PREVIEWSPillars of Eternity Preview
For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
I'm not buying any games this week, but I think it's safe to say that there's something for no one on store shelves. Seriously, I can't imagine you're chomping at the bit to play a Vita fishing game. Oh you are? Alright, I'll just shut up and get to the list then:
I can say with confidence that Skulls of the Shogun is the best XBLA release in what feels like decades. Alex_Osborn is on that review, so be on the look out in the coming days. Remember that Skulls is playable across nearly every Windows device under the sun, meaning you could showdown with someone on a Windows tablet while you're playing on Xbox 360. Strategy games don't often enjoy lively multiplayer communities on Xbox, much less when they're downloadable as Skulls is, but that multiplatform functionality will certainly help maintain a strong community.