Bugs, bad gameplay and laughable animations are the focus of today’s Huds Up episode. The mighty EA and the future of Bioware are all called into question as Ubisoft announce a year long break for the Assassin’s Creed series.
Game of Thrones, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Wolf Among Us and Borderlands get a mention as Telltales release key information about future releases including PC and Nintendo Switch versions.
Star Wars Battlefront 2 is one of the most hyped games of the month, and the team are wondering if microtransactions will be a major focus for EA. With the Star Wars franchise now more relevant than ever it is essential that EA deliver this time around.
Rogue One and the Last Jedi are all paving the way for EA to provide an expansive world to explore, with current generation graphics and gameplay, after the relatively poorly received Star Wars Battlefront 1. Xbox, PC and Playstation 4 owners will have their fingers crossed that they won’t be let down.
Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 global testfire was debuted, and aside from issues with the balancing of characters and his inability to win at the game Neil enjoyed it.
Mass Effect Andromeda launches with significant bugs on all formats Playstation 4, Xbox and PC. The Comical animations and general instability of the game when being played are bad enough, but many people are dismayed at the mediocre story.
Bioware delivers the worst entry in the Mass Effect franchise and has now put themselves in the EA firing line. Hopefully, they can deliver a much better experience with the next big IP they have planned, Anthem!
Neil also manages to shoehorn in Will Smith’s I Am Legend movie and how he much preferred Richard Mathieson’s book.
Finally, Assassin’s Creed takes a beating from our team as they dissect the issues encountered by gamers with Unity and the knock-on effect that had on the sales of the critically acclaimed Syndicate.
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