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.
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.
Chella is still on vacation, so this week we have a special guest column from GiN reviewer Ryan Allen. Tired of all the endless lists about how games changed the industry for the better, he comes up with seven titles that made things a lot worse.
The holidays are upon us, and while the rest of the world is sleeping, smart gamers are using the extra time to dive into some great titles they might have missed. Come see what is on our catchup holiday schedule, and let us know what games are getting your attention before the holidays run out.
Last year everyone said that single player games were dead. But that proved totally untrue as 2018 was wild with amazing single-player content. Chella celebrates the best single player experiences that the year had to offer, from cowboys to classic arcade action to deep narratives involving the heady world of insurance claims.
Chella looks back at 20 years since the Sega Dreamcast was launched and celebrates the best, least successful games console. Come along and celebrate the games and the legacy that made the Dreamcast such a unique console that was in many ways well ahead of its time.
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.
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?
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.
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.