Videogamesland is wholesale owned by marketing departments – outside of the indie oasis, anyway – so I guess we have them to thank for a few messes of 2016. Marketing, as MVC called out, is ‘the bedrock of any video game or console launch.’ So how did so many triple-A studios fuck it up so…
Jesus, EA, what happened? How did you fuck up something as simple as a Titanfall 2 release date? Why did you sneak out another FPS in between Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare? What were you thinking?
It’s official. This time next year we’ll be saddling up, riding out and reaching for the skies. Rockstar are bringing us a sequel to the hugely successful – not to mention utterly sublime – Red Dead Redemption. But what do we really want from the open-world western besides a more imaginative title than Red Dead…
Grab a brew and discover whether video games are literary devices or meaningless time-sinks. Or both.
With Halloween right around the corner – if by corner, you mean a little under three weeks away – it’s time to lazily theme articles/videos/whatever the hell it is you do/etc. around the spookiest time of the year. And gamespulp is sure as hell not above doing precisely that.
As usual, it’s been a busy old week in gaming – hey, I ain’t complaining. Here’s the best stories seen over the last seven days.
You probably have one Call of Duty game that you absolutely played the hell out of. You might’ve sunk an improbably high number of hours into the sequels, but there’s one that’s close to your heart. For me, it was Black Ops. You know, the Memento-meets-Manchurian Candidate one. JFK killed zombies in it. That one.