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The Hex Mashes Up Game Genres, Then Gets Really Weird

I’m just gonna cut to the chase: The Hex is this year’s Frog Fractions, Undertale, or—perhaps most aptly, given that it’s from the same creator—Pony Island. It’s a game that makes confetti of genre conventions and reassembles the scraps into a surprising story about how we interact with games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Smartly Refines The Origins Skill Tree

Of the many differences between last year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins and this year’s Odyssey, the changes to upgradable abilities have the most dramatic effect on gameplay. Origins’ skill trees were a convoluted mess even at the time, and Odyssey’s refinements bring that messiness into sharper relief.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s ‘Optional’ Questlines Are Just As Important As The Main One

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey packs a lot of activities into its massive world, letting players wander to their heart’s content hunting down cultists or doing side-quests. As a result, the game’s main story is split into multiple branches. Frustratingly, this structure makes some of the game’s best quests and most…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Deadspin Report: Eli Manning Is Losing The Giants’ Locker Room | Jezebel Shitty Media Man Sues Creat

Deadspin Report: Eli Manning Is Losing The Giants’ Locker Room | Jezebel Shitty Media Man Sues Creator of Shitty Media Men List | The A.V. Club So, does South Park actually want to cancel The Simpsons, or what? | Splinter A Simple Way for the Democrats to Fuck With Trump’s Judges | The Root Kanye West Met With… Read more…

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