Just like the warriors that form the lead characters in the sci-fi action franchise, Universal Soldier is being brought back from the dead. This time it will be a "re-imagining" from The Equalizer scribe Richard Wenk.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was a bit of a gamble for Activision – though it seems the company knew what it was doing. By stripping the traditional single-player campaign, Black Ops 4 goes all in on multiplayer modes, but fleshed out each of its three modes sufficiently to make players feel that they’ve gotten the value they expect …
Sleek, elegant and somewhat sophisticated in its brutal application. The old west had plenty of other weapons that were equal parts fine art and murder tools, but seeing a six-shooter that could be embellished with ivory handles or subtle engravings made for a weapon that always felt unique in the hand of its owner. In Red Dead Redemption 2, there’ll be plenty of guns to choose from, which can also be augmented to both cosmetic and utilitarian purposes according to Rockstar Games.
For a while now, some mobile phones have been subject to message bugs that can wreak havoc. Malicious users can send text messages that include unrecognised symbols, often leading to memory overflows, crashes and unstable behaviour. This weekend, reports emerged that a similar bug has affected PlayStation 4 consoles on the PlayStation Network. Sony’s remained suspiciously quiet about this, but have however, fixed the messaging system to prevent the dodgy characters.
You may or may not have heard of Apeiron, a project to remake the glorious first Knights of the Old Republic using Unreal Engine 4. Wildly ambitious, the project would not only overhaul the game’s visuals, but physics and mechanics too. I think, based on this being past tense, that you can figure out what’s happened.
With studios around the world eager to snap up licenses for characters that they could put their own stamp on, you’d think that Rebellion would have partnered up by now with a few studios to help them push out some games based on familiar fictional faces. You’d also be right, if you were thinking just that.
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