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Is the Lack of Hype for Thief 4 Good or Bad?

Is the Lack of Hype for Thief 4 Good or Bad?

There’s been a distinct lack of hype for the upcoming release of Thief 4 thus far, even more so given its release on both Xbox One and PS4. Sure, there are launch trailers popping up all over the internet, interviews with big sites and walkthroughs and so forth, yet there still seems to be a distinct lack of excitement or anticipation building up around the game. But is this advantageous or something to be concerned about? Perhaps the strong roots the franchise has with the PC audience, and the gap between releases, has allowed Thief 4 to go under the radar, almost. Given the franchise’s consistent quality, it feels like Thief...

Bound By Flame Overview Trailer & Screenshots Released

Bound By Flame Overview Trailer & Screenshots Released

If there’s one thing the Playstation 4 (and the Xbox one to be fair) are missing it’s more games. Thankfully the next few months will see the release of some big titles on both systems, but there’s also a interesting game by the name of Bound by Flame due for release this year.   Spiders studio are currently in the midst of crafting a ambitious fantasy RPG that places the player in control of a mercenary possessed by a demon in flames. This dark themed RPG features various playable classes, a crafting system and the ability to combine human and demon skills. The trailer below showcases some of the features...

Darkout Review (PC)

Darkout Review (PC)

There’s a lot of ambition tied into the somewhat humble package that is Darkout. It’s a mixture of crafting and survival–something in which 2013 has seen a rise–all set within a science fiction world. Placed into the boots of a shipwrecked astronaut on an alien planet, players must search for resources in order to protect themselves from the hostile nature of the world. Thus digging, scavenging, and confusion begin. There are a number of important factors at the heart of Darkout, with one of the key factors being the game’s day/night cycle. In the dark, the world is full of dangers, which puts huge importance on utilizing the relative safety...

The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing – Review

The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing – Review

Release Date: 22/05/2013 Developed by: NeocoreGames Published by: NeocoreGames Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PC The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing is an action-roleplaying game that feels similar to games like Diablo, and the Torchlight series in which you control a character named Van Helsing and explore dungeons, and other fantastic environments while slaying monsters, leveling up, and gathering loot. The game is loosely based on Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula which centers around the son of Abraham Van Helsing whom is a legendary vampire hunter. It takes place in the fictional land of Borgova which is some kind of gothic-capitol city of the kindgom, Borgovia. Monsters created from some type...

Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore Is Officially Cancelled

Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore Is Officially Cancelled

Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore has been officially cancelled. The indie RPG was killed off during the early hours of December 21st with a long post on the game’s official site. The post thanks people for their support and highlights how satisfying it was to see a community grow in front of their very eyes.   The reasons for the cancellation are stated within the post. It seems a lack of funds is the key reason behind the games cancellation with crowd funding proving not to be a truly viable option. The initial goal of $50,000 was said not to be enough, and would only result in the game being cancelled...

Legends of Persia Release Date Revealed

Legends of Persia Release Date Revealed

Legends of Persia, a indie RPG that’s been creating quite a buzz within circles, has finally got a release date window. The action adventure, Diablo-esque, title from Sourena Game Studio will launch in January 2014. Legends of Persia will includes all the traditional features of the genre such as item usage, character building/progression along with a storyline. The plot focuses Keykhorso, son of Persian prince Sivavosh, who in the name of his father’s blood seeks to take revenge upon Afrasiab, the king of Tooran…who just happened to kill Keykhoro’s father. The indie effort boasts over 8 hours of singe-player action with 5 locations and more than 200 weapons and items...

A History of Call of Duty: Achievement, Progress, & Decline

A History of Call of Duty: Achievement, Progress, & Decline

Call of Duty is one of the more curious franchises in today’s videogame landscape. The series itself was the product of a stagnated and dried out series of games that left a number of developers frustrated and bored. When Call of Duty first hit the masses, its set pieces and intense action were met with praise and admiration. Even then it took heavy influences from popular TV and films, much like it continues to do now, but back then it was more than welcomed. But when did people become tired of the CoD staples? Did people really have enough of a good thing? Or are people just being too critical?...

Rise of The Triad Review

Rise of The Triad Review

Some games want to challenge the player, to make them feel emotional. Some games want to answer the question of “can video games be art?” And some games, like Rise Of The Triad, say “f**k that, let’s have some fun.” Rise Of The Triad is a remake of the ’90s cult hit of the same name. At its very core, the game is a ’90s-esque first-person shooter in both its gameplay and attitude, and this isn’t a bad thing by any definition. Fancy cinematic sequences, quick-time events, and a grounded story are all thrown out in favor of fast-paced action, big guns, and cheesy one-liners, bringing the genre back to...

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