Life Is Strange: New Game from Remember Me Creator

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 … Continue reading Life Is Strange: New Game from Remember Me Creator

Shadow Realms Trailer from BioWare Hits Gamescom

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 … Continue reading Shadow Realms Trailer from BioWare Hits Gamescom

Rise of The Tomb Raider Not So Exclusive

According to a new Eurogamer report, Rise of the Tomb Raider is probably a timed exclusive for Xbox One and Xbox 360. When pressed on whether the game will make it to other platforms,  Xbox boss, Phil Spencer was a little bit cagey. He did admit that the deal “has a duration”. Spencer said, “I have Tomb Raider shipping next holiday exclusively on Xbox. It is Xbox 360 and Xbox One. I’m not trying to fake anybody out in terms of where this thing is. What they do with the franchise in the long run is not mine. I don’t … Continue reading Rise of The Tomb Raider Not So Exclusive

Rime Trailer Melts Hearts at Gamescom

Another Sony exclusive, Rime is the upcoming puzzle adventure from Deadlight developer, Tequila Works. The stunning, whimsical trailer put the pretty into the Sony press conference, offering visions of a boy lost on a mystical island. The game shows promise and more than an element of Ico, as a boy in a tunic journeys across a deserted island. There is a mysterious white tower and some fantastical elements, such as copper globes on legs. I kid you not. The cel-shaded animation is reminiscent of the Legend of Zelder: The Windwaker aesthetic. This is whimsy with a capital whim. Check out the … Continue reading Rime Trailer Melts Hearts at Gamescom

Rayman Creator Unveils PS4 Exclusive Wild

Michel Ancel, the man behind Rayman and Beyond Good and Evil, was at Sony’s Gamescom press conference to reveal his new game, Wild. The PS4 exclusive Wild is not a Ubisoft game, but part of Ancel’s indie studio Wild Sheep Studio. Wild’s big boast is that you can play any living creature in the game world. And what a world. The humans are primitive, tribal types, but creatures include giants, skeletons, prehistoric creatures, including, boar, bears, sharks and eagles. There are no gameplay details, so just watch and enjoy:   Developers: Wild Sheep Studio Platforms: PlayStation 4 Events: Gamescom 2014

Ninja Theory Announces Hellblade

Heavenly Sword developer, Ninja Theory has a new poster girl, as it announces Hellblade with a teaser trailer at Sony’s Gamescom press conference. The presentation simply showed the trailer with no additional details, but a little investigation reveals that it’s based on Celtic myth. The teaser shows a tribal looking woman holding a rune-covered sword in the middle of a stone henge. It looks set to follow in the stylish action footsteps of Heavenly Sword. Self-published by Ninja Theory, Hellblade will come to console on PS4 first, but no indication of when. Take a look for yourself: Publishers: Ninja Theory … Continue reading Ninja Theory Announces Hellblade

FIFA 15, CoD and Sunset Overdrive Xbox One Bundles Announced

Microsoft has announced three new  Xbox One bundles due out in time for Christmas.  Gamers can choose from FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and the much rumoured Sunset Overdrive white console. The Call of Duty bundle is going to set you back $499.99 (£429.99), but comes with a hefty 1TB hard drive. The console and controller also come with a limited edition paint job, complete with gold detailing and some custom sound effects when you turn the machine on and off. The bundle is due out 4 November and can be preordered now, on It also comes … Continue reading FIFA 15, CoD and Sunset Overdrive Xbox One Bundles Announced

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