So far two Hatsune Miku game to be localized outside of Japan and they have been helping diversify and revitalize the rhythm game genre. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is the newest title to be localized and will have a new look and gameplay from its PlayStation titles. Do these changes mean that the game won’t be as good as Project DIVA?
Bloodborne comes from the same developers who made Demon’s Souls and the Dark Souls series. The series is famous for its punishing gameplay but was never too hard to ever feel impossible. From Software has been making improvements in througout the series, refining the gameplay and playing with the difficulty. Bloodborne is the first game that is trying to break out of that slow methodical shell by being faster and more streamlined. Are these changes for the better?
Over the past few years there has been an increase of retro-style games emerging reviving old, long forgotten genres. 1001 Spikes is one of the games. Originally released in 2011 on XBLA, an enhanced version of the game has been re-released on multiple platforms. Does this tribute stand amongst indie and 8-bit greats or is it better leaving this in a pit with 1001 spikes?
There was a lot of flack when the reboot to Devil May Cry was announced mainly due to Dante’s new look. Ninja Theory the team responsible for Heavenly Sword and Enslaved Odyssey to the West has taken the reigns of the beloved demon hunting series. They have added a lot of western influence in an attempt to modernize the game’s gothic feel. Has Capcom’s risk paid off or should they have left everything alone.