Main projects for the main portable console
Nintendo products are a strange thing. It would seem, well, how many years has Switch been available to everyone? Everyone who wanted it bought it long ago. But no, just last month we saw another record: during the discount week, the console sold about 800,000 units. In General, this is about 17.5 million consoles sold in the United States. But this is all lyrics, and what is there for games?
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We understand the legacy of the legendary company for its twenty-fifth anniversary
On February 1, BioWare celebrates its 25th anniversary. And let the Studio now clearly lost its former positions, its legacy is felt by every gamer. Still, it was BioWare that actually reinvented the genre of role-playing games. Now we will understand how this happened.
Over its long history, computer role-playing games have changed many times. Having become popular in the 80 – ies of the XX century, the RPG genre has long remained a very niche entertainment — for those people who are not too lazy to master the most complex rules and simultaneously dig into the descriptions of D&D systems of different versions. Continue reading
Reissue of Blizzard’s iconic strategy that turned into a disaster. What went wrong?
Warcraft 3 is a great game without exaggeration. It managed to grow more than one generation of players, and followed the strategy of MMORPG World of Warcraft and even more blew up the gaming industry. Yes, there were also Warcraft 1 and 2, but most of all the players liked the third one. The phrases of the characters from it have long been in use, like some “jellied fish” from “irony of fate”. Remembering all this, I do not want to scold the modern reincarnation of Warcraft 3 with the title Reforged. But, alas, you will have to. Continue reading