Quite often games are built on mysteries and the unknown, and the player making discoveries that inform the world and illuminate a story. Skillfully done, this process can be emotionally satisfying, mechanically rewarding and intellectually engaging. Hob - a new game from the developers of the Torchlight series - is also built on mysteries.
Over the years, they have gradually improved on these features while increasing their prevalence in their games. It never felt like they reached their true potential though until Tyranny came along. Although it wasn’t known for excelling in some traditional RPG areas like combat or loot, Tyranny was a landmark achievement in story, party interactions, and role-playing.
Dark Train easily could be a game you’ll either love or hate. Those who appreciate a good hint system, distinct feedback and puzzle pathfinding might feel left in the weeds because of its obfuscating nature.
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been testing out the Shuttle X1 Gaming PC, an ultra compact gaming PC that packs a lot of power in a small footprint. The big question in my mind was, what am I giving up with this smaller form factor? And the good news is not much.
Earlier this year I had the opportunity to review the Logitech G933 a headset that I really enjoyed albeit it’s steep $200 price tag. Today I’m back to tell you about my experience with the latest Logitech headset I’ve had the chance to test out that’s half the price.
I had the opportunity to try out the upcoming expansion to Ubisoft’s Steep, titled Road to the Olympics. This full expansion will add official Winter Olympics events and a career mode to the base game’s open-world skiing and snowboarding gameplay. From the early build, I played, Steep: Road to the Olympics had a satisfying competitive atmosphere while retaining the thrill of speeding downhill.
Since the 90s, Quake has been known as one of the most hardcore shooters in e-sports. Id Software's Quake 3 Arena revolutionized both the genre and competitive gaming scene with one swift twitch of the mouse. It was considered a masterpiece with precise controls, fluid combat, and a very dedicated fan base. While it's extremely technical it's also a bundle of fun, especially if you're playing with your friends. Quake Champions has, in theory, just about everything that made the aforementioned title so special.