Metro Exodus is bigger than 2033 and Last Light combined

4A Games has said previously that Metro Exodus will be more open than the previous games in the Metro series, but it won't be a completely open world like that of Stalker. For one thing, individual levels in Exodus will be much larger than anything seen in the previous games. The biggest outdoor level in Last Light was roughly "200 meters to 100 meters," Prokhorov said,. That means everything from weapons, attachments, and other loot, to "frozen stories" that reveal more about the game world and

By | 2033-02-11T16:00:00+00:00 February 11th, 2033|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Telling Lies, starring Logan Marshall-Green and Alexandra Shipp is out this month

Telling Lies is a new game from the master of mystery, Sam Barlow. He got us hooked on investigating with Her Story, and his latest project - which boasts big names like Prometheus' Logan Marshall-Green and X-Men: Apocalypse's Alexandra Shipp will be released on August 23. There’s hours and hours of footage. As well as the characters played by Marshall-Green and Shipp, you'll see the stories of two other participants, played by Narcos' Kerry Bishé and Angela Sarafyan, who Westworld fans will rec

By | 2019-08-17T07:41:57+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite mechs are here to stay, says Epic Games

Epic has released a statement explaining why the Fortnite mechs (known in-game as B.R.U.T.E. Since their introduction, many players have argued that the mechs are messing up their tried-and-true Fortnite tactics and disrupting competitive play. And even though Epic recently nerfed them by decreasing their spawn rates and adding a massive laser pointer so you know where they're aiming, Fortnite players still want them gone. "Another part of the mission is to provide spectacle and entertainment wh

By | 2019-08-17T07:38:30+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halo: Infinite creative director Tim Longo has left 343 Industries

Halo Infinite creative director Tim Longo has left 343 Industries in what Kotaku described as a "leadership shakeup" at the studio that also includes a change in roles for executive producer Mary Olson. "We have recently had two changes to the Halo Infinite development team. The overall creative vision and production of the game remains led by Chris Lee, Studio Head of Halo Infinite." Longo joined 343 Industries in 2013 and served as the creative director on Halo 5. Halo: Infinite is currently e

By | 2019-08-17T07:35:38+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bungie talks Destiny 2 Super nerfs, balance changes, and a totally rebuilt Crucible

Part three tackles specific balance issues and Bungie's solutions to them, as well as sweeping changes coming to the Crucible with the launch of Destiny 2 Shadowkeep . Balance changes - Supers, buffs, and debuffs"The way damage stacking works in the game right now is busted," Smith says. "Multiplicative damage combines with exponential damage inflation to send damage numbers to soaring heights of 'we cannot continue this way.'" Finally, Smith briefly touched on the long-term future of Destiny, n

By | 2019-08-17T07:35:02+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey’s new trailer emphasizes crafting your own evolution story

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is one of the more intriguing games coming out this year, and it just got a new trailer. Still, the video sheds some much-needed light on Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey's narrative structure, which looks to be rather fluid and unique to each player's experience. Patrice Désilets, known for serving as creative director for the first three Assassin's Creed games, is now in charge of adapting the story of human evolution to the third-person survival video game for

By | 2019-08-17T07:25:53+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition devs are focused on multiplayer and mods

Nightdive Studios announced last week that it's working on an enhanced version of System Shock 2, which came as a shock to me because I thought it had been announced months ago. "Our priority with the Enhanced Edition is to be able to deliver an updated co-op multiplayer component. "Our other priority is to ensure that all existing mods and fan missions are compatible with the Enhanced Edition, but much of that will rely on the cooperation of the mod community. System Shock 2 multiplayer is a pa

By | 2019-08-16T23:11:12+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts trailer reveals a November release date

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 suffered from some rather serious technical problems when it came out in 2017, which developer CI Games attributed in part to the game being "too ambitious" for its relatively small team. To address that, it said the next release in the series, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts, would ditch Ghost Warrior 3's open-world design in favor of "tailor-made contract missions that offer a clear main objective." A year to the day later, CI has dropped a new trailer showcasing Black G

By | 2019-08-16T23:10:30+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Streaming-only Xbox console rumors squashed by Microsoft

Contrary to rumors, Microsoft is not working on a streaming-only Xbox console. In an interview with Gamespot , Microsoft’s executive VP of Gaming Phil Spencer set the record straight: the company isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox console at the moment. As for whether or not a streaming-only Xbox console might still be in the stars, who knows? With the direction Microsoft is taking, a streaming-only console could still happen someday. Although, if this game streaming service proves to be a s

By | 2019-08-16T23:10:05+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do game developers need a game design degree?

If you want to make games, you might be considering getting a game design degree, the same way you would for many other careers. If you're enrolled in one, how should you use it to start working on the games you've always wanted to make? Not all game design programs are created equal. Lennie HakolaIn fact, Briar cautions anyone considering a game design degree to examine the industry in their area carefully. When it comes to getting a game design degree, the relative newness of the field still m

By | 2019-08-16T20:01:26+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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