Saturday, May 7, 2016

Game review: Call of duty ghost.

Call of Duty: Ghosts is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward, with assistance from Raven Software, Neversoft and Certain Affinity. Call of Duty: Ghosts is set in an alternate timeline that follows the nuclear destruction of the Middle East. The oil-producing nations of South America, led by Venezuela, form "the Federation" in response to the ensuing global economic crisis and quickly grow into a global superpower, swiftly invading and conquering Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico. In 2017, U.S. Army officer Elias Walker (Stephen Lang) tells his sons, Logan and David "Hesh" Walker (Brandon Routh), the legend of how the Ghosts, an elite coalition of all U.S. Special Operations units, first appeared. Meanwhile, in space, the "Federation of the Americas" hijack the controlling space station of the Orbital Defense Initiative (ODIN),[8] an orbital superweapon that utilizes kinetic bombardment, and use it to destroy several cities in the southwestern United States. The surviving American astronauts, Baker and Mosley, sacrifice themselves to self-destruct the space station and prevent other ODIN satellites from launching their payloads further inland; Elias and the teenage Logan and David narrowly escape the destruction of San Diego, California. This makes this game different from all the others because there has not been a certain weapon like this and has not been wide spread nuclear attacks. I would rate this game seven out of ten for it's good story telling

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Game review: Mass effect 2

Mass Effect 2 is a single-player action role-playing game in which the player takes the role of Commander Shepard through a third-person perspective. Shepard's gender, appearance, military background, combat-training and first name are determined by the player before the game begins. The player may choose to import a character from a completed saved game of the original Mass Effect or start the game with a new hero. Importing an old character allows several decisions the player made in the original game to impact the story of Mass Effect 2 and grants the player a set of starting bonuses. The game has six companions you are able to get very close to these characters and learn a lot about them. The game is one of my favorite games with it's connection with the characters. This game does an amazing job of immersing you into it's atmosphere to feel like your character actually has feelings and responds to things realistically. IGN gave this game a 9.6 out of 10 which is appropriate for what this game provides and stands for. I would personally rate it a 9.2 out of 10 for how amazing this game is. I would recommend this to anybody looking for a story game.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Game review: Minecraft

Minecraft was published in 2011 and is a sandbox video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by Mojang. Minecraft is an open world game that has no specific goals for the player to accomplish, allowing players a large amount of freedom in choosing how to play the game. However, there is an achievement system. Gameplay by default is first person, but players have the option to play in third person mode. The core gameplay revolves around breaking and placing blocks. The game world is composed of rough 3D objects—mainly cubes—arranged in a fixed grid pattern and representing different materials, such as dirt, stone, various ores, water, lava, tree trunks, etc. While players can move freely across the world, objects can only be placed at fixed locations on the grid. Players can gather these material blocks and place them elsewhere, thus allowing for various constructions. This game is very popular and has expanded from PC to consoles and has a very good reputation. I would rate this game 8 out of ten for it's frequent updates and multiplayer aspects.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Game review: Quantum Break

Quantum Break is set at and around Riverport, where, due to mistakes made by Paul Serene. A time travel experiment goes wrong. Doused in chronon radiation, the material that makes time travel possible, protagonist Jack Joyce and antagonist Paul Serene are granted time-based abilities. For example, both can freeze time and move at higher speeds, whilst a higher dose of chronons means Serene can see into the future to decide which choices to make in the present. Additionally, the collapse of the machine damages the structure of time, causing a "fracture" that means it sporadically freezes for all without time-travel abilities or the correct equipment. Joyce and his ally, Beth Wilder are pursued by Monarch Solutions, a corporation founded by Serene. Additionally, the rules of the arc enforce that time cannot be changed through traveler actions as per Novikov self-consistency principle, Paul Serene gives an example of remembering finding a dead vagrant along with Jack Joyce, and heads to the location of his death, only to startle him and accidentally cause the fall that killed him. Additionally, another enforced rule is that travelers can only move between machines located in different times using the relevant core. It is impossible for the characters to travel back before the first power-up of the core, nor would they be able to travel between different time machines as the cores would be different. This game is very well made it has one of the best stories and has something different. It has a kind of TV show to go along with it and is very interactive. You make choices throughout the game and those choices not only affect you but also affect everything around you. This is one of the best games I have played I would rate this game 9 1/2 out of 10.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Game review: Forza horizon 2

Forza horizon 2 is a racing game. Forza Horizon 2 takes place during the fictional "Horizon Festival", this time being held in southern Europe, focusing on southern France and northern Italy. The game world has approximately three times more drivable area than that for the original Forza Horizon, with events set in Provence, Tuscany and Côte d'Azur, among other regions. Players will explore the region, taking part in races and special events in order to advance through the game. Events can take place at day or night, and a dynamic weather system is being added for the first time in a Forza-series game. Among new features in the game is the "Bucket List", which is a group of challenges for the player to complete, similar to the 1000 Club in Forza Horizon. There will be two separate lists one for France and another for Italy. "Co-Op Bucket Lists" are available when a player goes to the online version of the map, and can complete the bucket lists with a random person or invite a friend. It has also been confirmed that these challenges will be continuously updated to provide new challenges throughout the map. Car Meets are an online mode where players can meet up online and compare their cars, similar to "Forzavista" mode in Forza Motorsport 5. Players will also be able to interact with each other in Car Meets, including sharing tuning setups and liveries. For what this game represents and the options you have in this game I would rate this game a 8 out of 10

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Game review: GTA five

This game is a mmo. That means massive multiplayer online. Grand Theft Auto V is an open world, action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on 17 September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, on 18 November 2014 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and on 14 April 2015 for Microsoft Windows. The game is the first main entry in the Grand Theft Auto series since 2008's Grand Theft Auto IV. Set within the fictional state of San Andreas, based on Southern California, the single-player story follows three criminals and their efforts to commit heists while under pressure from a government agency. The open world design lets players freely roam San Andreas's open countryside and fictional city of Los Santos, based on Los Angeles.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Game review: Star Wars Battlefront

Star wars battlefront is a multiplayer game. The game is based after the clone wars when the rebellion started to fight against the empire. There are several game modes for you to play. One of them are called hero's versus villain's. In this game mode there are a total of six people on each team. Three people on each team are a hero or a villain. So the villain's would play as Darth Vader, Boba fett or palpatine. As the hero's you would play as Hansolo, Luke Skywalker and leia. The company E.A that made the game did a good job of bringing a lot of the beauty of star wars to life in this game. I would rate this game seven out of ten because the lack of content.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Game review: The Division

On Black Friday, a smallpox pandemic transmitted by a virus planted onto banknotes, sweeps through New York City. The disease, called “Green Poison”, causes widespread chaos, and Manhattan is placed under quarantine. The U.S. Government activates sleeper agents in the population who operate for the Strategic Homeland Division, or Division, to assist emergency responders, now called the Joint Task Force (JTF), in restoring order. In Brooklyn, the protagonist, a Division agent, assists the JTF before planning to depart for the Quarantine zone with fellow agent Faye Lau. However, the VTOL meant to take them there is destroyed in an explosion, killing the Division Commander and wounding Lau. Arriving in a JTF helicopter instead, the Division agents reclaim the James A. Farley Post Office Building as their base of operations. From there, the agents undertake assignments to rescue important personnel, combat criminal groups, and uncover the origins of the Green Poison. Studying Green Poison samples reveal the virus was manufactured by a controversial biologist named Gordon Amherst. This game is a third person shooter and in my opinion has an interesting story. I would give this game 9 1/2 out of 10

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Game review: Destiny

Destiny is an online-only first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision. It was released worldwide on September 9, 2014, for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One consoles. Destiny marked Bungie's first new console franchise since the Halo series, and it is the first game in a ten-year agreement between Bungie and Activision. Set in a "mythic science fiction" world, the game features a multiplayer "shared-world" environment with elements of role-playing games. Activities in Destiny are divided among player versus environment PvE and player versus player PvP game types. In addition to normal story missions, PvE features three-player "strikes" and six-player raids. A free roam patrol mode is also available for each planet and features public events. PvP features deathmatch game modes, as well as objective-based modes. This game in my opinion had a bad story but amazing game play. I would rate this game four out of five stars.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Game review: Ark Survival

Ark survival is about survival in B.C. The game consists of taming and riding dinosaurs gather food for yourselves and for the dinosaurs you tamed. The game is an online so you will be able to play with friends and random people. You also have to keep hydrated. The game also lets players build a number of things from houses to pins to castles. You will have to collect the resources for everything. At the beginning you get to customize your character and choose where you spawn. There are three arks. The red ark represents desert. The green ark means swamp or bog. The blue ark means winter. I would give this game a 4 out of 5 stars

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Game review: Mass effect

The Mass effect series in my opinion is a very good series. The series is about a character and his or her crew fighting against a group that wants to destroy them and all of the other races. Throughout the game you meet new friends and new enemies. Your character fights against this group all throughout the game. Towards the end this corporation that is not on ether sides captures you when your character is severally injured and that is were the second game leads off. But throughout the game your character travels to all sorts of planets. The character sees a number of exotic things and battles to take certain objectives or protect civilians.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Game review: Rainbow six siege

Rainbow six siege is a multiplayer game. The basis of it is there is an objective. One team has to protect that objective while the other team try's to capture it or destroy it. The first game mode is hostage, in this there is a hostage that one team is protecting or holding hostage. There is another team that is trying to extract that hostage to safety. The last game mode is molded around destroying a package that another team has to defend. I would personally give this game a 4 out of 5 stars it has amazing game play, realistic physics and it requires tactical thinking.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Game review: Fallout 4

Fallout 4 is a post apocalyptic Boston in the year 2287. You play ether as a male veteran or the wife of this said male. You start off in your house in Sanctuary Hills next to vault 111. The countries are on the edge of nuclear war and it may come at any second, as your character is tending to his baby you hear your robot named Codsworth tell you to go into the living room. There you hear a televised cast that New York and Chicago have been nuked and you know Boston is next. Your character and his wife grab the baby and run for vault 111 whenever you make it there they direct you into a cryo cell and you are frozen for about 200 years in between those 200 years a group of raiders infiltrate the vault and kill your wife and take your son. When you wake up to start your hunt to find your son. A hint you get from a group named the minutemen leads you to the now destroyed Fenway park and you find a robotic detective that leads you to the person that kidnapped your son. When you find the person that kidnapped your son you kill hi and take part of his brain to a place called the memory den and a doctor there helps you find where your son is and how to get there. Your character has to build a teleporter to get into the place called the Institute. Whenever you enter you hear a voice and the his name is called father you later on figure out that the man named father is your son and sixty years have passed since he had been take from the vault and your son now has a deadly disease and now asks you to lead the institute. You have three choices you can lead the institute you can blow it up or side with the minutemen and blow it up. I give this game a 10/10

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Video Game Review: Call Of Duty Black Ops 3

Call Of Duty Black Ops 3 is a competitive multiplayer game where players from all over the world compete against each other to claim victory. There are ten game modes. The first game mode is called team deathmatch the objective in this game mode is to eliminate the opposite team a certain amount of times to claim victory. the second game mode is called free for all in this mode every man is for themselves until one person claims victory. the third mode is called domination in this mode there is an added objective you need to eliminate the other team to keep three flags under your control until you reach two hundred points. the fourth game mode is called demolition, in this mode there are two objectives that need to be blown up, one team has bombs while the other team has to protect to objectives. Kill confirmed is the next game mode, in this mode it is almost like team deathmatch but while you eliminate the other team the person drops a dog tag and you have to pick that dog tag up for the kill to count towards the score. The sixth game mode is called hardpoint in this game mode there is a certain point in the map that you have to capture and hold to gain points the point in the map changes every fifty seconds and you have to get two hundred points to win the game. The seventh mode i called capture the flag in this there are two flags and one team has to capture the others flag and bring it back to their base to gain a point while still defending their own flag. The eighth game mode is called search and destroy in this mode every player gets one life and the objective is the same as demolition. The ninth mode is called uplink and in this there is a ball in the middle of the map and both teams have to get the ball into the others goal to gain a point. The last game mode is called safe guard in this one team has to escort a robot into the enemies base to win the round while the enemy team is protecting their base.