Month: June 2018

New games and the line between innovation and repetition

Game developers can’t really win in the social media age. No matter what they announce, there is a contigent who see a new game as a direct attack on their identity. Considering we’ve just experienced the joys of E3 2018, you don’t have to look far to find examples of innovation and repetition being equally destroyed by fans. I could embed some quality tweets and Facebook comments into this here a...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of the PlayStation showcase

Well that sure was…something. Playstation decided to try something different with their E3 presentation this year, stepping away from the traditional stage show packed with teaser trailers and instead showing fewer games but in greater detail. And that’s an idea I’m totally on board with, as greater detail is something E3 reveals could always use more of. And the show certainly delivered some more...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of Nintendo’s conference

Nintendo discussed a range of games during their E3 direct this year. Well, sort of. They mainly discussed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.  Without further delay let’s look into the wonderful goodies Nintendo laid out for us. Fortnite is out today Yes, you can download the popular building and murdering simulator now on Switch. Of course we can’t just have a nice thing, the release has been met ...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of Bethesda’s conference

We’re well and truly underway with E3 2018, with announcements firing off and vaguely interesting trailers hitting the internet. Without further delay let’s sink our teeth into the best of Bethesda’s showcase. Fallout 76 HYP3 It’s no secret that I’m breaking ranks from being cynical to be incredibly hyped for this game, and the conference delivered the goods to satisf...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of EA’s conference

E3 2018 is officially underway, and with that comes an avalanche of game announcements, trailers and hypeTM. At 4am AEST yesterday, EA presented their offerings to the world. Considering I was fast asleep at that time, here’s a delayed recap of the best of their showcase. Battlefield V battle royale mode It’s with no surprise that big developers are looking to battle royale games. EA a...[Read More]

An overused sci-fi trope ruins a meaningful Detroit: Become Human moment

Hey there reader, this article is absolutely full of Detroit: Become Human spoilers. Turn back if you don’t want a funny but important scene ruined.  As we discussed in our review, Detroit: Become Human does a lot of things well, but that doesn’t mean it’s a faultless experience. You may have noticed certain areas of the game taking a beating this week – in a post from Kotaku’s Heather...[Read More]

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