A free to play version of Konami’s hit foot on ball game Pro Evolution Soccer? Bah! Flimshaw! Anachronisms! That’s what the masses were shouting a couple of weeks ago, because clearly Konami would never ever consider such a business scheme. Right? Hang on, my Metal Gear Solid V base has solicitors at the door, who want to sell me on some insurance…
Overwatch is dominating the news like an Unreal Tournament player on a kill-streak. There’s been a lot of talk about Blizzard adopting a premium price stance on Overwatch, a game with MOBA tendencies that seems to obviously geared towards the freemium market.
Games like DOTA 2 and League of Legends are the kind of escapist entertainment that I prefer to run away from, while fantasising of having the more toxic elements of that community lined up and drowned. And yet, I’m busy with SMITE. A proper MOBA. And I’m actually digging it.
Bethesda today showcased its digital wares the games that’ll be available this year and beyond in its first ever E3 conference. The least exciting, at least as far as this grumpy old sod is concerned, is Battlecry.