Article Archive for April 2012
You may not know it but we stand on the precipice of one of the most important development decisions in video game history. One whose ripple effects will be felt throughout the industry moving forward.
If BioWare goes ahead with the purported changes to the Mass Effect 3 ending, it stands to set a damning precedent potentially hamstringing the creative integrity of future creative endeavors.
You’d think the apocalypse would spell the end of all things but that couldn’t be further from the truth in video games. The end of the world is right when the fun starts. Ubisoft’s I Am Alive hits the store today, putting players in the tremendously average shoes of an every-man hero clinging to life amid the desolation of the end of days.
Other highlights include post-apocalyptic racer, Wheels Of Destruction as well as brand-new downloads for the recently reviewed Street Fighter X Tekken, SSX and Asura’s Wrath.
Have a look for yourself.
PlayStation Plus once again proves itself to be worth your while with a bounty of 5 free games available for download this week. Holdovers and stingy spenders like myself will find it difficult to resist the temptation of the Plus.
Other highlights include multiple discounts on Mortal Kombat themed content, the debut of I Am Alive and the introduction of the Amazon Instant Video App.
Have yourself a look.
Sniper Elite V2 developer, Rebellion, will host a live Q&A session over Twitter on Wednesday 4 April. Fans of the game will pitch questions directly to developers Steve Hart and Andy Haith between 15.00-16.00 GMT+1.
It could be an ideal opportunity to learn more about Sniper Elite V2’s “devastating X-ray kill-cam” or the “sniper’s choice”. All you have to do is send your questions to @SniperEliteV2 and use the #SEV2 hashtag.
It has to be said that there have been a lot of Street Fighter games over the years. Actually, including all the reskins and remakes that fans have been treated to recently, we count at least eight Capcom fighters on PlayStation 3 alone. Bearing that in mind, is Street Fighter X Tekken a worthy addition to this established series, or simply more of the same?