DropMix is a hybrid of the virtual and real, a pattern that many gaming companies are taking with the advent of augmented reality and the commercialisation of that technology. There's a lot going for gaming hardware experiences in 2018, and when they merge this physical presence with the unbound potential of digital technology there's really little stopping them.
Through the years of brown and grey to the lens flares of yore, video game graphics have gone from pixelated concepts of objects to uncanny valley micro-emotions. But what would have happened if photorealism didn't win out? What would have happened if game developers didn't rally together to breathe realistic life into every screenshot or E3 demo?
So you've gone and bought Monster Hunter: World. It's pretty complicated, isn't it? That's why I'm here. Because it's such a great game that it would be a shame to be put off by the bright lights of the forest and the length of the skill trees. So, here's 10 things you need to know before you embark on your adventure in the Monster Hunter World.
With so much riding on Xbox's release schedule, PlayStation needs to maintain its release strength moving into 2018. From new IP to crowd-funded classics, PS4 looks set to keep its stride throughout the year despite a lot of shared releases.
Kate Collins' mutterings in Everybody's Gone To The Rapture are seldom enlightening. Yet, the protagonist's comments on "the necessity of presence born from absence" highlight a fundamental examination at play in one of The Chinese Room's most celebrated games. In an experience ruled by absence, how is the perception of the unseen explored in Everybody's Gone To The Rapture?
Death Stranding's seemingly annual trailer reveal has provided more clues to its gameplay than critics have supposedly taken it for. Hideo Kojima recently let the world in on the meaning behind the underwater sequence that graced our screens at The Game Awards.
Nintendo was perhaps the biggest phoenix of 2017, so what does 2018 hold for the year's biggest success story, and where do Nintendo Switch indie games come in?
In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft boss Phil Spencer emphasised the company's plans to release first party exclusives on other consoles, namely PS4.