Four Heroes. Around a thousand enemies. One of the most satisfying co-operative experiences of the year. Vermintide 2 is a blast of a game.
Rust is an online only, always active survival game where your player character is random and fixed and the world is full of other players who want to ruin your day. Yet it’s a game that I’ve sunk hundreds of hours into, and it is fascinating to play.
Let’s get it out of the way. LA Noire is not a game for everyone. The story is cliched, oddly paced and tropey. The incredibly expensive facial recognition tech is somewhat let down by the clunky dialogue system. But in spite of all that, it does a fantastic job of capturing the feel of being at the heart of Noir Detective stories. Even Better, LA Noire is a perfect game to play with a group of friends. Following the clues, making connections and catching lying witnesses out is better with company
Absolver is an online 3D fighting game. In this game the moveset is created by the players, the fights are gorgeous and fluid and it’s all wrapped in a paintstroke aesthetic.
Nidhogg 2, from Messhof, is a 2D duelling game that is built around multi-player combat. Specifically, Nidhogg shines when being played with friends. Whether it’s local couch Co-op or online, fighting against a person you know creates a wonderful experience as you try to best each other in this superb duelling game.
Available November 3rd, and featuring the return of the “Big Red One” to the Call of Duty series. Check out the details below!
DICE and their Battlefield series have a reputation in gaming. Above all else, they create incredibly authentic experiences. Not realistic. No. Other studios make realistic games, your ARMA, your Squad and Project Reality. They are fiddly, demand your sole attention and require detailed focus on perfect simulations of suppression and firefights. Battlefield games capture the feeling of those things. With a decent headset and a little suspension of disbelief, you believe in what you’re playing.
Time for a Video Review for Titanfall’s Technical test on PS4 and Xbox One!