When 2K Games announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger would reprise his role as T-800 in the next WWE2K game, a lot of head scratching followed. It wouldn't be the only weird celebrity cameo in a game, but it's definitely one of the most random. Why not just have Arnold be himself? At least he's still a person wrestling other people, and that makes sense. Shortly after, something happened - It all made sense. Movie characters belong no other place but the video game equivalent of the squared circus of a WWE ring. In honor of this epiphany, here's some other classic characters who should lace up some boots.
Skyforge is a stylized MMORPG featuring dynamic content, visceral action-combat, and a variety of character classes. The game is currently in beta, and we’re working to make the Skyforge Wiki your premiere source for game-related information! To encourage contributions, we’ve partnered with the developers to present a Skyforge Wiki Editing Contest.
The Ouya, as we know it, is most likely dead, thanks to the confirmation of the acquisition of its assets by Razer last week. Heralded as the next big gaming revolution, and backed by one of the most successful Kickstarters in history, Ouya never seemed to capture the public’s interest. That didn’t mean good games never came through it’s ecosystem. Here are eight of the best.
Forget flesh-hungry zombies and crazed monsters – the biggest obstacle in Unveil is nature itself. Surviving the scorching sun, staying warm in the cold of night, and finding nourishment are no easy feats in this Early Access title from Particle Studios. Learn more about Unveil on the Official Wiki, a growing resource for all things game-related.
Enter a mythological world where Vikings and magic college in Kyn, a single-player RPG developed by Tangrin Entertainment and published by Versus Evil. This fast-paced game combines party-based combat with exploration and progression, and it has received positive feedback on Steam thus far. To learn more about Kyn gameplay and features, visit the Official Wiki on Gamepedia.
I wasn't the only person stroking my beard in confused contemplation when 2K Games announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger would be a playable character in this year's WWE 2K16. Not as himself, mind you, who was inducted in the wrestling promotion's Hall of Fame this year. But as T-800, better known as The Terminator. No, I don't quite understand it either. It isn't the only super strange cameo appearance by a celebrity or public figure in a video game, though. The industry actually has a pretty elaborate history with making off the cuff pop culture references by featuring celebrities. Here's some of the weirdest.
From Little Forest Games, Ethylith is a 3rd person action adventure game where you’ll collect monsters, level them up, and use them in battle against other players. The game is currently in development, and more details can be expected during the next year. For now, visit the Official Ethylith Wiki on Gamepedia for more information.
Last Wednesday, Blizzard lifted the veil on the next being expansion of their popular digital card game Hearthstone. It's called The Grand Tournament, and it beckons the most noble and gallant of adventurers all to one place in order to prove who is most knightly. The battle for glory will be waged with brand new card mechanics, shiny new creatures, and exciting spells to add some extra spice to your collection. Did I mention there were knights?
Fighting games are full of diverse and colorful characters. Sometimes, things get a bit too colorful, and they start expanding their roots into the soil of strange. Sometimes, you just look at a character design and say "What am I even looking at?" Allow us to do and exercise like that right now.
Beginning today at 1:00 PM EDT, the Smite Pro League Summer Finals will start, and the action will be available for viewing on Twitch and YouTube. The six teams from North America and Europe will compete for a prize pool of over $170,000. You can learn more about the event on the SMITEpedia.