This week Neal looks at the potential gaming changes after the success of Elden Ring and if AAA games are going to try and create more Elden Ring clones.
This week Neal looks at the game industry, and if it’s worth it for new designers to get a degree, or instead to self-teach themselves and then go into the indie market. He has bought himself a tutorial for Unity, so we know which side of the argument he is landing on.
This week Neal has been playing Horizon: Zero Dawn and thought about why he was enjoying the world more than most open world games. He decided to record his thoughts about what the industry could do better in this column.
Michelle Sayatovich is taking over Neal’s Column this week because it’s all about the upcoming Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands game, which she is super excited to play. This week she dives into the six amazing new classes that we will be able to master when we first set foot into this crazy new adventure.
This week Neal looks over the past, present, and future and how Tom Clancy games have improved or declined since 1998. This includes looking at titles such as Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, and even the upcoming XDefiant.
Full motion video games and interactive movies are white hot right now. After a long period of somewhat lackluster offerings, FMV titles now have elite studios, talented actors and cool technology all coming together to create some amazing games for us to play.
With the old year fading into a lukewarm memory, the Skirmisher takes time to look ahead to some of the, hopefully, amazing games that 2022 will offer. Let’s hope the new year will be good for gamers, because we could all use some good news. Health and happiness to you all!
Warner Brothers and Unreal have released the playable Matrix Awakens tech demo running on the Unreal Engine 5. If games of the future look even half this good, the future is going to be awesome. This could seriously change everything.
Everyone has a story about how the year 2021 has treated them, with lots of ups and downs. For Skirmisher Neal Sayatovich this is especially true. He did some great things like reboot The GiN Lounge, but also suffered for months with COVID-19. And the whole time, he kept on gaming. Hopefully, all of you can too.
If you are like most of us, the holidays might mean a little extra time for gaming as the winter holidays roll around and those vacation days are just begging to be taken. Neal plans to relax with some old gaming favorites alongside some brand new titles. What about your plans?