PC, PS4, Reviews, XONE

Episode One is a tense start to the long road that’s ahead for Life is Strange 2

If there’s one thing to be said about the original Life is Strange is that it slowly built up the stakes as the season developed. You didn’t know just how bad things would get, and outside of quick flashes in early episodes to what potently would happen later on, the twists and turns were surprisingly… Continue reading Episode One is a tense start to the long road that’s ahead for Life is Strange 2

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PC, PS4, Reviews, XONE

Vampyr might have a lot of sharp teeth, but it lacks bite

There are times when “throwing the kitchen sink in” works extremely well in games. Examples of that method of game design are aplenty, but the same can be said about the opposite, when putting too many systems into a game without honing any of them particularly well only makes it a bloated mess. Vampyr sits… Continue reading Vampyr might have a lot of sharp teeth, but it lacks bite

E3 2017, PC, Previews, PS4, XONE

From E3 2017: Vampyr feels like a Victorian-era Mass Effect

Moving away for now from Life is Strange (there’s going to be a prequel out before the eventual sequel, but that won’t be developed by them) DONTNOD is set to add their own flavor to the Mass Effect formula with Vampyr, an action-RPG set in early 20th century London, crippled by the Spanish Flu epidemic… Continue reading From E3 2017: Vampyr feels like a Victorian-era Mass Effect

E3 2016, PC, Previews, PS4, XONE

E3 2016: Vampyr Hands-off Impressions – It has teeth

Vampyr was little more than a t-shirt with a printed title being given out last E3, or at least that was the most of what was shown then. So it was great to see how Remember Me and Life is Strange's DONTNOD's newest game is shaping up to, with actual gameplay. It's a third person… Continue reading E3 2016: Vampyr Hands-off Impressions – It has teeth