One of the most prolific and influential video game series comes to an assumed end next week. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain promises to shed light on Big Boss's transformation from war hero to mythic shadow militia leader. The long and complex story has spanned consoles and generations, each game compelling and effective in their on respects. Taken as a whole, the series' consistent high points have always been the incredibly thorough boss encounters that punctuate the narrative.
From today, Thursday at 10:00 am PDT, through Sunday 1:00 pm PDT, ARK: Survival Evolved will be available for everyone on Steam. The free weekend will feature hundreds of new Official Servers that will include a one-time only Extinction Event: a Meteor Impact. Random supply crates will also include Strange Artifacts that grant players a key to redeem ARK for 50% off and, in some cases, a free copy of the game.
If you’re a lover of open world, survival adventures in space, check out Empyrion, an Early Access title that just landed on Steam this month. Developed by Eleon Game Studios, the game boasts space and planet exploration, a co-operative gameplay mode, and an extensive crafting system. Gamepedia is proud to present the Official Empyrion Wiki, a growing hub for learning more about the game’s environments, gameplay, and development.
The legacy of Snake comes to a close next week, and world is on edge. We all can't wait to experience the final chapter in one of the most iconic series of games in the industry. Considering that we are still unsure if we will ever see a Kojima directed game ever again, this is a big deal for us. The Metal Gear games are consistently stellar experiences, but it's only right to quantify them in list form. For posterity, of course.
Build and customize giant robotic suits in Goliath, an open world adventure from Whalebox Studios. The game’s Kickstarter campaign has raised over $7,000 of their $50,000 goal, and the developers plan to use the funds they raise to add additional features to their upcoming game, including multiplayer modes and more playable characters. Gamepedia is proud to present the Official Goliath Wiki, a growing resource for learning more about the title.
On August 22nd, 1995 North America would be introduced to an RPG unlike anything we'd seen before. Breaking the trends of the Final Fantasies and Dragon Warriors before it, Chrono Trigger brought a vibrant new art style and energy to the genre that we were only just getting to know. There are very few RPGs that are as unique and challenging as Chrono Trigger, even 20 years since this fateful day, and I can think of at least five reasons why.
If we, as the modern gamer, are to look into the future of gaming, with it's 3D and its virtual reality, and recognize it as our inevitable fate, then we owe it to ourselves to look backwards. I'm not going to take us through the entire trip down VR memory lane, but today marks a special landmark for a particular part of VR related video game history. 20 years ago marks the first great attempt at consumer level VR in the Virtual Boy. It was a disaster.
Experience Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion in a new light with Star Trek: Armada III, a mod that transports players into the Star Trek universe around the time of the Dominion War. The mod received ModDB’s Player’s Choice Mod of the Year award in 2014, and it is referred to as one of the best Star Trek mods in existence. Gamepedia is proud to present the Official Star Trek: Armada III Wiki, your source for learning more about the mod and sharing your mod-related information.
It's August, which means the best time in American sports is upon us. Football season starts again, with hockey to follow and playoff baseball shortly after. Fans of running, skating, and balls of various shapes and sizes have a lot to be pumped about. Sports video games based on their real life counterparts can be a bit underwhelming, though. When you take reality out of the picture, though, it starts to look like a mighty handsome work of art. Enter the "sports" game: games that are competitive and sports like, but completely ridiculous.
Crashlands is an action-crafting RPG with hilarious themes, no inventory management, and an absurd storyline. Developed by Butterscotch Shenanigans, the game is now available for pre-order on the Crashlandswebsite. Gamepedia is proud to present the Offficial Crashlands Wiki, a growing resource for everything game-related.