Recently at EGX Ubisoft were exhibiting the next South Park title, the delightfully named The Fractured But Whole. While the game may have one of, if not, the most adolescently crude titles in recent video game history that shouldn't detract from the games substance. Much like its predecessor it's evident, even from the small amount of gameplay that you're privy to during the demo, that the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, had a lot of involvement in the games story line. The jokes and actions of the characters are all distinctly South Park-esque. While I could spoil story ... Read More »
So for many of us who discovered gaming during the 80's and 90's 2D gaming will always hold a special place in our hearts. This brings us to a new game from The Square Enix Collective called Forgotton Anne. Created by Copenhagen-based developer ThroughLine Games, Forgotton Ann is a cinematic 2D story driven adventure game. The game takes place in a place known as the Forgotton Realm - a place filled with the discarded and missing items from the human world. Such as toys, socks and letters. The game finds the titular character Anne and Master Bonku as the only humans ... Read More »
In our time so far at EGX we have played a boat load of fantastic games, one of the highlights so far for us is Little Nightmares. This immersive freaky title really adds the chill factor straight off the bat. Mechanically it is simple which allows you to focus more on the experience rather than button bashing, you play what seems like a young girl trying to survive from a rather ugly, fat chef thats preferred delicacy is kids!! The demo at the stand was quite short but all the team the managed a go agreed the same thing - ... Read More »
You'd be forgiven for thinking that Brawlout is just the latest in an ever expanding line of Smash Brothers clones, and whilst that is true to some extent when you look on the surface, beneath that lies a whole different beast entirely... You see, Brawlout is aiming for a more skill determined playstyle as opposed to Smash's sheer insanity. To turn a phrase; Smash is for show, Brawlout is for a pro. Fortunately, it won't take you long reach that higher skill level. Taking on the developers Angry Mob Games at their EGX stand, I was swiftly handed my ass ... Read More »
EGX is the UK's biggest gaming event, taking place 22 - 25 September at the NEC in Birmingham, and we'll be there! We know lots of you will be there too - so don't forget to say hi if you see us! We know, though, that there are many more of you who would love to be there, but can't. Well, we're going for you. No, we're not going to have fun - this is work, after all! We'll be reporting regularly throughout the four days of the show - stay tuned to us on Twitter, our Facebook page and Facebook ... Read More »
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