The next gen of consoles are arriving shortly and there’s an underlying theme that just keeps cropping up; realism. Whether that’s PS4′s more advanced DDR5 graphics slaughtering the Xbox One or developers’ fascination with open worlds at E3, the gaming experience is set to replicate real life even more closely.
Gamers have demanded better specs with each passing generation and despite differences getting smaller and more difficult to achieve, this hasn’t stopped the recent Frostbite Engine 3, CryEngine 3 and Unreal Engine 4 producing some incredible graphics that raise the bar once again.
Unreal Engine 4…
The next step is clearly motion control and virtual reality but until then it’s the graphics that will get the main focus.
As EA put it so eloquently, ‘Challenge Everything’. Unfortunately, there’s a big difference between pushing the boundaries of gaming innovation and making a server so bugged, it really is a challenge just to stay online.
The city that never sleeps. And never works properly either
Boy is Legend of Zelda is on another level entirely when it comes to awesome music, that very few games can match. You can thank composer Koji Kondo for that. Since 1984, he’s been churning out some of the most iconic, well-loved music tracks that have inspired countless others.
So it’s time we dropped the Master Sword, give Ganondorf a moments rest and catch up on what the young Hylian has been fighting, galloping and ocarina-ing to since 1986.
Are you looking forward to new Guild Wars 2 content?
One of the great things about playing Guild Wars 2 is the excitement and hype that is built around new content and patches. It’s a great feeling to finally get to play a new area or class. So with this in mind, what can we expect from Guild Wars 2 in the future?
Many video games may be a touch too violent for parents to enjoy playing with their kids, but there are a number of family-friendly choices that can facilitate bonding and allow everyone to have a fun time on a family game night.