We don’t see too many video game-movie tie-ins these days, but upcoming Pixar sequel Cars 3 may be popular enough to warrant one. WB Games has announced Cars 3: Driven to…
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I was incredibly fortunate to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time when it launched for the Nintendo 64 around Thanksgiving 1998. While most game developers were struggling to make the awkward transition into 3D graphics, Nintendo blew everyone away with a fully 3D Hyrule to explore and adventure in.
While Ocarina of Time could be considered the prototype for open-world adventures, the genre really didn’t take off until MMORPGs and RPGs like Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls series embraced giant 3D worlds. These days nearly every big game is an open world adventure, and it’s become more of a rote expectation.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild redefines what it means to be an open-world adventure, creating a vast frontier of possibility. Ocarina of Time remains one of my all time favorite games, and I’m here to tell you that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the best 3D Zelda game ever made.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of this year’s biggest releases. It’s quickly become one of the highest-rated games of all time (our review coming soon). It’s…
The eighth annual PAX East gaming convention begins today, March 10, and runs through the weekend. PAX East is held in Boston at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Since 2010 PAX East has rocketed in popularity, selling out every year to become one of the biggest gaming conventions in the U.S. (along with PAX West in Seattle).
If you’re not attending PAX East, don’t fret. We live in the age of live streaming, and Twitch.tv has you covered. No less than four different channels will broadcast various games and panels of PAX East. See the full schedule for the weekend here.
The keynote speaker for PAX East 2017 is game designer Jake Solomon, Lead Designer for XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM 2 at Firaxis. The keynote speaker is the first panel at every PAX. Solomon will take the stage of the Main Theatre at 10:30 AM EST. You can watch it live on Twitch.
Honored to give the Storytime keynote at PAX East this year! PAX is always a wonderful/strange/warm/happy place and I hope to see you there https://t.co/aspsioZr31
— Jake Solomon (@SolomonJake) February 9, 2017
This year’s PAX Arena at PAX East will feature Rocket League and For Honor on Friday, Brawlhalla on Saturday, and close out with Super Smash Bros. 4 on Sunday. Live stream begins at Noon Eastern today.
More than 100 publishers will have booths on the massive show floor this year, from the big guys like Bethesda and Nintendo to the Indie Megabooth. Stay tuned for any major announcements and reveals.
Following the Independent Games Festival Awards last night was the annual Game Developers Choice Awards. This is at close as it gets to the Oscars for video gaming – awards given…