Empire Of Sin Is A Mobster’s Delight

One of the most pleasant surprises of E3 was Romero Games’ strategy/RPG hybrid Empire Of Sin. The isometric game casts you as one of 14 gangsters (some historical figures like Al Capone, others fictional characters) trying to rule over Chicago during Prohibition.  Whoever controls the most territory and cash at the end of 13 years emerges…

10 Of The Coolest Things I Saw At Gamescom 2019

Gamescom is kind of like Europe’s version of E3, if E3 were bigger and somehow more of a spectacle. It’s open to the public, so anyone with about 20 Euro can come inside and see what’s on the horizon. The sense of excitement and enthusiasm around the event is contagious, and it’s one of the…

DICE Canceling Battlefield V’s Planned 5v5 Mode

EA Dice senior producer Ryan McArthur says in an official blog post that Battlefield V will not release a 5v5 multiplayer mode as originally planned. The added focus on improving the quality of the experience and adding more of the content you want has led us to step back from our original plans to offer…

An Unstable Franchise – Game Informer

Fans of Madden’s franchise mode got some improvements to their favorite part of the game, but the mode wasn’t wholly transformed since they were layered on top of a structure that hasn’t changed in years. Until EA decides to scrap the mode’s foundations – in particular the simulation engine – no real progress can be…

Gorgeous Hand-Drawn RPG Indivisible Continues To Impress, Both In Play And Look

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, Indivisible has been catching eyes with its incredibly beautiful hand-drawn and hand-animated aesthetic. The game comes from Lab Zero Games, the developer behind beloved fighting game Skullgirls. While Indivisible is hardly a fighting game, the DNA is indisputable. Indivisible combines action, platforming, and role-playing elements to create something unique, challenging,…

Assassin’s Creed Rogue’s Shay Patrick Cormac Action Figure Coming From Damtoys

Assassin’s Creed Rogue was the seventh installment of the Assassin’s Creed series that didn’t make much of a splash since it released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on the same day as Assassin’s Creed Unity on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It was a last-gen game going up against the new-gen flagship experience. Getting…

Calling And Taking The Shots From Above In Disintegration’s Multiplayer

Disintegration takes a familiar conceit from tactically oriented games – the shot-caller who monitors the action from above – and adds a clever twist. “What we wanted to do was turn that camera in the sky into an active participant in combat,” says V1 Interactive’s co-founder, Marcus Lehto. The result, which we played at its…

New Nioh 2 Demo Coming To Tokyo Game Show

Developer Team Ninja was so pleased with the response and feedback from the closed alpha demo for Nioh 2 earlier this year that it is launching a second demo at Tokyo Game Show next month. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the demo such as if it’ll be available more broadly (Team…

The MediEvil Remake Is A Ghoulish Gas So Far

Fans of Sir Daniel Fortesque had a lot to be excited for when Sony revealed earlier this year that it had a remake of the first MediEvil in the works. Flash forward to Gamescom 2019 and we’ve finally gotten some hands-on time with this nostalgic return to Gallowmere. And from what we played, those looking for a…