Category Archives: Previews

Video Games Preview: Sniper Elite 4 benefits from a larger scale and Italian setting

It’s been almost 12 years since Rebellion Developments released the first title in what would become the Sniper Elite series, a franchise which was has improved in ways both noticeable and welcome as the years have gone on. The franchise continues this February with Sniper Elite 4, the follow-up to 2014’s Sniper Elite 3, which came closer to perfecting the tactical, sniper-focused gameplay but fell short of greatness due to a few niggling issues. Continue reading Video Games Preview: Sniper Elite 4 benefits from a larger scale and Italian setting

Video Games Review: Yo-Kai Watch 2, Fleshy Souls (3DS, 2016) is a better version of the first

Instead of pushing back against the inevitable Pokemon comparisons that have been buzzing about ever since the first entry, Yo-kai Watch 2 seems to be welcoming the parallels, particularly by splitting up the sequel into two “same but slightly different” games: Fleshy Souls and Bony Spirits. Like the constant Pokemon RPGs, developers Level-5 Watch maintain that the only real differences between the two titles are some exclusive Yo-kai to collect in each one. Already the preconceptions are starting to form, right?... Continue Reading

A second gameplay trailer has dropped for Skyrim’s Special Edition

Bethesda Studios has released a second gameplay trailer for the visually stunning Skyrim Special Edition, which promises remastered art and effects, volumetric god rays, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and improved snow shaders and water shaders. Continue reading A second gameplay trailer has dropped for Skyrim’s Special Edition

Square Enix announces new Final Fantasy XIV expansion, StormBlood, and reveals new trailer

Square Enix has announced a new expansion, StormBlood, for the popular online RPG Final Fantasy XIV. The announcement was made during the sold-out player’s event, Las Vegas Fan Festival, where Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida took the stage to present a new trailer and reveal exciting details about the expansion, which is expected to be released in ‘early summer 2017.’ Continue reading Square Enix announces new Final Fantasy XIV expansion, StormBlood, and reveals new trailer

First Impressions: My weekend with PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR has officially landed and it’s off to an excellent start as a great piece of hardware that just goes above and beyond a peripheral. It makes the PlayStation 4 the very gaming system that will set it apart from the rest this holiday season (If you can get your hands on a VR headset that is). The launch line-up of games however, can be pretty hit or miss, thankfully most of them are a hit. Continue reading First Impressions: My weekend with PlayStation VR

Our Hands-On with Dishonored 2 leaves us confident of a richer, tighter sequel

Blinking about the world of Dishonored 2, I immediately fell into the rhythm of its 2012 predecessor. The slice of gameplay I got to explore was intriguing to say the least. My target: “Grand inventor of The Duke” and creator of the Clockwork soldier Kirin Jindosh. The hostage: Royal Physician Anton Sokolov. Inside the clockwork mansion, I am to dispose of the former and rescue the latter, and I can accomplish my objectives in either order. Continue reading Our Hands-On with Dishonored 2 leaves us confident of a richer, tighter sequel

EXCLUSIVE: Check out this brand new art from Dishonored 2

With Dishonored 2 only a month-and-change away, the glimpses we’re getting of the game are becoming more and more enticing — from Korvo and Emily’s stealth and combat prowess, the world and, now, art. Hit the jump for your first look at the art of Karnaca, the city in which Dishonored 2 is set. Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Check out this brand new art from Dishonored 2