INMOST – a masterful debut!

Lately, I’ve found myself really gravitating towards shorter games. Don’t get me wrong, I’m already eyeing up my next Dragon Age series replay, and I have a great fondness for all the games that want to take up dozens of hours of my time. But something I realised that’s been building up is that I’ve not been finishing any games…

I’ve since turned to playing and replaying a lot of games which offer 2-6 hour experiences. Sometimes, I really crave those more intimate, concise, memorable experiences with a defined beginning, middle, and end.

And that’s an itch INMOST absolutely manages to scratch!

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How ‘live events’ are changing storytelling and social spaces in video games for the better

Last month, thousands gathered in the Tower to watch the sun-killing Almighty vessel get blown up by Rasputin in Destiny 2.

Last week, several Christopher Nolan films (Inception, The Dark Knight, and The Prestige) were streamed live as part of a movie night… in Fortnite.

The meta-verse of gaming is evolving, with it comes new opportunities for storytelling and social spaces. And so we are moved to ask: are ‘live events’ in games the future?

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Our most anticipated PS5 games

Last week, Sony revealed the PlayStation 5 to the world along with a number of titles that we can look forward to over the next two years.

From old-school classics to brand new IPs, this generational handover is looking like the best one yet!

Here are some of our favourite picks of what’s to come…

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In 2020, Star Wars: Battlefront is living its best life

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Star Wars: Battlefront games are where you’ll find some of the all-time best Star Wars action the franchise has to offer.

Sixteen years later, that still holds true…

This week, we’re looking at the latest news for the Battlefront series – from its first instalment to its latest – to see how these games are still living their best lives.

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Destiny 2’s latest season is a real-time countdown to the arrival of the Darkness

Destiny 2’s ‘Season of the Worthy’ is a countdown to Armageddon. It’s the gap between Mass Effect 2 and 3, leading to the Reapers’ arrival, experienced in real-time!

Those ‘pyramid ships’ glimpsed at the end of the Red War campaign back in 2017? They’re coming, and every week we’re seeing them get closer.

Here’s why this is awesome…

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A love letter to Borderlands 3

Gearbox’s studio and genre-defining looter-shooter classic has been around for over a decade. Borderlands 3 released in September 2019 and I, like many, am still playing it religiously.

This week, we look at what keeps bringing us back to Borderlands 3 and how it keeps upgrading its awesomeness!

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5 games it’s your social duty to play while you’re self-isolating

The international impact of COVID-19 cannot be understated. Industry events have been cancelled and increasing numbers of countries are enforcing social distancing, isolation, and quarantine measures to ensure the safety of all.

With more time spent indoors, it turns out that we’ve all got a lot more time to actually play games now.

Here are five titles that we recommend clearing from your backlog – it’s your civic duty!

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