There are plenty of big shooters coming to the PlayStation 4, from Destiny to Killzone: Shadow Fall. These games emphasize massive, open worlds, social connectivity, and incredibly detailed high-definition graphics. Mercenary Kings, an upcoming PS4 and Steam title from Tribute Games, goes a different route. It’s a title that feels like the Metal Slug game that time forgot — a 2D shooter for a next-gen console.
Wrapped up in a Good Story
So this is what I made for the Calendar of Tales. It’s for the July story, because the idea of being both comforted by and perilously lost in books hits pretty deep with me. Books and stories have been my companions as long as I can remember, and when the world walks out on you, they can be a shelter and an exile.
I designed and stitched this wrap dress in the buttery shade of old paperbacks and wrote out the words to Neil Gaiman’s story on it.
This just dropped my jaw…