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Encased is a promising, Fallout 2-inspired RPG entirely set inside a mysterious dome

Later, I help an engineer catch a rat that’s nested beneath the floors of a transport bay filled with rusty cars. The turn-based combat is entirely average, but I like how vividly Encased creates its world and the social structure within it, before wrapping everything in a shroud of mystery. Upon arriving at Magellan, the first stop for dome newbies, it’s immediately clear just how fractured society is. But on the whole, Encased is remarkably polished at this point: the quests I played all worke

By | 2019-10-22T18:59:19+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons The Witcher Is Better Than Skyrim (And 5 Why Skyrim Is Better)

advertisingThe Witcher III: Wild Hunt launched in 2015 and has, perhaps, had an even greater impact on the fantasy RPG genre. Pure graphics aside, Wild Hunt looks like a richer world with lots of variety in the environments and colors. 8 The Witcher: CombatThe swordplay in Wild Hunt is like night and day when compared to Skyrim. advertising7 Skyrim: PowersWhile the gameplay is more engaging in Wild Hunt, Skyrim, as bombastic as it is and has a lot more variety. RPGs have tried to do this for dec

By | 2019-10-20T13:10:28+00:00 October 20th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 Has Been a Great Year for Souls-Like Games

advertisingRELATED: How Code Vein Gameplay Compares to Souls GamesHowever, this year the number of unique, excellent Souls-Like games has skyrocketed. SekiroSekiro: Shadows Die Twice arrived in March of 2019, and can perhaps be seen more as an evolution in the lineage of Dark Souls games. To that end, Sekiro abandoned the dark medieval fantasy of Dark Souls games to bring in a Japanese-Historical setting with a mystical flair. advertisingCode VeinCode Vein is a very interesting take on the Souls

By | 2019-10-19T06:10:13+00:00 October 19th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Star Wars is for everyone’: How Fallen Order adds difficulty options to Dark Souls-inspired combat

Earlier this year, From Software's Sekiro reignited a debate over game difficulty, and whether all games should have options that make them more accessible. Respawn's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, out in November, has been in development for some four years, so it's certainly not a reaction to the Twitter chatter of early 2019. "A lightsaber is, for me at least, the most exciting thing in the Star Wars universe, and it's kind of the dream to make a lightsaber game. We wanted an experience that t

By | 2019-10-17T19:08:27+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Lightsabers Are Kept Powerful Across Difficulties

In other words, increased difficulty in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order won't simply increase enemy health. advertisingRELATED: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Teases Darth Vaderde Heras provides a handful of examples regarding how he and his team are increasing Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order's difficulty without increasing health. Early impressions of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order reaffirms that combat retains its action combat. advertisingStar Wars Jedi: Fallen Order releases November 15 on PC, PS4, an

By | 2019-10-17T16:10:36+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

With Legends of Runeterra, Riot wants to overhaul the crowded card game market

Legends of Runeterra is a card game set within the League of Legends universe, drawing on characters found throughout that game’s expansive lore. (Image credit: Riot)While the world and characters of League of Legends underpin the game, CCG veterans should recognise many of the ideas which have helped shape it. The influence of both Magic: The Gathering and Hearthstone is immediately apparent, but Riot’s not relying solely on LoL’s personality to set Legends of Runeterra apart. (Image credit: Ri

By | 2019-10-17T12:31:26+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Watch the first gameplay trailer for medieval battle royale RAN: Lost Islands

Coming to Steam Early Access later this year, RAN: Lost Islands is a historical take on the battle royale genre. You can even take to the skies with some kind of strange glider thing, which I'm sure is not historically accurate. "In RAN: Lost Islands, mastery of quick action and strategy rules the day as an arsenal of period weapons from different factions, and an exhilarating mix of traditional combat controls and combo techniques add high replay value and depth," says developer Jolly Roger Gam

By | 2019-10-17T12:24:22+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Preview – A New Approach to Lightsaber Combat

advertisingThe basics of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order revolve around deliberate combat encounters and Uncharted-esque platforming and puzzle-solving. Although Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’s combat system focuses on the lightsaber and force powers, Respawn emphasized that protagonist Cal Kestis is a Jedi in training. advertisingRELATED: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order PC SpecsBecause the combat requires patience and timing, there are going to be questions about how Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order compa

By | 2019-10-17T08:10:01+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Sci-Fi Games To Play If You Loved Horizon Zero Dawn

The Sci-Fi RPG Horizon Zero Dawn is a great game. It has compelling characters, an intriguing storyline, and some of the best open world gameplay gamers have seen in a long while. RELATED: Top 10 Cyberpunk Video GamesWhile not exactly open world there are a lot of places to explore and things to find. There is a large facility to explore and unlock, but by no means is it open world or even necessarily pretty. NEXT: 10 Games Like Horizon Zero Dawn You Need To Play

By | 2019-10-17T07:10:21+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ESRB explains its Mature rating for Doom Eternal

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has revealed its summary for Doom Eternal. As expected the first-person shooter ended up with a Mature rating due to contents categorized as Blood and Gore in addition to Intense Violence. You can find the full ESRB description for the latest Doom videogame below:This is a first-person shooter in which players assume the role of the Doom Slayer, an ancient warrior battling demonic forces from Hell. The recently delayed Doom Eternal is now slated to come ou

By | 2019-10-14T23:04:45+00:00 October 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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