Gaming encompasses a lot of different genres and platforms, from MMO games played on high-end PCs and gaming laptops to casual puzzle games played on affordable mobile devices. It’s clear that there are all manner of ways for developers to cut themselves a slice of the lucrative games industry pie and make a game that best reflects their creative talent. With so much at stake and with there being so many ways to get into the games industry, it may come as little surprise that thousands upon thousands of new games are released each year. Digital distribution platform Steam saw some 5,000 games released on it in 2017, for example. … [Read more...] about How Do Game Developers Identify Market Trends?
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• Even though there is PvP, the main aim of the game is to collect resources and build a shelter. Then, players have to save survivors and train them to… survive. They will then find a ship, fighting off other players, to get off the planet. I know, this sounds really ambitious and messy, but until we get to play the game, this is what was written in the Chinese media. … [Read more...] about – Tencent unveils its “AAA” online shooter at Gamescom 2019
7. Red Dead Redemption 2 There are few titles more anticipated right now than the follow-up to Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption. The sequel, which will sport some kind of online multiplayer functionality (but who needs specifics, right?), is coming out on consoles in the spring. The big question mark, however, is if the title will also come to the PC, as has been rumored virtually since the moment this western was announced. … [Read more...] about Perfect Ten: 20 multiplayer games to watch in 2018
The game’s cover system worked well enough, and the use of terrain was fairly intelligent; if it looked as if I could climb it or hide behind it, I could. Rather than dying immediately, my allies and I would go into a weakened state, akin to the downed stated Guild Wars 2 from which others can revive you. You can’t fight back, but you can crawl around. When you die, you can respawn, but it felt like respawning took longer as the game went on and/or as I racked up deaths of my own, which is a bit MOBA-like. I’d heard respawning changes after the evacuation, but I didn’t get to see that in action. And while I’d read about the game’s gestures, I forgot about them entirely once we encountered the other team, whose members immediately open fired on us. … [Read more...] about E3 2015: The Division’s Dark Zone demo does the game no favors
Revelation Online has officially launched on Steam with free welcome packs - [AL:Rev]Happy Steam launch, Revelation Online! Yep, as promised, My.com has ported the free-to-play game to Valve's popular platform all official-like as of today. And it's not even using the early access tag. "Publisher My.com is proud… Revelation Online plans to join the Steam parade - [AL:Rev]Not wanting to be left out of the party -- and the expected profits -- of joining up with Steam, Revelation Online has announced that it will be coming to the platform. When will that happen?… Perfect Ten: Best MMO debuts by year, 2007-2017 - Continuing from my previous column, I'm going to be running through the second decade of graphical MMORPG launches and picking the best title to debut in any given year. From doing the first decade, I know… Revelation Online is adding New Sulan over the summer - [AL:Rev]The latest producer's letter for Revelation Online has a secret, and that secret is New … [Read more...] about Revelation Online soft launch is here! Check out our roundup and trailer