Call of Duty is no longer a game developed in a two-year cycle by two development teams. Nope, it’s now a three year, three team game – and this year’s game will be handled by Sledgehammer Games. Call of Duty 2014 will be developed primarily for the new systems, making it the first real “next gen” entry in the series. And it’ll apparently be quite the looker.
So, Darryn is currently winging his way to my homeland, leaving me with the grave responsibility of being the butt of all the guys' jokes. It's a hard life, but someone has to be undermined to make others feel bigger. At least I get my revenge by spitting in their consumables.
Unreal Engine 4 is available to developers right now and thanks to an intriguing new licencing system, is actually within the grasp of just about every type of game developer. Expect very many indie games utilising that engine in the near future. One of those games, Nelo, is coming along quite nicely, showing some of the engine’s particle effects systems at work. LOOK AT ALL THOSE PARTICLES!
The Last of Us earned just about every award possible last year, and it looks like the PS4 remake might just be even better. But is it the last hurrah from a dying studio?
Last week we heard how Destiny lost one of their best composers, Marty O'Donnell, when he was fired from Bungie. Sad news whenever people lose their jobs, but at least we now hear that the game is still on track, and will feature O'Donnell's music.
The next chapter in the ever-expanding Assassin’s Creed story is set within France’s revolution. It was a period of social and political upheaval which had upset citizens working together to to uproot centuries-old, particularly unfair institutions such as the absolute monarchy..mostly by stabbing royals. And when you get to re-enact it in Assassin’s Creed Unity, you may get to do it with others.
While many of us spent the long weekend catching up on gaming backlogs and eating mountains of chocolate, some of South Africa's best Dota 2 players were going head to head. There were two major tournaments this weekend: the Liberty LAN and the MSSA's provincial online championships. Check out all the details.
If you’ve never played the Fatal Frame, or Project Zero games as they’re known in these parts, then you’ve missed some of the most terrifying and chilling puzzle adventure games from the PlayStation 2 era. Project Zero 2 was re-released on the Wii not too long ago, so there’s little excuse, unless you’re a giant sissy. In it, you play the game using a camera to find and dispel ghosts. The series is making a grand return on perhaps the most perfectly suited bit of gaming hardware available. Yes, the Wii U.