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The Stick of Truth is finally here! Granted I, like many people I know, have kind of faded out on South Park in the last few years. Maybe binge watching the latest 10-20 episodes when I’m bored then moving on, but damned if the puerile and immature show didn’t make a huge splash on this little one’s upbringing. It gave new meaning to crass, and established a platform from which the worst stereotypes could be brought out to play in a way
“Well, it’s not a thing where you’re always playing a story.” Those are the words of Titanfall producer Drew McCoy last August, who, when asked how the game managed to balance the need for a memorable story with the complexities of a multiplayer experience, tried to downplay the importance of the game world’s premise. Comically, those words couldn’t be truer: you’re never playing a story in Titanfall because it simply doesn’
There’s an anecdote I want to share, which happened years ago at an event I won’t specify, involving people I can’t identify, relayed to me by a third party who overheard it happening. It was at a gaming event for a big upcoming release, and several critics were stood around a table, discussing reviews they were writing of a certain game. This in and of itself isn’t so unusual, but one of them stated plainly their motivation for the di
I’m increasingly feeling part of the minority, but I still consider multiplayer secondary to single-player. As the previews swamped Twitter at 3am on Saturday morning, my overtired mind was deterred by Star Wars Battlefront overlooking a campaign. After all, it was a big part of the best game in the brand it’s trying to restart, even if those are remembered for multiplayer. But after having time to reflect, I realise it’s for the best, desp