Darksiders II – Deathinitive Edition review (PS4)

Darksiders is one of those franchises that went into limbo when THQ went belly-up a few years ago. The franchise has now been bought by Nordic games, but they haven’t announced any new games in the series yet. The original development studio (Vigil Games) no longer exists, and its employees have scattered across the gaming industry. Funnily enough, we actually just interviewed Darksiders’ art director John Mueller about his new game Skyshine’s Bedlam. Continue reading “Darksiders II – Deathinitive Edition review (PS4)”

The Witcher – Hearts of Stone review (PC)

Although it was released early on in the year, The Witcher 3 is still a top contender for Game of the Year honors here at Press Play. It was postponed a few times, but once it was finally released it was well worth the wait and a fitting finale to Geralt of Rivia’s storyline. That’s regarding the main story, because we can still expect at least two large DLC campaigns to be coming our way – the first of which is now upon us. Continue reading “The Witcher – Hearts of Stone review (PC)”

The Age of Decadence review (PC)

The Age of Decadence is an RPG in the true sense of the word. Or three words. It’s a genre that we commonly associate with action RPGs these days – with franchises like The Witcher, The Elder Scrolls and Final Fantasy all featuring their own blend of combat. In those games, combat is actually a prerequisite for success, and something you’ll engage in often so you can level up your skills and face tougher enemies later on. Not so in The Age of Decadence – here, story development takes center stage, and not stat building. Continue reading “The Age of Decadence review (PC)”