Director Ridley Scott unveiled a teaser for ‘Halo: Nightfall’, the live-action series based on the popular gaming franchise during Comic-Con in San Diego. The series will consist of five episodes that will launch on a weekly basis, and will introduce a pivotal new characters to the Halo universe.
Assassin’s Creed Unity teams up with famed musician and Master of Horror Rob Zombie to depict the chaotic and brutal events behind the French Revolution. Illustrated by The Walking Dead co-creator, Tony Moore, this animated short brings to life the gory details, bloody battles, and terrifying events of the revolution.
Assassin’s Creed Unity Creative Director Alex Amancio walks us through the features of the all new Anvil engine and highlights some of the technology he and the rest of the development team used to make Assassin’s Creed Unity a true next gen experience. You’ll learn about everything from character movement to lighting to the AI and animations that make the massive crowds possible in the streets of Paris. Will you play it?
Still haven’t played Leo’s Fortune? Shame on you. Maybe this fantastic Rube Goldberg trailer that debuted this week will change your mind. There’s something downright magical about this thing. It feels like it belongs at the start of some classy Jim Henson production. Whoever came up with this deserves all the awards. You can pick up Leo’s Fortune on iOS and Android now.
Dragon’s Teeth, the fourth expansion for Battlefield 4, will have its initial launch shortly, and publisher Electronic Arts released a trailer today to show off the four maps contained within. The expansion takes place in cities across Asia, and brings urban warfare to the fore. The four maps in question are Lumphini Garden, Pearl Market, Propaganda and Sunken Dragon, and Dragon’s Teeth also includes a new mode called Chain Link. Along with those items come five new weapons, a new gadget and a new battle pickup. Will you play it?
A new mod for the Xbox 360 version of Grand Theft Auto V has given the game the ability to run like a first-person title. Everything from the on-foot to driving portions of GTA V can be done from the perspective of the players. The mod was created by XBLToothPik, who posted his awesome creation on YouTube for the world to enjoy. There is some instances of clipping in the players’ face when he turns the body, but it doesn’t take anything away from the success of the creation. Do you rate or hate this idea?
The ability to create our own tracks is a big draw for Trials Fusion, allowing gamers from all over the world to let their creative side shine and in the end everyone benefits from it. Creating tracks are not easy, they take time and patience to get right and one man has created what could possibly be the greatest yet, only taking him around 100 hours to complete. Titled “The Cave”, the track brings you through dark and damp cave systems, up to soaring heights and even underwater, offering beautiful scenery all the way through.
Ranking high on the list of movies you can’t quite believe nobody thought to make previously, ‘Video Games: The Movie’ provides a slick, entertaining survey of electronic gaming’s history to date. Most folks under 50 are likely to find it all nostalgic fun; most folks over 50 needn’t bother. Will you watch it?
Justin Deese gets paid large amounts of money to play video games. Yes. Let that sink in for a moment. Real, honest-to-God hard currency. It’s a fact that even Justin’s father, Jim Deese, has had to come to grips with as well. “Who would ever think people would get paid to play video games,” said Jim. “But it has been very, very fun and exciting to watch him grow up, mature-wise.” So as you sit at your 9-to-5 desk job and wonder where it all went wrong, listen to Justin’s story before you quit your job and rush off to buy the latest first person shooter.
In the middle of a bloody and brutal battle Sub Zero punches a hole in the stomach of Scorpion and rips out part of his lower intestine. Sub Zero then used his ice powers to fashion said organ into a sharp tipped spear, which he then proceeded to jam into Scorpion’s eye. Think about that for a second. Someone at a development studio imagined that. Then someone in the art department said, “I can draw that!” A team of programmers and artists then set about animating it. And then someone in charge of the budget signed off on it. If the moral brigade has a problem with the violence in games like GTA V and the Call Of Duty franchise, Mortal Kombat X is gonna make them freak the f**k out. Awesome.