This week, Eurogamer announced that it would no longer give its game reviews scores and it would no longer be listed on Metacritic. Many cheered, but Chella asks, “Do videogame scores matter?”
This week we take a look at the brand new episodic adventure game Life is Strange that features teen angst, a time traveling heroine and plenty of beautiful graphics and gameplay. How does the first episode herald this new gaming series?
One look at the gameplay reviews and the key word to describe The Order: 1886 is ‘disappointment.’ Chella takes a look at the key concerns over a game that looks great, but may not deliver.
This week Chella rallies against an education official who doesn’t think that art and science go together. But come on, one only need to look at the videogame industry to see a place where that perfect marriage exists.
Never Alone is an adventure game that puts the culture of the Alaskan native people at its heart. It may not be perfect, but it’s an important and charming game that we think people will enjoy playing.
The year 2015 promises a bumper crop of next gen games from AAA studios and indie developers alike, offering something for everyone. Chella takes a look at her most anticipated games of 2015. Check these pics and trailers out to see if any of these games should make your list of anticipated favorites.
2014 has to be one of the strangest years I’ve seen, over my career in the games industry. It was the first year of the next generation consoles, so it should have been all about the positive. Alas, a vocal minority ensured it wasn’t to be. Despite some crashing lows, there were some high points to celebrate. Read on and I’ll give you a rip-roaring overview of the gaming year that was 2014. The Lows: Watch Dogs Watch Dogs had been on my most anticipated list for what seemed like years. But the longer it took to come out, the … Continue reading Gaming highs and lows of 2014
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 … Continue reading New No Man’s Sky Gameplay Trailer
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 … Continue reading New Batman Arkham Knight Gameplay Footage