There’s nothing quite like a bit of nostalgia, is there? It seems that there are more games hearkening back to a previous era than there are gigantic, modern triple-A titles. The SNES-era produced a few memorable 2.5D platformers that maintain a significant following to this day. Fans who want to revel in that particular brand of nostalgia need look no further than Explodemon.
If we’re talking about games that defined what we must now call the ‘previous’ generation of gaming, it would be remiss not to devote an article to Quantic Dream’s ground-breaking interactive drama Heavy Rain.
After years of waiting impatiently, ZeniMax’s latest rival to World of Warcraft’s MMO throne is out now. I donned my bow and quiver, stuck some novelty ears on the side of my head and embarked on my mighty quest in The Elder Scrolls Online.
There are two major handheld consoles on the market at the moment: the PS Vita and the Nintendo 3DS (let’s not bring the 2DS into this). So which one should you buy? Which one (commercial success not considered) is best? Let’s end this once and for all…
It’s safe to say that for many gamers, next-gen hasn’t blown them away yet. They sure look pretty, but the cavalcade of fairly mediocre games to grace the shiny new consoles haven’t been amazing. What we need, ladies and gentlemen, to combat the bland nature of the games we have been given so far, is something different. Something exciting. Something like Murdered: Soul Suspect perhaps?