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Horizon Forbidden West developer has put in a lot of effort into making the world feel more alive

An iconic RPG is only as good as its setting, and the developers at Guerilla Games are eager to make sure Horizon Forbidden West is as authentic as possible. Horizon Zero Dawn’s world was one of its best assets. Whether you were wandering around snow-capped mountains marvelling at its mechanical wonders or trekking across the plains ducking behind rocks to avoid being picked off by avian machines, the world always felt like an integral part of the role-playing experience. It’s something the developer is eager to ensure remains in the follow-up, Horizon Forbidden West. In a new PlayStation Blog post…

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Horizon Forbidden West delayed to early 2022 – report

By Stephany Nunneley 30 July 2021 20:12 GMT Sony is said to be delaying Horizon Forbidden West to early 2022, according to a report from Bloomberg.According to the report, Horizon Forbidden West will miss its proposed holiday 2021 release and instead arrive sometime in early 2022.Watch on YouTubeIf accurate, it wouldn’t come as much of a surprise considering Guerrilla Games wasn’t quite sure if the game would meet a 2021 release. Back in June, PlayStation Studios head Herman Hulst said that while the game was “on track” for release this year around the holidays, “that isn’t quite certain yet.”“For Horizon,…

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Horizon Forbidden West: release date, pre-orders, PS5 exclusivity, trailers, gameplay, and more

Horizon Forbidden West features Aloy in a brand new adventure along the Pacific coast, including the remains of San Fransisco. After the events of Horizon Zero Dawn, a mysterious red blight appears and threatens the local plants and animals. Aloy decides to investigate before it endangers even more people, some of which have starved off because of the blight.The Horizon series takes place in the post-apocalyptic United States, where people live in tribes and co-exist with mechanical monsters. Aloy revisits old friends, forges fresh bonds and fights against new foes in this sequel. New monsters pop up depending on the region….

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Is Horizon Forbidden West on PS5 the best looking game of all time?

By Tom Orry 28 May 2021 13:30 GMT We discuss that and more in this video chat about Sony’s gorgeous looking open-world sequel.“The next-gen consoles aren’t going to deliver much of an improvement over what we already have,” the naysayers said. “Incremental at best.” “Diminishing returns, now,” they added. Well, have those people seen the Horizon Forbidden West gameplay demo Sony put out? We’ve got the footage right here, along with me, Dorrani, and Alex talking about what we saw.Watch on YouTubeObviously a video game isn’t just about its visuals, so what did we make of the gameplay on show….

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Horizon Forbidden West video features 14 minutes of gameplay footage

Today during Sony’s latest State of Play, Guerrilla Games shows off 14 minutes of Horizon Forbidden West gameplay.In the Horizon Forbidden West video, you get to see some combat, swimming, climbing, weapons, machines, and more.Watch on YouTubeThe video finds Aloy searching for a missing scout, Erend. While on her search, she sees raiders riding machines. Then, she is found out by some of these machines and they start pursuing her.In order to escape, she climbs up pillars part of the ruins of old San Fransico, but the machines chasing her won’t relent. As you will see, her only way of escape…

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Horizon Forbidden West still appears to be on track for release this year

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 23 February 2021 15:57 GMT Development of Sony’s line-up hasn’t been majorly impacted by Covid.Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Forbidden West still seems on track for a 2021 release.That’s according to PlayStation boss Jim Ryan, who was asked by GQ whether the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic had impacted Sony’s slate of content for this year. The exec said that Horizon Forbidden West, as well as Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and Housemarque’s Returnal are on track for release in 2021.“We’re feeling pretty good about Returnal, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and Horizon Forbidden West,” Ryan said.“And, you know, there…

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PS5 game release dates quietly removed from CES 2021 trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 17 January 2021 11:31 GMT After revealing a suite of release dates for a number of third-party PS5 exclusives during its CES 2021 keynote, Sony has quietly removed the info from its uploaded trailer.Earlier this week, Sony’s CES conference introduced us to some unexpected information thanks to a sizzle reel that included footage from a number of upcoming PS5 games with release dates tacked onto the end of the trailer.Amongst the information listed, we saw dates for Capcom’s Pragmata (pushed back to 2023), Square Enix’s Project Athia (listed as January 2022), cat-based indie game, Stray (October 2021), Kena: Bridge of Spirits (March 2021), Solar Ash (June 2021),…