You know it’s a slow E3 when the announcement of a console port and some glorified patch notes make it into the presentation of one the “big three.” To be fair, at least this qualifies as “video game related” and isn’t some tone-deaf stunt like revealing a super-car in the middle of a video game … More Playerunknown’s Battleground Adding Zombies, Mantling, Precipitation, and Xbox One Port.
Did you play Advance Wars? You should have. It was an addictive Game Boy Advance strategy title with charming artwork and engrossing gameplay. It spawned a multitude of sequels since its 2001 release and has a diehard following. Unfortunately the franchise has been silent since 2008 and Nintendo hasn’t given any word on if, … More Wargroove is Chucklefish’s Take on Advance Wars
Ubisoft and Nintendo officially announced the crossover title Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle this week at E3. We’ve been hearing lots of rumors about this joint venture for over a month now, and despite the minor spoilers, the details on it really grabbed my attention. Both figuratively and literally, Mario has worn a lot of … More You Should Be Excited Over the Mario/Rabbids Crossover!
I really want to be excited for Anthem. Yes EA, you’re supposed gameplay trailer looked amazing. The environmental effects, in particular, caught my eye. Bioware showcased a rich walled city where players venture out of in groups to complete quests, and gather loot from randomized drops while leveling up different exo-suits/classes. Oh and there are … More Bioware Shows Off New IP “Anthem”
In an unexpected and bold creative move, EA premiered a trailer of their new co-op adventure A Way Out. Set in an indeterminate time period somewhere in the American backcountry, A Way Out is being created by rookie developer Hazelight. Though Hazelight may be new, its core team is made up of former Starbreeze Studios … More EA Reveals New Coop Only Action Adventure “A Way Out”
Arc System Works, the company behind some of the greatest anime based fighting games ever made, dropped a bombshell today with the announcement that they are developing a new 2.5D Dragon Ball fighting game. This reveal comes with notable acclaim from fans, as Arc System Works is well known for their gorgeous hand drawn animation. … More Seasoned Fighting Game Developers Announce Dragon Ball Fighters
Oh dear, it’s happened again. A developer, attempting to cash in on a popular gaming trend, has ignored the impassioned cries of its dedicated fan base and created a game that nobody asked for. We’ve seen this treatment many times in the past, across a myriad of genres and intellectual properties, usually resulting in morbid … More Warhammer 40k Dawn of War 3 You got RTS in my MOBA. No, You got MOBA in my RTS. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Now that Bungie is finally being more public with the upcoming release of Destiny 2, the news has been circulating ferociously. The general optimism has yet to fade with these announcements, but there is some skepticism surrounding the familiarity. … More Is Destiny 2 Different Enough?
One of my favorite things about being an avid gamer is when a developer manages to create a new and interesting experience. Playing around with a novel gameplay element for the first time can set the tone for an entire game. Valve probably nailed this feeling best with Portal and it’s namesake dynamic, but they … More Stalking Toilet Paper, Early Impressions of Prey
Several years back I experienced a big change in my gaming habits that came from the birth of my brand new gaming rig. I dropped $800 on new parts, put them inside a badass full tower, and fixed myself up with dual monitors for good measure. My primary motivation came from wanting to join my … More My Move Back To Single Player Gaming