GPS: Episode 29: Metroid: Samus Returns, Destiny 2, Dishonored, and More

Episode 29 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! Join us as we gush about Destiny 2 a bit more and talk about the new games we are playing. There’s a lot of news coming out of Tokyo Game Show including a new game from Square Enix called Left Alive, a remasterContinue reading “GPS: Episode 29: Metroid: Samus Returns, Destiny 2, Dishonored, and More”

Should Fast Travel Be Removed From Open World Games?

For me it’s the little things in open world titles that make the experience shine. In Fallout 4, I can recall coming across a teddy bear who appeared to be furtively reading an old newspaper whilst answering the call of nature. In The Witcher III, I would find overturned shrines, villages ravaged by monsters, and moisture-slick caverns.Continue reading “Should Fast Travel Be Removed From Open World Games?”

Here’s What We Learnt About PlayStation VR Games During Sony’s E3 Conference

Sony has really been pushing PlayStation VR recently, and its E3 conference is no exception to this. First off, the unique first person shooter, Superhot is coming to PlayStation VR. This game is perfect for VR and will be a nice addition to PlayStations library in general. A new game that was revealed for VRContinue reading “Here’s What We Learnt About PlayStation VR Games During Sony’s E3 Conference”

Bethesda Announces “Creation Club”

At Bethesda’s E3 conference tonight, the Maryland publisher and developer announced a new DLC platform for two of their most successful games, Skyrim and Fallout 4. “Creation Club” will combine proprietary content with community-created mods, all of which can be purchased with “credits,” a nebulous currency whose nature Bethesda did not elaborate on. The contentContinue reading “Bethesda Announces “Creation Club””

The 12 Days of GamesAid Has Started

UK games industry charity, GamesAid has launched its 12 Days of GamesAid Christmas store on the eBay storefront. The UK games industry has come together to offer Christmas shoppers the ultimate wish-list of unique gaming gifts to help raise money for GamesAid, helping disadvantaged and disabled children. The items included are a Deluxe Edition of Final FantasyContinue reading “The 12 Days of GamesAid Has Started”

Open Worlds Might Be Too Big

Open world is often perceived as a vast area that people can explore without the usual constraints games put on them. Without defined paths to go down, certain areas you have to go to, or predefined stages, it gives the player a lot more freedom. However, I think many games recently have gone too far with this freedom. IContinue reading “Open Worlds Might Be Too Big”

Why Do Difficulty Levels Exist?

Deciding what difficulty to play a game on is one of the most arbitrary choices you make when playing a game. I’m sure everyone has loaded up countless games and faced a screen that asks if you want to play on “Normal ” or “Hard”. What does that mean? You could play on hard for genres you’reContinue reading “Why Do Difficulty Levels Exist?”

Elder Scroll V: Skyrim Remaster Confirmed with Mods

It’s been confirmed by Bethesda that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be remastered for current generation consoles. The trailer highlights improved snow, water, and lighting effects. Presumably, we’ll see better draw distances, textures, and character models, which are all rather standard in remastered games. In Skyrim, you play as the Dragonborn, a living legendContinue reading “Elder Scroll V: Skyrim Remaster Confirmed with Mods”

E3 Rumor: Skyrim Remaster, Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein 2

A lot of rumors have been speculating that Bethesda may have big announcements at next year’s E3. A rumor yesterday stated that Bethesda would announce a new remaster project, which many now believe to be Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Eurogamer reports that this game will launch for Xbox One and Playstation 4, though there isContinue reading “E3 Rumor: Skyrim Remaster, Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein 2”