Every so often, there comes along a game you don’t think is going to capture your attention. Then you play it, and several hours later, you realize that you’ve been completely sucked in. That’s Starlink: Battle for Atlas, from Ubisoft. Due out this week on just about every platform, I’ve been playing the sci-fi open-universe epic and loving every minute of it.
What if we could evolve the RTS platform a bid, harmonize the melody with just the right notes to enliven the old tunes in such a way it might catch your attention again? Maybe it can be done. And maybe a small indie development team like Systence Games is just the one to do it and The Maestros is just the instrument to do it with.
MMOs have been around now for over twenty years. In that time the genre has influenced countless game play models and designs. You can say that MMOs really did grow up with the Internet itself. In the 2000s we saw a batch of MMOs hit success as World of Warcraft grew into a world power. Now in the 2010s games have morphed and the ideas of MMOs have changed, but more are coming and they begin with Fallout 76.
In tribute to the Gods of rampant musical rage that saved us, arenas have been erected in which machines dedicated to the remembrance of our saving grace are pitted against each other in not-so-mortal battle. Welcome to Heavy Metal Machines, a unique MOBA developed by Hoplon, that incorporates tricked-out mega vehicles and takes this genre of multiplayer games a few interesting steps in a new direction. This is our Heavy Metal Machines review.
Following the monumental success of Assassins Creed Origins how could Ubisoft even attempt to make something as good, or better? Is it even possible? That is the question that has been echoed across the internet since Odyssey was first announced mid-May this year. We are honored to be able to charge head first into answering this question with our Assassin’s Creed Odyssey review.
In May of this year Undead Labs came out with State of Decay 2, a sequel to their smash hit State of Decay (check out our review). It was met with some success with a bit of a buggy launch. Four months later and they have delivered the newest DLC for the game Daybreak which introduces a separate wave-based horde fighting mode. Is it worth the price of admission? Time to find out. This is our State of Decay 2: Daybreak review.