The Fall of Rise of the Robots

The Fall of Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots tainted nearly everything it touched. This absolute car crash of a beat ‘em up ruined many a Christmas, as kids who’d looked forward to it all year, whipped into a froth by breathless magazine coverage, fired up the game on a snowy morning only to discover… it was awful. The game destroyed the reputation of its developer, Mirage, which went bankrupt not too long afterwards. And the reputation the game had acquired prior to release led everyone to wonder… had these magazines even played it?

Phantom Brigade, A New Turn-Based Tactics Game, Rules

Phantom Brigade, A New Turn-Based Tactics Game, Rules

Hello. Do you like XCOM? Do you like the recent and excellent Mechwarrior tactics game? And most importantly, are you interested at all in the passage of time? If so, then there’s someone I’d like you to meet.

There’s A Ton Of Great Gaming Mice Deals Right Now

There’s A Ton Of Great Gaming Mice Deals Right Now

The Black Friday shenanigans have begun, which means its a good time to upgrade some of your gaming gear without paying full price. There are some particularly good deals on gaming mice might now, and as someone who spends way too much time trying (and failing) to click heads, here’s some solid recommendations on the best bargains out there.

Here’s Cyberpunk 2077’s New PC And RTX Specs

Here’s Cyberpunk 2077’s New PC And RTX Specs

Cyberpunk 2077 is only a couple of weeks away, and it’s already looking gorgeous. Night City looks its best with ray tracing turned up to the max, however, and CD Projekt Red has got a new set of recommended specs for the best Cyberpunk 2077 RTX experience.

I Cannot Tell If Flat Earth Simulator Is Real Or A Prank

I Cannot Tell If Flat Earth Simulator Is Real Or A Prank

Flat Earth Simulator recently appeared on Steam with no fanfare at all. Costing $US5 ($7), it’s a beautifully presented — if extremely slight — depiction of a proposed model for a flat Earth. There’s interactive recorded narration explaining the theory, which posits that our planet is a floating disc, surrounded…

Dear Microsoft, Here’s Our Xbox Series X (And S) Wishlist

Dear Microsoft, Here’s Our Xbox Series X (And S) Wishlist

Microsoft didn’t break new ground with its two new consoles, the Xbox Series X and S. The individual boxes look new, sure, but both share a near-identical operating system with their predecessor, the Xbox One. In other words, these two new machines don’t bring much new to the table. Rather,…

Bugsnax’s Ending Is Some Wild Shit, But It Doesn’t Really Work

Bugsnax’s Ending Is Some Wild Shit, But It Doesn’t Really Work

If we’re talkin’ ‘bout games that have come out recently, Bugsnax is an alright, though messy attempt at doing something different. But if we’re talkin’ bout’ endings, its final act ranks among the wildest of the year — even if, much like many other elements of the game, it doesn’t…

Luck-Based PS5 Demon’s Souls Glitch Lets You One-Shot Every Boss

Luck-Based PS5 Demon’s Souls Glitch Lets You One-Shot Every Boss

Demon’s Souls players have found a new glitch in the PlayStation 5 remake that allows them to deal incredible damage, enough to one-shot every enemy and boss in the game. Funnily enough, it doesn’t revolve around any of the more common damage-dealing stats, like Strength or Dexterity, but rather Luck.

A Poop-Based Game Released In Japan To Save Lives

A Poop-Based Game Released In Japan To Save Lives

The game is called Unkore, and the game features anthropomorphised anime-style versions of intestinal bacteria. While this might seem rather silly, it’s not. The goal is to help others, which is driven home with the game’s tagline: “There is a life that can save in the shit.”

The Art Of League Of Legends’ K/DA

The Art Of League Of Legends’ K/DA

League of Legends’ fake girl group, K/DA, have some new music videos out, and also recently got some new skins and events. Seeing as we haven’t taken a look at League of Legends for a while here on Fine Art, I figured tonight might be a good time to look…