Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space trying not to get their raids ruined by glitches, is full of fun Easter eggs. Here's one of them.
People these days know Slightly Mad Studios as the team behind the crowdfunded Project CARS games. But before that, they cut their teeth making Need for Speed: SHIFT semi-simulation racers.
Two SHIFT games were released, and according to SMS CEO Ian Bell a third one was planned. But according to him, EA canned the project weeks before work was scheduled to begin, and he's never forgotten it.
As recently revealed, Dragon Ball FighterZ has an original fighter called Android 21.
Even though the character was created by Namco Bandai for the game, the company explained how the character was designed by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama.
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Trailers for video games are a weird beast, as misleading as they can be esoteric. Free from the burden of trying to directly sell you a piece of art, commercials for video game hardware are often a lot more fun.
Ubisoft Reflections, the studio behind Grow Home and Grow Up, continues its growth spurt with the release of Atomega on Steam. It's a blocky competitive first-person shooter in which players battle over mass, attempting to out-grow and overpower the competition. It's a cool little game that could use some serious expansion.
What nostalgia looks like in 2017 isn't what it looked like at the dawn of video games. The virtual worlds in which we play have long hinged on callbacks to outdoor things, countryside adventures, wooded escapes or play-fighting in the grass.
Yes, many of our childhoods were spent in backyard kid gangs, dreaming of brotherly knighthood, mystical water fairies or whatever. Endless Steam inventories of fantasy role-playing games reflect this obsession with the natural, pure way things were. My childhood was no different, at least half the time, when I wasn't on the internet. Finally, games are catching up to that.