This week our intrepid Save State gamer tries out two very different Shmups from two eras of gaming. First up is the classic Sigma Star Saga from the Gameboy days, followed by Black Skylands on Steam, which is still in early access but is already pretty fun to play.
Role Playing Games have been constantly evolving every gaming generation, and one of the things that has been changing is the various combat systems and the artificial intelligence behind the games. The Skirmisher ponders some of those good bad and quirky developments this week.
Our intrepid Save State columnist plays two very different games this week. First he lets out his inner beast in a Pokemon Unite battle royale. Then he indulges his sensitive side with a little poetry reading with the girls from the Doki Doki Literature Club.
With movie theaters reopening, Skirmisher Neal takes a look at the phenomenon of the movie tie-in game, and the reasons why we really don’t see them too much anymore. And also, as gamers, why we should probably not be too upset about that.
This week our intrepid Save State columnists enjoys two classic games. The first is a true classic, a decades old platformer named Braid. The second is a brand new game called Dark Deity that harkens back to a Fire Emblem type of game that no longer exists.
This week our intrepid Save State columnist goes deep into his Steam library to find some real diamonds in the rough. He battles brutal enemies in Metal Unit and goes back to the Gameboy glory days in the quirky but cool Evoland.
Remastering games has become a big deal in the game industry, but doing it right requires more than just some graphical updates. Fixing errors and adding in DLC can go a long way for games like Mass Effect Legendary Edition and The Witcher 3, keeping them a cut above most of the other remakes.
This week Vincent finds a diamond of a game in 13 Sentinels and deals with an alphabet soup of genres in the form of Frozenheim. But it’s all in good sci-fi and city-building fun.
The 2021 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess.
Neal buys Republic Commando for his Nintendo Switch this week as a digital purchase. But in the fine print, it says that Nintendo can remove the game at any time. So how can gamers combat this disruption in the force?