0commentsIf the new event is to be solely focused on PC, we might see another gaming nod once more. With PC gaming on the rise and Mac already starting to delve into this realm in the past, nevermind that Microsoft is bridging the gap between their PCs and the Xbox One, it's possible we see some more news on how their new line can stack up and what that means for the gaming community. … [Read more...] about Watch Apple Event Online Live
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Murdered: Soul Suspect "A dark, supernatural detective thriller with a unique gameplay twist: solving your own murder from the afterlife. Ronan O’Connor, a detective with the Salem police, has his life brought to a brutal end by a masked killer. Caught in the purgatorial world of Dusk he must combine his investigative skills with powerful supernatural abilities to uncover the shocking link between his own death and a series of killings terrifying the town of Salem." … [Read more...] about 40 Xbox One Games on Sale for $5 or Less
Below, you can check out the newly leaked PS4, Xbox One, and PC games, however, it's important to remember that for now, these are just leaks, which means nothing below is official. And until you hear an official announcement regarding either game below, take everything pertaining to both games with a grain of salt. Rating board leaks are usually pretty reliable, but there have been a few instances of something getting rated, but never releasing. The chances that the following games will be another rare example of this are diminutive, but it's something worth keeping in the back of your mind. … [Read more...] about Multiple PS4 and Xbox One Games Leaked By Rating Boards
As the representation of women in games has changed, so has their treatment within the industry. I speak from personal experience. It's been years since the last time someone came up to me at an industry party and said, "Are you Leigh Alexander?" ("No, I'm the other one.") At trade shows, I am rarely mistaken for a PR representative or Asda entertainment buyer more than 18 times a day. I recently visited a games development studio that had a dedicated "ladies" toilet. And get this: the hand dryer worked. … [Read more...] about The Last of Us isn’t the solution to sexism in games, but it’s a start
Personally, I do think wedo need amore sophisticated difficulty system than the basic three-setting format,but I think adaptive difficulty is the way to go. It's surely the best of all worlds, failing to patronise less skilled or beginner players by forcing them to choose the "I am crap" option at the start, and more importantly shifting dynamically as the pace of the game changes. Every player has different strengths and weaknesses, and will find different elements of games easier and harder than others, so the blanket changes of locked-down difficulty settings just seem too much of a blunt object solution to me. Better to let the player tell the game which bits are too hard for themrather than the other way around. And with adaptive difficulty, you don't end up getting bored stuckon easy mode as you inevitably get better at the game. … [Read more...] about Experimental new Mario game generates levels based on how good or crap you are. Great difficulty solution, or bad idea?