Star Fox Zero – Better Late Than Broken?

Uncharted 4 & Star Fox Zero – Better Late Than Broken?

Neil Druckmann, a Co-director at Naughty Dog, has revealed that Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is delayed simply because the company want to get the games’ story right. Speaking to Official PlayStation Magazine (via GamesRadar), Druckmann said: “It was a very hard decision, even when I’m describing the ending, it’s a pretty… Well, I guess this is a little bit of a spoil… Nah, I’m not going to say it! […]

Nintendo Direct Will Continue

Nintendo Direct Will Continue

Following the death of Satoru Iwata, Nintendo have told IGN that the Nintendo Direct video series will continue: “Nintendo Directs will continue, but we have no details to provide now on who will be featured or the topics that will be covered.” Tatsumi Kimishima has just been named new Company President and could well play some part. Previously, Iwata was always the host of the show; which features news about […]