With E3 over, we mark the passing of the halfway point for 2019. And that means it’s time for Todd to evaluate the best, and the worst, games of the year so far. There is a still a lot of time left, and a huge holiday season, but these games are the front runners for the best and worst the year has offered.
In the Outward RPG, you’re not really special. You’re not a hero. And you certainly aren’t the chosen one. Yet you must still venture forth and overcome incredible odds with no handholding. Not every player will make it, but if you like challenges, you might thrive.
Leaving the cramped metro tunnels behind for the wide open Russian countryside, Metro Exodus takes series fans on an amazing, wild new ride that will have them exploring hot deserts, lush forests, sweltering swamps, and of course, a few classic underground tunnels.
Publisher Deep Silver and developer Nine Dots have released a new Developer’s Diary video for their hardcore fantasy adventure OUTWARD. This video showcases the variety and depth of not only the game’s environment, but also the mechanics of an undervalued and iconic piece of gear: the backpack. OUTWARD is a hardcore RPG that tempers fantasy elements with realism. The player must survive against natural dangers like hunger, disease, and the elements as well as monsters and brigands. This is where the backpack comes in; without the limitless inventory seen in other RPGs how will the player surpass the challenges that … Continue reading Developer Shows off Exploration-Heavy RPG OUTWARD
Originally releasing in 2014, Wasteland 2 finally makes its way to the Nintendo Switch. And it brings a lot of improvements along for the ride. Now the game can be played with the Switch in portable mode too, letting players bring the hellish wastes along with them anywhere.
Wasteland 2 finally follows in the irradiated footsteps of its 1998 ancestor. It offers a fantastic role-playing experience that will delight its predecessor’s fans and new players alike.
Wage guerrilla warfare and reclaim the streets of Philadelphia in “Homefront: The Revolution” – a captivating new free roam FPS to be co-published by Crytek and Deep Silver. Coming to Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac and Linux in 2015, Homefront: The Revolution throws players into a near future dystopia where catastrophic events have brought the USA to its knees and enabled North Korean forces to impose a brutal military occupation. Trapped in this American nightmare, Philadelphia – Birthplace of Independence – has become a police state, where surveillance drones and armored … Continue reading Homefront: The Revolution Unveiled
Saints Row IV finally gets the formula right. Now the mix of humor, action and over-the-top mayhem is just about perfect. This is finally more than just a GTA clone.
Metro: Last Light is the sequel to the excellent Metro 2033. Last Light offers great combat, lots of spooky post-nuclear war world to explore, and a surprisingly detailed plot that will keep you guessing.
Although based on a popular pen and paper RPG from Europe, The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav is actually an old-school point and click adventure game with a new flavor.