The controls wear fairly spot-on in the levels I was playing. The marble felt as if it had weight and physics to it as the marbles in Marble Madness did back in 1984. I almost wrote that the controls felt a little more forgiving than Marble Madness, but in truth, it may be a little closer to reality.
Livelock appears to be coming along nicely. I will definitely be keeping my ear to the ground on this one as I am looking forward to finding out more about these characters. The game will release in 2016 on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Okhlos is shaping up nicely. I look forward to seeing where these 2 guys take the final product. The weird, built-in sense of nostalgia and real time strategy game play elements kept me on my toes.
In Enter the Gungeon, you are one of four characters on a quest to reach the ultimate treasure: a gun that can kill the past. With greed as your motivator, you enter the dungeon (or gungeon) and fight a myriad of delightfully lethal creatures.
Where I think Street Fighter V shines the most is in Capcom’s desire to make SFV a platform rather than a series of independent games. It was made clear to me that creating a multitude of versions of Street Fighter IV in the past winnowed the community into small groups, segregating each of them from the larger community.
On paper, Dead Star by Armature Studios is not the kind of game that would normally appeal to me. Seemingly fast-paced multiplayer with MOBA hooks is not usually my cup of tea. All that melted away as I went hands on with Dead Star at PAX South 2016.
Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster is everything you would expect out from Capcom for a remastered Resident Evil game. It has the updated graphics and the classic core puzzles and game play that made Resident Evil such a beloved franchise.
Darkest Dungeon is well-put-together amalgamation of systems, art and gameplay that will challenge you. The challenge to the player is two-fold. The game’s difficulty and constant balance of its risk/reward system is fantastic.
Earth Defense Force 4.1 is an all-out action game made of pure fun. There is a ton of replayability with a plethora of weapons, enemies and features to keep you busy well into the new year.
Sword Art Online: Lost Song is a serviceable Japanese Role Playing Game that does not live up to its potential.