Xalavier Nelson chats to Drew and Chella about how Mortal Kombat XI rendered black skin beautifully. So many games get dark skin wrong, but when it’s done right, it’s an empowering moment for the people it represents.
Playdate is the new handheld console with more than a little quirkiness to set it apart. The tiny yellow box with a crank handle controller and 12 indie games has Chella intrigued. Will it be a success or just an idle curio for the gamer who has everything?
John Wick is getting the game treatment, with Mike Bithell at the helm, but there are so many films that could make great games. Drew and Chella devise a list of films you may not expect to see as games and discuss how they could work.
John Wick Hex is the new game from Mike Bithell and Chella’s excited by the cel-shading aesthetic. She looks back at the best cel-shaded games, from Jet Set Radio to Telltale’s The Walking Dead.
Avengers Endgame wraps up 22 films and 10 years of storytelling. Drew and Chella discuss the final film in this MCU phase, what worked, what didn’t and what happens next.
The 2019 games release schedule kicks into top gear in April, so Drew & Chella reveal their most anticipated games of 2019.
For 12 days in April, each year, London becomes host to the London Games Festival, culminating in indie convention, EGX Rezzed. The festival is a city takeover, as various games events pop up around the city, celebrating all aspects of videogames culture. Come see the best taht EGX Rezzed had to offer.
Jordan Peele’s latest social horror, Us, is the perfect vehicle for Lupita Nyongo and its young, black cast. Drew and Chella discuss the themes of the film and how it delivers.
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.