Previews by Bryan Vitale

Cyberpunk 2077 hands-on: 8 points for RPG fans
Cyberpunk 2077 hands-on: 8 points for RPG fans

We've played Cyberpunk 2077 - so here's eight points from our hands-on experience with this year's biggest RPG.

preview by Alex Donaldson and Bryan Vitale on 25 June, 2020

Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory Hands-On Impressions from E3 2019
Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory Hands-On Impressions from E3 2019

This pen-and-paper adaptation feels like a charmingly anachronistic throwback to the 80s.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 19 June, 2019

Darksiders Genesis E3 2019 Hands-On Impressions and chat with Joe Madureira
Darksiders Genesis E3 2019 Hands-On Impressions and chat with Joe Madureira

We went hands-on with the Darksiders prequel-spinoff, and also got to ask Darksiders creator Joe Madureira about what it's like to return to the series.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 16 June, 2019

Cyberpunk 2077 New Gameplay Demo Impressions from E3 2019
Cyberpunk 2077 New Gameplay Demo Impressions from E3 2019

Cyberpunk 2077 doesn't seem to be falling into the trap of over-streamlining RPG elements.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 15 June, 2019

Cris Tales extended demo impressions from E3 2019
Cris Tales extended demo impressions from E3 2019

This delightful indie JRPG love-letter was one of my surprises of E3 2019.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 12 June, 2019

The Outer Worlds Preview: Breaking new ground at the edge of the galaxy
The Outer Worlds Preview: Breaking new ground at the edge of the galaxy

We had a chance to visit Obsidian's studio in Irvine and see development on Obsidian's newest IP first-hand.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 07 December, 2018

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018

We crushed some Athenians in a Conquest Battle, and are looking forward to seeing more.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 18 June, 2018

The Elder Scrolls: Blades Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018
The Elder Scrolls: Blades Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018

A moderately fun mobile Scrolls experience, hampered by poor movement controls and drab presentation.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 15 June, 2018

Cyberpunk 2077 Impressions from E3 2018
Cyberpunk 2077 Impressions from E3 2018

CD Projekt Red's collapsed dystopian America is brutal, beautiful, and not bashful at all.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 13 June, 2018

Trails of Cold Steel PC Port Impressions
Trails of Cold Steel PC Port Impressions

With a bevy of improvements that go above and beyond the norm, this is inarguably the definitive version of Trails of Cold Steel.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 01 August, 2017

Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection E3 Impressions
Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection E3 Impressions

This vibrant dungeon crawler serves as a colorful, laid-back adventure for genre vets and newcomers alike.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 16 June, 2017

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is the game Obsidian has always wanted to make
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is the game Obsidian has always wanted to make

We sat down with Josh Sawyer and Adam Brennecke to discuss Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Obsidian, and RPGs in general.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 26 June, 2017

Kingdom Come: Deliverance shows promise, but looks further off than it should
Kingdom Come: Deliverance shows promise, but looks further off than it should

Underneath a lot of unfinished animations and lack of polish, there is the spark of a real gem.

preview by Bryan Vitale on 14 June, 2017