Results for Tag "Action"

Horizon: Zero Dawn originally had you fighting robo-saurs with a machine gun

Posted 04/12 22:21 in Gaming | 0comments

Horizon: Zero Dawn originally had you fighting robo-saurs with a machine gun

What if instead of fighting with your bow, spear, and wits in Horizon: Zero Dawn… you just shot all the robot dinosaurs with a machine gun?That's how the earliest prototypes for Horizon played out, managing director Hermen Hulst explained in a conversation with Uncharted 4 co-director Neil Druckmann.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2's release date is officially set for November 17, 2017

Posted 04/15 21:27 in Gaming | 0comments

Star Wars Battlefront 2's release date is officially set for November 17, 2017

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 release date is finally official: EA plans to release the game worldwide on November 17, 2017.That gives you just over a month to play the game before heading to the theaters for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 includes maps and heroes from every era of Star Wars

Posted 04/15 21:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Star Wars Battlefront 2 includes maps and heroes from every era of Star Wars

The first Star Wars Battlefront from EA had a laser (blaster?) focus on the original trilogy, but Star Wars Battlefront 2 lets you play through all 40 years of Star Wars canon.

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GTA Online's new Tiny Racers mode is a nostalgic throwback to Micro Machines

Posted 04/20 22:10 in Gaming | 0comments

GTA Online's new Tiny Racers mode is a nostalgic throwback to Micro Machines

The incoming Tiny Racers mode is a nostalgic tribute to racing games like Codemaster's Micro Machines, pulling the camera way up and back to simulate the toy-scale thrills of the olden days.This is a really clever way to put the impossibly high-flying track design of the Cunning Stunts update to new use.

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11 great games that can be played while drinking tea

Posted 04/21 12:59 in Gaming | 0comments

11 great games that can be played while drinking tea

Whether you drink it with or without milk, from a dainty tea cup or an enormous Sports Direct mug, it's always tea and it always makes the day a little brighter.Thankfully it turns out that there's actually loads of games you can play while sipping your favourite beverage.

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10 HD collections we (still) want to happen

Posted 04/24 23:36 in Gaming | 0comments

10 HD collections we (still) want to happen

These are the HD collections and upgraded ports we're still hoping to see on PS4 and Xbox One some day.The series is nearly two decades old at this point (the first game launched alongside the PlayStation 2), making it seem especially worthy of HD preservation.

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Best Xbox 360 games of all time

Posted 04/26 13:32 in Gaming | 0comments

Best Xbox 360 games of all time

The Xbox 360 dominated gaming following its 2005 launch.There was a reason the 360 took the lead over the competitors for so many years: it had some of the best games ever made.

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The 10 greatest couples in video games

Posted 04/28 23:20 in Gaming | 0comments

The 10 greatest couples in video games

Sometimes two people just have a spark.We’ve all had moments of vicarious joy watching these couples grow close over cutscenes or in casual filler dialogue.

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Code Vein trailer proves that yes, it's totally Anime Bloodbone - just look at these clips

Posted 05/02 22:00 in Gaming | 0comments

Code Vein trailer proves that yes, it's totally Anime Bloodbone - just look at these clips

The first crop of screenshots for Code Vein made us suspect very strongly that Bandai Namco's next game was, in fact, Anime Bloodborne.What we are looking at here is a game with Bloodborne/Dark Souls style combat, carried out by ridiculously good looking anime characters and bizarre monsters.

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Watch a full Crash Bandicoot HD stage in action and see how far sewer levels have come

Posted 05/03 17:24 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch a full Crash Bandicoot HD stage in action and see how far sewer levels have come

Wondering how the Crash Bandicoot HD remasters are getting on?The official Crash Bandicoot YouTube channel has posted a full gameplay clip of the new-and-improved Sewer or Later level, which has gotten a whole lot prettier since we last saw it in Crash Bandicoot 2.

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16 shooter classes that defy classification

Posted 05/05 23:56 in Gaming | 0comments

16 shooter classes that defy classification

As with the most unique RPG classes, I'm fascinated by the stranger, more unique concepts that some multiplayer shooters have to offer.So, for your enjoyment, I present a list of the misfit classes that merrily defy the traditional class structure.

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Dammit: Mass Effect may be on hiatus and Square Enix is selling Hitman's developer

Posted 05/11 16:53 in Gaming | 0comments

Dammit: Mass Effect may be on hiatus and Square Enix is selling Hitman's developer

Bad news if you were a fan of Mass Effect: Andromeda or the new episodic Hitman.The developers behind both games are having a rough time, with lead Andromeda studio BioWare Montreal reportedly being scaled down, the Mass Effect franchise put on hiatus, and Hitman dev IO Interactive being prepared for sale by publisher Square Enix.

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That supposed Red Dead Redemption 2 screen was actually for an MMO

Posted 05/12 16:35 in Gaming | 0comments

That supposed Red Dead Redemption 2 screen was actually for an MMO

That Red-Dead-like screenshot making the rounds of the internet this week isn't actually of Red Dead Redemption 2, as some had speculated - though the confusion was justified.The image actually depicts Wild West Online, an upcoming MMO that the developers decided to make because Red Dead Redemption never got a PC version.

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The best Assassin's Creed games, ranked

Posted 05/13 22:36 in Gaming | 0comments

The best Assassin's Creed games, ranked

With the Assassin's Creed movie out now, and a new AC game likely this year, it's time to take a look back at the best this series has to offer.After all, most of the older games are still well worth playing.

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Alan Wake was almost an open-world Silent Hill. Here's the story of its creation

Posted 05/15 18:09 in Gaming | 0comments

Alan Wake was almost an open-world Silent Hill. Here's the story of its creation

Before it finally arrived back in 2010, Alan Wake - one of the hottest, most anticipated Xbox 360 games - had drift into myth territory.In Remedy’s eyes, the only myth concerned with Alan Wake was talk about delays and inordinate development times.

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The best PC games to play right now

Posted 05/19 12:13 in Gaming | 0comments

The best PC games to play right now

But what are the best PC games to play right now?Read more: The best PS4 games to play now Lara Croft made an impressive comeback in this new reboot of the classic Tomb Raider series.

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Watch this poor AI trying to learn to drive in GTA 5

Posted 05/19 22:04 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch this poor AI trying to learn to drive in GTA 5

Twitch user sentdex is letting viewers share in the formative moments of Charles, "a convolutional neural network that learns to drive through deep learning".It's a bit like those driverless cars that are training themselves on GTA 5, but with a lot more vehicular manslaughter.

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The Black Flag team is back for the new Assassin's Creed... here's why that really, really matters

Posted 05/22 13:23 in Gaming | 0comments

The Black Flag team is back for the new Assassin's Creed... here's why that really, really matters

Back in 2013 there were seven studios working on Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag.” By spreading responsibility for the varied features in the game, Ubisoft can afford to make Assassin’s Creed so diverse.

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Red Dead Redemption 2's release date is now set for spring 2018 but at least there's new screenshots

Posted 05/22 22:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Red Dead Redemption 2's release date is now set for spring 2018 but at least there's new screenshots

Red Dead Redemption 2 is missing its first release date.Rockstar Games revealed that the open-world western is now set to hit PS4 and Xbox One in spring of 2018 rather than fall of 2017, as was originally announced (still no word on a PC version) Rockstar explained that, since RDR2 will be its first game built solely for this generation of consoles, "some extra time is necessary to ensure that we can deliver the best experience" to fans.

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