Konami has not been on most people’s good side recently – their treatment of Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions, the reports coming out about how toxic of a work environment Konami is, as well as the company looking like they are moving completely away from games to focus on their health clubs in Japan and pachinko machines.
Nintendo announced today at their Xenoblade Chronicles X PAX Prime panel that Xenoblade Chronicles X will be receiving a special edition in North America.
Earlier this month, Comcept – the developers behind Mighty No. 9 – announced that Mighty No. 9 would be delayed into early 2016. As a form of apology for the delay, Comcept will be giving out a “trial version” of the game to all Kickstarter backers.
Publisher Electronic Arts has given us a first look at the Battle of Jakku, the DLC players receive for pre-ordering Star Wars Battlefront. Read More
Earlier in the month, PlayStation had the “Vote to Play Campaign” – a poll that allowed PlayStation Plus users to choose from Grow Home, Armello, or Zombie Vikings to be one of the free PlayStation Plus games for September. It seems that PlayStation Plus users’ voices have been heard, as Grow Home will be one of the headlining free games for PlayStation Plus this month.
In my video review of Rare Replay, I said that one of my favourite parts about the collection was the behind-the-scenes content – titled Rare Revealed – chronicling the development of Rare’s classic games. The videos were informative, very well-produced, and it seems as though we haven’t seen the end of them, with future releases coming to YouTube.
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture opens up in a very promising way. You are engulfed by a beautiful view of the British countryside, a very intriguing story starts to unfold in front of you – you are stranded in this beautiful, haunting world simply wondering; what has happened here? It’s once you start to delve into Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture that things start to fall apart though with a surprisingly weak story, paper-thin characters, and an ending that leaves much more to be desired.