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Video Games Review: Horizon: Zero Dawn distills the best parts of its many influences to create something truly amazing

During my first six hours with Horizon: Zero Dawn a phrase appeared in my head and got lodged there, as phrases like to do when you write for a living. The phrase in question was “This is once-in-a-hardware-generation stuff.” It stuck with me as my playthrough progressed, and it wasn’t until I’d been away from the game for a few hours that I started to wonder if that was true at all. Horizon: Zero Dawn is a  beautiful pastiche of some of this hardware generation’s best titles. It casually lifts its favourite things from other, equally great games — be it mechanics, design or even art style — and throws them into a blender. Far from being lazy or trite, it works hard to either equal or improve upon everything it borrows — and the result is a new high water mark in the open world action-adventure genre. Continue reading Video Games Review: Horizon: Zero Dawn distills the best parts of its many influences to create something truly amazing

E3 2016: Horizon: Zero Dawn delayed into 2017, softens blow with new trailer

Horizon: Zero Dawn made a splash at Sony’s press conference during E3 last year, but we haven’t heard much about it since. Developer Guerilla Games have announced the game has slipped to February 28, 2017. It’s not all bad news — they dropped a shiny new trailer to ease the pain. Continue reading E3 2016: Horizon: Zero Dawn delayed into 2017, softens blow with new trailer