The future of robotics is a future filled with the promise of convenience and safety. That is until the robots eventually turn on their creators as they always seem to eventually do. Epic Games has fun with that premise in their new Oculus Rift game, Robo Recall. Continue reading Robo Recall Revealed in Announce Trailer
Through rain, sleet, snow, hail and sickness the podcast crew is here to bring you another hour of joyous (mostly) video game related banter! This week they went over the Lionhead studios closure, where Myles shared his personal opinions on one Peter Molyneux, and they even plumbed the depths and covered the announcement of Frogware’s foray into the insane with their next Lovecraftian title, and so much more! Continue reading MONG Podcast 115 | Location Location Location
TWO STEPS FORWARD, THREE JETPACK LEAPS BACK
Shadow Complex is a game whose reputation precedes itself. Heralded as one of the greatest releases on Xbox Live Arcade, it reinvigorated the 2D Platform Adventure genre, which now has a strong presence with titles like Guacamelee and Axiom Verge. It’s been six years since its initial release and a PC port entitled Shadow Complex Remastered is now available. Along with the typical improvements and options that come with the platform, this version also has additional gameplay elements and improved graphics thanks to a new engine. Being a fan of the genre but having never played the original, I jumped in with hopeful expectations, which were both exceeded and severely let down. Continue reading Shadow Complex Remastered review
On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like Bloodborne’s shortened loading screens, Microsoft’s Q3 financial report, a possible Gears of War Remaster, Halo 5: Guardians getting a limited edition Xbox One, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, the cancellation of Silent Hills, Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae 2.0, Telltale and Marvel teaming up, and the steep price for Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass! Continue reading Is $40 Too Much For A Season Pass?
Late last night Famitsu (a Japanese gaming magazine) brought us surprising news about Square Enix’s high anticipated Kingdom Hearts III. Apparently Kingdom Hearts III is well into development and it is switching engines. Continue reading Kingdom Hearts 3 Switches Engines
Cliff Bleszinski has been very vocal in the gaming community, is he planning on taking a larger role in game development once again?
Today, Cliff Bleszinski announced on Twitter that he is coming out of retirement, and that a new game will be announced in seven days. Cliff Bleszinski has been in the video game industry since 1994 with the release of Jazz Jackrabbit for the PC developed by Epic MegaGames, which is now simply known as Epic Games. Continue reading Gears of War creator returns to games
During the 2014 Game Developer’s Conference, Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny announced its Unreal 4 Engine will be adopting a subscription model and be available to anyone for $19 a month and 5% gross revenue. Continue reading Unreal 4 Turns to Subscription Model