Author: Darryn Bonthuys

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 24 Oct 2014

We’re entering that time of year where all the biggest and blockbusteriest games are on their way. While money doesn’t always guarantee success, it certainly does help and you’ll most likely be hard-pressed to find a game that actually gets downright slammed by all the critics. That doesn’t mean that 2014 hasn’t had some bad games so far. Hell, it’s had some of the very worst games ever released actually. Here’s a look at the games that smelt like Batman Forever.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 24 Oct 2014

These days, it’s easier to outsource game testing to your consumers than it is to the hive of despair and misery known as QA. It’s free, developers can actually find out if their game can handle thousands of people playing it and have it ready for launch day. You know, unlike that other game. You know the one I’m talking about. The alpha for Evolve kicks off next week. Here’s what you’ll need in order to handle it.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 24 Oct 2014

Picture the scene: You’ve trained your mind, body and soul for years in a manner that would make Batman proud. Your fists are hard, your spirit is burning and your feet want to deliver some sweet chin music. You are the pinnacle of human martial arts achievement. And yet you still manage to get distracted by, ahem, certain assets. If you know what I’m talking about, then you’re most likely a regular player of Dead Or Alive. A game that is increasing the jiggles in its next game.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 23 Oct 2014

Here at Lazygamer, we know that we’re terrible journalists. Or writers. Or blobbers. Or whatever it is that you call a bunch of sub-humanoid who are paid in cardboard boxes in order to cover the news. We’ve been following GamerGate closely ever since the axe was ground into a fine dust against the likes of those damned SJWs. We’re as bored as you are with the whole brouhaha. So here are ten debates, which are way more important.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 23 Oct 2014

I’ve been jamming some DriveClub lately, and I do quite like it. It’s solid, has that Project Gotham Racing DNA inside of it and actually encourages cleaner driving. It’s also more barren than my inbox that I set aside for replies from various dating sites, thanks to the online side of the game being hobbled by various server issues. The latest patch however, should sort that out though. Hopefully.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 23 Oct 2014

Just about every game these days features some form of role-playing game mechanics being integrated into the core product. Most of the time, this is a game of numbers where you try to outnumber your opponents with bigger numbers while maintaining your own set of numbers in the process. Or something like that. But the upcoming The Division game from Ubisoft. That’s more than just numbers. It’s an old-school return to the RPG fold, but with better tech.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 23 Oct 2014

In news that will delight the tens of people still playing the game, it looks like Titanfall is getting an update. An update that developer Respawn Entertainment calls its "biggest update ever" as the game descends into the madness of co-op and horde mode.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 22 Oct 2014

Guys, I promise that this is our last bit of Sunset Overdrive coverage. For today at least. Alessandro and I have been playing the game. We’ve been talking. We’ve been recording that talk, editing and uploading it with footage that won’t result in an NDA death squad being sent for us. Enjoy!

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 22 Oct 2014

I’ve always maintained that Borderlands is one of the more challenging game franchises out there. Whether it be badass bandits or Skags that happen to fart lightning in your general direction, the game is filled with all manner of beasties who are going to do to your body what Tyler Perry’s Madea did to comedy. Namely, butcher it. But some of the infamous raid bosses in the game are even bigger bullet sponges. But only one of them, is a massive dick.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 22 Oct 2014

What’s the biggest anime breakout of recent memory? Easily Attack On Titan, a show all about slaying giants while using technological zip-line gear that would make Spider-Man jealous. The original manga set all of that action up…before devolving into a political drama that has just dragged on and on as of late. Hopefully, the game will manage to recapture the spirit of slaying a rapid-healing Titan with a face born out of nightmare fuel.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 21 Oct 2014

I won’t lie to you: This job isn’t exactly easy. But it does have perks, such as your hair going grey early and playing the latest games a little bit earlier than everyone elseso that you can get a review out in time for launch day. We’re busy with one such game right now, Sunset Overdrive. And we need your help on this one.