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.
Video games are being celebrated at London’s V&A museum, in a show that looks at the creativity behind big titles, as well as exploring the culture of games and the ideas they express.
The new Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay video offers a first look at how this sequel is really shaping up. Chella takes a look and is struck by the introduction of player choice, in a world that offers lots of room for shades of moral grey.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the next adventure for Lara Croft, but this is a series that’s steeped in colonialism and the idea of the white saviour. Chella looks at gameplay videos for the new game and worries that this problem isn’t going away any time soon.
No Man’s Sky Next is the big update from Hello Games, bringing multi-player, space battles and character customisation. Chella goes back into space to see how all the changes have enhanced the game and whether it’s enough to diffuse the backlash.
It’s hot in the UK, so Chella is looking for games to keep her cool and relaxed. No enemies, no stress, just beautiful, relaxing games for some chilled summer vibes.
Cyberpunk, desert exploration, sword-wielding foxes and world weary racoons – Chella takes a look at the indie games that slipped under the radar at E3 2018.
It’s E3 week, so Chella contemplates Feral Vector, the calm, relaxing and inclusive gaming festival with a difference.
We’re going to learn about a lot about new games at E3 this year, but lots of great titles have already been released. Guest columnist John Breeden picks his 2018 Game of the Year frontrunners, and wonders if they can hold on in the face of a massive number of pending releases.
What will happen at E3? The migration is getting underway – the games industry is making its way to LA for E3 2018 as the biggest show on the gaming calendar is just a few weeks away. All the publishers and platform makers will be the there to show off their latest games, and hopefully share some shock announcements.