Virginia is a masterful piece of interactive storytelling with echoes of David Lynch and The X-Files. By placing two women of colour in the leads, it sets itself apart and its unique approach to narrative makes Virginia a game with checking out, even if it’s not always successful.
Play as a member of an invading Ork army in this Warhammer 40,000 turn based strategy game. Set in the 41st millennium and the imperial World of Armageddon, players must use Ork units to defeat enemies and capture hexes in this fun but challenging space fantasy game.
Playing as an electric alien trying to restore power to a darkened town succumbing to chaos, you may just fall in love with TurnOn, a quirky and illuminating platformer.
Two Serpents Rise is another entry in the Craft Sequence urban fantasy series by Max Gladstone. It has little to do with the first book other than the shared world, but is filled with just as amazing a cast of characters.
Bound isn’t perfect, but it is one of the most visually arresting games of 2016 and one that makes you feel the joy of being a dancer. It’s a narrative journey, rather than a traditional platformer, which may turn some gamers away from an otherwise mesmerising game.
This week out Time Waster is kicking back and relaxing in front of his computer with a puzzle game called Lines FRVR. Should you do the same?
Todd continues his adventures inside Fallout 4’s Nuka World DLC with a grand tour of the brewery. He would probably enjoy the World of Refreshment a whole lot better if the place wasn’t so lousy with deadly Nuka Lurks hopped up on Nuka Cola!
We waited for the first mega patch to finish before reviewing the hard-boiled dungeon crawler Necropolis from Harebrained Schemes. This is one brutal action RPG in the vein of Dark Souls, and not for the faint of heart.
This week Michael listens to The Ultimation by D. Rus, one of the pioneer LitRPG series made into audiobooks. If you like strong characters and fast-paced action, tune your ear towards The Ultimation.
A classic for the PSP, God Eater Resurrection comes blazing back from the dead with newly remade gameplay for the PlayStation 4 and Vita. How does this revamped title stack up to the original?
This week out Time Waster has discovered a game called Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword and he’s been sinking lots of time into it.
GiN Reviewer Marion Constante takes us on a journey deep into the cyberpunk future world of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, where augmented people are being harassed and sometimes killed by factions of pure humans. It’s a tough world, but Marion takes us through the first hour of this amazing game.
October means crisp Fall air, colorful leaves and even Halloween. But it also means a slew of new games being released, leading many gamers to dub it “Broketober.” What’s the best way to spend your game money?
Michael’s back with one of his favorite GameBoy Advance games for this week’s Retro Game Friday! It’s Sword of Mana!
We’ve been covering DragonCon in Atlanta for many years now, and as any previous visitor well knows, the show is known for its remarkable cosplay. There is even a parade! Our photo section takes a look at some of the best for 2016.
We are excited to announce our launch of a new column on eSports. This bi-weekly column will cover everything happening in the world of competitive gaming.
Aster is out after an anime she was really enjoying left her with a cliffhanger. I’m sure we can all understand where she’s coming from.
This week on Argue the Toss, the team try to untangle the Virginia mystery. Drew and Chella discuss the Twin Peaks, X-Files mash-up and narrative noir-fest that is Virginia from Variable State.
GiN reporter Marie Brownhill got the rare opportunity to sit down with the legendary Richard Garriott, better known as Lord British. We talk about his new game Shroud of the Avatar, his days with Ultima Online, and what it means to make a great games.
At DragonCon, GiN was able to chat with Comics and Popular Arts Conference speaker Johnathan Flowers, a doctoral candidate in Philosophy from Southern Illinois University. His research focuses on Japanese Aesthetics and the philosophy of race, gender and sexuality.
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