It’s been a busy year for gamers, so far, but Chella knows there’s a lot more to come. She picks the must play games for autumn 2016.
After quite a few missteps, Todd was finally able to blast off with No Man’s Sky this week using his PC. His adventure so far has been funny, frustrating and also fulfilling, just not so much in that order.
It seems like all the GiN columnists are on vacation. Editor John Breeden is again at the helm, this time for Chella. He’s catching Olympic fever this week, but perhaps more so for those classic track and field games of yesteryear.
With Todd on vacation, editor John Breeden takes up the videogame dreaming this week with his musings and desperate wishes for an amazing No Man’s Sky game. Are you planning to join him in the most massive sci-fi universe ever created?
In post-Brexit Britain, the false hope of the little Englander mentality portrayed in We Happy Few is even more depressing. Chella is not convinced by the survival gameplay mechanic and hopes Compulsion can deliver a compelling experience once early access is over.
Welcome. If any of you are regulars here at GiN, you probably remember that I played through Final Fantasy IX last year as part of my New Year’s Resolution. Final Fantasy IX was a very polarizing game for me. I honestly didn’t like a lot of things about it. The characters were mostly boring, I hated most of the minigames and the plot was convoluted as all get out (I know, I know. That’s standard protocol for a Final Fantasy game.) Still, there were many things I did like about it. One of which was the history and lore of … Continue reading Why Final Fantasy IX Has the Saddest Ending of Any Game
There has been a big rise of what is called e-sports, competitive gaming events that showcase the best of what the game industry has to offer. But only recently have a lot of people gotten really interested in it, and it has a lot to do with the coverage ESPN provided for EVO 2016.
This week, Pokemon GO proved that you should never underestimate Nintendo. Chella considers the AR phenomenon that has sent Nintendo’s share values soaring and seen people walking into lampposts.
Todd is binging out, playing lots of great games this summer after acquiring many of them in the ongoing Steam Summer Sale. Todd bought 11 games for $70, which would have normally cost about $280. The Steam Sale is mostly great, but it’s easy to get a bit carried away.
Chella takes stock and picks the best games of 2016, so far. It’s been a great start to the year, but it looks set to get even better.