Following the release of Left 4 Dead we saw a new benchmark for cooperative multiplayer games. When Payday: The Heist was first announced, many gamers looked at it as an attempt to rip off Left 4 Dead by replacing zombies with cops. But through patches and new content, Overkill Software turned Payday into its own unique game aimed at challenging players.
With Payday 2, the developers have stepped up their game, but as they say — There is no such thing as a perfect crime.
Zachtronics Industries is becoming one of those studios where you’ll never know what’s coming next from them. Last time was the award winning Spacechem: Which used chemistry as a front for teaching the essence of programming. And now with Ironclad Tactics, it’s a CCG mixed with turned based strategy set to the backdrop of the Civil War… with robots.
This week, we welcomed back Zach Barth : head of Zachtronics Industries to talk about his latest game — Ironclad Tactics.
Sonic the Hedgehog has had more ups and downs than any other major console brand. Since the genesis era, Sonic has yet to have a truly successful game since the transition to 3D. With Sonic Generations, Sega attempted to win back fans new and old and while it largely succeeds, it still falls into the reoccurring traps of modern Sonic games.