Amplitude, the studio behind sci-fi and fantasy strategy gaming darlings like Endless Space and Endless Legend, is now developing Humankind, their first entry in the foundation of the strategy genre: the historical 4X game. As you may know, 4X stands for EXploration, EXpansion, EXploitation, and EXtermination (yes, this genre has mechanics of empire and colonialism … Read More
It’s the middle of the summer, temperatures are rising, and the global pandemic is still upon us. VALUE has the best proposal for you! Open your AC [that is AirCo, not Assassin’s Creed], fan, or windows, stay inside and tune in to our Summer Stream Extravaganza!
Ubisoft Forward, is the last in a long row of online E3 stand-ins. Alongside updates on Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and Watchdogs: Legion, Ubisoft also announced Far Cry 6. This one is set in Yara, inspired by ‘Cuba’…. But what should we take away from this announcement (spoilers: I ain’t a fan)?
On 28-2-2020 we will be or have been (Hellooooo, future people!) streaming the oldest video game set in the past. Like any cool piece of history it goes under many names: The Sumerian Game, King of Sumer, The Sumer Game, Hamurabi, HMRBI, HAMURABI, and Hammurabi. This game feels almost as old and foundational as the … Read More
During TIPC2, Mata Haggis-Burridge discussed how games have relatively few verbs available that allow us to interact with the past. This made me think… We shoot, we maim, we strategize, we “press X to pay Respects”, but only rarely do we dig. Which is a pity, because digging can be a lot of fun! Case … Read More