It’s become quite obvious that Ubisoft is not planning on releasing sequels to their games any time soon with the announcement of Far Cry 4. Understanding that Watch Dogs will have a sequel if it does well enough and finding that Assassin’s Creed has its own floor dedicated to only itself in Montreal, the franchise business is in full swing. Now we’re seeing the fourth entry into the main Far Cry series environment.
This week there’s word that our favorite god-smasher Kratos may be making his way to the PlayStation 4 sooner than expected. This fellow has been the star of a couple of games that will be coming to the PlayStation Vita in the form of God of War Collection. We wouldn’t be surprised if the same title also came to PlayStation 4 digitally.
What if a company was your opposition in war? A new Call of Duty game asks that very same question. The latest Call of Duty takes a page from recent political headlines and puts it in the palm of your hands. A new video for the game, which you can see below, teases the idea heavily.
One of the most anticipated sports games to launch each year is the new entry in the EA Sports Madden NFL franchise. The next entry on the franchise will be Madden NFL 15 and EA Sports has announced that August 26 is the launch date. Madden NFL is often one of the biggest sports games launched each year, and this year will be no different.
If you’re a fan of the recently revealed ninja-esque game THIEF, you’re aware that we’re in an age of "choose your own" gameplay. You can make a game your own, and developers encourage this with bonuses and tags in either fashion. With the newer - not yet released - game Wolfenstein (2014), you’ll find at least two kinds of gameplay going on.
Watch Dogs is a game which exists as both a single-player and uniquely multiplayer entity. Because of the way multiplayer comes into play on this game, the multiplayer trend popular in many other online games - character customization - is akin to dressing up a ninja in reflective orange and chrome. Chatting with Ubisoft earlier this month we had the opportunity to ask Watch Dogs Lead Gameplay Designer Danny Belanger to what extent customization plays a role in this title both online and off.
This week the team behind the next-generation Mad Max game have made clear their intent on bringing real-deal custom vehicles to the gaming universe. This isn’t Twisted Metal anymore - it’s not a cartoon. Instead you’ll see "West Coast Customs" popping up several times throughout this pseudo-gameplay trailer.
The release date for The Last of Us downloadable bundle "Grounded" has been noted by Naughty Dog’s team as having a May 6th release date for the United States. The EU (Europe) release of this DLC will be May 7th, and the season pass will no longer be available after the week of May 13th.
If you’re using Hulu Plus on your PlayStation 3, Playstation 4, or Xbox One, the team responsible for helping you control this situation are bringing some heat. There’s now a Remote Control app for Hulu Plus, allowing you to control what you see on your TV from your smartphone or tablet. It’s all very retro, when you think about it.