The open-world structure is currently dominating the videogame industry.
The question is, are you okay with this? Well, according to our latest poll, most of you are just fine with the trend, provided developers still work in a wee bit of variety.
It certainly seems like any big-budget AAA production these days is open-world and if it isn't, there are complaints. Even traditionally linear franchises like Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy are going open-world, and most new IPs announced in the past year or so also follow the popular formula. Even the upcoming Uncharted 4: A Thief's End will offer more open-ended exploration.
This week, let's talk Rise of the Tomb Raider . Will you buy it when it eventually comes to PlayStation 4, presumably around the 2016 holiday season ? Or do you just not care, perhaps because you can't stand Microsoft's role in all of this?