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
Traditionally the fall of each year is the time when some of the biggest video games are released. Already big titles like Super Mario Maker, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and Halo 5: Guardians have been released. Titles like Fallout 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be joining them in a matter of weeks. It makes sense for companies to release them during the time period to capitalize on holiday spending and the increase of indoor activities from the colder weather in many parts of the country.
Yet, due to delayed games and a need to stand out amongst the crowded holiday lineup, the early months of 2016 are already loaded up with quality titles featuring a variety of genres. February in particular is loaded with a slew of big releases and is why I think the month will be a great Valentine’s gift for gamers. So here are some of the titles that will have gamers feeling especially loved. Continue reading How February 2016 is Shaping Up to be a Valentine’s Day Gift for Gamers
In a post by Senior Producer Sara Jansson, it has been announced that Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst has been delayed to May 24th, 2016. Continue reading Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst Delayed
Ubisoft has revealed the new game in the Far Cry series, Far Cry: Primal. A Reveal trailer shows off a brand new setting as well as new features for the series. Continue reading Far Cry: Primal Announced