why-obsidian’s-grounded-is-the-blueprint-for-survival-games’-future VG247

Why Obsidian’s Grounded is the blueprint for survival games’ future

An unassuming Xbox exclusive that many have overlooked could hold the key to the success of survival games’ to come. In an act of true betrayal, I have turned my back on Playstation, toward the seductive allure of the Xbox Series S. I’ve long believed that the weapon for generations moving forward are no longer individual exclusives, but a veritable feast of games available to download and play instantly – and right now, Xbox Game Pass is a mighty tool in Microsoft’s belt. There are classic collections like the Gears and Halo series, alongside a deep variety of library titles,…

the-5-most-terrifying-moments-and-levels-in-non-horror-games Rock,Paper,Shotgun

The 5 most terrifying moments and levels in non-horror games

I’m not a very big enjoyer of horror games. On the very rare occasion that I do boot up a horror game, a chemical change seems to occur in my body. The part of my brain responsible for going “holy mother of hell get me away from this scary thing” is dampened. I expect to be scared, and therefore I’m more resilient to said scariness. I might just not be very good at getting into the horror games mindset. My brain is too busy battening down all the hatches and readying the engines of war against the oncoming spookies and…

grounded-introduces-shared-worlds,-making-multiplayer-much-easier VG247

Grounded introduces Shared Worlds, making multiplayer much easier

With Shared Worlds, you can now play on worlds without needing the host to be around. Grounded is the charming survival game that has remained in Early Access for a while now. Although, not for much longer, with the game slated to release on September 27 of this year. In the meantime, Obsidian is not neglecting updates for the game, with the latest change to be introduced involving Shared Worlds. Yet to try Grounded? Check out the trailer right here. The adventure itself sees takes Honey, I Shrunk The Kids and turns it into a video game. As a pint-sized…

grounded-gets-a-release-date-along-with-a-final-major-update VG247

Grounded gets a release date along with a final major update

Testing is coming to an end. Obsidian Entertainment has set a release date for Grounded, its backyard survival-adventure game. In June, the studio said the game would see a release in September, and now we know exactly when it will land: September 27. The game is currently in testing with update 0.14, and those who are flighting the game should know the update is notably lighter than previous releases. It is also the final major update for Game Preview before the 1.0 Release in September. If you would like to get in on the Public Test through Xbox or Steam,…

obsidian’s-survival-game-grounded-is-getting-its-own-animated-series VG247

Obsidian’s survival game Grounded is getting its own animated series

Grounded joins the list of games being adapted for film and TV. Obsidian Entertainment’s backyard survival adventure game Grounded will get its own animated series. As reported by Deadline, the game is being adapted by Star Wars: Clone Wars writer Brent Friedman. Friedman, who also wrote on Star Trek: Enterprise, will work on the story with Brien Goodrich, who worked on the Halo videogame and is attached to direct the show. The series will be produced in association with Waterproof Studios/SC Productions, Kinetic Media, and Bardel Entertainment. “We couldn’t be more excited about diving into the whimsical universe of Grounded….