After years and years of training pokemon within the confines of the 2d realm everything is finally changing. Continue Reading
Turn based strategy games are pretty big but Nobunaga’s Ambition is a series you may not have heard of. The franchise has been running for a long time in Japan based on the Sengoku Period of Feudal Japan where the goal of the player is to conquer and unify Japan. This seems to be a far fetched idea for the pokemon franchise. A turn based strategy game with the monsters sounds like a great idea, but I wonder whose idea it was to combine these two series. Let’s hope it gets a translation to english! Check out the new screenshots and trailer below!
In gaming originality is one of the most important aspects of all. Nobody wants to play a game that they have played before only with a different skin. There is a question today about whether or not this is true as we see many of the games we once loved staying in the same format they had back when they were games on NES and Genesis. Famous characters like Sonic the Hedgehog, Donkey Kong, Rayman, Pokemon, Kirby, Metal Slug and even Mario have all fallen under this category as they all release games that, instead of moving forward and innovating their titles, fall back safely on formulas that have made money before. Some of these games are not even bad, some of them even great! But the problem is wondering if the characters we once loved can do something that competes with other games in their genre. The other question is if some of these games can even come out as a good game in a new, fresh format. Could Metal Slug compete with games like Team Fortress or Serious Sam? Can there be a platformer other than Mario that succeeds at transforming into 3d? We will take a look at games that haven’t changed, could change and should change. Continue Reading