Daily Archives: 08/01/2017

VR Review: Lone Echo

When I played Adr1ft in VR, I enjoyed the sensation of moving through space, but something was missing: hand-tracked controls. Navigating with a gamepad and watching a hand that wasn’t mine reach out and grab things created a disconnect I

Star Wars: Episode IX Getting A Rewrite With A New Writer

Disney has altered the deal. Jack Thorne, a British writer known for theater, television, and film, has been tapped to rewrite the untitled Star Wars: Episode IX before it begins filming next year.  Director Colin Trevorrow and writing partner Derek

Four Things To Know About The Space Adventure Tacoma

Tacoma is a new adventure game from Fullbright, the studio behind the 2013 indie hit Gone Home. Fullbright has exchanged an empty home for an empty space station, where you play as specialist Amy Ferrier who uncovers the mystery behind

Playdek Officially Gives Up On Unsung Story, Hoists Upon A Publisher

In 2014, at the height of Kickstarter’s video game renaissance, a small developer named Playdek announced a dream project for many: a spiritual sequel to Final Fantasy Tactics in collaboration with that game’s writer and director, Yasumi Matsuno. Today, after

Science-Fiction Weekly – An Exclusive Look At Dreadnought

If you’re a PlayStation 4 owner, a starship has your name on it in Dreadnought’s open beta, available now through the digital shop. I spent the last hour firing rocket barrages at other players (and accidentally into the far reaches

New Trailer For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Is Musically Charming

Ubisoft is seemingly leaning into the baffled amusement that Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle has evoked by releasing a new musical trailer for the game. An operatic rabbid sings a subtitled ballad about Princess Peach set to gameplay of Mario,

ArenaNet Announces Path Of Fire Expansion For Guild Wars 2

In a livestream broadcast today, ArenaNet announced Path of Fire, the second expansion for Guild Wars 2.  Balthazar, the god of fire and war, has gone rogue and is setting out on a campaign against the Elder Dragons. In your

Kingsway Review – War With Windows

Kingsway presents a simple, effective loop of slaying monsters, completing quests, gaining experience, and finding new loot. You do all of this while avoiding permadeath on an island that’s different every time. What separates Kingsway from the rest of the

Runic Games Announces Hob Releasing On September 26th

Torchlight and Torchlight 2 developer Runic Games has announced today that their new action adventure title, Hob, will be released on September 26th on PlayStation 4 and PC. Digital pre-orders on Steam or GOG receive 10% off the price of

John Cena Gets Lead Role In Transformers Spin-Off Bumblebee

John Cena is bringing the SmackDown to upcoming Transformers spin-off, Bumblebee. Cena, who originally rose to fame as a professional wrestler for the WWE, has recently taken his talents to Hollywood, appearing in films such as Sisters, Trainwreck, and Daddy’s Home. His