With Avengers: The Age of Ultron, the sequel to, arguably, the best Marvel movie to date, mere weeks away, I can’t help thinking there’ll be a cheap game tie-in hot on its heels. And therein lies the trouble with Marvel and games.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
This week Chella rallies against an education official who doesn’t think that art and science go together. But come on, one only need to look at the videogame industry to see a place where that perfect marriage exists.
The year 2015 promises a bumper crop of next gen games from AAA studios and indie developers alike, offering something for everyone. Chella takes a look at her most anticipated games of 2015. Check these pics and trailers out to see if any of these games should make your list of anticipated favorites.
2014 has to be one of the strangest years I’ve seen, over my career in the games industry. It was the first year of the next generation consoles, so it should have been all about the positive. Alas, a vocal minority ensured it wasn’t to be. Despite some crashing lows, there were some high points to celebrate. Read on and I’ll give you a rip-roaring overview of the gaming year that was 2014. The Lows: Watch Dogs Watch Dogs had been on my most anticipated list for what seemed like years. But the longer it took to come out, the … Continue reading Gaming highs and lows of 2014
This week celebrates 20 years since the launch of the original PlayStation game console, and Chella’s put together a list of her most played PSOne games. Is yours on there?