From Software releases their latest game, "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice," a challenging combat creation that sparks discussion in the gaming industry.
Despite the nostalgic 90s internet tribute, 'Hypnospace Outlaw' has a real message that will resonate with todays youth.
Well, I had a piece planned on “Rainbow Six: Siege” for this week — a little thinkpiece about the whole ‘games as a service’ trend and how “Siege” has managed to both stumble into that model and sidestep the worst parts of it. But after the Activision-Blizzard layoffs, it just feels disingenuous to talk about anything other than the weird, terrible ways this industry is run and the ways it could be better.
As a mashup of “Overwatch,” “Fortnite” and “Titanfall,” “Apex Legends” surpasses being a mere imitation of these three to become a uniquely thrilling experience. Set vaguely somewhere in the universe of “Titanfall,” the game follows your standard “Player Unknown” or “Fortnite” Battle Royale formula.
Daily Cardinal video games columnist Marty Forbeck compares and contrasts the newly released remake of "Resident Evil 2" to the cherished 1998 original.
I usually begin these reviews by clumsily burying the lede and attempting to provide some sort of context because I think it’s important. We live in a world of franchises, and while the occasional standalone masterpiece like “Return of the Obra Dinn” will pop up now and again, even it comes attached with loads of baggage. “Obra Dinn” was a “Lucas Pope game,” a personal brand that is rapidly becoming a complex and budding franchise of its own sort. Rarely, if ever, can you fully extrapolate a piece of art from the context that surrounds it. And if you do end up tearing your eyes out to do so, you’ll almost inevitably end up coming back to it. But I don’t know where to begin with “Red Dead Redemption 2.” I feel like we almost have to rewrite the book on this one.
This week's episode is all about video games. Our columnists Marty Forbeck and Kyle Engels discuss recent titles they've reviewed, while we also touch on games that are closing out the 2018 schedule, including "Battlefield V" and "Super Smash Bros.