Submitted by Walker 1020d ago | news

Tomb Raider and The Last of Us are defining a new sub-genre of gaming

Josh Engen write: I'm not a fan of the genre splicing that happens in video games, music, and movies. Artists and publishers are often so desperate to create a genre-defining piece that the classifications themselves become entirely meaningless. We don't need musical genres like cuddlecore and cybergrind to classify anything, and the fact that I didn't make either of those genres up should sufficiently prove my point. (PC, PS3, The Last Of Us, Tomb Raider, Xbox 360)

jc48573  +   1020d ago
better than having FPS almost all the time. just give me some adventure with some form of "survival" experience thrown to it, then I'm all in.
Ron66  +   1020d ago
We need more games in this genres!! I hope Ps3 and Ps4 will have more adventure/survival games!!
Roccetarius  +   1020d ago
I would be shocked if the new Tomb Raider defines anything. I sure as hell hope it gets better later, if that's the case.
Jobesy  +   1020d ago
I agree. I hope TR turns out to be great, but from what I've seen it doesn't excel at anything it does.
kingPoS  +   1020d ago
I guess it goes to show that if the Tomb Raider IP rests on it laurels, it's bound to be superseded in some way.
Sharius  +   1020d ago
any genres fine with me as long as it isnt first person view or sport game
DeletedAcc  +   1019d ago
The last of us? Yes
Tomb raider? No
Shuyin  +   1019d ago
Tomb Raider? Not really. TLoU? Indeed.
N311V  +   1019d ago
Survival to me is about having to make the most of limited resources. The authors classification of Mario as survival-action seems an oversimplification. Just based off what I've seen of TR and TLoU I'd put the former in the action-adventure box and the latter survival-action. Regardless I like both genres and can't wait for either to arrive.
MYSTERIO360  +   1012d ago
The is the type of tomb raider game i wanted ever since the first one. Finally gonna get that experience, both games are great though.
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