While horse-riding has already been featured in Naughty Dog's trailers (and was indeed part of the original 2013 masterpiece), a closer look shows Ellie firing a bow and arrow from atop her steed, suggesting that we could be doing the same in-game when the title finally releases on May 29, later this year. … [Read more...] about New Last of Us 2 art offers potential glimpse into one of the game’s big setpieces
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But all this is down to the source material, really, and a better way of experiencing it is in Inkle's adaptation of the Sorcery! series from a few years ago. It's got lots more energy and seems to better understand the nature of interactivity and being a game. Plus, it's £10 for parts one and two whereas Deathtrap Dungeon is £8. … [Read more...] about Deathtrap Dungeon doesn’t get the most out of its star actor
If you've been following this game since the start, then, it's been a long road, and perhaps an exasperating one. Not that this wasn't a fitting way to experience Kentucky Route Zero's tale of a band of misfits getting drawn into a truck driver's quixotic quest to deliver his load of antique furniture to an address that seems to get further away with every step. Some made their peace with the open ending of the fourth act being as good a place as any to leave it - and they weren't wrong. But I doubt they will be disappointed in the fifth act that releases this week. Strikingly different in style, it's a gorgeous epilogue that finds resolution while resisting the urge to solve any of the game's many mysteries. … [Read more...] about Kentucky Route Zero review – haunting drifter’s odyssey comes to an end
"During development, you often discover what type of product a game was meant to be and we found Torchlight Frontiers was meant to be a true successor to Torchlight 1 & 2. Based on this and extensive feedback from our alpha testers, we decided it was time to take the game back to its roots and model it after the classic Torchlight games that ARPG fans have come to love. We'd like to thank our dedicated player base for supporting us and providing such insightful feedback during early development." … [Read more...] about Torchlight Frontiers is now Torchlight 3
The header image (which is from the Bullfrog wiki, shout out to them) is of the Big Dripper, a roller coaster from Wonderland. Wonderland is themed around fairytales but also styled as a sort of Honey I Shrunk The Theme Park, where vistors are insect sized. There’s another mini roller coaster where they sit on the back of a worm diving in and out of an apple. Such vision! … [Read more...] about Have You Played… Theme Park World?