I think the best word to describe Horned Knight is ‘typical’. This is the same retro-style 2D action platformer you’ve seen countless times on the Xbox Store. There is nothing here that you won’t have seen before. There’s even the pixel art that seems to come as standard with pretty much any small indie game
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The insanely star-studded Borderlands movie has cast its Tiny Tina. Ariana Greenblatt, known for her roles as young Gamora in Avengers: Infinity War and the co-star of Love and Monsters, will play Borderlands‘ irreverent teen who loves to blow stuff up and look cute while doing it. Director Eli Roth was overjoyed at getting Greenblatt in the
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Last Fall, another Battlefield game was confirmed to be in the works. The title is slated to push the boundaries of previous Battlefield innovations while staying true to the franchise’s definitive multiplayer experience, “DICE is creating our next Battlefield game with never-before-seen scale,” stated an EA representative. “The technical advancements of the new consoles are allowing the
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Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Witches and shoot ’em ups have proven to be an enduring alchemy for gaming’s prevailing niche, with the likes of Magical Chase, Gunbird, Deathsmiles and Trouble Witches casting a spell of bullet patterns over several generations of gamer. Success Corp. released Magical Night Dreams Cotton in 1991. One of the
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Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Have I played Hitman: Contracts? Yes…and no. In typical fashion, I rinsed a demo of it when I was younger and never actually bought the game. It was very vintage Ian Hitman, but I reckon he
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While we all patiently await news about Dino Crisis, here’s another dinosaur game that you can enjoy in the meantime: open-world survival adventure Dinos Reborn. In development at indie studio HardCodeWay, Dinos Reborn transports players to a pre-historic sci-fi world where they have to “navigate between being predator and prey.” In a press release, the developer
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Housemarque’s Returnal is one of the most anticipated PlayStation 5 exclusives, but terms “rogue-like” and “rogue-lite” tend to put many players off. However, the studio believes that Returnal‘s rogue-like elements make gameplay interesting and refreshing, and doesn’t think that they will intimidate players or throw them off despite a single difficulty setting. During an interview
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By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 16:42 GMT Respawn’s free-to-play battle royale title Apex Legends has hit a new concurrent user record on Steam, proving it’s still a very popular title. Apex Legends was released on Valve’s storefront back on November 5, 2020, and since then it’s been a pretty popular and enduring PvP game.
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The Pokemon Company announced the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remakes yesterday during the eventful Pokemon Direct presentation. It now appears as though content from the third version, Pokemon Platinum, is set to feature in the Switch remakes. Twitter user Voltimer combed through the debut trailer for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl and found the
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‘What would you do today, if you knew the consequence of every action?’. It’s a cracking question, and one that we’ve fallen in love with relatively recently across movies, TV and games. There’s Groundhog Day, Happy Death Day and Edge of Tomorrow, as well as the actions of Dr Strange in the Avengers movies. TV
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Last week, Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan confirmed that more of their first-party exclusives would be coming to PC. In the past couple of days, Sony have confirmed that they are restructuring Sony Japan Studio, with many developers leaving while others are absorbed into other teams. So, maybe Sony don’t realise that Japan Studio’s
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Hu Tao is the spooky 77th director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, presiding over all manner of funeral services in Liyue, and she’s coming to Genshin Impact soon. Hu Tao is a polearm wielder and pyro element, so she’ll likely take over a spot in your crew that’s currently being filled by Diluc or Xiangling. Of
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Playstack and Cold Symmetry have announced an enhanced edition of Mortal Shell for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Released last August, the action role-playing game will support 4K resolution and 60 frames-per-second on the current-gen consoles. On the PlayStation 5, Mortal Shell will take full advantage of the DualSense‘s features. “From the whispering
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Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura has revealed that part one’s co-director, Naoki Hamaguchi, will take over part two’s development. While Hamaguchi will serve as the sole director on the upcoming installment, Nomura will settle for the role of creative director. This change comes amid Nomura getting involved in a number of projects. However, he has
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Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox titles! Get more details on the games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates
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Bravely Default 2 reviewed by Seth Macy on Nintendo Switch. The sequel to Square Enix’s Bravely Default on 3DS (not to be confused with the follow-up Bravely Second) is a JRPG full of old-school sensibilities and tons of improvements on the formula alike. #IGN #Gaming #BravelyDefault
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Since seeing our first hands-on preview of Outriders last summer, I’ve been cautiously optimistic about People Can Fly’s new co-op shooter/RPG. I was disappointed by the latest delay, but as a consolation prize, Square Enix has released the first act on schedule as a demo for us to start forming impressions off of. After spending
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Ghost of Tsushima was visually stunning and had a story that made me completely rethink how I saw the samurai genre. With its open-world beauty and incredible multiplayer post-launch add-ons, this game feels like it was built with PC in mind.  I’ve run through the story of Tsushima twice now on PlayStation and adored everything
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