Since then, Overwatch has sort of become the de facto leader of the character-based shooter movement, but when we met up with Bleszinski at PAX East 2017, he told us that he isn't trying to make an Overwatch killer. "If you do all of the stuff that's in every other game, you're just going to be a bad clone." So I think that layer of depth is really, really needed. But I also think also, the fact that we really are really a shooter game for [shooter fans]. Do you think every new shooter has to tr
Update (March 10): We've received a little clarification on the question of exactly how well Mass Effect: Andromeda will perform on a 3GB GTX 1060. At PAX East today, we asked producer Michael Gamble if the card would really deliver 30 fps at best on high. The recommended, at least on my machine at home, I have a 1060, I run at higher than 30 [fps] for the majority of the game. We have a GTX 1060 in the office, so as soon as we can we'll test Andromeda with it and report back on how it performs.
It might not happen anytime soon, nor ever, but I'd really, really, really love to see this idea taken further. Andy Kelly: Link to the pastThis week I wrote about how the Steam Link has changed the way I play PC games , which remains the high point of my gaming week. We are steadily approaching the point where there will be more Mass Effect: Andromeda trailers than there are stars in the actual Andromeda galaxy. breaking: new mass effect andromeda trailer just goes ahead and shows 100% of the g
Following its original four game-spanning run which concluded in 2005, Oddworld Inhabitants revived its flagship Abe's Odyssey series in 2014. Announced last year, Oddworld: Soulstorm marks the series' next instalment, which promises an "all-new" Abe and a darker, more mature narrative. Oddworld Inhabitants Oddworld Inhabitants was formed in 1994 by special effects and computer animation specialists Lorne Lanning and Sherry McKenna. Its first game Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee came in '97 and marked t
Mike Morhaime Mike Morhaime co-founded Blizzard as Silicon & Synapse in 1991. The co-founder and CEO of Blizzard Entertainment, Mike Morhaime, is a huge fan of esports. We got to have a chat with him about Blizzard’s development process, the future of esports, his favourite moments in the history of StarCraft, and—ahem—which Overwatch characters he ships. Diversity is and will be a problem in esports for a long time—do you feel like these games do more than others to improve diversity in esports
A new mission for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided set in a prison. The Penthouse is a maximum security prison balanced on top of a mesa somewhere in the Arizona desert. The story and characters are the weakest link in A Criminal Past—it’s the level design that makes it worth playing. Deus Ex is, when it’s at its best, a game about choices, and A Criminal Past offers plenty of that in its 6-7 hours. While previous DLC System Rift felt like a retread of Mankind Divided, this mission is much more distinct