Rumour has it that Mass Effect is coming to next-gen at some point, sending people into a frenzy. With that in mind, here's why that should happen, and 9 other games that should follow suit...
MercurySteam did a great job on the art direction for Lords of Shadow 2, crafting a beautiful world. It's crying out for something meaningful to happen in it, and yet it rarely does.
The incredible success of The Last of Us saw it heralded as one of the very best examples of storytelling in games. John Robertson argues that, while effective, its method is essentially just a movie bolted onto a game. And that's causing problems.
Lightning Returns' time mechanic isn't just an interesting way of structuring the game. It also represents a welcome evolution for the XIII series.
Steve may be all for Ground Zeroes, but Brett Phipps instead thinks Konami’s full-price demo is an exploitation of fan affection.
As Ground Zeroes is revealed to be roughly 2 hours long, chatter soon starts to focus on 'value'. If it's as feature-packed as the MGS and MGS2 demos, that discussion will be short lived.