By: Eddie Makuch The new Mirror’s Edge game officially announced this week will feature an open world, publisher Electronic Arts confirmed this morning during a conference call. EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau described the new game as a cult classic and said it enjoyed a “great fan reaction” at E3’s briefing on Monday. “We’re bringing Faith back in this open-world [emphasis added] action adventure game,” … Continue reading New Mirror’s Edge is open-world
By: Eddie Makuch The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt will be the final Witcher game, developer CD Projekt Red announced today. The 2014 open-world game will represent the conclusion of Geralt of Rivia‘s story, and the timing is fitting, according to CD Projekt Red studio manager Adam Badowski. “People may ask if this is really going to be the last Witcher game. Yes, it is. Why? Because … Continue reading Witcher 3 the final Witcher game
By: Eddie Makuch The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red today unveiled its newest game engine, the REDengine 3. The third iteration of the company’s in-house technology, the new engine has been built to develop open-world role-playing games with non-linear stories. “If we look at RPGs nowadays we find two approaches, one which emphasizes the story but limits the game world, and one that builds a vast, … Continue reading Witcher dev reveals new engine
By: Eddie Makuch A Resident Evil reboot is possible, according to Capcom producer Masachika Kawata. Speaking to Eurogamer, the designer was asked if Capcom would consider changing up the series formula–perhaps making it open-world–after the polarizing reception of Resident Evil 6, to which the idea of a reboot was mentioned. “If we did [go with an open-world], we would want to preserve what Resident Evil is and what makes it … Continue reading Resident Evil reboot possible
By: Laura Parker Polish developer CD Projekt Red has added to existing rumours that a Witcher 3 announcement could be on the way. Posting on the official Witcher community site, the developer revealed an image above an update on the REDkit beta program. The image depicts the hilt of Witcher protagonist Geralt‘s sword. “If you are wondering what’s that in that picture above–well, we’ll leave it for your imagination … Continue reading The Witcher 3 teased?