Assassin’s Creed Origins changed the series by turning the franchise into an RPG instead of just a story driven action game. This change made Origins a far more immersive and engaging experience. While Origins outlined the foundation of the creed itself in Ptolemaic Egypt, Assassins Creed Odyssey is set four hundred years before its foundation during the Spartan and Athenian war. It means that there’s no mention … Continue reading Assassins Creed: Odyssey (Xbox,PS4,PC)
Historical accuracy, as close to realistic as possible while maintaining a solid level of entertainment were all bold goals. Did all the blood, sweat, and tears poured into development pay off though? Continue reading Kingdom Come: Deliverance (PS4, XB1, PC)
My, what a difference not being on a yearly schedule makes. Assassin’s Creed: Origins is the return to the franchise that just stepped off the production line. Being in production for four years, this iteration marks the end of Ubisoft’s grand experiment in leveraging global staff towards annual releases. Assassin’s Creed: Origins is a bold step for the franchise in almost all areas. Introducing a whole slew … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed Origins (XB1, PS4, PC)
It’s time once again to “head on down to South Park and have yourself a time”. Creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have poured their creative minds into this next installment of the franchise, The Fractured but Whole presents an authentic recreation of the famous tv show complete with comedic writing and the voice acting we know and love which makes you feel like a part … Continue reading South Park: The Fractured But Whole (Xbox one, PS4 and PC)
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor came out almost three years ago. It was an interesting take on the Lord of the Rings universe created by J.R.R Tolkien. The combat was unique, the story engaging and filled with rich lore and featured a unique Nemesis System. The game tried to do new things in the world of third-person story adventures, even if the system fell short of what was originally promised. Middle-earth: Shadow of War tries to improve every aspect of the original concepts, while at the same time expanding upon it. It’s fantasy at its finest and I believe Tolkien would be proud.
Valnir Rok is a Viking online multiplayer survival crafting game created by German developer Encurio. It is much in the same vein as games like ARK: Survival Evolved, RUST or 7 Days to Die. Which are all games that feature the basic gameplay mechanics of “Forage, Craft, Eat, Drink or Die”. These games have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their endless possibilities … Continue reading Valnir Rok – 12 hours in the Pre Alpha
Conan exiles by Funcom launched on the Xbox game preview earlier this month for the price of $34.99/£30.49, coming from a troubled launch on PC early access earlier this year. Set in the expansive world of Conan the Barbarian we start by creating our character on a cross that they have been placed on, on the edge of the “exiled” lands as punishment for their crimes. Character … Continue reading Conan: Exiles (XB1, PC)