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.
Despite how hard many of you may want it to be, Misson 51 is not the ending for Metal Gear Solid V, Konami has confirmed. And just like that, the internet hates Konami a little bit more. Continue reading Konami says cut Mission 51 was not the ending for Metal Gear Solid V
Everyone should be happy I’m devoted to making this look good or I would have just typed “Gone to Play Firewatch” here and left to do just that. HOWEVER! I’m in it to win it and so is everyone else on this week’s episode of the MONG Podcast! The crew goes through and covers topics from the week including the return of the Overwatch beta, the reveal of The Culling, Metal Gear Solid V’s upcoming DLC, Firewatch photos, David Gaider taking the throne and what happens when you smash two portals together while inside of them in Portal… personally, I think the computer should have crashed hard and never turned back on. Continue reading MONG Podcast 111 | Diamonds in the Rough
Welcome to 2016!
To kick-off the year, the team at Middle of Nowhere Gaming is here to enjoy some wonderful games. Here is where you can find out all of our crazy plans for the start of the year!
2015 has come and gone and it has been the best year of gaming in a long time. Instead of dumping all the major games in a four month period, they were spread throughout the year. While some games are better than others, getting them into a list was much harder. Continue reading Jesse Webster’s Top 5 Game of the Year
Well, boys and girls, that blessed time is upon us: holiday season, when the year’s biggest and most-anticipated video games finally hit us one-after-another until our wallets cry out for mercy. Many of us will excitedly buy these for ourselves, for a friend or possibly receive them as gifts in turn. No matter the method, one thing is certain: we’re all united in our excitement for a particular game.