I hate being in the ocean. Shallow beaches, I can handle, but the deep sea terrifies me more than spiders, snakes and birds who can talk put together. So a game where you do nothing but drown in open water is not my Game Of The Year candidate.
Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed are the kind of games with season passes. Offers where you pay a lot up front then get access to all that game's DLC down the line. It doesn't sound like a very Nintendo thing to do, does it?
Blizzard's latest hit, the card game Hearthstone, can be played online. Just like every other Blizzard game. But for reasons known only to higher powers, the company wants you to leave your home and play Hearthstone with other people. In the flesh.
Here's the first trailer for GRID Autosport, the next installment in Codemasters' racing series. You can read all about the game's features in the blog post accompanying the trailer (including how Autosport has not one, but two in-car camera views). Lands on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on June 27.
Nate Hallinan is a concept artist who has worked not just in games (for companies like Microsoft) but also on film and animation projects. You may know him best, however, for his pieces depicting "realistic" Zelda characters.
Jack Robinson was just four years old when he died earlier this month of an inoperable brain tumour. It's the most tragic of passings, but if there's one bright spot to be had from such sadness, it's that Jack's dying wish (well, wishes) were granted and then some.