The interesting thing about the retro FPS revival that’s been happening over the past few years is that in many ways, it has already reached a point wherein you need to have a really strong hook to justify your place in the field. At first, it was just enough to offer a throwback from regenerating
When it comes to remakes and remasters, one question that always seems to come up is, “How much content can be changed?” For some, a few tweaks and adjustments are perfectly acceptable in the remake of a classic game. Hell, maybe even massive changes are just fine, a la Final Fantasy VII Remake. For others,
While Devolver Digital is known for publishing everything from the quiet and emotional Gris to the gory and violent Carrion, the publishing studio itself is known for having a snarky, off-kilter sense of humor. Watching any of their E3 “press conferences” is a quick way to see what the studio is about (and a rabbit
It seems to be a trend recently in games to tell serious, “deep,” or dark stories. Something to try and grip your attention, affect your emotions, or just…you know, be violent and aggressive. I’m not complaining, I’m a sucker for games with melancholic tones. If a video game can create feeling in my cold dead
With yesterday’s release of the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn presentation from the 25th anniversary event in Japan, we learned that Composer Masayoshi Soken took on Dalamud in an attempt to stop it from descending. Why would a man attempt to take on the falling moon by himself? It’s a fair question and one
The main thing that makes a KH MMO a difficult sell is the fact that, well, let me sum it up: Disney. They’re not going to particularly want their characters on an ever evolving online world where their franchise(s) could, arguably, be slandered and graffiti’d by online hooligans. The ‘Disney Factor’ cannot be forgotten, and
I won’t go into Nintendo’s stock dropping soon after E3, nor will I deny the fact that Nintendo is at least trying to be hardcore. It is, however, a bit akin to the moment where you realize your best friend; The one whom has a huge legendary high school reputation for heroism and fearlessness, has
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