Monthly Archives: October 2019

When the publisher of The Angry Birds 2 Movie: Under Pressure VR asked if I wanted to review a copy of Angry Birds VR on PlayStation VR, without looking up trailers or videos, I was pretty sure I knew what this was going to be. With no movie knowledge, I figured I was in for Angry Birds, but in VR. You know, launching birds at structures and pigs. Well, I was wrong, but it all worked out in the end. READ

GRID

No frills arcade racing action.

The GRID series has always played a second, or maybe even third fiddle to the bigger arcade racing franchises on consoles and PC.  The likes of Forza Motorsport, Need for Speed and Gran Turismo get the most love on the PlayStation and Xbox platforms, but Codemasters’ GRID franchise has stood the test of time.  Between the actual games named “GRID” and the “TOCA” titles that Codemasters has released this is one of the longest running driving series in video games.  Codemasters does great work on their racing games, and that’s mostly because they focus on what matters… the actual racing.   In a world where their biggest competitors have a repeatedly shot themselves in the foot by focusing on monetization instead of what matters, Codemasters’ GRID is a refreshing, albeit standard, racing game. Read

Frozenbyte’s sequel is a pleasant return to form for the franchise.

Trine 3 was a bit of a dud. In moving to 3D, Frozenbyte seemed to have bitten off more than they could chew, with a short campaign, clunky camera that made platforming a pain, and puzzles that didn’t quite feel rewarding to solve. At the time it seemed the franchise was done, with the Frozenbyte claiming budget problems had contributed to the under-baked game. READ OVERVIEW

The Red Dead series finally debuts on PC

Ever since the game debuted on consoles, fans have anxiously awaited a PC release for Red Dead Redemption 2. In fact, they’ve been waiting for anything from the series to make its way to PC for years. The waiting has finally paid off though with the official announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2 PC, which will arrive a lot sooner than many anticipated. Fans only have one month more to wait.

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The Walking Dead VR game gets its first trailer

While The Walking Dead comics have ended alongside the Telltale created series, the franchise as a whole is far from dead. In fact, a new chapter seems to be dawning on Robert Kirkman’s mega popular zombie series. New releases are happening as the TV show enters a new phase and reinvents itself in a number of ways. And that trend continued today with the release of the first trailer and info for The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners which will arrive on VR platforms on January 23, 2020.

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Not a huge year for sweeping changes

There have been a lot of changes to FIFA in recent years… at least that’s what EA’s been telling us on the yearly.  No, there really have been some pretty large improvements to the way that players control the ways that they play off of each other more realistically.   READ OVERVIEW