Game Editorials and Comics November 2017
Every armor for women in video games In RPGs we can usually play as both men and women. However, women usually have a very different type of armor than men... wonder why!
There is no denying that South Park is a cultural phenomenon with a solid fandom. What started as a viral video has evolved into one of the most recognizable adult TV series in the history of television. However, this is not the end, as South Park fans can now enjoy several video games living up to the legend of the original show. How come the obscure sense of humor and seemingly pointless jokes about everyone and everything attracted so many people? Maybe there is a little bit more to it.
The business ethics of the video game industry are spiraling down. Pay-to-win creeps up on the entire mainstream. We are just living wallets to them. It seems like “The end times are near”, is the whisper we hear from each and every nook and cranny of the internet. Well, are they really? Is it really the whole industry that suddenly became greedy, or just some of its elements? I have my own opinion, perhaps surprising to some of you, on the current situation, and I would like to share it with you in this column.
The announcement of Stargate: Origins promises the fans the witnessing of the untold story set in the period right after the discovery of Stargate on Earth. The new series brings back the issue of video games set in this particular universe. So far, the attempts to transfer the success of both the movie and TV series into a video game were unsuccessful, nonetheless, hardcore fans do not give up.
Everybody likes fair deals. But is it still a fair deal when somebody takes one of your things and then tells you to buy it back? Or when you have to trade your money for a box that may or may not contain the thing they took from you? Seems more like cheating, doesn’t it? Here’s the problem – this is just what video game publishers are trying to do with us right now by adding priced item crates anywhere they can, after they’ve modified game mechanics to “encourage” us to buy their “optional” content. The scale of such conduct has grown significantly in the last months, with more cases to follow in the future. Let’s take a look at the situation and its origins – how exactly did we end up with paid extras in full-priced titles and where do we go from here?
Geralt faces a dangerous monster The life of a witcher is not an easy one. Geralt faces dangerous opponents every day.