Metacritic has always acted as a generally fair barometer for how people feel about games – and it turns out that recent release Inside is almost universally beloved. According to Xbox’s head of marketing, Aaron Greenberg, the game, from developer Playdead, immediately went in at the top spot as the highest-rated Xbox One game to be released this year. We always knew that Inside was a special game – check out our review – but the dark and gritty platform adventure has performed even better than we expected, beating off some triple-A competition from Overwatch, Doom and Xbox-exclusive Ori and ... Read More »
The head of Bioware Studios has hinted that there may be a Mass Effect Andromeda reveal coming this year. Fans have been eagerly awaiting further news on the latest game in the sci-fi series since it was first announced in 2015. Since then we’ve been teased with concept art and a couple of making-of trailers, showing the Bioware team hard at work crafting the fourth Mass Effect game. Those that were expecting something big at E3 were left pretty disappointed – during the EA press conference, they delivered another video of the developers, interspersed with a few quick shots of ... Read More »
Dedicated fans of Microsoft’s Crackdown think they’ve uncovered a teaser website for the upcoming third instalment. Days before E3, a member over on the Crackdown Forums, who calls themselves TheAgencyBoss, posted a link to a site that is intriguingly sparse on information. The only clues we possess are... A banner thanking the agent for their visit A series of five missions, dated to run through to 7th July A reference to earning dollars for an agency pension. Any ideas? Because that’s not a lot to go on, except that in Crackdown, you play as an Agent of justice… You can ... Read More »
The Overwatch hype machine reached fever-pitch today, one day before Blizzard’s FPS is finally released. And they did it in style! Marketing for the game has been…monumental, literally in the case of the story we brought you yesterday about Overwatch’s impressive statues popping up around the world. Not only that, but Blizzard timed their open beta (a de-facto demo) to coincide with the release of Gearbox’s own FPS, Battleborn, and also teamed up with Coca Cola to launch a series of beautifully animated short films in Odeon cinemas. Those shorts, which are also available on the small screen, have given ... Read More »
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