State of the Game is a series where we look at the recent changes and updates brought into a game and the effect those changes have had on the meta of the game. In a day and age of Early access, game changing updates are becoming common place and it pays to know what they do.
Whilst it hasn’t been classed as a Beta for some time, Planetside 2 has been in a constant state of development since it supposedly became a full release. Go to the Planetside website and you’ll find a roadmap of the planned updates and content patches Sony Online Entertainment plan on rolling out over the course of the year making for some interesting reading. Continue Reading
We never actually talked about Minecraft
If it wasn’t for WordPress notifying me about the fact, I would have completely forgotten that it has been a year since I started A Cynical View, a year filled with EA creating a PR nightmare for themselves, a year where having a press conference for the sake of having a press conference was all the rage and a year where Borderlands 2 finally tipped me over the edge. Yes it has been an interesting time. Continue Reading
It has been kind of a slow month in terms of gaming news and as such I have had little to write about. As a result I have put my sarcastic and cynical wit to rest for a short while and enjoyed the summer weather as any gamer would, by staying inside playing video games. In hindsight this is causing a few problems, key of which is that my room occasionally heats up to uncomfortable levels thanks to my computer tower and the fact I’m running Planetside 2 on it, which is rather CPU intensive. Alex assures me that he has it worse in this matter with his system running at a toasty 80 degrees C, the downside here is that we are out of bacon and the ice for the beverages has most assuredly melted. Continue Reading