DOA: Days Gone Is Way Too Late to the Zombie Survival Party

It’s been a strange 2019 for PlayStation following up on a landmark 2018 where they blew the competition away. Two of last years most highly acclaimed games God Of War and Spider-Man were both PS4 exclusives. On top of that, console sales for the PS4 sit a good 20m+ higher than the current gen Xbox and Nintendo sales combined. Albeit the Switch is much earlier into it’s life-cycle than the PS4, there’s no denying PlayStation are ahead of the game. The console wars were seemingly prepped for Sony to stick a fork in, but then it’s all gone a little […]

Can Games Developers Successfully Chase Trends?

Treyarch released their latest instalment in the Call of Duty franchise with Black Ops 4 this month. With the series in decline, the Black Ops team have opted to jump on the latest trends with a battle royale mode. Chasing hugely successful pioneers Player Unknowns Battlegrounds and Fortnite. Treyarch are so confident in the mode they have redubbed ‘Blackout’ that the latest instalment in the first to offer no single player campaign. Call of Duty has an established fan base that they hope will help them succeed where so many others have failed. With games requiring such long development schedules, […]