This week, Marvel Comics creator, Stan Lee died. Chella pays tribute to her childhood hero and looks at the progressive politics Lee placed at the heart of his comics empire. The world will surely miss this creative, progressive and wonderful person.
News that the next Diablo game, Diablo Immortal, will be a mobile-only title, and one with likely microtransactions based on the developer’s talk at BlizzCon, is not sitting well with fans who think that this will corrupt a classic series. It even got booed at BlizzCon, truly a first.
It’s the reason for the season. With Halloween just behind us, trees dropping their leaves and a chill in the air, Chella celebrates with her top three Gothic games. With a huge list to choose from, gamers do love their spooky titles, will she pick ones that are also on your favorites list?
The graveyard of new consoles outside of the Big Three is huge and ever expanding, but Todd thinks the Intellivision Amico has got a real shot at not only making it, but making it big. He breaks down the Amico’s features, and explains why it’s on a good path.
Jeff is Chella’s favourite thing about the latest Spider-Man game, but he’s also an example of the quality of the writing, which sets this game apart.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has nearly taken over Todd’s life, and he is loving it. So imagine his surprise when he popped his head up to find a controversy surrounding the game involving grinding and microtransactions. Todd assassinates those falsehoods this week.
One of the largest student game jams in the world kicks off in Texas, where students will be competing to develop videogames from scratch, trying to win the coveted Best Overall Game award, while also learning about possible careers in the videogame field.
Chella heads to ancient Greece and delivers her first impressions of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Kassandra is a charming female protagonist, taking the helm of the biggest game of the series. The first few hours show a game focused on combat rather than stealthy assassinations.
It seems that everyone is coming out with a mini console these days, from Nintendo to Sony, and there are some classic models like the Sega Genesis as well. Todd runs down the list of some of the most, and least, promising minis that we might be able to soon play.
Chella takes a look at the hottest games for autumn 2018, as the big releases come thick and fast towards the end of the year.