Firefall is a free-to-play MMO shooter with an emphasis on dynamic events, skill-based combat and desperate defences against sometimes overwhelming enemy forces. All of which sounds promising, but Firefall also features a lack of variety, constant busywork and a set of interconnected systems that sit awkwardly against the moment-to-moment drudgery of the game. It has potential.
Mortal Kombat X—not ten, X —features a guy literally (not literally) made of electricity, so it makes sense that he can channel it in a variety of interesting, albeit killy ways. In contrast to the relatively mechanically stripped-back Mortal Kombat Knine, X will offer several different variations of each of its famously gore-hungry characters. God of thunder and all-round Debbie Downer Raiden is being showcased today.
When something called Colin McRae Rally popped up on Steam last week, it was natural to assume that it might be an HD remaster or remake of the PC version of Colin McRae Rally 1 or 2. It’s not. It’s an updated port of a Colin McRae mobile game, lacking car customisation, a lot of stages and cars, and sporting an interface that hasn’t been adjusted for PC
It’s been an interesting ride for No Man’s Sky here at PC Gamer. We really liked what we saw at E3 , but less than two weeks later we couldn’t even say for certain if it was coming to the PC at all. It’s apparently now been confirmed that it is, but not until sometime after the launch of the PS4 version.
A full-length recording of BioWare’s Mass Effect panel at Comic-Con has been turned loose on YouTube. “Charting a Course: Developing the Next Mass Effect” doesn’t reveal anything we didn’t already know , but die-hard fans with 30 minutes to spare will probably want to check it out anyway
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BioWare’s Mass Effect Comic Con panel is now on YouTube