Battle Royale games are the new zombie games. For a time, every third game had you facing off against a ravenous horde of braindead bullet fodder. Today, however, battle royale games reign supreme. In these games, in case you are not away, you drop into an arena and fight for your life against a ravenous horde of angry gamers vying for a glorified “YOU’RE WINNER” screen. I suppose not much has changed after all.
What is a Battle Royale game?
What I would create
There was a Riddick game that came out over a decade ago (*sigh* aging) called The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay. This game did first-person combat very well. Whenever I think of this premise, I think back to punching a bunch of baddies unconscious in a space prison as Vin Diesel. Now, imagine doing all that punching, but on a giant map full of gear and one hundred other human combatants. In my gaming daydreams, I am still Vin Diesel though. I mean, why not right? Lucky for me it’s a first-person concept so I can roleplay as the fast and furious star. Speaking of first-person…