Block’n’Load’s different. It is a game built from the same voxels that power Minecraft’s destructible terrain, reinforced by the mechanics of class-based shooter as Team Fortress 2. Block’n’Load’s equal parts creation and destruction: you split your time between building ingenious traps and charging into the enemy base pouring bullets and rockets onto their defences like a heavily-armed or tornado. It's out today. Here’s why you should play it. If you’ve played Team Fortress 2 you’ll already be familiar with Block’n’Load’s core mechanics: it’s a team-based first-person shooter with a clutch of different character classes to choose from. At the extreme ends of each map are power cores, one for your team and one for the enemies’. The aim of each match is to destroy the enemy team’s power core while defending your own. They’re hard to kill, so rush tactics don’t work too well. … [Read more...] about Block ‘n’ Load is an unholy marriage of Minecraft and Team Fortress 2. And it’s good
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I know that it’s a series that started with the shambling corpses of the undead, but I didn’t expect Resident Evil Revelations 2 to be dead on arrival. I was a fan of the first game that I played on the 3DS, and felt like they had made strides in the survival horror genre after the disappointing outings that occurred with Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6. I admit, I had hope at that point that Capcom would realize the error of their ways and would return to the pacing and horror elements that Revelations had captured so well. But almost every game design element within Resident Evil Revelations 2, the focus on co-op mechanics and new elements introduced, goes against any sort of horror or suspense that the game throws at you, and by the end I wanted to find a way to burn a copy of the PC version onto a DVD so I could systematically snap it in half to take out my frustration out on the game.Now before we begin, I want to make a couple of things clear regarding this … [Read more...] about Resident Evil Revelations 2 Review – It’s a Horror Alright.
Quinns has lost himself in Dota 2 as if it were a Minecraft cave system. Surfacing 90 hours later, we asked him what Dota 2 means. This is what he sent us.Today, Dota 2’s little more than an embryo. It’s a feature-incomplete beta, behind a paywall, without so much as a tutorial. When Valve flip that mad scientist-looking wall switch that gifts the finished, free-to-play Dota 2 to everybody with Steam, this game’s going to go supernova. It’s no joke to say it’ll become the biggest thing on the PC.Like hundreds of thousands of others, I’m addicted to Dota 2. It’s the first multiplayer game I’ve ever taken seriously, the first free-to-play game I’ve ever spent money on, and I’ve already lost more hours to it than every Mass Effect game put together. Gabe Newell has allegedly played more than 2,000 hours, which is a nice number, because it’s roughly how long a human will spend at an office job in one year.You could swear off … [Read more...] about Dota 2: An Electric Valhalla, Pt. 1
Sony is going to face a new challenge at this year's E3. As a current top performer in sales in the console market, it's clear that Sony needs to not pull its punches with the PS4 if it hopes to stay one step ahead of both Microsoft and Nintendo. During the past couple of years, Sony has managed to remain consistent in keeping their sight set purely on games. But what does the company need to do this year to keep gamers interested? We asked our editors what they would personally like to see from Sony and what they think the company needs to do to win the hearts of gamers everywhere during E3 2015. Check out their answers and let us know what you think in the comments below.Here are links to our other E3 2015 editor round-ups! What Would You Like To See From Nintendo During E3 This Year? What Would You Like To See From Microsoft During E3 This Year? Always room for improvement | Eddie MakuchWith more than 22 million PS4 consoles sold, things seem to be going quite well for … [Read more...] about What Would You Like To See From Sony During E3 This Year? – Editor Round-Up
2K Games' upcoming Borderlands faces some stiff competition at retail this holiday season. When the Gearbox Software-developed "role-playing shooter" launches October 20 in North America, it won't have to worry about other titles occupying the exact same genre niche. However, it still needs to stand out from a crowd of high-profile titles in established franchises, such as Halo: ODST, Assassin's Creed 2, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and New Super Mario Bros. Despite that assortment of big-name offerings across all the consoles, 2K Games president Christoph Hartmann told GameSpot the field of contenders is actually light compared to the last stretch of 2008. The executive also touched on the difficulties of launching new intellectual property in the game industry, the decision to switch up Borderlands' art style, and how 2K Games is like an apple tree. GameSpot: Any particular reasoning for that release window? Christoph Hartmann: Holidays are a great window for great titles. I … [Read more...] about 2K talks Borderlands launch, BioShock 2 delay