Stadia is the cloud-gaming service from Google, which promises seamless gaming across devices and sets its stall out against the console manufacturers. Is Stadia really the future of gaming?
Captain Marvel is late to the MCU party and, as a result, the film suffers. It’s an average Marvel movie with a huge weight of expectation upon it, but doesn’t deliver the unbridled power and joy that Wonder Woman or the latest MCU films have.
Valve withdraws Rape Day from Steam, but the industry responds with disappointment and anger. Indie developer Jean Leggett argues for more leadership from Steam.
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 with a letter to all the women in the games industry who inspire, struggle and succeed to make the industry a better place to be.
Nightflyers is a sci-fi horror based on a George R. R. Martin novella from the 80s. It’s not bad, but it’s just not scary and leans so heavily into common sci-fi and horror tropes that it all feels too familiar to be compelling.
Sable is a tool for blind gamers to make their own games. Chella looks at some of the facets of the blind gaming community, such as audio FPS games and the lack of accessibility in mainstream games.
Drew and Chella get into the world of remakes and remasters with Drew at the helm, as he reveals the history. From ports of arcade games to the first home gaming machines, to the success of the latest Spyro and Resident Evil 2 remakes, games have a long history of remodeling and remastering for the latest technology.
Meditations delivers a short five-minute game every day of the year. Chella looks at today’s game and considers the value of tiny games.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is Netflix’s latest experiment with interactive TV and it seized the imagination of many viewers. For anyone familiar with interactive fiction or Black Mirror, Bandersnatch isn’t the best example of either of those things, but it is an interesting move into the mainstream for the medium.
The big games of 2019 include a cyberpunk search for human connection, dystopian DC, demon slaying and a spot of fishing and weeding. That’s right, all our hobbies are represented in the next 12 months with Animal Crossing, the latest from Platinum Games and From Software, as well as some indie gems like Sable.