One from the vaults! The classic 100% Objective Review for Final Fantasy XIII gets some new clothes.
PUBG might have been a massive hit, but the behavior of the team behind it indicates it’s a failure in one very important way.
In 2017, the “AAA” game industry went all-in on loot boxes – microtransactions that emulate gambling to maximize ill-gotten gains.
In 2018, new games aren’t using them and old games are scrubbing them. Are they done in the mainstream business, or are companies just biding their time?
Is Far Cry 5 good? I think so. The problem with Ubisoft games is you can’t tell anymore, they’re all the same.
It’s understandable when a sequel iterates on its predecessor, but Ubisoft is one publisher with MANY franchises all building off each other.
It’s making it hard to care, or at the very least view these games as anything other than fluff.
Everybody loves lists, especially people who say they don’t. The Jimquisition this week roots through history’s garbage to find the ten worst types of DLC in videogame history.
At least until we think of ten more, then we can do another list. Lists are great!
Let’s talk about collector’s editions, specifically the ones that aren’t really collector’s editions.
You shouldn’t be able to call a box of garbage an “edition” of anything, but welcome to the game industry, where Bethesda, EA, and Microsoft have been doing just that.
The Yakuza series may not have gigantic open worlds, but they’re bigger and better than any sprawling map found in your typical “AAA” game these days.
Extra Content: Fuck Konami News.
Once again the “AAA” industry thinks it has a golden goose, and once again it’s primed to bang that goose until the eggs come out filled with nothing but decaying spunk.
Dynasty Warriors may be my favorite series – or at least it was – but Tecmo Koei has been taking the piss with it for years.
Much of what’s said here could have been said a long time ago, but Dynasty Warriors 9 was its last chance… and we all know how that went.
Oh, and this isn’t just about what they DID to Zhang He!