Our Game of the Year for 2016: DOOM

2016 was unusually contentious among the Gamer Professionals staff when it came to deciding our Game of the Year. Nearly every person had a different pick: only DOOM was nominated more than once. As it was too close to call, we held a runoff vote, which was even closer than the original nomination process. Ultimately,Continue reading “Our Game of the Year for 2016: DOOM”

Diminished Performance for Xbox One Release of Dark Souls III

YouTube channel DigitalFoundry has released a video shedding some light on the performance of Dark Souls III on the Xbox One, to somewhat troubling results. As this marks the first use of the ‘Bloodborne’ engine on the Xbox One, performance was a huge question on gamers’ minds, particularly given the tight control necessary for successContinue reading “Diminished Performance for Xbox One Release of Dark Souls III”

Dark Souls III Opening Cinematic Released

Anyone still on the Souls games’ hype train? I certainly am. The opening cinematic for Dark Souls III has been released today! The trailer sets the mood to draw you back into the gritty and horrific world of the game. Thankfully no mimics jumped out towards the end to scare us. In the description ofContinue reading “Dark Souls III Opening Cinematic Released”

Most Anticipated Games of 2016, Part Four: Dark Souls III

FromSoftware is arguably my favorite developer in the industry currently. I love every entry in the Souls series and Bloodborne. When I first played Dark Souls, it took me a while to grasp what I was playing and to become familiar with how the game worked. After falling deeply in love with its difficulty, aesthetic,Continue reading “Most Anticipated Games of 2016, Part Four: Dark Souls III”