It’s another week of interesting new game releases, ports of classics, and sequels. We’ve even got Night Trap!
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and Siege of Dragonspear have received a huge number of bug fixes and enhancements with the 2.5 update. The list of changes is massive across all platforms, and this might be the perfect time to dive into the classic game and its newer expansion.
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is an interesting experience, but I can’t say that I’ve thought much about it since the release of The Phantom Pain back in 2015. Now a let’s play series has got me appreciating an excellent mission that I missed before.
Back in 2015, Kirk Hamilton floated a “crackpot theory” that Ciri from The Witcher III told a tale of traveling to the world of CD Projekt Red’s upcoming Cyberpunk 2077. What if he was wrong? What if she traveled to a galaxy far, far away?
There’s a new trailer for Battlefield V that shows off the fight for Rotterdam. It is splashy and impressive, and the developers wrote a trailer breakdown to let you know exactly what is happening in the gameplay footage. The game will release on October 19.
There’s nothing like going home again, and seeing our friend Solid Snake in the codec screen with David Hayter’s voice coming out of his mouth has got me feeling all nostalgic. And that means Metal Gear ‘shops.
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Magic: The Gathering commentator Marshall Sutcliffe had Pro Tour Historian Brian David-Marshall on his MTG Breakdown show recently to show off an amazing piece of game history: video of a Magic tournament from 1994.
Track: Ghosts | Artist: Japan| Album: Tin Drum
Speedruns are all about completing a game quickly, and the world record for 100%ing Grand Theft Auto V is a breezy ten hours of skydiving, helicopter flying, bike racing, and story missions. It’s a wonder to behold.
David Hayter, who voiced Metal Gear Solid protagonists Solid Snake and Naked Snake until he was replaced by Kiefer Sutherland in Metal Gear Solid V, has returned to the former role in a short video produced by filmmaker Jordan Vogt-Roberts in celebration of the Metal Gear franchise’s 31st anniversary.
Do you wonder where the cowboys go when they wander off the map? Well our devoted community ‘Shop Experts are here to show you.
QUOTE | “Assume months at this point.” - Valve representative SeanJ, in response to a developer’s question of when the Steam storefront’s new features for filtering adult content would be released. The representative said games with adult content are not being allowed to debut on Steam until those tools are ready.
This week has some varied games, from JRPG throwbacks to MMO expansions, and as the summer goes on the releases are getting weirder and weirder.
Track: Frank and Jesse James | Artist: Warren Zevon | Album: Warren Zevon
A good shot in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds always makes you feel good, but the perfect use of a thrown weapon will almost bring a tear to your eye.
The last pre-launch trailer for The Walking Dead: The Final Season appeared late last week. It has additional details about a teen enclave that appears in the game. That one kid is really looking a lot like young Kiefer Sutherland. The first episode of The Final Season releases August 14.
The Monte Grappa map in Battlefield 1 is a divisive experience. Based on a bloody, treacherous set of battles from the first World War, it is a hard map to take and hold objectives on. And now the Battlefield 1 community is embroiled in its own fight about the “real” Monte Grappa.