The Entertainment Dome Episode 153 – Foolishness, Sony

This week on The Entertainment Dome, we run through our thoughts on last week’s PlayStation 5 showcase and the announcements, including Final Fantasy XVI, Hogwarts Legacy, and Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition.

The Entertainment Dome Episode 152 – There Is No Benefit

This week on The Entertainment Dome, we are thrilled that Microsoft and Sony’s game of chicken seems to be wrapping up, annoyed at Nintendo’s handling of the Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection, and excited for the new Hyrule Warriors.

Marvel’s Avengers Beta Impressions – Avengers In Name Only?

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Ever since its initial reveal at E3 2019, I have wanted desperately to like Square Enix and Crystal Dynamic’s Avengers game. Unfortunately, nearly everything about it seemed to be forcing me to be sceptical about it.

The plot was uninteresting and a culmination of some of my least favourite ‘event comic’ superhero tropes, the gameplay appeared average at best and monotonous at worst, the hyper realistic graphics made for a grey and bland-looking world, and its mere existence as a service title akin to something like Destiny meant that this was Square Enix attempting to capitalise on a trendy market by using already existing characters as the poster boys to help push it.

I wanted to give the game a chance, though, so when I was granted the opportunity to try out the game’s beta, I took it. Sometimes, you really do need a hands-on approach to better judge a product and I’ll be detailing my experiences and first impressions here. Continue reading