Saints Row has been a series that never quite felt like it had a solid sense of what it wanted to be. The juxtaposition between a serious gang drama and a balls-to-the-wall Hangover-tier sandbox shooter wasn’t something that resonated with me, and my limited time with Saints Row IV however-many years ago didn’t leave much
Hot off the heels of Pokémon Legends: Arceus‘s rousing success, The Pokémon Company announced the next generation of mainline titles in their Pokémon Day presentation yesterday. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will be the first in the series to harbor a completely seamless open world and roaming Pokémon. While Pokémon Sword and Shield only had the
In the wake of Microsoft’s historic acquisition of Activision Blizzard, rival Sony has made a sizable purchase of their own. Announced on Monday, former Halo and current Destiny developer Bungie will join Sony Interactive Entertainment in a deal worth around $3.6 billion, according to GI.biz. This deal has been in the process for close to
If you’ve been a semi-casual Gamer Escape reader this past summer (which you should be, duh), you’ve probably come across our past coverage of Weird West, a top-down cel-shaded action RPG developed by some of the core staff behind Arkane Studios and games such as Dishonored. Published by Devolver Digital, it drew me in since
When Weird West was first announced at The Game Awards 2019, I was cautiously optimistic. An action RPG developed by the collective headed by the original creators of Dishonored and Arkane Studios, all while being published by Devolver Digital? It sounded way, way too good to be true.
Chinese-based Yooreka Studio, who co-developed Streets of Rage 4 with Dotemu and published the game in mainland China, has revealed eight new games launching over the course of the next year as part of their E3 2021 presentation. Here’s a look at everything shown.
To say that the Dragon Quest series’ 35th anniversary is a packed one would be an understatement. Yesterday evening, Square Enix hosted a broadcast with six announcements to celebrate the occasion that was simultaneously streamed in multiple languages. Let’s take a look at everything that was announced during the event.
The latest entry in CI Games’s best-selling Sniper: Ghost Warrior series, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, has secured a release date of June 4th on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PS4. Taking place in the fictional country of Kuamar, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 tasks the player with eliminating a brutal dictatorship through
After sparking outcry when it was announced that the storefronts for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita games would shut down in July, Sony Interactive Entertainment President & CEO Jim Ryan has walked back that decision. In a post on the official PlayStation blog, Ryan states that the choice to shut down the storefronts “it was
After a successful showing in June, New Game Plus Expo returned to showcase new and upcoming games from a variety of developers. Here’s everything that was shown at the event.
Following the success of Fall Guys, Epic Games announced that it has acquired UK-based corporation Tonic Games Group consisting of developers Mediatonic and Fortitude Games, publishing arm The Irregular Corporation, and Skillshare-esque platform Tonic U.
After years of lingering in limbo, EA has officially axed Anthem. In a blog post written by Bioware Austin Studio Director Christian Dailey, new development work on the game—notably, an update titled Anthem NEXT —has been stopped, although the servers will be kept online. The update was announced in February of last year and had
The Animal Crossing train is still going strong for Nintendo, who unveiled the game’s update slated for this month earlier today.
Four years after NieR: Automata‘s launch and two years after its Director Yoko Taro claimed in Famitsu that there was “one last secret” yet to be discovered, dataminer and modder Lance McDonald has found it after “hundreds of hours” of reverse-engineering the game’s engine.
The trainwreck that’s been Cyberpunk 2077’s release has only gotten worse.
XCOM. Wasteland. Hell, maybe even Fire Emblem. These strategy RPGs are some of the most recognizable in the genre, but it’s easy to forget their roots. This brings us to King’s Bounty, one of the first hex-based RPGs on the market when it first released in 1990, bringing the genre to the mainstream. Spawning the
Originally released last year, Merge Games and Infuse Studio have announced a remaster of puzzle-adventure title Spirit of the North, which will release around two weeks after the PlayStation 5’s launch.
To kick off this year’s Tokyo Game Show, indie publisher Playism held their own press conference to showcase all of the games they’re publishing as we enter the next generation. Here’s everything that was shown in the two-and-a-half-hour long event. Bright Memory and Bright Memory: Infinite Bright Memory, the impressive indie FPS known for being
Last year, tech conglomerate Apple released Apple Arcade, a monthly subscription service that would bring new, quality games by renowned developers such as Sega, Square Enix, and Capcom to an ecosystem known for microtransaction-laden and low-budget titles that act as billboards instead of entertainment. It was a novel concept, and something that seemed implausible in
Moving up from its previous release date of November 17th, Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will release on November 10th as a launch title for Microsoft’s next-generation consoles. On Xbox, Ubisoft states that the game will feature high-resolution textures, improved shadow quality, cluster density, and faster loading times thanks to the improved hardware.