Platform: Xbox One, Win
Given its long list of influences, it would have been easy for Gigantic to feel like an also-ran — a repeat of a game we’ve played a thousand times over.
Instead, developer Motiga has pulled off a clever balancing act. Gigantic combines well-worn genres to make an experience that feels new, but familiar.
Rather than settling for an...
In a genre as crowded as the MOBA, games live or die in the details. Because their extended learning curves, these minor difference matter more than in most other kinds of games. Though Gigantic ticks off many of the boxes that players might want from a MOBA, it also removes many of the nuances to make itself more accessible. As a result, it’s a middle-of-the-road experience that doesn’t provid...