Capcom didn’t have a whole lot to show at E3 2013. The beginning and end of their booth was the huge area for Dead Rising 3, exclusive for the Xbox One. Even worse, the booth only let you have a hands-off demo, a guided tour of the game by the developers. Capcom was obviously banking on Dead Rising 3 being their rising star of this year. Did they succeed?
When Battlefield 4 was revealed at the EA press conference this year, we got to see 64 players all join the battle at once up on stage. Our first reaction? “That has to be smoke and mirrors.” We were incredibly skeptical that 64 player matches on a scale that big would actually work. Lucky for us, Battlefield 4 was playable on the show floor, which made it very easy to kick our skepticism to the curb…. after shooting it with a mortar.
Call of Mini: Dino Hunter is an absolute breath of fresh air and an adventure that may compel you to stay glued to your iOS device for hours. Visually enticing, this adventure could have been a one-dimensional shooter and survive on its beauty alone. With inspired gameplay and a richly-detailed world to boot, this dinosaur tale isn't headed for extinction anytime soon.
In a crowded marketplace overflowing with first person shooters, it’s not easy to make a game stand out from the competition. Fortunately, the developers behind Metro: Last Light have a genre that hasn’t been explored too deeply by the rest of the world. Sure, the post-apocalyptic genre has become pretty commonplace, but post-apocalyptic Russia? That's another story entirely.