A couple of years ago, developer Crystal Dynamics achieved a great feat when it recreated Lara Croft, and told her story from the very beginning. The game was released in all of the major platforms, including Mac, a few months later, and it became an instant hit.
Indeed, the game featured more elements other than the mind-boggling puzzles of the original series. It had more action, RPG elements, weapons, cut scenes, and a great storyline that brought a breath of fresh air in the franchise.
Last year, Microsoft announced that the game's sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider will be a timed-exclusive for the Xbox One, and it would launch in November this year. But as early as now, gamers and Lara Croft fans are already very excited to play. more >>
Earlier this year, HTC was among the favorites when it comes to making the best Android smartphones. The One M8 last year was testament that the Taiwanese manufacturer can provide a premium device for Android lovers.
Unfortunately for HTC, its One M9 did not meet expectations, and so several reports show that the company has once again posted losses in the first two quarters of the year.
Here are some of the main reasons why the One M9 was not what fans hoped for: more >>
The upcoming Nexus smartphone from Google would be the seventh version since HTC launched Nexus One, almost a decade ago. Now, it seems Google wants to join the duo trend with the announcement of two Nexus smartphones, instead of just one.
According to a report by GSM Arena, the upcoming devices would be developed and designed by two companies, LG and Huawei respectively. Rumors claim that the first handset will be called the LG Nexus, which is pretty obvious, considering that the Korean brand has manufactured a number of previous Nexus devices.
In addition, the second handset would be a phablet would allegedly be called the Huawei Nexus. more >>
One of the world's most classic zombie survival video games is getting a remake. "Resident Evil 2" which was originally released in 1998 as a video game for the PlayStation console, will remade for modern consoles. The announcement was made by Capcom producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi through a short video clip.
In the video, Hirabayashi said that the HD remake of "Resident Evil 2" has been given the go-signal and he also expressed his "thanks to your incredible passion and support," apparently referring to the fans and supporters of the game.
The video somewhat confirmed that Hirabayashi will also be heading the project up at Capcom. more >>
The game developer behind the classic role-playing game series "Divinity" just announced that they will be working on "Divinity: Original Sin 2." Larian Studios is following up last year's installment of the series and the game, according to a report in PC Gamer, will once again be using Kickstarter in order to put together enough crowdsourced funding for the game's development.
Larian Studios is calling on fans and gamers who have loved playing the "Divinity" series for support. The campaign will officially kick off on Aug. 26. This is not the first time that the developer has used the crowdsourcing platform for fund-raising. In 2014, the first "Original Sin" game became a possibility because of a Kickstarter campaign, so it's not surprising for Larian Studios to do it again.
The PC Gamer report also included a short explanation from Larian Studios about why they are doing crowdsourcing again, despite the fact that their recently released games earned quite well for them to fund additional games. more >>
Game designer Hidetaka Miyazaki is simultaneously working on an expansion pack for action RPG, "Bloodbourne," as well as the upcoming FromSoftware game, "Dark Souls III."
Hidetaka Miyazaki told GameSpot the fourth main entry to the "Souls" series is his "life's work," but he is also working on a "Bloodborne" DLC at the same time to do something new.
FromSoftware president Miyazaki, who is directing the upcoming DLC for "Bloodborne," assured fans he is capable of multitasking on both games without compromising the quality of each. more >>