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DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN PRESS EVENT

Monday April 9 2018 was a very exciting day, because I was lucky enough to be invited to the press presentation of Quantic Dream's upcoming game Detroit: Become Human. I'm so looking forward to this game, because I love a good story, especially when it involves a lot of decision making. During this presentation a development trailer was shown, I was able to interview Adam Williams, Lead Writer of the game and spend two hours playing Detroit: Become Human! See? I told you it was an exciting day!

While waiting for the presentation to start there was music playing and I immediately thought: "If this is part of the soundtrack, this game is going to be amazing." It's funny how only the soundtrack can give you that idea. Adam Williams entered the stage and he told us about a couple of Detroit: Become Human's most excellent features.

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WEEKLY TOP 3 RELEASES

  • Detroit: Become Human

    What makes us human? Enter the near-future metropolis of Detroit in 2038 - a city rejuvenated by the introduction of highly advanced androids that exist only to serve mankind. But that's all about to change. Step into the shoes of three distinct android characters as this brave new world teeters on the brink of chaos. Your decisions dramatically alter how the game's intense, branching narrative plays out. With thousands of choices and dozens of endings, how will you affect the future of Detroit?

    Adventure
    Quantic Dream & Sony Interactive Entertainment
    PS4
    May 25, 2018

  • Acestors Legacy

    Take command of your army as you storm through medieval Europe in an extensive series of campaigns. Choosing one of the four available nations - Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav - you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge victorious.

    RTS
    Destructive Creations & 1C Publishing
    PC / Xbox One
    May 22, 2018

  • Dark Souls Remastered

    Then, There Was Fire. Delve into an epic dark fantasy universe stricken by decline and the Curse. Explore its intricate world design - full of hidden passages, dungeons and secrets - and uncover its deeply rooted lore. Re-experience the critically acclaimed, genre-defining game that started it all. Beautifully remastered, return to Lordran in stunning high-definition detail running at 60fps. Dark Souls Remastered includes the main game plus the Artorias of the Abyss DLC.

    Action / RPG
    From Software & Bandai Namco
    PC / PS4 / Xbox One
    May 25, 2018






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