Horizon Zero Dawn is the game that made me literally dust off my PS4 and plug it back in to my TV. It's one of the best games I've played in years. It also helps that it looks absolutely amazing, as these GIFs demonstrate.
In last year's Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age trailer, it looked like we'd be stuck with Vaan's spray-on abdominals. But now it seems like we won't. Thank goodness for that!
Earlier this month, Atlus warned streamers to not broadcast beyond an early point in the game, seemingly threatening content claims and strikes for anyone who defied their wishes. Today, Atlus is walking some of that back.
You might judge me for this, but when I get mad at games, I occasionally bash keyboards and/or throw controllers. Usually, it's no big deal. A few moments later, I start feeling better, and I pick up my controller and play some more. Last night was different. My PS4 controller, sadly, did not survive the incident.
Over the last few weeks, a YouTube channel has been uploading a Let's Play of a game called Petscop. On the surface, Petscop appears to be a peppy animal collecting game that was never officially released. Hiding underneath that, though, is a dark and bizarre game that references real-life child killings. Nobody can tell if Petscop is real, but it might not matter.
Here's a blast from the past — behind-the-scenes motion capture footage for Silent Hill 2 from almost 20 years ago. It focuses on the perhaps the most critical revelation in the game's narrative, so consider this your one and only spoiler warning! For everyone else, enjoy this rare peek behind the curtain.
Horizon Zero Dawn is a visually stunning game, and one with a captivating storyline to boot. But it backs these two pillars up with a third that isn't so immediately obvious: a soundtrack and ambient in-game music that immerses you in the broken-down, overgrown tribal world.
We talked to Guerilla Games' music supervisor Lucas van Tol and the game's composers Joris de Man and The Flight to better understand exactly what goes into creating the audio element of one of 2017's most ambitious — and impressive — titles so far.