Dead Rising 3 is an obvious sequel to its predecessors–at least it is on the surface of the gameplay–but once you start playing the game, it becomes obvious that Capcom Vancouver has reworked Dead Rising 3 massively, and it makes for a very different game, with brand new challenges and highlights along the way.
On November 22, Microsoft will release their next generation console, the Xbox One, and from the details that have come out over the last few months, it looks like a serious piece of hardware that improves vastly on the Xbox 360. To prepare you for the console’s launch, I have put together a quick system guide to give you an overview of what it can do, the launch titles that will be available, and other details you should know about the system that is trying to bring together games, television, movies, and apps into one shiny box.
Some people might still scoff at the idea–although I can’t understand why–but some of the most amazing, realistic art is coming out of the realm of video games, and this artistically-minded video, “Random V” from DespicableChannel arrives from one of the unlikeliest of sources: Grand Theft Auto V.
We all have our roles in life, but as the movie Wreck-It Ralph points out, it’s important to know the difference between who you are and what you do. In director Rich Moore’s Wreck-It Ralph, John C. Reilly stars as the voice of the villain, Wreck-It Ralph, from an eight-bit eighties-style game called Fix-It Felix, Jr.
As November rolls around, gamers tend to get excited for the lead-up to the holidays, which tends to be ripe with new gaming titles. At this year’s holiday preview event by PlayStation Canada, Matt Levitan, the director of marketing and public relations for Sony Computer Entertainment Canada, talked to me about the latest titles coming out for the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita.
This month, Xbox Canada invited media to Airship 37 in the Distillery District for a chance to meet Forza Horizon design director Jon Knoles, who introduced the new game before giving everyone a chance to try it out.