For an obscure series on the GameBoy Color, Shantae has become a fan favorite with many gamers. Shantae and the Seven Sirens released on IOS in 2019 and 2020 for everything else. Being the fifth game in the series, Shantae and the Seven Sirens has a lot to follow up on. Building upon previous games, Seven Sirens brings is culmination of everything WayForward has done with the series so far
Released in December 2016, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero released on every major console at the time. Half-Genie Hero took what previous games had and built on/ simplified many different elements. Being the fourth game in the series, many fans had high expectations of this game. While the reviews were lower than Pirate’s Curse, Half-Genie Hero still did very well with many fans. WayForward’s first step into HD for this series created a fresh start for the series while maintaining the what people loved of the original game.
Available on Xbox and PC, with it being part of Xbox Game Pass as well comes a game that has caught a lot of peoples attention. Due to come out on the next generation of consoles, Obsidian Entertainment brings us Grounded. This is a survival based game where exploration, risk and strategy play surprisingly important roles.
Released in 2007, this game revolutionised the sandbox free roam genre and was the start of an epic series of games. I played this originally on Xbox however it is available on most platforms.
With everything, there are many factors to consider why this game was great but also had some bad press too.
State of Decay 2 is an open world, zombie survival game developed by Undead Labs. Released in 2018 on PC, Xbox One and is also on PS4, this game was a refreshing take on the over-done zombie genre by introducing camp mechanics and having a team of survivors you could switch between.