In a press release sent out earlier today, Chinese mobile developer NetEase announced yet another bold investment. They now own a minority stake in Quantic Dream, developer of Heavy Rain, Detroit: Become Human, and Beyond: Two Souls. For the most part, this will hardly change Quantic Dream’s former plans and Continue Reading
When I was a kid I remember the release of Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ. Not because I saw the film or was even curious about seeing it. I just recall the firestorm surrounding it. Despite the disclaimer that the film was not based on the Gospels but just Nikos Kazantzakis’ fictional account of the life of Christ, the release was plagued by massive protests.
As we all know, the medium of gaming is no stranger to controversy. The violence present in Mortal Kombat, for instance, created shock-waves worldwide. So many, in fact, that it pretty much single-handedly led to the inception of the ESRB. The name Jack Thompson also still resonates as one of the most Continue Reading
During the media briefing following Paris Games Week, PlayStation announced Detroit: Become Human’s release window. Sony confirmed the game release for spring, 2018. The narrative-heavy experience finally has a solid window. Detroit: Become Human’s E3 2017 trailer did not confirm any release window. Yet director David Cage has revealed a 2018 Continue Reading