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We’ve been to Eurogamer Expo 2013

27 Sep

eurogamer expo

Yes, we’ve been there yesterday, hoping for a relatively quite thursday, and indeed it was. Sure we didn’t avoid queues at all, but at least we tried some games without waiting for hours our turn.

First thing we tried was Bayonetta 2, and damn, it’s amazing! We literally can’t wait.

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Ah yes, there was a nice retro-ambulance outside promoting Surgeon Simulator 2013. We’re not really into this kind of games, but surely it catched our eyes.

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Then we tried both the upcoming Zelda games: A Link Between Words and Wind Waker HD. They are just perfect!

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We finally tried Rain on PS3 and, believe us, you really want to buy it as soon as it comes out!

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Sure we jumped in the next gen, finally trying Xbox One and queueing a bit to play at least one game: we picked Forza Motosport 5. Thoughts? Well, we really don’t know why they’re still making Gran Turismo.

What about the console? It’s huge, but the controller is awesome and the triggers vibration is really well made.

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Then we discovered this area called Indie Games Arcade, apparently sponsored by SEGA, but without any SEGA games. Probably one of the best spot of the entire expo, with dozen of indie games on various platforms.

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And inside this area we finally managed to try Tenya Wanya Teens, the latest game from Katamari Damacy creators. We talked about it here.

The game is weird and we totally loved it!

tenya wanya teens

tenya wanya teens

tenya wanya teens

tenya wanya teens

Eurogamer Expo 2013 is till running till this Sunday. If you’re in London make sure to pay it a visit. Ah yes, it’s sold out, but you still can get a couple of tickets somehow.

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What’s the future of Resident Evil? Kawata spoke of a possible series reboot

31 Jan

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As we already told you, we are long-standing great fans of the Resident Evil series, since the very first one, released in 1996 (awwww that live action intro). Anyway Resident Evil is turning 17 this year, and the franchise may have a bit of dust on it, or most likely, its metamorphosis into a more action-driven game rewarded Capcom with poor reviews and disappointing sales.

Regarding this tricky subject, Capcom’s Masachika Kawata, producer of Resident Evil: Revelations, made the comments to Eurogamer during a discussion of his latest project, the Revelations porting for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.

Kawata mentioned the possibility of a reboot:

“If we did [go with an open-world], we would want to preserve what Resident Evil is and what makes it appealing to fans, while also making it accessible to new players. It would almost entail having a slight reboot to get the series into a place where it would work with open-world gameplay. That’s just a personal opinion.

A lot of decisions would have to be taken before something like that is done to the series, but it is something that…There is a possibility.”

He also said that it’s in the upcoming porting of Revelations, which partially reintroduced some of the atmosphere and classic horror of earlier entries in the series, that he sees clues to the future of the Resident Evil:

“Once we see Revelations released on consoles, we’ll be looking very carefully at how the title is received and what feedback we get. I think we’ll get a lot of input from the fanbase and the media on what it means for Resident Evil, and what it could mean for the future of the series. We’ll definitely be looking at that as a signpost for where we need to be going next.

Moving forward I can see us focusing even more on the horror aspect and fear in the series, and see us making something scarier than we have already.”

So what we have to expect from future Resident Evil titles? An open gta-like world full of zombies…?

Why can’t we just have back Shinji Mikami and his survival horrors?