This week we celebrate great games made by women for International Women’s Day. There are quite a few, with amazingly talented women working in programming, graphics, sound and everywhere else. Did we get them all?
In the wake of the shooting at a Florida school, Trump decides to shift the blame to video game violence rather than tackle the difficult topic of real world guns and gun legislation in the US.
Sea Hero Quest is a mobile and VR game designed to gather big data and help scientists diagnose dementia early. Chella takes a look at the game and what it could do to help combat the increase in people living with dementia.
Games like Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp use friendship as a reward system, which undermines the real value friendships. But can we find a way, or does any game already do it, to make friendships and relationships more like they are in real life?
Nintendo’s mobile port Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a fun and engaging, if stripped back version of the console game. Chella delivers her top tips for managing a successful campsite.
With 2017 wrapped up, we wanted to take a few moments to dream about some of the titles that have been promised to gamers in 2018. Surely not all of them will live up to their hype, but if at least some do, it will be a great year filled with unbelievable gaming goodness.
It’s been a busy year of games, controversies, so Chella is looking over the gaming highlights of 2017 and some of the lowlights.
Chella looks at the new breed of positive games, which focus on social messages and ideas. Hair Nah is the latest game to hit a positive nerve online, but there are more.
Adventure X is a two-day festival dedicated to adventure games, interactive fiction, visual novels and narrative-led games. Chella went along and picks her highlights from the weekend.
October marked 30 years of black history month in the United Kingdom, so Chella looks back over 30 years of black video game characters. She picks some of the best and some of the worst in an industry that continues to struggle to provide good black role models.