After the critical and commercial success of SimCity (if you’re willing look past the post-release fiasco), developers Maxis decided to ditch the skyscrapers and factories to focus their attention on their venerable Simulation franchise “The Sims”.
Maxis and Electronic Arts announced that The Sims 4 (a direct sequel to the 2009′s The Sims 3) is currently in development at The Sims Studio and it’s slated for a 2014 release. The Sims 4 would feature new and intuitive tools to encourage players to personalize their world. Players would also be able to share their world with friends online though the game would be a predominately single-player offline experience.
Dishonoured is a stealth action adventure game with all sorts of great stuff to draw you into it.
You play Corvo Attano, the Empress’ bodyguard who fell from grace after he’s framed for her murder, and forced to become a renegade assassin out restore the rightful heir to the throne (the revenge is a nice plus side).
The setting is a fictional world that carries an air of steam-punk in its style, with influences from 17th century England and anachronistic technology amidst its dystopian setting. There is the spread of the plague that turns humans into infected beings that remind one of zombies. It’s a dark, sombre environment, all in all.
2K Games and Gearbox Software announced today that Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, the third add-on content campaign for Borderlands® 2, is available for download today worldwide* on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. To date, the critically acclaimed shooter Borderlands 2 has won more than 55 end-of-year awards worldwide, including “Best Shooter” and “Best Multiplayer” at Spike’s 2012 Video Game Awards and “Game of the Year” from G4TV.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d have known that Belarusian developers Wargaming.net have been making waves all over the oversaturated MMO market with their unique Armored Warfare MMO “World Of Tanks”. Everyone from WWII aficionados to hardcore FPS gamers were drawn by the game’s unique premise and just 1 year after its initial release in Russia; the popularity of “World Of Tanks” blitz-ed across the world and Wargaming.net even localized servers in China, Europe, North America, South East Asia and Vietnam. As of now, World Of Tanks currently boasts 40 million players worldwide according to Wargaming.net.
Punishing difficulty and intense strategic action? SIGN ME UP
As a gamer who grew up in the “Playstation” era, I have always heard but not ever experience the “Old School” era where games are made punishingly difficult in order to lengthen playtimes. With the remake of XCOM: Enemy Unknown by Fireaxis, who prides this game to be as challenging and punishingly difficult as the original; I jumped on it immediately and after more than several hair pulling hours, I fell in love with this game and the difficulty that comes with it.
The premise of XCOM is simple, intergalactic life has been found and they are NOT friendly, the leaders of Earth has decided to initiate the titular XCOM project; an army of soldiers and scientist dedicated to extraterrestrial warfare. The member nations has devoted money and resources into the project and YOU are in charge of making sure they are not turned into ashes by the invading aliens.