TC GameCast Episode 1: Leaping Into World Of Warcraft And Wreaking Havoc In Far Cry 4
On our premiere episode of the TechCrunch GameCast, I was joined by PR man (and former video video games journalist) Ed Zitron to discuss two of our favorite video video games that acquired right here out in November: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor and Ubisoft’s Far Cry 4.
Warlords of Draenor seems to have reinvigorated the game’s fan base in an unlimited technique. Blizzard says they purchased three.three million copies of the enlargement inside the first 24 hours it was on sale, bringing the subscriber base once more over 10 million for the first time in years.
Inside the first half of the podcast, Ed and I speak about an important additions inside the enlargement. Was it smart of Blizzard to let anyone start a character at diploma ninety to permit them to see the model new content material materials? Is the model new Garrison system one thing higher than one different treadmill to put players on so that they actually really feel they’re getting their money’s worth inside the recreation? We moreover speak concerning the place of massively-multiplayer on-line video video games now that their most addicting choices are being absorbed by video video games in several genres.
Inside the second half of the podcast, we discuss Far Cry 4, one in all my personal favorite single-participant shooters of the yr. The game has relatively lots to love, along with an unlimited, pretty world and a memorable essential villain. People who carried out its predecessor will acknowledge quite a few the similar mechanics, so we ponder the price and pitfalls of sticking to a working elements given the present launch of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Grand Theft Auto V.
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