My first foray into first-person shooters with a heavy focus on strategy and mechanics began with the closed beta of Hell Let Loose, a World War II-era shooter developed by Black Matter and published by Team 17. Their project focuses more on the tactical and realistic aspects of firing a gun, more similar in scope to ARMA 3 and America’s Army than to something like Call of Duty.
Author: GC Staff
HIGH Plenty of twists on a strong central mechanic.
LOW Loose controls get in the way of successful
WTF A miracle cure that either saves people or turns them into a dragon.
Pea? Yes. Awesome? Meh.
HIGH The sweet, sweet nostalgia of Game Boy inspired graphics.
LOW Looking at the same assets over and over. And over. And over.
WTF The game is about a leaping pea.
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(Content Warning: This piece contains ableist language used by a published game to describe a person with Asperger’s.) One of the brightest moments I’ve felt as a player was when the Xbox Adaptive Controller was announced by Microsoft on May 17th, 2018. It not only allows players with limited mobility […]
The Fastest Encyclopedia Ever Ridden
HIGH Tons of variety in bike selection and track environments, on-track simulation is solid.
LOW Poor tutorials, pacing and difficulty of career mode encourages grinding, technical issues.
WTF The tutorials are so rough, the AI occasionally crashes on the flying lap
On December 11th, Digital Extremes released the next big content patch for their hit MMO shooter, Warframe. Titled “Fortuna”, this update brings vehicles, new characters, items, and a whole new open-world area. This content also incorporates brand-new systems, giving first-timers and veterans alike something to check out.