April showers have you down? Some free games might cheer you up.
- FOR HONOR REVIEW // FOR HONOR, GLORY, AND MEDIOCRITY
- HOW FINAL FANTASY XV EXPRESSES ITS THEME OF BROTHERHOOD THROUGH ITS MECHANICS
- 5 CHARACTERS I HOPE APPEAR IN MARVEL VS. CAPCOM INFINITE
- NEW DEV UPDATE FOR PSYCHONAUTS 2 HINTS AT PSYCHONAUTS HQ
- SYMMION’S ANTICIPATED GAMES OF 2017
- REQUIRED READING: POLYGON’S ORAL HISTORY OF FINAL FANTASY 7
- STARDEW VALLEY REVIEW // A PLAYABLE PARADISE
It is rare to see such a large studio with so many established AAA IP's take a shot on a brand new IP and concept... unless that studio is Ubisoft. Ubisoft is one of the few studios that still likes to try out a new IP virtually every year. For Honor is a very interesting game; its core concept is so strong, and when it puts you in certain situations it is truly a new exciting combat system that I've never seen; however, most of the time the game doesn't put you in those situations and ends up in the areas of mediocrity far too often.
In a year without a new mainline entry in Ubisoft's flagship franchise, I've found myself reflecting on my time as a fan of Assassin's Creed. If I were to rank the games in the series objectively, Assassin's Creed III would sit ahead of 2014's aggressively flawed Unity and behind all the rest. It's a rough game at times, particularly burdened with frustrating and incomplete-feeling mission design and a litany of technical and pacing problems. Despite all that, if I were to throw objectivity out the window and let my heart hold sway, Connor's journey through America's tumultuous birth stands as one of the most memorable experiences in gaming for me.
The ambitious open world game set during Amsterdam's golden years is finally back home to its creator.
When I started Music Monday, I always intended to highlight the wonderful talents of Dan Bull. Dan is a nerdcore rapper that made it big on Youtube after his now famous Skyrim Epic Rap. Since that song he's released hundreds of video game inspired raps, almost all of which are awesome in their own rights. But, I only want to talk about the best of the best. In no particular order, these are what I consider the Top 10 best Dan Bull raps.
Three more games have joined the roster of backwards compatible games on Xbox One.
Ubisoft has apparently heard from it's fans and might be changing how often an Assassin's Creed game is released.
A big change for the franchise, but one gamers have been begging to happen.
DLC Review Roundup // Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Batman: Arkham Knight, and Rise of the Tomb Raider
The past couple of months have seen a large chunk of story DLC hit for a variety of AAA games. Here's a look at three of the biggest, for Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Batman: Arkham Knight, and Rise of the Tomb Raider. Read on to find out if they are worth your time.
This week on the 10th episode of APG's Ultimaximum Overdrive Podcast, Shelby, Symmion, Brent and Louis are joined by returning guest, Austin Bascle, as we discuss this week's Nintendo Direct, the upcoming releases of the week, and if Star Wars: Battlefront will have long "legs", or if it will quickly fade from gamers' memories. To top it all off, we discuss and rank our Top 5 Open World Games of all time!
Make sure to check back with APG every Monday for brand new episodes of the Ultimaximum Overdrive Podcast.
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