Written by Aaron Daniels
Well, heres the kicker; just like Breath of the Wild, I like Overwatch a whoooole lot. Ive been a fan of the class / arena shooter since probably the dawn of time, if not before: whether its the super old-school Quake Arenas, or the original Class-based shooter Team Fortress 2, in which Ive invested over 2,500 hours (or roughly 3.5 continuous months for anyone keeping count) and to which I consider Overwatch a spiritual successor.
As promised, Sea of Thieves has received constant after-release support in the form of updates, and the latest one Update 1.0.8 includes a multitude of bug fixes, color blind support, and updates to those damnable squawking chickens.
Eric Heutchy, the Microsoft Engineer who came up with the Heutchy method to enhance Xbox 360 and original Xbox games on Xbox One X, talked about the 'army' of testers in the backward compatibility team that help develop and test the Xbox One X enhancements before they're launched.
There are still some publishers and devs with the backbone to release full games packed with meaningful, balanced progress and item acquisitions. Games that players will gladly throw an extra few bob at.
However, it is getting rarer that we can enjoy a game without horrific Bernaysian voodoo trying to wrench our wallets back open.
Onrush is the new driving game from former Evolution Studios employees, the developers behind Sony-exclusive Driveclub. Onrush is a car combat game which promises thrilling action but in this beta at least, it doesn't deliver.
CGM Writes: I Hate Running Backwards is a much needed and refreshing tribute to the classic arcade shoot em up, that, in spite of a few odd difficulty spikes, is highly addictive and absolutely worth the time spentand at times lostto it.
Richard writes: "Once available at a rate of ten a penny, side scrolling fighting games have virtually disappeared in more recent years, as gaming budgets increase and trends die away. Raging Justice is here to remind everyone that these games can still pack a hefty punch when it comes to whittling away an afternoon or two."