Armature, the studio run by ex-Metroid Prime has announced a second new game for 2016, a top-down arcade shooter called Dead Star that supports 10v10 multiplayer. PC, PS4, early in the new year. The’ve also got ReCore coming for Xbox One.
No offense to the lead creator of Mega Man, but the words “From Keiji Inafune” in the debut trailer for a new Xbox One game called ReCore weren’t what excited me most. It was what came next: “and the makers of Metroid Prime.” And that was before I even found out what the game actually is.
Two Batman games came out last year. The big console version, Batman: Arkham Origins, came from a new development studio. That game's overshadowed, on-the-go semi-sequel Batman: Arkham Origins: Blackgate came from Armature, a collective of creators who helped make the great Metroid Prime games. Previously released…
The worst thing Batman: Arkham Origins: Blackgate has going for it is its mouthful of a title.
Most interviews with game developers are stuffed with predictable hype about how wonderful everything in their game will be. It's pre-release time. A season for optimism! Here's something different—something brutal yet refreshing...
Three unusual things happened to former Metroid Prime designer Mark Pacini in 2009: He received high praise he didn't seek, saw a somewhat depressing game box and figured out that gaming in 2011 "is going to kind of suck."