Posted on 13 November, 2013 by Arthur Kotsopoulos
Need for Speed: Rivals – “AllDrive destroys that line between single and multiplayer.”
James Mouat, Lead Designer Ghost Games
by Arthur Kotsopoulos
©2013 Arthur Kotsopoulos
Last week EA Australia held a hands on event for their latest entry into the Need for Speed franchise, Rivals. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to attend how ever we did manage to nab a phone interview to make up for our lack of attendance.
I had the chance to speak to James Mouat lead designer over at Ghosts Games on Rivals and spoke a little bit about the 20th entry into the series. Using Frostbite Engine 3 to power the game and what players can get themselves ready for when they either play as a cop or a racer.
Need for Speed: Rivals is out on the 21st of November for the 360 and PS3, however as the Xbox One and PS4 are right after, if you’re buying the new next-gen console definitely purchase that version of the game.
Come with me or there will be trouble!
Click to read the full interview with James!
Filed under: Console gaming, Interview, Interviews, New Game Information, Next Gen, PlayStation 4, PS4, Xbox One | Tagged: AllDrive, EA Australia, Frostbite, Frostbite Engine 3.0, Ghost Games, Levolution, Most Wanted, need for speed, need for speed rivals, open world, rivals, Split/Second | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 29 October, 2013 by Jayden
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Preview
Get ready to set sail with Ubisoft’s latest assassin adventure!
by Jayden Perry
©2013 Jayden Perry
Last week I visited Ubisoft Sydney to get an exclusive hands on with Ubisoft’s new title, Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, in the lead up to it’s release for current generation consoles on October 29.
The demo I got my hands on was a large open world demo, not playable at any public showing.
I got to experience free roam in both the Jackdaw and on foot, exploring several islands and regions of the map. I also played underwater diving segments, side missions such as assassination contracts, and the harpooning activity.
I’d like to thank Paul and the rest of the team at Ubisoft Sydney for having me, and for taking the time to walk me through this incredible game.
Filed under: 3rd Party Games, Console gaming, Game Impressions, Gaming Videos, New Game Information, New PS3 Games, New Xbox 360 Games, Preview, Previews, PS3, PS3 Game Previews, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 3rd Party Games, Xbox 360 Game Previews | Tagged: Assassin, Assassin's creed, Black Flag, Caribbean, Creed, Creed IV Black Flag, Far Cry 3, open world, Playstation, Ubisoft | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 21 October, 2013 by Arthur Kotsopoulos
Mad Max Preview: Start Your Engines!
A preview of this new next gen title
by Arthur Kotsopoulos
©2013 Arthur Kotsopoulos
Since it was revealed that the titular character in Mad Max would have an American accent the game came under quite a lot of scrutiny.
It took a petition from an Australian website Ausgamers to sway the developers, Avalanche Studios, to change voice actors really late in the game to keep the game close to its original roots.
Whilst it doesn’t continue on or have anything to do with the original movies or the new reboot, the game is still set in a post apocalyptic world.
Our titular character, Mad Max, having lost The Interceptor is on a mission to rebuild a brand new vehicle and venture forth in getting his treasure vehicle out and escaping the baron wasteland he finds himself in.
Filed under: Xbox 360 | Tagged: Ausgamers, Avalanche Studios, Grand Theft Auto V, Just Case, Mad Max, Mel Gibson, Next-Gen, open world, Tom Hardy | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 10 December, 2012 by Deus Exer
OXCGN’s Far Cry 3 Review
You’d be insane to miss this trip…
by Daniel Geikowski
©2012 Daniel Geikowski
It’s a beautiful day.
The sun is shining, there’s a cool breeze in the air, filled with the sound of the ocean lapping upon the coast.
There is no time to enjoy the weather, though; I’ve got an island to retake.
I creep through the jungle foliage, approaching an outpost just to find it being patrolled by some nefarious pirates. I take out my camera in order to get a closer look at what I’m dealing with, when all of a sudden a snake strikes from the long grass, latching onto my hand.
I frantically pull the snake away, dispatching it quickly with my machete. Realising the snake attack didn’t give away my position, I quietly creep up to a clearing overlooking the outpost.
Discover the definition of insanity this way!
Filed under: 3rd Party Games, Console gaming, New PS3 Games, New Xbox 360 Games, PS3 Reviews, Reviews, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Game Reviews | Tagged: "Far Cry 2", Cooperative gameplay, Far Cry, Far Cry 3, FPS, Game, games, Insanity, Michael Mando, multiplayer, open world, OXCGN, PS3, review, Ubisoft, Video game, Xbox 360 | 3 Comments »