Destiny is a lot of things to a lot of people, and the game has been in the middle of a tug of war between two completely legitimate arguments surrounding its gameplay and lasting value. If there's something about Bungie's ambitious space shooter that isn't up for debate, it's the game's weapon designs. I spent a solid amount of time when Destiny launched doing the Speaker's work as a Guardian, and my travels brought me to one conclusion: being a person who gets to name Destiny's weapons is being a person with one of the coolest jobs in gaming.
NCSOFT and Carbine Studios announced that WildStar will be going F2P this fall. So, what’s exactly in the F2P model? Well, in addition to leveling to level 50, players will be able to acquire all abilities, participate in all raids, and basically experience the entire game. This move will definitely pull in new gamers who have never tried WildStar before and help attract past players that are no longer active. But how will the F2P move affect current subscribers?
Electronic Arts is going back to the drawing board with its Need for Speed franchise, and that shouldn’t really be a surprise. Last year saw a resurgence in the genre with Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2, and this year’s Project Cars - and the well timed Hollywood smash his Furious 7 - has put the hype back in the public for a game like this. EA shouldn’t stop the reboot train here, though.
Darkest Dungeon has been in Early Access on Steam for several months now, and the game's feedback has been very positive overall. It’s been described as “delightfully unforgiving” by one reviewer, and many others comment on the game’s addicting balance of frustration and enjoyment. Gamepedia has partnered with Red Hook Studios to present the Official Darkest Dungeon Wiki, your ultimate source for learning more about the game.
Vermintide is a co-op FPS game set in the End Times of the Warhammer Fantasy Universe. Developed by Fatshark, the game is scheduled to become available in Q3 of this year. Assume the role of one of five heroes and work cooperatively with others to survive the Skaven invasion. While you’re fighting off hordes of vicious rat-men, use the Official Vermintide Wiki to learn more about the game’s heroes, locations, and universe.
Recently, mobile games have become more complex, action-packed, and enjoyable – and this new title from Space Rhino Games is no exception. BreachTD, a tower defense game that combines real-time strategy with MOBA-like gameplay, has just launched on iOS. The game can be downloaded from the App Store starting today, and it is completely free-to-play. While conquering your enemies on the battlefield, make sure to utilize the Official Breach TD Wiki to learn more about gameplay.
This week's new video game releases include Game of Thrones: Episode 4 - Sons of Winter, Badland: Game of the Year Edition, Beach Buggy Racing, and Magicka 2. Several PC titles released on Steam this week, such as Fine Sweeper, Magnetic: Cage Closed, and Flame Over.
If there’s anything we often have in common with our favorite video game characters, it's our shared love of animal companions. Whether they are practical partners to ease the burden of travel, or simply there to keep us company, good pets in video games often fill similar roles as real life pets. Except, video games let pets do even cooler things, like fly.
In the year 2281, a dystopian Earth is in ruins, and society is plagued by political instability and chaos. You’ll face the horrors of this world and encounter sci-fi gore in Beyond Flesh and Blood, an upcoming story-driven shooter from PixelBomb Games. The title has been Greelit on Steam, and a pre-alpha demo is available now on the game’s website. Gamepedia has partnered with the game’s developers to proudly present the Official Beyond Flesh and Blood Wiki, a growing resource for learning more about the game.
Games are great, especially the big, meaty experiences. The 50 hour immersions that snatch your free time right out from under you. It’s hard to pull away when a good game has you, but sometimes, you just need a break. A truly brilliant game lets you take that break without ever turning the game off. Enter the mini game - the most brilliant distraction ever.