James writes - "When the original Hand of Fate dropped onto the Xbox One almost three years ago, it came out of nowhere. The intriguing concept of being an action-RPG/card game hybrid was enough to draw me in, and seemingly many others were drawn in too as its success has lead to a sequel. Even though Hand of Fate is a good game, theres plenty of room for improvement and Hand of Fate 2 hopes to build upon that. Have Defiant Development dealt us a better hand in Hand of Fate 2, or will we be hoping for a redraw?"
To further increase the hype of Saturday Morning RPG Nintendo Switch version, Limited Run Games also detailed the effort they have put up to the game and reiterating its purpose of not only re-releasing the title but also adding features beyond whats previously offered.
In this GDC 2016 session, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt composers Marcin Przybylowicz and Mikolai Stroinski discuss the soundtrack's influence on narration and how Slavic folklore influenced musical direction.
Resistance to oppression, resistance to swearing loyalty to a king who lived an ocean away. The real storybook legend of America is that of a nation built on rebellion. On being that nation who drew a line in the sand and said not another step forward. I know its a far cry (HA!) from the country that we see today, which feels more divided than ever before, but when you see the truly good people of that land, you also feel their infectious spirit of standing up for those who couldnt fight the good fight on their own.
Koei-Tecmo games has just released a comprehensive new features trailer for their upcoming title Open World title Dynasty Warriors 9 The trailer goes into some depth about how the open world effects the classic Warriors gameplay in the biggest reinvention in the series history: Complete key missions to advance the story. These missions will be difficult
James writes - "Matching games appear to be on a bit of a downward spiral these days, with very few appearing on the Xbox One recently. I dare say that the newest game of this ilk, at first glance, doesnt look like itll provide a turnaround for the genre. Looks can be deceiving though, and thats the hope as I tackle fast-paced arcade puzzler Raining Blobs, which seems to be inspired by the likes of the legendary Tetris. Could Raining Blobs possibly deliver an experience to rival such a classic, or is it merely a poor imitation?"
In an attempt to dispel some of the recent negativity, Konami is offering an open beta for the third-person shooter starting this week and there are several reasons for even the most putoff fans to give it a chance on PS4 and Xbox One beginning on January 18.
The first-person shooter from publisher Activision and developer Sledgehammer Games - Call of Duty: WWII - has reached a new sales milestone, according to VGChartz estimates. The game has surpassed 10 million units sold worldwide at retail.
Phil writes, "Live from Central City, USA, it's Late Night with David VGMan! Tonight: Dave welcomes X and Zero from Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Link starring in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, dragon lady Lilac from Freedom Planet, the limbless wonder Rayman in Rayman 2: The Great Escape, and last but not least, one of the most recognizable characters in pop culture today, Spider-Man!
Musical guest: Counting Crows. Also, Paul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band!
And now... after you've perused SuperPhillip Central's Favorite VGMs' VGM Database for all past video game songs featured on this weekly recurring series, let's get on to the music!"
You may not have realised it, but Milestone's upcoming supercross game, Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame due to land on consoles and PC next month, has a feature that's rarely seen in modern racing games: a powerful track editor. Shown off in a new video, the powerful track editor in Monster Energy Supercross will allow you to create, customise and share your own tracks online, potentially creating near-endless gameplay possibilities.
Pure PlayStation: Beholder puts you in the boots of a low-level government man whose job is to manage an apartment building. Glamorous! Its not just any old apartment building, though, as Beholder all takes place in a totalitarian state where the government wants to know what everyone is doing all the time. Oh, and its set in 1984 just in case the references werent enough.