Black Desert, a new MMO that’s still in closed beta, is a gorgeous-looking game that I’ve just had the privilege to discover. Developed by Korean company Pearl Abyss, Black Desert will deliver a variety of experiences inside of its sandbox atmosphere including open-world combat, castle sieges, and real estate opportunities that will allow a limited amount of houses to be bought by players. The game itself looks beautiful and definitely “next-gen,” which becomes obvious in the latest character creation video. Continue reading Black Desert’s character creation is amazingly impressive!
In the past, I have fallen prey to the seemingly innocent joking of early April. As someone who tries to stay up on gaming news, this isn’t surprising. It seems like every year there is some ludicrous announcement of a absurdly fun game or a zany crossover that proves to be just a prank from the internet. So when I read about the Mega Man/Sonic the Hedgehog comic book, I was understandably skeptical. But this is no joke, gang: Sonic and Mega Man are in a series together.
I should have seen this coming. Archie Comics scooped up the Mega Man license in 2010, and they are already chugging along with 35 issues and counting. At the helm of these Mega Man comics are writer Ian Flynn and artist Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante who have collaborated on several Sonic the Hedgehog comics in the past. With this duo writing two major video game comics under the same roof, it was only a matter of time (and game publisher enthusiasm) before a crossover would occur. Continue reading No Foolin’