Category : GameInformer

Technology / GameInformer - 2 days ago

Not A Tragedy Yet

Life is Strange: Before the Storm brings players back to the town of Arcadia Bay, though it isn’t exactly as they remember it. Set three years before the original Life is Strange, the first episode of this prequel series successfully le...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 days ago

A Compromising Vision

Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital has slowly developed the series' online component through the years, but now it's focusing on online play. GT Sport goes beyond the predominantly single-player past of its numbered installments,...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

Bigger, Longer, And Improved

Since it began airing in 1997, South Park has challenged what a television show should be. It killed a recurring character every episode during its early years, and had a series retrospective clip show episode in the middle of its secon...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

Raising The Stakes

Telltale’s writers have a big challenge to confront with this story. Lean too heavily into the Guardians’ free-wheeling antics and humor, and everything feels too light to warrant any emotional investment. But go too far the other way,...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

Waving The White Flag

As games like Destiny, Borderlands and Left 4 Dead have proven, gamers gravitate to well-designed cooperative shooters in droves. Starbreeze Studios tapped into that success with the popular Payday franchise, allowing four players to te...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

A Diluted Concoction

Ignoring the influence of Resident Evil 4 on The Evil Within is impossible; survival-horror pioneer Shinji Mikami and developer Tango Gameworks iterated on the former’s combat, structure, and progression to make them fit their new franc...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

From Payday To Mayday

As games like Destiny, Borderlands and Left 4 Dead have proven, gamers gravitate to well-designed cooperative shooters in droves. Starbreeze Studios tapped into that success with the popular Payday franchise, allowing four players to te...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

It's Not In The Relegation Zone

EA Sports' recent history with Nintendo consoles isn't good. The company and its games were almost entirely absent from the Wii U library, and its handful of Wii titles weren't fun to play. Therefore, when EA Sports annou...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

Restrictor Plated

The first few hours of Forza are intoxicating as credits are stuffed into your hand, the upgrade possibilities are seemingly endless, and each race takes you one step closer to...something. Get settled in, however, and the fussy structu...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

An Up And Down Debut

Nintendo console owners who enjoy sports sims have rarely had the chance to scratch that itch on the company’s recent platforms. Outside of some first-party arcade sports games, options on the Wii and Wii U ranged between subpar to none...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A Sandbox For Predators

Orcs scatter as my drake makes another pass over the fortress, breathing fire into their ranks as they scramble to cover. I leap off and dive hundreds of feet, landing in a shockwave that scatters allies and foes alike. In a flash of sa...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A High-Grade Mashup

Gundam Versus is a fairly insular licensed game, but its thrills are universal. Though it drops players into the thick of Gundam’s myriad anime series without much of an introduction, the arcade-style controls and speed of matches makes...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

Rising Tension

The first episode of Telltale’s new season of Batman left a lot to be desired, since it failed to build upon what made the first season so interesting: unexpected twists to characters fans have adored for decades. While the first season...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

Reclaiming A Beautiful World

Desolation and solitude permeate Hob, the beautiful new top-down, exploration-heavy action title from Torchlight developer Runic Games. In this sprawling adventure, you guide a small, isolated character across a dangerous...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A Tempest In A Teacup

Cuphead made me shout obscenities at a flower. Its cheerful dragon tempted me to head-butt my television. And the candy princess? Oh, you don’t even want to know. I didn’t appreciate it until much later, but those early maddening hours...