If you've been hungry for new information on Fortnite, Epic Games' upcoming F2P fort-building third person shooter, you'll be glad to know that the May issue of GameInformer will feature 20 pages of coverage dedicated to all things Fortnite and Epic Games.
When I was considering the various topics I could cover for this week's TSW column I was faced with so many options I really didn't know where to start. First Joel announces new content, then there Mankini-gate, and finally there has been ARG activity. How could I pick just one? I couldn't. So we're breaking it down into four parts.
Dark Souls 2 is a resoundingly good RPG, if our official review is anything to go by. But the original Dark Souls' PC edition was an abhorrent nightmare of a port. The studio, From Software, admittedly said, "Look, we're sorry, but we're not PC guys. We'll do better next time, I promise." So it was with cautious fingers and eyes on my monitor that I booted up DS2's PC edition. I will say these things primarily: the graphics transferred nicely. The UI and controls, have not... yet.
Former MMORPG.com managing editor, Jon Wood, has started a new gaming website for the more frugal members of the gaming audience called "On a Budget Gamers". In one of the site's first articles, Jon takes a look at the newly announced Amazon Fire TV.
While there have been a few bumps in the road for the launch of The Elder Scrolls Online, these have been typical for MMOs. Launch has worked out mostly as anyone with MMO experience might expect, with some players experiencing issues, and some painful growing pains that began once the gates opened up to the masses. Yet this will concentrate more on some pain of a different kind - the kind inflicted upon players through gameplay.
Steparu.com has posted a new character creation video from the Black Desert closed beta phase two. It's an amazing creation feature that you won't want to miss. Check it out and let us know what you think!
MMOzg.net has another fantastic interview with ArcheAge's Jake Song. The team started with a list of questions and added more as answers were given. See what he had to say in this comprehensive new interview with our friends at MMOZG.net.
The Child of Light team is working concert with renowned Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano to bring the game world to life. Child of Light is a "playable poem" and is a re-imagining of childhood fairy tales.
Aventurine has revealed that territory control will the the main focus of the forthcoming Darkfall: Unholy Wars patch. To show what they are working towards, the team has produced a video to give players an idea of how the feature will work.
In every gamer's life, there comes a time to take a look at the horizon and see what new and innovating things are in the works. I hit that point recently and began a search to see what could peek my interests. Was there really anything out there that had the potential for different in either its mechanics or its development? This search lead me to TUG (The Untitled Game) by Nerd Kingdom where I read this description and was instantly intrigued.