In Watch Dogs: Legion, London is a rich city known for multiculturalism and technological prowess. Then, after a series of bombings, private military corporation Albion steps in to help keep the city safe — whether they like it or not.
Vinyl City is where a corporation called NSR is transforming music into electricity to power the world.
Living as we are in the golden age of simulation games, there is seemingly no end to the blue-collar jobs that players can dabble in from the safety of their own couches. Whether they long to sample life as a medieval shopkeeper, a city bus driver, or even a mushroom prospector, there’s something out there to help them live their dreams.
To convey a sense of Warhammer 40K‘s enormous impact on videogames, all I have to do is say the words “space marine”.
Guilty Gear is BACK, baby! And now it’s gone again! Christ, that was fast.
Rustler’s alternate title “Grand Theft Horse” lets players know almost everything they need to about the premise. As a classic-GTA throwback offering a top-down camera and random, bloody violence, Rustler puts players in control of a petty criminal who elects to work his way up through the bleak medieval world he’s been born into via a series of thefts, murders, and extravagant pranks.
I know the last few years have been rough for a variety of reasons, but one of the few indicators that we’re not quite living in the darkest timeline was last year’s announcement that Baldur’s Gate would be resurrected by none other than Larian Studios. Their recent work on Divinity: Original Sin and its sequel – two of my favorite games – has made them, to my mind, the most qualified team to inherit the long-dormant series. I was recently invited to Manhattan for a first look at Baldur’s Gate III, and based on what I saw, the pairing seems to be every bit as perfect as I’d hoped.
As a steampunk puzzle-platformer set in a lush fantasy world, Project Grove puts players in the shoes of an alchemist hunting for magical plants to catalog and research.
The manhunt for elusive boogeyman and rogue Division agent Aaron Keener is finally coming to a head with the upcoming Warlords of New York expansion for The Division 2. GameCritics was given a chance to go hands-on with the content to take a glimpse at how New York has fared since we visited in the first game, and also to see what it will take to finally track down Keener and his group of rogue agents.
It’s a safe bet that anyone who mentions Disintegration will likely mention Halo in the next sentence due to the developer’s history with that franchise, and it’s probably why people are paying attention to this game. Anyone being honest, though, will then mention that this title (at least in the closed beta) has more in common with Overwatch.