I would just like to start this by saying that in no way do I mean to compare PlayStation and Xbox as brands and bring back the console wars of old. I am just observing the differing approaches that they have taken to promoting their next-gen machines. In the run-up to the next generation of consoles and in the months since the release of the rare PS5 and Xbox Series consoles, the media strategies of Sony and Microsoft have been worlds apart. A perfect way to show this polarisation is in an experience that I had a few weeks ago. I was skimming over a sale on the PlayStation Store and spotted Shadow of the Tomb Raider for £12, I […]
Two games based around a worldwide apocalyptic event, that both have grizzled protagonists with backstories of the loss of loved ones and feature zombie-like enemies, so why is it that one was so much more successful than the other? Recently Sony made a pretty divisive decision, the sequel to the 2019 game Days Gone has been scrapped, and instead, they […]
The newly released trailer for Ghost of Tsushima marks the three weeks countdown before the game’s actual release. Have you watched it yet? The trailer really managed to stoke the flame of anticipation for us here at Mendax Games. If you are yet to be excited about Ghost of Tsushima, here are some reasons why you should go get a […]
Deathloop serves as the newest release by the talent at Arkane Studios. Arkane Studios has brought the public titles such as Dishonored and 2017’s Prey. Deathloop seems to live up to the studio’s pedigree for innovative gameplay and engaging stories; their newest game functions as a macabre, violent Groundhog Day. Deathloop sees the player assume the role of Colt, a […]
Tribes of Midgard offers an experience for anywhere between one to ten players who must take up the mantle in defense of their dying world of Midgard. Midgard is under siege by giants that stalk nearer to the settlement in an effort to claim the Seed of Yggdrasil and fulfill the prophecy of Ragnarok. Not much information is presently available […]
The Pathless is an exciting new title from developers Giant Squid, the team behind oceanic exploration game ‘Abzu.’ Giant Squid’s newest release continues the team’s core focus on art and atmosphere, but adds in an exciting combative element to the mix. Giant Squid refers to their newest title as a ‘mythic’ adventure in which players assume the role of a […]
From Heart Machine, developer of acclaimed action-adventure RPG Hyper Light Drifter, comes the arrival of another savage land. Solar Ash occupies the Ultravoid – a hungry rift in space that consumes entire worlds; the power of this vortex seems capable of distorting and contorting the space and worlds around it, leaving nearby residents trapped in surreal, dreamlike environments. Solar Ash […]
Young Horses, best known for their zany cephalopod/parenting simulator ‘Octodad,’ is bringing another curious concoction to the PlayStation 5 this holiday season. Their newest title, ‘Bugsnax,’ is a first-person adventure wherein players fill the role of a journalist that has just received an invitation to Snaktooth Island. Disgraced explorer Elizabert Megafig has made the discovery of a strange new creature […]
Announced on the heels of the big Sony PlayStation 5 Reveal; Stray is an interactive game in which you play as a stray cat in a futuristic, cyberpunk-ish city filled with humanoid computer people. The project began its life as HK_Project where GIFs of the gameplay made its way around online. The creators claim that they take inspiration for gameplay […]
Ghostwire: Tokyo was revealed today, from the creator of survival-horror staples such as Biohazard (Resident Evil), Dino Crisis, and The Evil Within. The gameplay trailer for this game shows a litany of high action scenes paired with the beautiful imagery of a spirit-filled Tokyo. The combat in this game looks complex in all of the best ways; using what looks […]
Resident Evil VIII, referenced officially by Capcom as Resident Evil Village, was announced for a 2021 release date during Sony’s online event. The Playstation Blog features a lengthy summary of the game’s premise: Taking place a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7 biohazard, in which protagonist Ethan Winters traveled to Louisiana to search for his missing wife, Mia, […]
The trailer for a new IP, Pragmata, was announced for the coming Playstation 5 console. Earlier today during the Sony Playstation 5 reveal a trailer depicted a scene in a deserted metropolitan area that looked to be Times Square. An unfamiliar child and a hologram cat are approached by a man in a spacesuit when suddenly a satellite crashes through […]
FromSoftware’s most recent title received a personal introduction from Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida as “something very near and dear to [him].” Its announcement declared that the early FromSoft title is being remade “from the ground up,” and will feature a new, as of yet undisclosed ‘Fractured Mode.’ In the remake, players will have the option to choose between two variations of […]
Hitman III has been announced for the PlayStation 5. Hitman III’s developers, IO Interactive, reference the game as the ‘dramatic conclusion’ to the current Hitman trilogy. The reveal also featured a sliver of gameplay from the impressively realized desert city of Dubai.
Soulstorm saw its initial announcement in 2015, and was marketed as a total remake of the second Abe game, ‘Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus.’ Gameplay of Soulstorm has made its rounds on the internet since then, but today’s announcement is the first word of the game being present on next generation gaming hardware.
Kickstarter project ‘Little Devil Inside’ is confirmed to be coming to Sony’s PS5. Little Devil Inside is a 3D action-adventure RPG with a delightful artstyle and engaging combat. Its trailer showcases a slew of varied enemy types, and previews claim the game has a breadth of world similar to Bethesda’s Skyrim. The game’s Kickstarter page describes the title as […]