We've all had our PS4s a while now so we've probably forgotten the sweet silence of days gone by. Well, that fresh out the box whisper of a console can be yours again once you fix your loud PS4. Over time your console sucks up large amounts of dust which sit inside the system causings... Continue Reading →
If we are horrified by the level of violence we see in Manhunt it is because we feel sympathy for those being killed. So why are we encouraged to abandon such sympathy in war games? Robert Yang makes a good point when he asserts that war is invisible. His essay appears on the Radiator Blog and... Continue Reading →
We grill the devs over at AltSpace VR about the future of the cyber social space and the potential and responsibilities of such a platform.
I have a perpetual love / hate relationship with the boss battle. I relish the feeling of finally breaking down a seemingly insurmountable obstacle to its finest points and methodically working through it to victory. At the same time, if i'm really enjoying the everyday play of a title I'm often faltered in my tracks... Continue Reading →
With Prey's release just around the corner, I thought i'd delve into the history of the long-troubled IP. Back in 1997 it was looking like the first person shooter would never come to fruition. 20 years later Arkane and Bethesda have reimagined the resulting title to critical acclaim and widespread excitement. This buzz is not undeserved,... Continue Reading →
From characters to developers, it's undeniable that women play a massive role in the gaming industry now. But that role can, and should, be bigger. So, as a woman in gaming I thought i'd turn this month over to reading about the impact that women have had over the industry in itself and the titles... Continue Reading →
The collecting itch is a pervasive and consistent one. If you've been feeling that itch recently it might be time to give in and start your very own retro gaming collection. Thankfully we're here, with 7 steps you can take right now to start your collection right. With such a wide field of potential, a... Continue Reading →
Outlast 2 made me think about the way we are rewarded in video games, and how we are motivated to seek that reward. What I found about the way we learn made me respect survival horror a lot more.