Lego Minifigures Online Preview (Multi)

For the past 15 years, the LEGO brand has steadily expanded its portfolio of videogames. In recent years, LEGO’s focus has shifted from the building-centered Creator games to the platform adventures developed by Traveler’s Tales. Those games are well-received, but all feature similar gameplay even though they explore a large variety in themes. Next year, Funcom will release Lego Minifigures Online – branching the LEGO brand out into the online multiplayer domain. We saw an early presentation for the game a week before the official announcement and here’s what we saw. Continue reading “Lego Minifigures Online Preview (Multi)”

Grand Theft Auto 5 review (X360)

This year’s biggest releases, at least in terms of hype, are GTA V, Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts. There is no doubt in my mind that they’ll all sell like crazy, but will they live up to the almost impossible amount of hype? Now that GTA V is here, we can answer a third of that question with a resounding “yes!”. Continue reading “Grand Theft Auto 5 review (X360)”

NBA 2K14 Preview (X360/PS3/PC)

The year 2014 (or 2K14, as 2K Sports would have it) has already started in the field of sports videogames. The new Madden and NFL games are out, and Pro Evolution Soccer and Fifa are soon to follow. During Gamescom we attended a presentation for the next installment of 2K’s NBA franchise, and we were curious to see what they had done with the last version before making the leap to next-gen. Continue reading “NBA 2K14 Preview (X360/PS3/PC)”

Mad Max Preview (X360/PS3)

Considering its cult status, post-apocalyptic setting and blend of action and cars, a proper Mad Max videogame is long overdue. Swedish studio Avalanche is now working on taking the Mad Max franchise and turning it into the open world experience that a game like this just had to have. So how is it shaping up? We witnessed an advance presentation during last month’s Gamescom and here’s what we saw. Continue reading “Mad Max Preview (X360/PS3)”