This afternoon, Gamersyde is going all retro 2D games, starting with The Final Station, which was released on PC, Xbox One and PS4 on August 30 - in North America at least. Despite the pixel art visuals that might not be engaging to some people, Do My Best Games' title is a surprisingly atmospheric and addictive experience, with some beautiful pixelated backgrounds on top of that. You play a train driver whose mission is to deliver a precious cargo which is supposed to help the army fight the strange virus that is turning people into shadowy monsters. The enemies in the game are quite reminiscent of Heart of Darkness, which is a good thing, as they are just as merciless and dark. The gameplay mechanics may be simple, but they work very well and it's hard to stop playing. The only minor problem we have with the game is that it's hard to read what the survivors you pick up are saying to each other when you're making sure the train is running properly.
Update: The Xbox One version will out tomorrow worldwide. There has been a slight delay for the PS4 version, but it's on Sony's end so it shouldn't be long.
@droezelke: I stopped mid way through the season 2! (1 Hour ago)
I'm already not playing Battlefield because I'm not crazy with what DICE is doing with it. They've got a lot of work to do. (1 Hour ago)
EA is far from out of the woods, but I don't think this is the steep downhill incline you imagine for the industry. I'm not buying the doom and gloom. (1 Hour ago)
If they can develop revenue streams that don't negatively impact the user experience.. most will try. (1 Hour ago)
And while publishers may want to pursue service models, there are relatively good ways of handling that. Add to this the fact that most developers don't really want to ruin their games. (1 Hour ago)
EA is already dropping the ball all over the place. But people are reacting to it, more than ever. (1 Hour ago)
wait until EA slaps that shite into Battlefield to an absurd degree. You'll be on here crying your lamps out about it. (1 Hour ago)