Following a couple of high profile misfires, EA had hoped to rejuvenate interest in the series with a promising eponymous free-to-play offering set in the Generals universe. A shame, then, that its alpha test was abruptly canned in late 2013, and Victory Games, the studio set up to oversee its development, shuttered. Only the browser-based Tiberium Alliances has been left ticking over at the time of writing, itself potentially not on all that firm a footing considering that a sequel of sorts was axed before even being made public.
Inevitable? Well, no. Not exactly. Continue reading
While devotees everywhere eagerly await firm details on the Nintendo’s next home console, the ever-elusive (and much discussed on here) NX, the company has surprised the gaming establishment by announcing that it has another console in the offing: the NES Mini, due in November.
E3 is undoubtedly the biggest event on the gaming calendar. Normally I’m watching with baited breath, eager to offer thoughts and opinions on the show’s happenings, but this time I’m going to take a backseat and spare the blogosphere my usual ramblings. Continue reading
Some games age more gracefully than others, largely because our memories are pretty good at playing tricks on us. Classics from the ‘00s, ‘90s and before rarely look or play quite like we remember. Doom, however, is almost like the Dorian Gray of videogaming, in that its gameplay never seems to age a day and its graphics upscale gloriously to high resolutions. You mark my words, in a dusty attic somewhere there’s a picture of a Cyberdemon getting older. Continue reading
Rumours abound yesterday that Sony is planning to release some kind of upgraded PS4, with improved hardware and full 4K support. This comes just a couple of weeks after Microsoft’s Phil Spencer was widley misquoted as suggesting that they were considering doing something similar with the Xbox One. Continue reading