There are certain games that just immediately sell the core concept. They tap into an ideal or truth that is universally known and make a fun game from it. House House have managed to accomplish this in Untitled Goose Game. Known Truth: Geese are Horrible. Known Truth: Being a Horrible Goose for a few hours is a hilarious exercise.
Ubisoft have a lot to follow up on after last year, including Beyond Good and Evil 2, Skull and Bones and a wealth of their traditional titles. What will the E3 Ubisoft Conference 2018 bring?
EA now has a huge uphill battle in the minds of the general audience and media following the Battlefront 2 Microtransaction Brouhaha. What do we expect for them to bring to the Table for E3 2018? What are our E3 EA Predictions?
Game Freak and the Pokemon company have shown off the news that Pokemon will be getting it’s first entry in the Franchise on the Nintendo Switch. In the form of a pair of spin offs, Pokemon Let’s Go and Pokemon Quest. Before the pitchforks are raised, remember two things. One, not everything is made specifically for you. Two. Pokemon has been getting spin off games since the Gameboy version of the Pokemon Trading Card Game and Hey You, Pikachu in 1998. This is not new. So what have we got coming to Switch in 2018?
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
The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a love letter to the venerable series. It is a summation of everything that makes the Zelda games wonderful, whilst also making the gameplay fun and approachable for older and newer players alike.
No game is more anticipated for the Nintendo Switch than The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I got to try it out. So far, it’s exactly what I’ve been hoping for.
At some point, Fire Emblem, the turn based strategy series from Nintendo, got really really popular. To the point where we now have four different games being announced in the one day.
Nintendo First Party Titles were the main draws at the Hands-On event, With Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 and ARMS being three games that seem to highlight everything the Nintendo Switch has to offer.
For me, the Nintendo Switch Hands on event started with mini game collection 1-2 Switch. A party game, designed around direct competition, and definitely built to show off the new controllers.