In accordance with their new focus on eSports, Activision Blizzard have upped the ante for the 2016 Hearthstone World Tour. More events, new structure, more regional qualifiers and a whopping $2 million combined prize pool.
Codemasters have made some fantastic racing games over the years, making a name for themselves in that genre. But other types of games that don’t rely on horses under the hood? Recently, they haven’t been too successful when branching out. And that’s why the UK studio is re-focusing on doing what they do best.
Last year’s Game Awards debuted a ton of new games: The Order 1886, Until Dawn, Lara Croft & the Temple of Osiris,Tacoma,Adrift,King’s Quest and Human Element all saw premieres at the Game Awards. This year, not much has changed, as host Geoff Keighley confirmed on Twitter that the event would have “ten world premieres”.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Batman: Arkham Knight, STASIS, Fallout 4. All fantastic games, that scored many tens of points with us and reviewers all across the world. But nobody cares about a success story. We’re here for the worst of 2015. So far at least. And this universe had a smelly yin to the superb yang that was on offer. Here’s some of the worst stuff that was pumped out this year.