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2nd May 2024

A bittersweet ending: Outer Wilds retrospective

Where space exploration echoes existentialism and mystery, Outer Wilds becomes a cosmic odyssey delivering the most extraordinary gaming adventure

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30th April 2024

Boys can cry, and girls can game

Let’s smash Yorkie bars’ “Not for girls” motto, and indulge in some physical games which defined the 2000s and 2010s gaming landscape
24th April 2024

Hades 2 is bringing sexyback

The Hades 2 technical test has given players a glimpse at the new game, and, uh, is anyone else hot in here? Jeez

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Are we finally in the age of the video game ‘auteur’?
1st March 2024

Are we finally in the age of the video game ‘auteur’?

Originally a term created to apply to the film industry, the games industry has finally developed far enough to the point where we have multiple well-recognisable auteur figures in the mainstream – but is that all?
Killer obsession: Ranking the Dead by Daylight killers by dateability
14th February 2024

Killer obsession: Ranking the Dead by Daylight killers by dateability

Spending Valentine’s Day alone? Why not let yourself be wooed by Behaviour Interactive’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, splattered affectingly in the blood of their victims?
More narrators in video games, please
5th February 2024

More narrators in video games, please

Baldur’s Gate 3’s narrator proves that narrators are still just as interesting to include as ever; let’s reflect back upon some of the more exceptional ones in recent history
Thirsty Suitors review: Jala Jayaratne’s precious little life
24th January 2024

Thirsty Suitors review: Jala Jayaratne’s precious little life

Outrageously funny, desperately horny, and somehow also emotionally mature, Outerloop Games’ debut title will leave your heart pining for more
These are the games that should be winning at The Game Awards 2023
1st December 2023

These are the games that should be winning at The Game Awards 2023

Baldur’s Gate 3 and Alan Wake II lead the pack with eight nominations each, but what should be winning? Spoilers: Baldur’s Gate 3 sweep!
Getting into Dungeons and Dragons with the Tabletop Roleplaying Society
30th November 2023

Getting into Dungeons and Dragons with the Tabletop Roleplaying Society

Have you watched the Dungeons and Dragons film, or played Baldur’s Gate 3 and want to know how you can join in on the fun? Here’s a brief introduction, with help from the Tabletop Roleplaying Society!
It’s 2023 and we still have issues with female representation in games
18th November 2023

It’s 2023 and we still have issues with female representation in games

A glance at the last year’s video game releases reveals that the historic bias against female characters still plagues the industry
Spider-Man 2 review: Amazing, at times
7th November 2023

Spider-Man 2 review: Amazing, at times

Featuring some genuinely good content, but otherwise hampered by some shallow writing and outdated notions of gameplay, Spider-Man 2 might not be spectacular, or even amazing – but it might still be worth your time
Why are there so many weirdo video game merchants, anyway?
25th October 2023

Why are there so many weirdo video game merchants, anyway?

From the Resident Evil 4 merchant to Brok and Sindri, there are an alarming number of strange video games merchants
A timeline of the Unity controversy
19th October 2023

A timeline of the Unity controversy

A look into the events that led up to CEO John Riccitiello’s resignation from his role from Unity Technologies
Resident Evil 4 and Dead Space: Perhaps the most compelling case yet for remakes
10th October 2023

Resident Evil 4 and Dead Space: Perhaps the most compelling case yet for remakes

It’s a great time to be a horror fan as two classic 2000s horror games are fully realised in the Resident Evil 4 and Dead Space remakes
Dredge: Euphoric short excitement
28th April 2023

Dredge: Euphoric short excitement

Deep, dark and dreadful. Black Salt Games’ debut, Dredge, delivers a delightful dunk, with some short lacking narratives.
Eight exciting games this year
26th March 2023

Eight exciting games this year

Are you struggling to decide what to play? Check out this list to find out more about some of the games coming out in 2023
God of War: Ragnarök fails its female characters
5th March 2023

God of War: Ragnarök fails its female characters

Disappointingly, the latest installment in the God of War series continues its tradition of side-lining female characters
Sonic Frontiers: Sega Genesis Evangelion
5th March 2023

Sonic Frontiers: Sega Genesis Evangelion

Sonic Frontiers is the latest hurdle in the marathon that the blue hedgehog must finish before starring in a good game