What is LudorumPlay?
LudorumPlay will be a monthly feature of the blog where we tell you all what we’re playing. It’ll give you a chance to see what we’re doing when we aren’t making our debut title and maybe an insight into the games that influence us.
Where am I going to be able to read this?
You’ll be able to get your LudorumPlay fix once a month right here at the blog.
Why are you doing this?
We want to share as much about ourselves and the game we’re developing and an extension of that is what games developed by other publishers we are currently playing. This way, we get to find out what you all like in games and you get to see what makes us reach out for the controller.
Discussion I hear you cry?
Below each post, you’re hopefully aware that you can leave comments for us to read. Because there are only 5 of us here at Ludorum Studios, you won’t get any automated replies here! Why not leave a message below and we can have a good old chin wag about gaming in general or some more key topics floating around at the moment.
So, without further delay, here’s this month’s LudorumPlay. It’s been a massive month for both AAA and indie titles so follow the break to see what we’ve been playing.
Battlefield 3 [PC] –
Developed by Dice, Battlefield 3 brings the scale and sounds of the war ground into a fantastic new game. Multiplayer is where it’s happening for us as we gradually level up.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 [PS3] –
Developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, Modern Warfare 3 returns with more of the same great multiplayer gameplay. Just like Battlefield 3, it’s the multiplayer where Ben is spending his time in this game.
Uncharted 3 [PS3] –
Developed by Naughty Dog, Uncharted 3 builds on the success of the Uncharted 2 with even more vivid scenes and a gripping narrative from start to finish. Most of us have spent our time with the single player whilst Tom has been levelling up across the globe in Uncharted 3’s multiplayer modes.
Gears of War 3 –
Developed by Epic Games, Gears of War 3 is a fitting close to the Xbox 360 exclusive trilogy. With the best story in the series to date and twists that, despite being obvious, hit an emotional sweet spot. Tom has put too much time into the Horde mode.
And not forgetting a few of the indie games we’ve been playing recently, 3 of which were purchased via the new indieroyale difficult 2nd bundle…
Nightsky [PC] –
Developed by Nifflas’ Games, NightSky is a fantastic 2D side scroller. Everything from the visuals to the audio is simply fantastic.
Scoregasm [PC] –
Developed by Charlie’s Games, Scoregasm is a new bullet-hell game that certainly lives up to the name. The more you play it the more addictive it becomes
Fate of the World [PC] –
Developed by Red Redemption, Fate of the World is a great resource management/God sim on the PC. The depth of the game seems to far outstretch most triple A titles and we’ve only just started playing it.
The Stanley Parable [PC] –
This is more of a Steam mod. The Stanley Parable is a fantastic look into the psyche of players within a game and how they can be lead by the narrative direction of the game only with no further assistance. Replayable and funny, it’s well worth a download.