Though video games are often more fun when shared with friends, developers tend to have a hard time with sharing their ideas with others. They've gotten better at it over time, especially in Japan, but it's still pretty uncommon to see franchises cross over into each other. When they do, however, people tend to get excited, as big businesses put aside their differences to deliver a fan's dream match-ups or team ups. Here are the 10 best crossovers, team ups, and special guest stars in video games.
Let’s completely disregard the how's and why's of some of the members on this list. Let’s push to the side their cultural footprints or what they mean for the medium at large. Let’s just focus in on one self-evident fact: every member of the list has an incredibly weird body.
Savage Lands, a first-person open-world fantasy survival game co-developed by Signal Studios and DigitalDNA Games, just added a new game update on Steam that includes plenty of bug fixes, new game content, and – most importantly – support for Mac and Linux operating systems. An Early Access version of the game is currently available on Steam that allows players to experience the title as it moves through development. Gamepedia is proud to announce the Official Savage Lands Wiki on Gamepedia, your ultimate source for everything game-related.
Live deliberately in a simpler time and place. Discover the teachings of the peaceful woods around you. Enjoy retro art and an awesome soundtrack. This is what you’ll experience in On My Own, a woodland survival adventure title from Close Studios and Beach Interactive. You can currently experience the Early Access version of this game on Steam – and it’s the perfect time to try it out. In celebration of the game’s 50% completion mark, On My Own is only $2.99 on Steam. To learn more about crafting, biomes, and the game’s interface, visit the Official On My Own Wiki on Gamepedia.
2015 might begin to feel a lot like 2007 later this year, when updates to the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises release to stores and duke it out for control of our living rooms. Skepticism is abundant. Many folks aren’t so sure that rhythm games can thrive in today’s market, or at the very least, flourish as they did the previous generation. The latter may be true, but the gaming community at large will always have room for a rhythm action game renaissance.
This week's new game releases include Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, Shovel Knight, and Dungeons 2. There are several PC titles releasing this week, including Bloodbath Kavkaz, Highlands, Commander Cool 2, and Dragon: A Game About a Dragon.
Single player games are pretty good at giving us exactly what we expect. Multiplayer can be another thing entirely. Small things that single player modes get away with can be frustrating exploits when put in the hands of other players and given a competitive slant. Many multiplayer sections are rushed and uninspired attempts at keeping the game from being traded in just a little bit longer. On occasion, though, these game types can be quite good, surprisingly so.
Zombies, Monsters, and Robots has just launched a giant new patch, Game of Drones, that introduces new co-op drone companions, five new maps, new weapons, and a major overhaul of the leveling rewards system. In celebration of all this new content, the Official ZMR Wiki is hosting a wiki editing contest where five randomly selected editors will receive tons of in-game items including bullets, turrets, key cards, and the exclusive Contributor’s Cap.
The wait is finally over, MOBA fans. Heroes of the Storm, the upcoming free-to-play MOBA from Blizzard, will release on June 2 after an open beta period beginning May 19. While many of us have participated in the closed beta, this full release is a major milestone for the game that will bring in waves of new gamers, both MOBA veterans and curious beginners. A live-stream event that will take place on June 1 has also been announced, and more details are expected to be shared later.