On Argue the Toss this week, things go a bit musical. Don’t worry, James and Chella aren’t singing, but they are back with their fantasy game bands. This episode includes Sonic, Airwolf, Professor Layton and more. But how and why? There’s only one way to find out…
The Mystery of Neuschwanstein is a puzzle adventure, using the famous, German castle as a backdrop for the story. The game consists of a series of logic puzzles and hidden object games, sprinkled through a mystery adventure, but dodgy voice-acting and a lack of variety lets it down.
It’s been a fairly quiet start to 2015, for the games industry, but all that changed last week, when the faeces hit the proverbial fan over at Konami. The superstar developer looks set to leave Konami, after 30 years, leaving Metal Gear fans in turmoil.
It won’t be same bat-time for Batman fans, as Rocksteady Studios announces a new date for the concluding game in its Arkham trilogy.
White Night is a stylish noir, survival horror, that gets so much right, but is let down by the writing. Traditional survival horror fans may be disappointed by the lack of scares in a game that’s best described as an interactive fiction or walking adventure.
James and Chella are back to Argue the Toss about the game characters they’ve had crushes on. Stop by and see if your favorite character crushes made our list. Oh la la!
There were many interesting discussions at this year’s GDC, but one of the most fascinating was a series about indie developers. While indies got criticized a bit, Chella thinks the panelists got a lot of the indie scene wrong. Indie developers are like the punk rockers of the 70s and early 80s, forging their own path and identifying with gamers outside the mainstream.
Welcome to the first episode of Argue the Toss. Find out what ‘argue the toss’ means, plus James and Chella discuss the best game worlds to live in.
The GiN Game of the Year Awards nominees are in and the voting begins for the winners. Chella takes a look at the shortlist and picks her favourites.
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?”