The Near-future Free-roaming of Mirror's Edge Catalyst at E3 2015

DICE is being very careful not to call Mirror’s Edge Catalyst an “open-world game”. Designer Erik Ortman says the studio prefers to think of it as “free-roaming”. The difference is a subtle one; an open-world game implies a single, contiguous world to explore without interruption, while free-roaming is more...

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void Gets a Free Prologue and July Beta

StarCraft II is getting another expansion, titled Legacy of the Void, at some unannounced point in the future. To hold players over, developer Blizzard is making a free prologue for it. Called Whispers of Oblivion, this prologue will have three missions, including the first focusing on Zeratul since the...

PS4 Getting Spaceship-Building Sim Kerbal Space Program

The popular spacecraft-building sim Kerbal Space Program is coming to the PlayStation 4. The developer announced today on Twitter that its game will finally make its way to consoles with a release on Sony’s system. The game has been exclusive to PC, and requires a moderately powered computer to...

Amplitude Brings Rhythm Action Back to its Gaming Roots

I never played the original Amplitude for the PlayStation 2. Back when it launched, it 2003, I was more likely to be playing whichever NCAA Football game I’d found buried in the bargain bin at the local games store. By the time I got around to playing rhythm games,...

Here's a Forza-branded Xbox One Elite Controller

The Xbox One Elite Controller might already be the ultimate console gamepad, but here’s something we didn’t expect to see — not so soon, at least. We found these at the Forza 6 stations in Microsoft’s E3 2015 booth: Elite Controllers with Forza-branded thumbsticks and a faceted D-pad celebrating 10 years...

All The Games Seen At The PC Gaming Show Press Conference

The PC Gaming Show press conference ends off today’s round of E3 2015 press conferences. And there are sure to be a lot of PC games shown.So here’s a list of all the big games we see during the conference as they are shown. Keep checking back as time...

Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s Story Could Deviate from the Original

The Final Fantasy VII Remake, announced at Sony’s E3 press conference, could deviate from its source material. When asked if the remake, in development for PlayStation 4, will follow the Final Fantasy VII narrative exactly or feature new elements, director Tetsuya Nomura gave GameSpot an ambiguous answer. “We’ve announced...

I wish more games were like Mirror’s Edge Catlayst

It’s hard not to look around the E3 show floor and notice very strong patterns. There’s Military Shooter 4, Jump Scare Simulator: Legends, and of course, Racing Thing 2016. Mirror’s Edge Catalyst isn’t an original title — whether it’s a prequel or a reboot is up for debate — but the follow-up to...