As I consider the events that have characterized the past few weeks in gaming culture, the idea that continually worms its way into my mind is that of polarity. Because as incredible as the stream of quality releases has been, the grotesque underbelly of the community has repeatedly come to light. This contradiction has potentially smeared what could have been a defining season for gaming on a mainstream level. Instead of celebrating the masterpiece releases of Horizon Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild we are left screaming into our collective pillows at the hateful immaturity that radiates from corners of the internet.
The first few months of 2017 have already seen the release of some of the biggest games this year in Horizon: Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. And the hits keep coming with the approaching release of Mass Effect: Andromeda. Continue reading Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer Sets Stakes For Humanity’s Future
Exploration and discovery are the focus this time for the latest Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Series. Continue reading Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Series Focuses on Exploration & Discovery in Latest Video
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.
As Mass Effect: Andromeda steadily approaches release more information continues to be shared about the game, including the voice cast. Continue reading Mass Effect Andromeda Introduces Natalie Dormer as Dr. Lexi T’Perro in Latest Video
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!