It is safe to say that open-worlds have become this generation’s defining gameplay feature. Immersive worlds, diverging paths, exploration; these buzzwords and phrases characterize a large portion of the AAA gaming space. Games like The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Grand Theft Auto 3 paved the way for The Witcher 3 and Metal Gear Solid V to capture the time and imaginations of the gaming community. The success of these titles has caused the feature to percolate into the rest of the industry, leading to a landscape dotted with sprawling worlds and open air.
With hundreds of Funko Pop figures showcased during the New York Toy Fair this year, a sizable amount of them were from video game franchises. From Overwatch, to Doom, and even Mass Effect: Andromeda – here are 55 figures in all their funko-fied glory!
The 2016 United States presidential election has come to a close, and what a doozy it has been. Private email servers, sweaty primary debaters, small hands and a great wall are but a few of the highlights from the bizarre cycle. Frankly, I’m exhausted, and I’m sure many of you share the same sentiment. Luckily, we are passionate about a medium that is centered around the concept of virtual escapism. After such an emotionally draining few days, I believe that what many of us need is a good game to take our minds off of doomsday prophesying.
The fall has always been the busiest part of the gaming year. The end of September sees the beginning of a yearly onslaught of games that puts constraints on every wallet and day planner in the industry. For the players, the fall was the beginning of the arduous wait until our Holiday wishes were made reality. Black Friday was the date that put a hard cap on the season and virtually guaranteed increased success for an individual game or publisher.
And it is in the process of losing its relevance.
Continue reading Fall’s gaming dominance is over
Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Jordan Loeffler as they mull and converse over the most topical of news. They hit on the stories of the Mass Effect twins, Sony and Bethesda having problems with PS4 Fallout 4 mods, the length of Persona 5 and the… meeting that was the PlayStation Meeting 2016 and so much more. They cover it all! Don’t forget the always hilarious, or relatively deep, Reedus Feetus Quote of the Show and the Thought from Nowhere! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy!
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Oh no, Sony what have you done. Continue reading PS4 mod support for Fallout 4 & Skyrim Special Edition cancelled
Bethesda frontman Pete Hines recently sat down with GameCentral to talk about a plethora of things — including developing for the Nintendo NX, Fallout: New Orleans, and the truth behind Prey 2. Continue reading Pete Hines talks Bethesda 2017 E3 Conference, cancelled Prey 2 Game, and the NX