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.
Neither trolls, scalpers nor striking dock workers will keep Todd from improving his Amiibo collection. But they sure make things a lot harder, and potentially much more expensive, this week! What is a serious collector to do?
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.
Years of not being able to see 3D, or getting sick while trying to play or watch it, have turned Todd against it. Until now. Enter the new 3DS, a device that finally gets 3D right.
The voting for the Game of the Year begins right now following a robust nomination period. Did your favorite games make the list? Be sure to show those great games some love and make your vote count!
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?”
Todd is feeding his new Amiibo addiction this week, trying to collect all the rare and soon to be discontinued figures before they’re all gone – or sent into a reseller nightmare.
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.
They may not have made Todd’s list of the best games of 2014, but these five titles deserve honorable mentions and praise. And, you can still nominate them to be Game of the Year candidates.
Billy has a unique problem. He has too many games and not enough time to play them all. And his backlist is loooooong. So his New Year’s Resolution is to play more and more games this year.