EuroFiles

Chella Ramanan is our European Correspondent. In her EuroFiles column, the super-sleuth will let us know what’s going on in Europe and the industry in general.

Recent Posts

Gaming highs and lows of 2014

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

Monument Valley and Why the Best Things Aren’t Free

Last week was all about Monument Valley, for me. I first found it on a fellow gamer’s Pinterest board and promptly added it to my ‘must play’ list. Then it was nominated in the Time best looking games of the year list and I thought ‘there’s that game again’. But before I could buy it, Monument Valley hit the headlines again, because it was bombarded with one-star reviews from gamers who took exception to paying for the expansion. I coughed up some cash and played Monument Valley over the weekend to see if it was worth it. First, let me … Continue reading Monument Valley and Why the Best Things Aren’t Free

Good Gaming News Round-up

With the holiday season approaching, game companies are putting out some pretty cool products that fall into the wacky yet cool category. In fact, taken as a whole, the past couple weeks have been filled with good gaming news. So grab a mug of hot chocolate and curl up with some fine headlines rounded up for your pleasure by Chella.