Why Worry About Next-Gen When You Have Upcoming Current-Gen Games Like These?
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 10:18
It is easy to forget about the upcoming games for current consoles when all we hear about is the new consoles, but there is still a lot of delicious games out there waiting to be released for the current consoles
Crysis 3 (February 19; PC, PS3, Xbox 360; Crytek Frankfurt, EA)
“Crysis 3 is a thrilling mix of sandbox gameplay, advanced combat and hi-tech human and alien weaponry that shooter fans will love,” said Cevat Yerli, Chief Executive Officer of Crytek. “Leveraging the latest CryENGINE technology, we’re able to deliver seven unique themes that offer stunning and visually loaded gameplay experiences. We cannot wait until people get their hands on the game.”
Set in 2047, Prophet is on a revenge mission after uncovering the truth behind Cell Corporation’s motives for building the quarantined Nanodomes. The citizens were told that the giant citywide structures were resurrected to protect the population and to cleanse these metropolises of the remnants of Ceph forces. In reality, the Nanodomes are CELL’s covert attempt at a land and technology grab in their quest for global domination. With Alien Ceph lurking around every corner and human enemies on the attack, nobody is safe in the path of vengeance. Everyone is a target in Prophet’s quest for retribution.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (February 19; PS3, Xbox 360; Platinum Games, Konami)
“METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is a new direction,” explained Martin Schneider, General Manager of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “There was the urge for something new,, and thus Inaba-san‘s unrivalled knowledge of the action genre, and Korekado-san’s knowledge of the METAL GEAR SOLID universe, combined with Kojima Productions’ standard for excellence ensures METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is in safe hands.”
Tomb Raider (March 5; PC, PS3, Xbox 360; Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix)
‘After a brutal storm destroys the boat she was travelling on,
a frightened young woman is left washed ashore on an unknown beach.
On her own but not alone she has only one goal, to survive.’
Here begins the first adventure for a young and inexperienced Lara Croft in a story which charts the journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.
“Forget everything you know about TOMB RAIDER, we are exploring things that have never been done before in this game,” said Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio, Crystal Dynamics. “This is an origins story that creates Lara Croft and takes her on a character defining journey like no other.”
God of War Ascension (March 12; PS3; SCE Santa Monica, SCEA)
The most ambitious God of War adventure in the series so far, God of War: Ascension takes us right back to where it all began. Discover the origins of Kratos as he takes his first steps on a now legendary quest for freedom.