There is no getting away from the immense pressure that Redfall has been under leading up to its launch. It’s the first drop of blood extracted from the purchase of Zenimax in 2021, the first game that has been mostly developed under the purview of new owner Microsoft. Xbox has been struggling with a lack of strong exclusives to compete with Sony’s high-quality outings and Nintendo’s established names. And surely with Arkane Austin on development duties, Redfall should be a home run? No. Despite being about vampires, Redfall has no fangs of its own. The only thing it shares with the undead blood-suckers is that it’s lifeless.
Best of Xbox Game Pass – Prey
Have you ever stared intently at a cup because you’re absolutely 100% sure it wasn’t there a minute ago? Have you ever considered a bucket deeply suspicious? Have you ever adamantly informed your friend/lover/partner/parents/dog that the alarm clock is actually an alien life form capable of mimicking any inanimate object? if you have then congratulations, you’ve probably enjoyed some bloody good drugs. But if you haven’t and want to experience this life of constant paranoia, then Prey is the game for you.
Best of Xbox Game Pass – Dishonored
With Microsoft now owning Zenimax, and therefore Bethesda, it seemed only right to pick out a Bethesda title from Game Pass to highlight this week. The game I chose is a personal favourite and comes from the excellent minds at Arkane whose talent for designing awesome levels has made them a developer I love and adore. Yep, my choice for this week is Dishonored, the first-person stealth ‘n stab adventure where ever playthrough starts with me promising to avoid killing before inevitably turning into the kind of blood bath that would make Sub-Zero go for a bit of a lie-down.
(E3 2016) Bethesda Give Us A Look At Dishonored 2 Gameplay
During their conference Bethesda and Arkane showed off a surprising amount of Dishonored 2 gameplay, giving us a look at a few different missions and a number of different powers. The trailer above gives glimpses of what was shown, but some other material is also revealed for the first time ever Taking place 15 years…
Bethesda Announces Their First Ever E3 Conference – Fallout 4 To Be Revealed?
Well, here’s a bit of a surprise: Bethesda have announced that for the first time ever they will be holding a press conference at this year’s E3. A limited number of tickets will be available to fans, but the event will also be streamed via Twitch. The event will take place in Hollywood on Sunday, 14th…