The Heroes of Might and Magic III are back, and this time, they’re in crisp HD. What does this mean? If you’re a fan of the original, it means several more hours and weeks of strategic combat goodness.
The story of how Grow Home came to be is an interesting one. A few weeks before its release, Ubisoft released a statement which detailed how Grow Home started as an experiment by the developers within the company.
World of Warcraft has become a genre-spanning, pop-culture phenomenon. In the massively competitive MMO arena, it has staked its claim as the one true king over and over again.
The woods are dark, mysterious, eerie and almost inviting. A shrill shriek pierces the air. The scene of a crime perhaps, or the cry of an anguished soul. You decide to follow the sound. What will you find?
You see the enemy trying to retreat. You think to yourself, do I position my archers in a position where they could kill the stragglers? But if you do, the enemy’s next wave of attacks will surely slaughter your archers.
Infested Planet is strategy game from independent developer Rocket Bear Games which is available on steam. Where you have the ability to take charge of 5 soldiers while taking on a barrage of enemies. Infested Planet is not your typical destroy and shoot up everything in your path, but playing with stealth and strategy makes this fun. Infested Planet reminds me of another great strategy game available through steam in the Banner Saga.
The Steam Machine is a hybrid between PC and console. As such, it sits poised to either grab gobs of market share from Microsoft and Sony or flop spectacularly. Although it's too early to call, movers and shakers are having fun taking pot shots at Valve's widely different new console. One thing is clear: there's always room in the console wars for one more combatant.
The first time you load up Consortium on your PC, you are likely to notice immediately that it seems like a Mass Effect clone. All the elements are there - the dynamic response system, long sections of gameplay with nothing more than dialogue and the entire intergalactic space crew setting in general.
Ever since the first RPG games appeared on monochrome displays back in the day, gamers have been enthusiastic about jumping into the shoes of a knight or a swashbuckling adventurer, looting treasures and saving damsels in distress.
Broken Age Act 1 Intro:
Back in 2012, veteran game creator Tim Schafer launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund an old-school adventure game. The response was overwhelming. The project was fully funded within hours of it being created.
The Banner Saga Intro:
The landscape is harsh and frigid. Presently, a caravan of men and giants trots on dourly, braving the biting cold and the savage winds. You come upon another group of people on the road.
Every few months or so I see another article about how console gaming is at death’s door. I don’t buy it. Most of my gaming happens on consoles, and I expect to keep it that way for the foreseeable future. Here’s why.