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Retro Dose #11 - Nox

A decent game like Nox may not have had a chance against Diablo 2, but nevertheless it is worth recalling this forgotten RPG gem.In 2000 Electronic Arts released an isometric action RPG for PC from developers Westwood called Nox. Nox has put us in the role of a modern man who got teleported ,under mysterious circumstances, from his armchair  to a parallel dimension inhabited by evil wizards and the walking dead. You can choose from three classes, each with its own separate story and ending  even though they all revolved at the same locations, just in a little modified order. At

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OP News - 21/05/2017 Fortnight Edition

IO Interactive for SaleDespite boasting record year-on-year profits, Square Enix is looking to sell off IO Interactive, the creators of Hitman. In an investor's note Squeenix states an “extraordinary loss” of nearly 4,900 million yen (about $43 million) due to the proposed sale. All work between the two companies ceased on March 31st 2017, leaving IO in a state of limbo.Destiny 2 DetailsBungie held a Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event this week, shining new details on the upcoming sequel.New subclasses, supers and weapons were shown, alongside four new zones to explore. While characters from the original title can be carried over they will

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The Witcher will get its own TV series on Netflix

We will probably not play new games from The Witcher series for a while, but we will therefore have the opportunity to watch the adventures of Geralt as a television series in proven Netflix production.A pleasant surprise arrived today from Netflix office. Known company which owns some of the most popular TV series in the world, such as House of Cards, Narcos, etc., Has confirmed that it is moving in the production of a new series based on The Witcher franchise. "Andrzej Sapkowski has created a rich world to remember, at the same time magical and famous. We could not be

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Nintendo making Zelda and Pokemon card mobile games

Nintendos following projects for mobile platforms should be connected with The Legend of Zelda and Pokemon franchise, reports the Wall Street Journal.Nintendo has promised a few years ago to supply five mobile games until March of 2017. The promise partially came true  because they did release three games - Miitomo, Mario Run and Fire Emblem Heroes. So far it has only been mentioned that the next project will be a game from Animal Crossing series, however, it remains a mystery which game will they pick from Nintendo's rich catalog to be the last mobile game out of Nintendo's platforms.However, as reported

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Retro Dose #10 - Crash Bandicoot Series (Part 3)

The third and last part of our return to the past with Crash Bandicoot series we will remind you of two very successful spin-offs that came out for PS1 console.As a dessert to end our last Retro dose dealing with Crash Bandicoot series focuses on two games that do not have a strong link with this platformer series in the form of story, but serves more as a party game intended for co-op and competitive fun. The first of which we speak is Naughty Dog's last contact with Crash Bandicoot, Crash Team Racing , and the other is Crash Bash ,

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Retro Dose #10 - Crash Bandicoot Series (Part 2)

In yesterday's Retro Dose, we brought you a brief look at the very idea behind the life and work of Crash Bandicoot, and now we present the original Naughty Dogs Crash Bandicoot trilogy. Did you play it?How did you like yesterdays Retro Dose? You can expect more today because we are directly recalling the original Naughty Dogs Crash Bandicoot trilogy specificities within a particular title, the protagonist and antagonist and entertainment that the titles provided us.The first title we are talking about today is the original Crash Bandicoot  from 1996 on which we have addressed the development process in the past

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Retro Dose #10 - Crash Bandicoot Series (Part 1)

So, since this is the 10th part of our Retro Dose series - I decided to do something special, write a trilogy about Crash Bandicoot games - one of the most beloved video game characters of all time. We begin with the roots of the series and the making of his snippy protagonist - Crash.Is there anyone that owned the first PlayStation, and that he did not have at least one game in which the main star was Crash Bandicoot? Even if we assume that there is one person out there who didn't, it is still a good thing to remind

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A man accidentally found the original StarCraft code

A Reddit user said that, in a pile of old discs he bought, he found the original master disc with the code for StarCraft, and Blizzard rewarded him well when he gave it back to them.Seventeen years ago, portals such as Gamespot circulated the news that gold master disc of the original StarCraft is missing and probably stolen. For those of you who don't know this, when a game is finished then the code for that game is saved on the Gold Master (GM) disk, which is then sent to the multiplication for the market, so we say that the game

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OP News - 07/05/2017 Fortnight Edition

STEAM TRADING CHANGESSteam made the announcement, earlier this week, that changes were being made to its gifting process. Essentially, it boiled down to a few key points. Gifts could no longer be stored in your personal inventory for later use, only sent to a specified friend, either immediately or on a delay. Declined gifts are refunded rather than being returned to your inventory. New cross-country gifting rules ensures the title sent to your friend will work on their account, although gifting from countries which have a large price difference results in gifting being disabled. And the alterations were immediate but not

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Roger the Kangaroo removed from Tekken due to animal activists

That's right; Roger the video game character was taken from Tekken as a result of people worrying about real life Kangaroos.Now look, I love animals as much as the next guy, probably more. But we are not talking about real animals here in this article, we are talking about a fake animated video character in a game.The reports say that some video of a real person punching a Kangaroo was found and suddenly seeing Roger created some kind of post-video-watching-traumatic-disorder. Regardless if the human in the video was defending it's dog or not, let's talk about the decision of censoring a

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