This week, on Argue the Toss, Drew and Chella are discussing the Assassin’s Creed movie trailer. The reputation of films of games isn’t particularly glorious, so they approach the topic with some trepidation.
A game about the Palestine/Israel conflict, Liyla and The Shadows of War, has proved too political for Apple, claiming it isn’t a game. Apple’s double standard regarding politics and its attitude towards games as vehicles for more than just entertainment is problematic, says Chella.
Drew comes back from a week or so in virtual reality to tell Chella all about it, in this episode of Argue the Toss. All your burning VR questions answered?
The Banner Saga 2 picks up where the first game ended. Happily, for those who haven’t played the first game, you can jump right in with the sequel, thanks to a handy animated synopsis of the first saga. However, you’ll get more out of the story if you play from the first one, as , much like BioWare games, such as Mass Effect, your choices from the first game impact on how things go in the next. The Banner Saga 2 does let you choose your starting character, regardless of your previous ending, which I really liked. First, Stoic has listened … Continue reading Beautiful Storybook Battles With Banner Saga 2
Chella isn’t quite convinced by VR gaming, but new research has been successful in treating paranoia using virtual reality. She looks at the pros and cons of the new tech, as 2016 looks set to be the year of VR.
In this episode of Argue the Toss, Drew and Chella go to the movies (sort of) to discuss filmic games. That is, the influence of cinema on games.
The Banner Saga 2 is finally here and fans of the original are hoping that Stoic have taken note of their feedback to make the sequel even better. Check out Chella’s The Banner Saga 2 playthrough for the first hour of gameplay and first impressions.
News of Amazon’s paywall for video games, such as Minecraft and GTA V, unless you’re a Prime member, could see gamers shopping elsewhere. Is it the thin end of the wedge, Chella asks.
In this episode of Argue the Toss, the daring duo are talking all things Rogue One, as they cast a keen eye over the new Star Wars trailer.
Readers of Gameindustry.com have voted Fallout 4 as their GiN Game of the Year 2015.