Chella deconstructs Valiant Hearts: The Great War in terms of artistic merit, gameplay and storytelling style. And she’s mighty glad that the industry, and Ubisoft specifically, is willing to take chances like this beyond the normal run and gun bullet storm gameplay we normally get.
With a somewhat subdued E3 Expo 2014, Chella still manages to find the best bits from the show, and reveals quite a few pretty cool gems that are not to be missed. Stop by and see if you sync up with Chella this week on what you are dying to play in 2014.
With Ubisoft wowing the crowds at E3 Expo this year, we take a moment to review their current mega-hit and star of E3′s past, Watch Dogs. Can the game live up to the incredible amount of hype that preceded it?
Child of Light’s central character is a girl who breaks the fairy tale mold and teaches us that girls don’t have to be like boys to be heroes or to be cool. But does that make it a “girl’s” game? Chella wonders about the game’s mainstream acceptance this week.
This week Chella tackles a few games that attempt to make a statement, or to comment on recent events. This begs the question, are games growing up to where they can express views and change minds? And are gamers ready for that if they are?
Child of Light is one of the most beautiful adventures ever made, to the point that comparing it to a living poem would not be much of a stretch. It’s also a solid RPG, so dig in!
Last week Chella celebrated the best game box art of 2013. This week, she tosses some tinder into the fire and gets ready to burn the horrible, the mundane and those boxes that utterly fail artistically.
“Urban legend CONFIRMED,” was the tweet from Xbox creator, Larry Hryb, who was present as a 30 year-old job lot of Atari game cartridges were unearthed in the New Mexico desert. Known as the game that killed Atari, “E.T.” was a […]
Chella takes a look at all the amazing game art of the past year. Not what’s inside the game, but on the cover of the box. A sometimes overlooked area, there are some real winners, suitable for framing.
An armed SWAT team, police helicopters and dogs surrounded the Long Island home of a Call of Duty (CoD) player, Rafael Castillo. A hoax call to the emergency services claimed Castillo had just killed his mother and could go on a […]