Disco Elysium puts a full party of NPC companions in your head

Disco Elysium is an RPG where you're never alone. I'm the player who chooses companions based more on their personalities than their stats, so Disco Elysium is perfect for me. In Disco Elysium, with enough points in Inland Empire you can talk to everything from a mailbox to your own necktie. This is just the kind of thing that happens in Disco Elysium. It's exaggerated to suit your situation as one troubled individual, but there's truth to it.

By | 2019-10-21T06:24:53+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Fallout Fans Should Be Excited for The Outer Worlds

While The Outer Worlds steps away from the post-apocalyptic setting of Fallout, fans of the franchise will definitely find a familiar experience when diving into Obsidian's new title. advertisingFancy Perks, Abilities, and Character ChoiceMuch like the S.P.E.C.I.A.L system, The Outer Worlds features a rich character stat system. Much like most Fallout titles, these stats will also open up new dialogue options or alternate routes in the game, further emphasizing the fact that The Outer Worlds was

By | 2019-10-18T16:10:49+00:00 October 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dialogue Options: What makes a good video game companion?

Hello and welcome to Dialogue Options, our weekly show where we take our gaming theories and opinions and we put them to you. Today I'll be talking about what makes a good game companion, why some of them are so darn loveable, and how they make your adventuring so much better. Mass Effect 2 is one of the quintessential examples of just how good companions can make the overall experience of a game's story. The company you keep(Image credit: Bethesda)But don't get me wrong, I'm not saying all game

By | 2019-10-02T15:12:06+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Last of Us 2 companions can take out enemies for you

Speaking to GameSpot, Newman said that "our allies can do a lot of pretty exciting new stuff where they can get stealth kills independently". "They have their own pretty nuanced melee system where they can interact with enemies in melee and also help you out and rescue as they did in the first game. They're a little bit more flexible and nuanced this time around," he explained. And I think it's great that players can now count on that and make those kinds of plans interacting with your allies. "

By | 2019-10-01T12:02:46+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Code Vein: Who is the Best Partner

advertisingInside the world of Code Vein, companions serve a bigger purpose than simply assisting in combat. advertisingRELATED: Code Vein Review RoundupWhile the game has a bunch of companions to pick from, some are more useful than others. Just like a traditional Dark Souls experience, Code Vein has a lot of intricacies that aren't explained well. However, in order to play with a friend in Code Vein, there's a few more considerations to think about including a special 8 character password code

By | 2019-09-30T08:09:12+00:00 September 30th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GreedFall is rough around the edges, but its companions make it a world I want to keep exploring

One example is how GreedFall puts you in charge of how you want your character to interact with the world. But for me, the biggest highlight so far is undoubtedly the companions you have at your side. A world divided(Image credit: Spiders)In GreedFall, the world's populace is divided into factions that each have their own motivations and world views. GreedFall may not be the shiniest gem in the fantasy RPG pile, but the companions help it shine just enough to keep me invested. The followers are

By | 2019-09-12T08:01:46+00:00 September 12th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Outer Worlds has a ‘yes-man’ and her name is ADA

At PAX West last weekend, three writers from Obsidian Entertainment sat down on a panel to discuss how they brought the characters of the upcoming The Outer Worlds to life. In The Outer Worlds, you'll hop around planets on a ship inauspiciously called The Unreliable with the help of an AI called the Autonomous Digital Astrogator, or ADA for short. Over the course of The Outer Worlds, ADA continues with that goal, adjusting elements of her personality while interacting with you, the protagonist.

By | 2019-09-04T23:17:58+00:00 September 4th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Skyrim: 10 Best Wives & How To Marry Them

Inevitably, at some point in your Skyrim adventures, you'll want to find a more permanent home and maybe even a permanent companion. Head over to the city of Markath in Southwest of Skyrim, and you should find Ghorza working as a blacksmith. advertising2 LydiaConsidered among the most popular companions and marriage partners, Lydia is an iconic woman in Skyrim. advertising1 Aela The HuntressThe most popular and best wife in Skyrim, according to the community, is undoubtedly Aela. In order to hav

By | 2019-09-01T13:09:55+00:00 September 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celtic RPG The Waylanders shows off cinematic trailer and gameplay

After last year's successful crowdfunding campaign, classic-style RPG The Waylanders returns with a new cinematic trailer. Your party companions, however, cannot travel through time. Although fights happen in real time, you'll have the ability to use a tactical pause feature to queue up actions for party members. Waylanders also includes the tactical ability to create formations with party members. Executive producer Fernando Prieto reiterated to IGN the three big names involved in creating The

By | 2019-08-23T19:45:37+00:00 August 23rd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GreedFall’s new ‘Companions Trailer’ teases the getting busy bits

Spiders (the developer, not actual spiders) has teased the inclusion of romance in GreedFall already but gave us a few more details on the available companions in the trailer at Inside Xbox at Gamescom 2019. In GreedFall, your character will be a diplomat arriving on the island of Teer Fradee to navigate relationships with different factions. Your companions will all have their own alliances, which will affect how they react to your choices on quests. (Image credit: Focus Home Interactive, Spide

By | 2019-08-19T19:47:06+00:00 August 19th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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