Just Cause has, and still does, one thing very well, but it has long lost its novelty and desperately needs something - a reboot, a visual upgrade, a good story. Adding interface and systems complexity does nothing to make core experience more compelling or less familiar.
Earth Defense Force 5 once again presents humanity under siege from alien swarms of giant ants, spiders, toads, dragons and flying saucers and through 110 missions, the player lays waste to uncountable numbers of Buick-sized bugs and their kin.
Ubisoft’s free December update for its open-world racing game The Crew 2 is finally adding a long awaited PvP mode as well as a new discipline, Demolition Derby. I had the opportunity to smash cars and race against others at a Ubisoft event.
With so many games trying to be the biggest, deepest and most feature-rich, there’s something to be said for minimalist design that does one thing (hopefully) really well. Of course, the danger is in going too far and not providing enough content or variety. Elderborn is a first-person melee-focused dungeon crawler, or as the developer describes it, “Doom with swords and hammers instead of guns.”
As visions of owning a farm and occasionally hiring myself out as a bounty hunter danced in my head, I wondered what form the game would take. Would it be the Cowpoke Simulator 20XX that I wanted it to be? Or was is going to be Grand Theft Auto: Online with horses? The short and easy answer is a resounding “yes” to the latter.
A couple of months back I had the opportunity to review the Plantronics RIG 800LX Wireless Headset, which is easily one of the best gaming headsets on the market today. I simply adored it and recommend it to anyone looking for a wireless headset. Now, I’ve had the opportunity to check out the wired (and less expensive) Plantronics RIG 400LX Gaming Headset. Does it follow its bigger brother or is this a departure for Plantronics? Let’s discuss.