E3 2018 Recap: Bethesda Press Conference

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I thought Bethesda had one of the better conferences of last year, revealing a handful of new games and releasing them just a few months later. This naturally made me more excited for their show this year. Although some of their surprises were leaked early (thanks a lot, Walmart of Canada) they didn’t let it hold them down and instead joked about it both online and during their press conference. Thankfully, Bethesda still had a few more surprises up their sleeves and delivered one of the better conferences of the year. Continue reading

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Wolfenstein: The New Order (Review)

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Developer: MachineGames
Publisher: Bethesda
Reviewed On: PlayStation 4
Copy obtained via GameFly

It’s easy to look at a game like Wolfenstein: The New Order and assume it’s a standard first-person shooter, what with its large arsenal of weapons, massive explosions, and countless waves of Nazis to obliterate. However, what’s not immediately noticeable is a slew of gentle and thought provoking character moments which serve as a breath of fresh air in a genre normally choked by familiarity. Continue reading

My Thoughts on the E3 2017 Bethesda Press Conference

Bethesda decided to take a different approach to E3 this year by setting up their own amusement park right outside of the convention. The aptly named “Bethesdaland” featured rides, food, and drinks themed after several of Bethesda’s video games. Taking things further, their stage presentation included Bethesdaland as a way to deliver their games. Using a cartoon of the amusement park map, Bethesdaland had different sections squared off to individual games. It was a weird decision that came off as an odd contrast to the gory violence of their games, but I think that was intentional.  Continue reading