Today, Blizzard announced a new hero in a short vignette video featuring Orisa, a new tank, built by the brilliant Efi Oladele, a brilliant girl who is pretty much an 11 year old Tony Stark. Orisa is now live on the PTR.
After much speculation, Monolith and WB games announced today that Shadow of War, the sequel to Shadow of Mordor.
Shadow of War will be released on August 22nd on Xbox One (and Project Scorpio), PlayStation 4 (and PlayStation 4 Pro), and PC (through both Steam and the Windows Store as an Xbox Play Anywhere title).
We are less than a week till the Nintendo Switch is released upon the world. Last Friday I got the chance to get hands with the system and a handful of titles here in beautiful San Francisco along with some of the other local press.
One of the first games I tried and was excited about since seeing it released was ARMS. Upon first look, it seeming like a new Wii boxing with new paint, which is only just a small part of the game. I played it a handful of times during my time at the event and slowly became hooked on the fast paced tactical fighting game. I definitely wouldn’t be surprised if ARMS made a debut at EVO next year.
Next, I made my way over to Splatoon 2 area. Being one of the few current gen games that still uses a cel shaded atheistic ala Jet Set Radio I was very excited. While my Ambassador told me to pick one easier weapon types, like the squirt guns or goes to roller, I selected the sniper class and was rightfully defeated several times in a row. Licking my wounds I mosied onto the next game.
Finally, I had made it to the Zelda themed part of the Warehouse. This would of probably been one of the first ones I wanted to play, but had ticket timed group sessions. After finally making my way to a kiosk I started the game, seeingand hearing familiar faces and cues. The demo itself wasn’t entirely long(roughly about 30 minutes) but was more than but a taste the of wonders and adventure it offers.
Some other games I had a chance with at the event were Just Dance 2017, Sonic Mania, Mario Kart 8, Street Fighter Super HD and more. While I won’t be getting one at launch I can safely say the Switch will be delivering a great experience for anyone who gets one in the coming months.
bbFree games are so rare these days. Since the introduction of currency, there’s never been anything given away without wanting something in return.
Well Oculus thinks it’s time to change that, at least with some of it’s new titles coming out on it’s platform. With Dead and Buried as it’s newest title, that makes three AAA games that will be available at launch with the Oculus touch, including VR Sports Challenge and The Unspoken.
In an interesting turn of events CastAR has brought in one of the most unlikely and talented teams to help create the future of AR and VR.
Eat Sleep Play was founded back in 2007 by Scott Campbell and God of War creator, David Jaffe. Since putting out Twisted Metal out on the PS3, the team has also worked on other titles like the soon to be released Drawn to Death as well as others.
The glasses themselves us a new technology call “retro-reflective” which guessing from the name I can only assume that they catch the light or projections and then are displayed through the glasses, definitely some worth keeping an eye on.
Earlier this week Blizzard was teasing some Summer Games surprise when they sent streamer Laced up Laruen a mysterious package packed with Overwatch goodies and stickers. Then yesterday even more news with a video from Blizzard themselves announcing a whole bundle of new skins,taunts, and other summer games goodies, including a new brawl mode, Lucioball. Which is more soccer with a twist than Rocket League.
Lucioball and goodies will be available for a limited time during the month of August.
After being put in to a “development purgatory” last year when the movie’s previous director, Seth Gordan(Horrible Bosses), and writer Mark Boal(The Hurt Locker) left. Now Sony has found a new writer for the Uncharted movie, Joe Carnahan, who is also directing the new Bad Boys 3 movie. Coincidentally Carnahan is unable to direct to the new uncharted movie because Bad Boys 3 and Uncharted have conflicting schedules. “In a perfect world I would love to do both, but right now, I’m only on board to write the script,” he told Variety.
Now you would think that with August 7th coming up, No Man’s sky isn’t that far off from being released right? Well if you’re an eager beaver like Reddit user Daymeeuhn, two weeks just wasn’t soon enough. With a swift visit to the one place one can pay an exorbitant amount of money for hard to find or definitely street dated goods, Ebay. How much would you pay for an early copy of a game you really wanted early, 80$,100$, maybe even 120$? Daymeeuhn spent 1250 dollars , plus another 50 for shipping which is surprising that it wasn’t free. While Daymeeuhn might be having the time of his summer gaming life, Hello Games founder, Sean Murrray, felt different about the subject.
We’ve spent years filling No Man’s Sky with surprises. You've spent years waiting. Please don't spoil it for yourself 🙁
Last week at E3 I got a chance to play Game Breakers’s new boss battle game Furi. I’m lucky that I played it on the last day, otherwise I would of spent a good chunk of my time playing Furi instead of going to my appointments. What drew me into Furi was it’s dark ascetic and cool boss battles, which make up alot of the games gameplay. Mastering each of the bosses and the fighting styles will test how quick your reflexes are. Be sure to look out for Furi when it hits PS4/PC July 5th.
Game Trailers, know for being one of the top media outlets in the gaming industry, was shut down back in February. While their site and YouTube channel hadn’t been updated for a while, no one knew what was going to happen until today. IGN has stepped in to archive all of GT’s assets, videos, and shows, and will be taking over the channel and updating it with new content and trailers.