Fortnite: Battle,Sniper ,Mode

Following an extended round of maintenance, a new update is now available for Fortnite. It introduces a handful of new content to both the game’s Battle Royale and Save the World modes, including a new limited-time event for the former. [Update: The Sniper Shootout v2 comes to an end soon–Epic Games has confirmed it will rotate out at 5…

Assassin’s Creed Origins

ike so many big-budget extravaganzas, Assassin’s Creed Origins is an attempt to perfectly triangulate the three corners of open-world game design: environment simulation, storytelling and gameplay. The problem for developers like Ubisoft Montreal, which cleave closely to the ideals of open-worldness, is that those three things are in a constant state of tension and opposition. The trick…

ATTACK ON TITAN 2

With its first Attack on Titan game in 2016, developer Omega Force laid down a rough but promising groundwork for what a game based around the anime phenomenon should be: fast-paced and thrilling aerial battles against gargantuan Titans with a unique control scheme that allows you to zip around effortlessly using Omni-Directional Mobility Gear. Attack on…

PUBG review: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is imperfectly perfect

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, colloquially known as PUBG(pronounced pub-gee), is if nothing else conceptually efficient. 100 players parachute onto an island. The last one alive wins. An unoriginal idea executed in an original fashion: That’s the merit of Battlegrounds. Battlegrounds is the culmination of years of genre experimentation by designer Brendan “Playerunknown” Greene. Where contemporaries polish the graphical and technical edges of…