Despite some severe criticism of the Switch’s online features, Nintendo remains a highly prolific and often revered presence in the world of games. One thing the company has repeatedly claimed itself, […]
So you’re excited for Evil Within 2 just like everyone else! No? Well there is only one explanation for that. You haven’t played it’s brilliant predecessor. If that’s the case […]
There’s so much more to video games than meets the eye.
There are many unconscious assumptions about the nature of the games medium that obstruct it from progressing into new areas. Some of them have already started to be addressed. Games […]
We’re starting a brand new series! We’ll be highlighting the best and brightest games on Kickstarter from new and old developers. Today’s game is “Hello Let Loose”, a realistic multiplayer […]
There are very few games with as rabid and as old fans as Shenmue. The original game released in 1999 for the Sega Dreamcast, and quickly developed a reputation of […]
A tycoon game with a huge amount of promise which is let down by its difficulty and game-breaking money issues.
Nintendo’s design philosophy of unique innovation has resulted in its presentation of each of its gaming systems as very distinct. Nintendo has traditionally placed a lot of emphasis on continually […]
This has been a pretty nice month for Tripple A releases but compared to October, it’s actually been fairly quiet. If you’re planning to grab a few major titles such […]
This is a terrible month for gamers. Not in the sense of releases, but in the sense that we’re all going to be poor by the end of the month. […]
The “Versus” series has a long and complicated history of games. Starting with X-Men vs Street Fighter in 1996, bringing tag team fighting into the mainstream. King of Fighters had already had tag team gameplay, but it was still a Japanese series primarily. The series reached its peak with Marvel vs Capcom 2, Capcom of course released a sequel for the Xbox 360 and PS3 which was pulled of shelves after a couple of years due to licensing issues from Marvel, fresh off their success with the cinematic universe and were looking to consolidate all the properties they could under Disney’s banner.
It’s quite a ‘dark’ story and is filled with potential triggers for those who have suffered through domestic violence. As a result, I suggest you tread with caution with this […]
Interactivity and politics: Why games have more potential to be part of political discussion than other media
Games are a medium with a great number of depictions of violence. They are also placed under disproportionate levels of scrutiny compared to other media. One fallacy is the persistence […]
Controllers have become significantly more complex over the years, morphing from a single button and joystick to the approximately 16 button, two analogue stick, often motion-sensitive controllers that are standard […]
That’s right, Nintendo is planning on upping their production for the SNES Classic as the demand and anger from fans have been in their face about it. Well Nintendo heard […]
With the release of Splatoon 2 and Mario + Rabbids has come a new wave of Nintendo Switch owners who just bought the console, myself included. Many of us have […]