The show is over and so the PixlBit staff discusses the games that gave them the most thrills this year.
This year was a bit thinner than what we were expecting, especially with Nintendo supposedly pulling back the curtain on the Wii U. But while we were left a bit underwhelmed and with more questions than answers there were still plenty of games on display to get us excited for something.
Highlights include a new title from Quantic Dream and demo of The Last of Us.
Sony's press conference this year started off with a bang with a video that served as an overview of what would be shown. The video featured a stable of first party titles as well as some functionality announcements. Assassin's Creed III and Far Cry 3 also made their presence known.
Naughty Dog wants to pull on your heart strings instead of your trigger finger.
Naughty Dog did the nigh-impossible at the Spike TV VGAs: they took gamers by surprise. In an age where leaks are commonplace and industrious enthusiasts find inventive ways to learn secrets, the announcement of The Last of Us was something almost entirely unknown beforehand. Mission accomplished for the team, who tried their best to keep things under wraps. Or was it? Despite the assumptions that this game is another survivors vs. zombies game, creative director Neil Druckmann insists that it’s “not a zombie game.”
The Last of Us team has been hard at work for over two years.
Usually when a studio decides to reveal a new game you only get a short snippet, not the full length trailer that Naughty Dog revealed at this year’s Spike TV Video Game Awards for their upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive title, The Last of Us. This reveal was especially surprising since Naughty Dog has traditionally been a ‘one game at a time’ studio with a singular creative team.
A post apocalyptic world houses Naughty Dog's latest creation.
Tonight at the VGAs, The Last of Us from Sony was officially revealed. While information has been leaking all week, the big reveal is that Naughty Dog is behind the game. Set in a post apocalyptic world, a seeming father and daughter are struggling to survive as they are hunted by some sort of creatures that could potentially be otherwordly.
New enigmatic game to be officially outed at Spike's VGAs.
The Spike TV Video Game Awards is starting to become a hotbed for major reveals. With information on Alan Wake 2, BioWare’s next project and more to be revealed, there is many a video game enthusiast's DV-R scheduled to record the event. But even a week before the show airs we’re starting to get some teasers of what’s going to show, including a PlayStation 3 exclusive called The Last of Us.