Results for Tag "adventure"

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games

Posted 11/17 02:33 in Gaming | 0comments

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games

It's not hard to inject something different into the mix--some mini-games here, a couple of side missions there, maybe a boss or two with their own gimmick to nab our attention again.Go crazy!

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How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

Posted 11/21 18:35 in Gaming | 0comments

How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

A prequel to the first two Zelda games (hence its English title), A Link to the Past opens with a young boy called Link sleepwalking as Princess Zelda calls to him telepathically.She explains that she’s being held prisoner in the basement of Hyrule Castle and needs Link to rescue her.

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Horizon: Zero Dawn - Release date, trailers, PS4 Pro details and everything you need to know

Posted 12/01 12:26 in Gaming | 0comments

Horizon: Zero Dawn - Release date, trailers, PS4 Pro details and everything you need to know

As if it didn’t already look amazing on PS4, Horizon: Zero Dawn looks incredible on PS4 Pro.“We’ve used the PS4 Pro’s enhanced hardware to do some exciting things for Horizon: Zero Dawn’s art style.

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Turns out The Last Guardian's Trico poops and it's confused a few people (and there's a trophy involved)

Posted 12/07 23:15 in Gaming | 0comments

Turns out The Last Guardian's Trico poops and it's confused a few people (and there's a trophy involved)

If you see Trico scratching at the ground in The Last Guardian, don't go over and pick up the green blobs.That's its poop.

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Gaming's most overly elaborate evil schemes

Posted 12/10 00:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Gaming's most overly elaborate evil schemes

But we do know that these are some of the most baffling examples of evil schemes we’ve ever seen.Given that Kor has no need of older-Jak’s services, why not just swallow the pixie-eared one whole?

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6 games that do death differently

Posted 12/16 17:04 in Gaming | 0comments

6 games that do death differently

Most of us stop short of claiming we died during our travels, but video game protagonists have a habit of trading in extremes.When they describe their adventures after the fact, they'll detail their own demise before remembering that they're very much alive, and none of that actually happened.

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15 sidekicks who deserve their own game

Posted 12/17 11:33 in Gaming | 0comments

15 sidekicks who deserve their own game

These sidekicks shouldn’t be wasting any more time in the background, and we know just what type of game they should star in.The game could be a prequel, telling of Alyx’s many exploits as part of the resistance before Gordon decided to wake up from his convenient slumber, but that seems too safe for Valve.

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The Last of Us 2 - trailer, plot info, Ellie's fury and everything you need to know

Posted 12/21 16:11 in Gaming | 0comments

The Last of Us 2 - trailer, plot info, Ellie's fury and everything you need to know

And if The Last Of Us 2 trailer that debuted at Sony’s PlayStation Experience earlier in December is any indication, she is PISSED.This has lead some to some Last Of Us 2 theories where folk are speculating Joel is actually dead.

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Boxing Day sales: Deus Ex Mankind Divided for $19 on PS4 - the future of bargains!

Posted 12/26 18:53 in Gaming | 0comments

Boxing Day sales: Deus Ex Mankind Divided for $19 on PS4 - the future of bargains!

The Boxing Day sales are a great chance to bag a gaming bargain, and they don't come more bargainous (that's definitely not a word I just made up) than this deal on Deus Ex.You can grab Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for a measly $19 on PlayStation 4 from Amazon.

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The Last Guardian’s Trico is the gaming's perfect pet and a truly smart piece of design

Posted 01/04 11:22 in Gaming | 0comments

The Last Guardian’s Trico is the gaming's perfect pet and a truly smart piece of design

I love The Last Guardian.No, it’s a core thematic choice that’s absolutely crucial to the integrity of The Last Guardian’s central premise.

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The lessons Horizon: Zero Dawn can learn from 12 years of Monster Hunter

Posted 01/06 12:01 in Gaming | 0comments

The lessons Horizon: Zero Dawn can learn from 12 years of Monster Hunter

Alongside the increased visibility of the main Monster Hunter titles themselves, a series of pretenders (God Eater, Soul Sacrifice, Toukiden: Kiwami, et al.But after 12 years (the original Monster Hunter dropped in March of 2004), the original formula is growing stale.

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The more determined Tomb Raider: Underworld is to lock me out of its tombs, the more I want in

Posted 01/12 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

The more determined Tomb Raider: Underworld is to lock me out of its tombs, the more I want in

After a brief prologue, Crystal Dynamics’ excellent Tomb Raider: Underworld drops Lara in the Mediterranean and leaves you to figure out where to take her next.You want to get inside, but you’re going to have to earn it.

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The 7 Greatest love stories in gaming

Posted 01/19 15:40 in Gaming | 0comments

The 7 Greatest love stories in gaming

We love games, and most of the time they love us back.But games that actually tell a great love story?

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A futuristic, Kojima-flavored adventure with a modern message: You should be playing 2064: Read Only Memories

Posted 01/23 18:08 in Gaming | 0comments

A futuristic, Kojima-flavored adventure with a modern message: You should be playing 2064: Read Only Memories

Good detective stories, Sega CD adventure games, anything that could be reasonably described as 'rad'.How you respond to these characters, and how you decide to solve 2064's puzzles, will mold and shape the outcome of its winding narrative.

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The 50 most gloriously stupid character names in gaming

Posted 01/30 16:28 in Gaming | 0comments

The 50 most gloriously stupid character names in gaming

Names are tough, because there's such a fine line between sounding cool and sounding completely bonkers.A good name sticks with people, a bad one sticks with people because it sounds like something a porn star would reject for being too obvious.

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The best video game stories ever

Posted 02/04 00:15 in Gaming | 0comments

The best video game stories ever

Where most tales of this type are made of good guys and bad guys, heroic challenges and redemptive resolutions, The Last of Us has none of these things.No one at the start of the game is even particularly likeable.

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Silent Hill 2 is a perfect game... and it's still inspiring horror in 2017

Posted 02/08 13:16 in Gaming | 0comments

Silent Hill 2 is a perfect game... and it's still inspiring horror in 2017

Few games have the good fortune of being perfect but, for me, Silent Hill 2 is.I'm not trying to claim that - mechanically - Silent Hill 2 is the pinnacle of video game development.

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See if you remember gaming's most forgettable sequels

Posted 02/10 22:07 in Gaming | 0comments

See if you remember gaming's most forgettable sequels

It finally left the contemporary political fiction of the Modern Warfare series behind to tell the story of a group of former US special operatives fighting to restore their fallen country in the near future.More importantly, it had a dog and fish that really swam away from you when you got near them.

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9 of the Cthulhu-iest video games ever

Posted 02/16 18:18 in Gaming | 0comments

9 of the Cthulhu-iest video games ever

Those things Metallica sang about a couple times.I meant tormented beyond comprehension.

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