Author Archives: Kemuel Stewart

Square Enix: Life is Strange Episode 2 has been delayed

2622063-life_is_strange_chloe_gunSquare Enix have delayed the second episode of Life is Strange, a representative has confirmed.

Back in January, when speaking to Destructoid after the launch of Chrysalis, Dontnod revealed its plans to release every episode precisely six weeks apart.

When Destructoid inquired about the second episode, a Square Enix representative revealed that–besides its six weeks plan–they had to postpone the release. However, exactly when they plan to release the second episode is still a mystery.

Brutalities will return in Mortal Kombat X; new character to be revealed “very soon”

Brutalities are making a return in Mortal Kombat X, revealed Netherrealm Studios today during a Twitch live stream. 

2547319-mk_scorpion_002There will be over one hundred Brutalities in Mortal Kombat X. However, unlike in previous Mortal Kombats, Brutalities are activated by certain conditions like winning a round with a throw–instead of just different button combinations.

In addition, NetherRealm teased that the next Mortal Kombat X character reveal will be coming “very soon.” Continue reading

Batman: Arkham Knight – The Riddler’s role, changes to Harley Quinn, destructible elements and more explained

During a r/IAmA, Rocksteady Studios marketing manager Gaz Deaves sat down to answer questions about the highly anticipated Batman: Arkham Knight.

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Deaves talked about the designing the Batmobile:

“The design of the Batmobile was primarily influenced by the kind of gameplay functions we wanted it to fulfil. It needs to be fast, fun to drive and pretty much unstoppable – that informed features like the large tires and wide wheelbase, since you’re going to be able to drive over and/or through all kinds of obstacles.” Continue reading

Darksiders creators reveals new game: Battle Chasers

Teased on Sunday, Airship Syndicate founders Joe Madureira and Ryan Stefanelli have announced their latest project Battle Chasers, based on the discontinued comics.

1266630_731143893634204_8496516854423191799_o SwordInTheStormMadureira created the original comics books, but his career focus shifted to video games after the comics ended.

They didn’t have any specific gameplay details to share, but they describe Battle Chasers as a role playing game where players will get to control classic characters, like Garrison, Gully and Calibretto, from the comics with sense of adventure similar to the Darksiders games. 

“Even though the game mechanically is going to be very different from Darksiders, I think we’re still really going to be doing everything we can to make sure that the dungeon exploration side of the game is soaked with lots of fun adventurous elements,” said Stefanelli. Continue reading

Forza Motorsports 2 gets Fast & Furious standalone expansion

Turn 10 Studios have teamed up with Universal Pictures to develop a Fast & Furious standalone expansion for Forza Motorsports 2 entitled Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious.

2816937-furious3The stand-alone downloadable title will not require”Forza Horizon 2 and will be available for free until April 10 to promote the April 3 release of “Furious 7,” the latest installment in the film series. However, after April 10. the game will cost $10.

Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is set before the events of the movie. In it, you’ll play as a driver in France who must acquire cars for mechanic Tej Parker, played by Ludacris. Continue reading

Here’s what the Metal Gear Rising styled “2″ from the Taipei Game Show was about

KJ5URHAPlatinum Games revealed what the Metal Gear Rising styled “2″ tease at the Taipei Game Show was all about.

Platinum revealed that it used the Twitch broadcast of the Taipei Game Show as a chance to celebrate the second anniversary of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance; as the developer tweeted out two second anniversary illustrations, which can be seen to the right. Continue reading

Dragon Ball XenoVerse Review “Making History”

[Editor’s Note: I have removed alot of the original story discussion. The story is really interesting and players should experience the parts of Dragon Ball XenoVerse they can change on their own.]

Dragon Ball Z was a very important part of my childhood. I remember, when I was in elementary school, drawing every variation of Dragon Ball Z character; from Kaio-ken Goku to Meta Cooler. You named it, I drew it.

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However, since the original Budokai Tenkaichi, I have completely avoided Dragon Ball Z games, with the expectation of The Legend of Goku and Buu’s Fury on Game Boy Advance. I’m extremely familiar with the Dragon Ball universe; knowing the complete story with absolute detail. So, anything storywise would be a complete rehashing of something I’ve already seen or played. That’s what brings me to Dragon Ball XenoVerse, the thirteenth entry into the Dragon Ball video game franchise. Continue reading

Sony still committed to the PlayStation Plus version of Driveclub

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe head Jim Ryan was noncommittal when discussing that status of the long promised PlayStation Plus version of Driveclub

2042298-704524_201306100913_011However, today, Sony has confirmed that it’s still developing the PlayStation Plus version of Driveclub.

“Although currently we do not have an update regarding the timing for the launch of the PS Plus Edition, we are continually working on improving the server capacity to enable us to launch the PS Plus Edition as quickly as possible,” said a Sony spokesperson in a statement.

Since a rather trabant release of Driveclub, Sony has been closed mouth about the PlayStation Plus version, but the title has slowly been improving thanks to a series of patches and downloadable content.

Neverwinter headed to Xbox One on March 31

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced that Neverwinter will be available on Xbox One starting March 31.

Neverwinter on Xbox One will include all content from the base game. In addition to the Tyranny of Dragons and Scourge Warlock expansions. 

However, those who want to experience the free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game will need an Xbox Live Gold subscription.

Previously, publisher Perfect World said that the game was “coming to consoles, starting with Xbox One,” suggesting the game could be headed PlayStation 4 at some point.