Okay, E3 2017... not a great year if I’m honest, but each conference so far has had stuff I’m interested in. Anthem and Battlefront 2 from EA, the Xbox One X (or Xb O X for short... wait a minute...), Forza, Crackdown, and OG Xbox backwards compatibility (which I’ll be sure to cover in a few weeks time... yay) from Microsoft, and despite the many issues Bethesda had, I am hyped as a kite for Wolfenstein 2. But right now, let’s revisit the Microsoft conference, and look at a game that instantly caught my eye: The Last Night.
An 8-bit style that doesn’t look like a cashgrab for nostaligia? Yeah, I’d be in. If it weren’t for the fact that it’s being made by Tim Soret, who has some... problematic personal views.
Okay, the short of it: he’s a gamergater. And looking at recent comments he’s made, it doesn’t look like he’s changed a whole lot in three years. As you’d expect, Soret has gone on twitter to say that he supports diversity and such, but considering the number of people who’ve come out to “defend” his original statements, I personally wouldn’t let this pass.
Now, I’m not sure if Microsoft knew going in about the creator’s past statements when they decided to showcase his game, and you can decide for yourselves about paying money to this guy for his product, but my personal back of the box stamp for this game: