Cyberpunk indie game The Last Night is pixely, yet incredibly aesthetic

The Last Night was originally released as a small game from an indie game jam back in 2014 developed by Odd Tales. According to their site, the original was “a small flash game made in 6 days which won the cyberpunkjam.” Their website also contains a bunch of gorgeous wallpaper-sized screenshots from the game. The creators describe the setting as a “two-dimensional cyberpunk open world,” with … Continue reading Cyberpunk indie game The Last Night is pixely, yet incredibly aesthetic

Assassin’s Creed goes full RPG in the newest gameplay trailer for Origins

A leak a couple of days ago by Kotaku talked about an Assassin’s Creed installation called Origins that was set to release at some point, and the E3 trailer today all but confirmed that theory. Assassin’s Creed: Origins is the official title of the upcoming game from Ubisoft Montreal, who was last in charge of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. This time around, you play … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed goes full RPG in the newest gameplay trailer for Origins

The Artful Escape is everything a memorable indie game needs

The Artful Escape was one of the more memorable trailers for me during Xbox’s E3 conference this year. The game’s developer, Beethoven & Dinosaur, apparently tried to originally fund the game on Kickstarter under the name of The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti, but failed to raise its amount before being picked up by publisher Annapurna Interactive. Without revealing too much of the game’s plot, … Continue reading The Artful Escape is everything a memorable indie game needs

Sea of Thieves golden gameplay trailer is shinier than its treasure

Sea of Thieves was originally announced back at E3 2015, but this year, we finally get an in-depth (and rather self-aware) gameplay trailer of what we can expect for the game. The trailer starts off with some treasure hunting under water with a sunken ship and a bunch of fourth wall breaking jokes, followed by showing off a bunch of riddles for the pirates to … Continue reading Sea of Thieves golden gameplay trailer is shinier than its treasure

EA does the unthinkable, promises free “Battlefront 2” DLC

Battlefront 2 also had its time in the spotlight during EA’s press conference yesterday, showing off new gameplay and characters. Most exciting however, might be the single-player campaign that is considered to be canon (official Star Wars lore) and set to explore what happened between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. Multiplayer will also get a large overhaul in comparison to the first, … Continue reading EA does the unthinkable, promises free “Battlefront 2” DLC

BioWare’s newest IP includes walls, lots of Inception sounds

BioWare debuted a teaser trailer for an up and coming IP called “Anthem” and is set to release some time in 2019. Developed by BioWare Edmonton and set to be published by Electronic Arts, EA CEO Andrew Wilson said of the game, “We are very pleased with the progress of our new action IP from BioWare. The design is stunning. Gameplay mechanics are excellent. And the … Continue reading BioWare’s newest IP includes walls, lots of Inception sounds

Sony gives us the first look at “The Last of Us: Part II”

During their keynote event, Playstation finally gave audiences their first glimpse at The Last of Us: Part II, a game which many have wanted a sequel since the original. After a couple establishing shots of nature and abandoned cars, the scene is set with a much older Ellie tuning her guitar and singing. We get our first surprise as Joel walks in on her and asks, … Continue reading Sony gives us the first look at “The Last of Us: Part II”