The Skirmisher is concerned that the new diskless consoles will become the norm one day, leading to inflated prices for games and an elimination of the secondary market that many less wealthy players rely on.
Like most big-time sports fans, Skirmisher Sayatovich is having a disappointing year. Thankfully, there are lots of great sports games out there right now to help tide everyone over. And if things continue the way they are, it might be the best we can get for a long time.
Remaking a SpongeBob game from the PlayStation 2 era seemed like a good idea on paper. But perhaps SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle For Bikini Bottom Rehydrated reaches back too far. Unfortunately, it feels like a PS2 era game when gamers probably really want a brand new SpongeBob title.
Playing SpongeBob: Battle For Bikini Bottom Rehydrated got Neal remembering his love of the so-called collectathon games from yesteryear. He theorizes what happened to the former giants of Banjo-Kazooie, Spyro and other similar type titles in modern times.
This week The Skirmisher is letting his powder dry. Instead of griping about something, he breaks out some amazing games of yesteryear and tries to forget all about his troubles. Could these forgotten classics lift your spirits too?
Nostalgia can be a powerful force, as our reviewer found out when he begged, borrowed and stole to get a copy of Panzer Dragoon: Remake. But that fuzzy feeling can only go so far, and sometimes, the past is best left as a memory.
Skirmisher Sayatovich settled in for the Ubisoft Forward presentation this week. And while the revealed games looked pretty good overall, he was disappointed that they seemed to follow the same old formula once again.
Pirates Outlaws takes the much-loved pirate genre and creates a deck-building, competitive card game around it. Although it could do with a little more polish, Pirates Outlaws has more than enough swagger to make for a fun adventure.
In the old days, armies of play testers had to make sure that games were nearly perfect at launch, because patching them was next to impossible. Today, early buyers of games have become unpaid play testers, patches come out frequently, and The Skirmisher thinks it’s weakening videogames.
Alder’s Blood is a tactical combat game with extreme horror elements. It actually mixes quite a few different genres into a beautiful and bloody gameplay mix that is sure to please those who enjoy dark stories and intense turn-based combat.