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 reinventing the physical aspect of the user’s interface with its games. With the introduction of the Nintendo Switch […]
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 as Assassin’s Creed: Origins this month then you might want to skip our hidden gems highlights list for […]
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. Regardless of the platform, you play on, there’s something for almost everyone and some very big titles are […]
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.
Developer: BANDAI NAMCO Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: September 22, 2017 Platforms: Nintendo Switch Platform Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Pokemon’s first game for the Nintendo Switch made it’s debut on September 22, 2017. I got my hands on it having owned the Wii U version where it was originally released. At the time of […]
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 game.
Cowering in a corner at night is something I thought I only had to do on the weekends…and then I was introduced to Darkwood!
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 of the stereotype that children are the core audience of games, which is statistically inaccurate. Secondly, there is […]
It’s my birthday today and I’m being a little unusual. You’re all getting a present from me instead!
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 today. This shift in complexity has generated enough variation in game styles that we can now reflect on […]