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?
Being the first major release on the new shiny consoles of 2014, and being the reboot of a venerable series with a large fan base, Thief had a considerable weight of expectation on its frail shoulders before it was pushed out into the limelight.