Excerpt: Gaming spin-offs are far too rare in my opinion. After spending years producing all these assets, glorious worlds, and titles that we all adore to tinker around with, why not maximize the cash coming in by giving us a few spin-offs from time to time? GTA IV did it brilliantly.
Excerpt: To celebrate Halloween, Sucker Punch has turned New Marais upside-down as costumed revelers burn effigies and electrified hero Cole McGrath develops an insatiable thirst for blood. Infamous: Festival of Blood takes place on Pyre Night, a holiday equal parts Mardi Gras and Halloween.
Excerpt: inFamous 2 was a very fun game; it took all the good things about the original and made them better, as well as adding new ice and fire based powers. It's only natural that inFamous: Festival of Blood adds to the already awesome world of Cole McGrath by giving him vampire powers as well!
Conclusion: Vampires are still in, and they are seasonally appropriate. For a small investment you can see what a vampiric superhero would be, and it's a decent time. Don't expect it to last too long though, or to break any new ground.
Excerpt: Horror-themed Halloween DLC is a trend we can really get behind, especially when they turn open-world games into twisted, monster-filled hellscapes. Red Dead Redemption’s Undead Nightmare DLC did it beautifully, and now InFamous is jumping on the bandwagon with a quick, inexpensive adventure that...
Pros: Flying around as a bat swarm is hugely fun, UGC cutscenes are a cool addition, Easy-to-find collectibles mean easy Trophies
Cons: Collectibles are maybe a little TOO easy to find, Unlocking all powers means playing lots of UGC, Over pretty quickly