Hello Games revealed a new No Man’s Sky gameplay video at The Game Awards, on Friday – hence the whooping crowd noises. The video shows ships landing and taking off from gorgeous, multi-coloured planets populated by alien flora and fora, which we’re told are all procedurally generated. No Man’s Sky wowed everyone, when it was revealed earlier this year and seems to be living up to the hype, so far. The more we see, here at GiN HQ, the more we want to play it. The sci-fi game boasts millions of procedurally generated planets, each with their own plants, animals […]
This week celebrates 20 years since the launch of the original PlayStation game console, and Chella’s put together a list of her most played PSOne games. Is yours on there?
Today, Warner Bros Interactive unveils new gameplay footage of Rocksteady’s upcoming Batman Arkham Knight. The new video shows the Batmobile in action, plus the new Fear Takedown move. One nifty trick, sees Batman hop into the Batmobile in mid-flight, in this action-packed gameplay footage. Batman’s suit looks like it’s got more hardware than ever, as Arkham Knight packs in the special moves and combat abilities. This video is the first of three showing Batman infiltrating Ace Chemicals and taking a whole world of pain to Arkham’s villains. Part two is coming on 1 December. Meanwhile take a look at this sneak […]
Last week was all about Monument Valley, for me. I first found it on a fellow gamer’s Pinterest board and promptly added it to my ‘must play’ list. Then it was nominated in the Time best looking games of the year list and I thought ‘there’s that game again’. But before I could buy it, Monument Valley hit the headlines again, because it was bombarded with one-star reviews from gamers who took exception to paying for the expansion. I coughed up some cash and played Monument Valley over the weekend to see if it was worth it. First, let me […]
With the holiday season approaching, game companies are putting out some pretty cool products that fall into the wacky yet cool category. In fact, taken as a whole, the past couple weeks have been filled with good gaming news. So grab a mug of hot chocolate and curl up with some fine headlines rounded up for your pleasure by Chella.
The month of Halloween always brings a slew of horror game releases with it and 2014 is no different. But Chella has picked her most terrifying game characters ever. Did your favorite fright make the list of scariest video game characters?
Microsoft is giving Halo fans a first look at the live-action series, Halo Nightfall, due to hit Xbox Live in November. A trailer launched today, with Agent Locke, the central character, front and centre. Halo Nightfall will be released on Xbox Live, exclusively, starting next month. The series comes as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection and will be aired episodically, after the game’s 11 November release. The video blurb describes the series as giving an “insight into the origin and backstory of legendary manhunter, Agent Locke”. It goes on to state that Locke is a “pivotal new character in […]
The Evil Within #1 is one of four prequel comics that accompany the game. Charting events before the main story, it’s light on horror and story.
Just in time for the spooky Halloween season, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter brings us a thoughtful tale that delivers an eerie bit of American gothic without becoming period melodrama. It’s an adventure game you will want to dive into.
A writing for games course gives Chella renewed passion for games and the stories they can tell. Plus she gets to attend a Q&A session with Rhianna Pratchett.