Lets Talk About: Games That Die at Launch.

We all could name a few games that looked fantastic, but far from reaching their full potential, they stumbled around like a drunk for a while before faceplanting in total defeat.

We will not cover the multitude of Fortnite/PuBG challengers in this list, as we have seen over two dozen such failures over the last two years, we shall instead turn closer to home and look at three new releases (May 2020) which died at launch. ....  Read Full Article

Pulse Check: Call of Duty Infinite Warfare

Welcome to Pulse Check, every edition we check out a different game that is widely believed to be “dead” to see if there is any sort of development or community activities, for our ninth game lets take a look at Call of Duty Infinite Warfare.

Developer Activity.

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare is long past being developed, and while the occasional security patch is applied, as a general rule it sees no development in 2020. ....  Read Full Article

Platforms: PC Playstation 4 XBox One

Let Be Honest About: Games That Aged Badly – Final Fantasy Edition

When it comes to classic games that hold a warm place in our heart, there are four states of existence.

  • The Original Looks Good For Its Age.
  • The Original Looks It’s Age.
  • The Remaster Looks Awesome.
  • The Remaster Looks Worse Than The Original.

Final Fantasy is a much-beloved series that, in many ways, is responsible for the widespread acceptance and enjoyment of the JRPGs in the western world. Still, even our favourite childhood games grow older, and in the case of Final Fantasy, not all of them have aged gracefully. ....  Read Full Article

Lets be Honest About: Kickstarter/Early Access MMO

Crowdfunded and Early access MMORPG haven’t seen too much success, and it would be easy to throw the baby out with the bathwater, are they all scams/doomed to fail? Or is there some hope for crowdfunded MMORPG?

Chronicles of Elyria.

Chronicles of Elyria has recently ceased development while not providing more than a bizarre low poly parkour mini-game, where the near 8million USD went I cannot fathom. ....  Read Full Article

The Best Sniper Games to play during Self Isolation.

During these trying times, its good to focus on something other than the depressing news and near-global lockdown, on the topic of focusing and being a lone wolf, let’s take a look at some of the best sniper games available to play in 2020.

All of these games are playable in 2020 on PC,  more recent entries have Xbox One/Ps4 ports available, while earlier games are likely to have Ps3/ Xbox 360 ports. ....  Read Full Article

Platforms: PC Playstation 4 XBox One

What Went Wrong: Extinction

Extinction was a great concept, that was poorly executed, and overpriced, with two major strikes against it, its swift death was inevitable.

Demographic Confusion.

Attack on Titan is a cool, semi edgy series aimed at older teens and adults, with a horrifying aesthetic and enough gore to fill a slaughterhouse, that is the demographic Extinction was after, and while they did get the gore aspect, the art style would look more at home in Fortnite or Spyro, the cartoony vibes and blood and death really do not mix well, and both aspects end up looking forced and frankly awful. ....  Read Full Article

Platforms: PC Playstation 4 XBox One

Let’s Be Honest About: Games That Die Young #1

Not all games that succeed deserve their success, and not all games that die, deserve their fate, in this edition of Let’s Be Honest we take a look at games that met a worse fate than their deserved, and what brought them to their unhappy fate.

Not all of these games are dead, and some splutter along still, but the writing is on the wall unless a miracle happens for every title on this list. ....  Read Full Article

Platforms: PC

Lets be Honest About: Mystery Bundles

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? It’s like Christmas morning, ripping open your presents, what will you find? The anticipation, the.. sheer disappointment at finding aunt gemma gave you knitted socks again. is a fantastic storefront, and I will say upfront as a disclaimer that this website is part of the Fanatical affiliate program. However, I will call out mistakes when I see them, and honestly, mystery bundles are a mistake and Fanatical should discontinue them, and maybe not for the reason you think. ....  Read Full Article

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