With the holiday season approaching, game companies are putting out some pretty cool products that fall into the wacky yet cool category. In fact, taken as a whole, the past couple weeks have been filled with good gaming news. So grab a mug of hot chocolate and curl up with some fine headlines rounded up for your pleasure by Chella.
The month of Halloween always brings a slew of horror game releases with it and 2014 is no different. But Chella has picked her most terrifying game characters ever. Did your favorite fright make the list of scariest video game characters?
Microsoft is giving Halo fans a first look at the live-action series, Halo Nightfall, due to hit Xbox Live in November. A trailer launched today, with Agent Locke, the central character, front and centre. Halo Nightfall will be released on Xbox Live, exclusively, starting next month. The series comes as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection and will be aired episodically, after the game’s 11 November release. The video blurb describes the series as giving an “insight into the origin and backstory of legendary manhunter, Agent Locke”. It goes on to state that Locke is a “pivotal new character in […]
The Evil Within #1 is one of four prequel comics that accompany the game. Charting events before the main story, it’s light on horror and story.
Just in time for the spooky Halloween season, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter brings us a thoughtful tale that delivers an eerie bit of American gothic without becoming period melodrama. It’s an adventure game you will want to dive into.
A writing for games course gives Chella renewed passion for games and the stories they can tell. Plus she gets to attend a Q&A session with Rhianna Pratchett.
Are you ready for some gaming? Hopefully so, because the autumn release season is in full swing. Chella surveys the field and picks out the top six titles that no gamer should be without in the coming few months.
The battle for Destiny is also a battle for gamers as Bungie’s new FPS could secure a sales lead for the PlayStation 4 this Christmas, thanks to the help of some clever marketing tactics from Sony. All’s fair in love, war and gaming, right?
Life Is Strange is the second game from French developer, DONTNOD, who published Remember Me in 2013. Its latest game, is an episodic mystery adventure, funded and published by Square Enix on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. DONTNOD’s first game, Remember Me was cyberpunk adventure with a female lead and Life Is Strange also puts a girl in the centre. But that’s where the similarities end. Life is Strange is about a girl called Max, who returns to her hometown in Oregon, after being away for five years. She reunites with her former best friend, Chloe, who’s father […]
BioWare unveiled Shadow Realms, at Gamescom 2014, during the EA press briefing. Coming to PC, Shadow Realms is an action RPG, pitting four players against one. BioWare is the creator of the incredibly successful Mass Effect and the Dragon Age series and released a number teaser trailers in the lead-up to Gamescom. Lead game designer at BioWare James Ohlen says on the Shadow Realms website, “Shadow Realms has its genesis in old school Dungeons & Dragons. When I first started designing BioWare RPGs back in the 90s, what drove me creatively was the desire to give players the experience I had while […]