Hazelight Studio founder Josef Fares recently told Game Informer he will give $1,000 to anyone that gets bored of his new video game It Takes Two. This stemmed from the idea that not many people finish games. Fares was previously … Continue reading Not as many people as you might think finish video games
Gamers like weird. The success stories of games like Untitled Goose Game, Goat Simulator, Octodad Dadliest Catch and many more, show we don’t just want endless action games with a generic male action man saving the world. We like to … Continue reading Donut County – a wacky game about feeding holes
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and couples will spend the day together, most likely attempting to recreate the feel of a five-star restaurant in their kitchen. Romance in the real-world is tough and a complex myriad of decision-making, with the smallest … Continue reading Is choosing who to romance in a video game the hardest part?
Warner Bros. has managed to get the patent for its Nemesis system, potentially hindering the games industry in creating immersive worlds with personalised rivalries. What is the Nemesis System? This was a feature used by Monolith Productions in its … Continue reading Why the Nemesis System patent could damage the gaming industry
The monster collection genre of games has been dominated by Pokémon for over two decades, coming up to three. While popular genres are often replicated into oblivion, think battle royales and roguelikes, for some reason people have left monster collecting … Continue reading Nexomon Extinction review – an enjoyable but familiar monster collecting RPG
The cutscenes in Balan Wonderland are jaw-dropping. Each one is an explosion of colour and stunning visuals that could give Disney a run for their money. The trouble is, once the scene ends and you take control of the character … Continue reading Is it time to talk about cutscene graphics?
The GameStop story is about the end of a video games era, but not for the reason you may think. One of the reasons given to why traders started backing GameStop was due to aggressive short sellers betting on the … Continue reading What the GameStop saga shows about us gamers
It seems the world is currently stuck in a state of nostalgia addiction. This is not a new phenomenon, people have always greedily consumed anything that reminds them of the ‘good ol’ days’. It just seems that currently we have … Continue reading Are we getting close to video games getting their second remakes?
I am not a fan of horror. I have little interest in watching something scary – there are enough things in my daily life to be fearful of, let alone add to them under the pretence of ‘fun’. Oh look, … Continue reading It is okay to die in a survival horror game
How many times have you got to the end of the game to just be left disappointed by the final boss? There is a lot of pressure on the final fight in a game. It is the culmination of the … Continue reading Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair has one of gaming’s best final boss