Posts Tagged ‘PAX East’

Combining the lore of an ancient civilization with turn-based robotic face-offs comes Mayan Death Robots:

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Godfire: Rise of Prometheus

Developed  by Vivid Games, creators of the  award-­winning Real Boxing, Godfire: Rise of Prometheus puts players in the armour of Prometheus as he battles through a rich and detailed world to retrieve the Godfire Spark and bring its fantastic powers to humanity. With a  fully voiced cast of mythical characters and a story by Steve Ince (writer  of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and Broken Sword), the game brings the full triple-A experience to iOS and Android:

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G&C's Ian Gaudreau Demoing SoundSelf at PAX East 2014

G&C’s Ian Gaudreau Demoing SoundSelf at PAX East 2014

Amidst the wide variety of indie games at PAX East 2014, one of the most unique games we demoed was SoundSelf. ¬†“SoundSelf is the collision of centuries old meditation technology with the video-game trance. ¬†Turn off the lights, amp up the volume, and use your voice to fall through an odyssey of light and body”:

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Looking back at PAX East 2014, our favorite gaming experience was none other than Evolve, published by 2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios.  For those at the convention, you probably saw the impressive demo station with the to-scale Monster towering over the crowds (pictured below).  We were happy to see that the setup did not yield a let down, but rather, an original gaming experience that will change online gaming on PS4, XBox One, and PC in Fall 2014.

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Official Logo for Comic Con International in San, Diego, CA

Official Logo for Comic Con International in San Diego, CA

Always been a big fan of comics, video games, or another hobby? ¬†Conventions are a fantastic place to enjoy your hobby to its fullest potential. ¬†Keep reading to see¬†G&C’s tips for attending your first convention!

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The second you look at Marvel Heroes you may notice a stark similarity to Blizzard’s legendary RPG series Diablo. The camera gives the player an arial view of the map, there are hordes of enemies to defeat, and loot is randomly dropped by fallen baddies. Diablo has a clear influence on Gazillion Entertainment’s new MMORPG, but based on the 40 minutes I had with the game it’s clear that the team has a much different vision in mind.

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Square Enix had a bunch of games featured at PAX East, but we were actually able to nail down an exclusive interview and see a hands-off demo of the upcoming Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX.  For those that are fans of this series, but are confused on the order of the games, you may want to first read this blog that I wrote earlier explaining the order of the series.  A hands-off demo means that Square Enix had a representative that showed us parts of the game.  We were allowed to ask questions, but no photographs or video could be taken.  We did learn a lot about the game though:

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