Football fans on console and PC don't have much choice in virtually playing the sport, as the Madden NFL series has had an exclusive hold on the genre for nearly two decades. But outside of the games simulating the sport to a lifelike degree, there's some wiggle room for developers to get creative.
That's where Wild Card Football comes in. In this new trailer narrated by longtime ESPN personality Chris Berman, the NBA Jam and NFL Blitz-like arcade football game shows off its several game modes, cross-play features, custom teams comprised of real current and past players, and, well, extraterrestrials. Like I said, this is arcade football, so you ought to expect some cartoonish chaos, right?
The game is played with teams of seven, and fantasy squads can be built from a roster of "hundreds" of current athletes. While Wild Card Football is developed by Saber, the same studio responsible for NBA Playgrounds and WWE 2K Battlegrounds, this latest arcade spin on a sports game seems to have upped the ante when it comes to power-ups, as the trailer highlights an alien invasion, a forcefield shielding a player, and a tornado actively spinning around the gridiron, which may test the claim that football is an all-weather sport.Continue Reading at GameSpot
A new undead adventure is rising from the grave by surprise, as Atari and SneakyBox have announced that their zombie-apocalypse roguelite, Days Of Doom, is releasing today across consoles and PC.
Days Of Doom places players in charge of a group of survivors stuck in a zombie apocalypse, who are searching for a rumored safe haven called Sanctuary. The group must fight using a turn-based battle system through a procedurally generated world hosting a dozen different enemies from common zombies to crazed raiders and more.
Each character in the survivors' party possesses unique abilities and attributes across eight different classes. The Pyro, for example, can set enemies on fire for continuous damage, while the Hydromancer uses water-based spells that, when partnered with the Thrasher's electric attacks, can inflict massive amounts of damage at once.Continue Reading at GameSpot