It’s Women’s History Month and we’ve just celebrated International Women’s Day.
This is an important time to celebrate women across the world, and an opportunity to listen to, propel, and protect marginalised voices, and pledge to do better.
We thought it a good time to look back at some of the games we’ve worked on which highlight powerful stories with women – both as the protagonist and as the leading creative talent.
Read More Games for Women’s History Month
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…
Read More Our most anticipated PS5 games
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.
Read More In 2020, Star Wars: Battlefront is living its best life
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…
Read More Destiny 2’s latest season is a real-time countdown to the arrival of the Darkness
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!
Read More 5 games it’s your social duty to play while you’re self-isolating
This week, GamesIndustry.biz announced that they will be hosting a panel at EGX 2019, alongside developers from Mediatonic (currently working on Fall Guys, a battle royale where you don’t kill anyone), about the rise of non-violent video games.
Today, Universally Speaking looks at the value of non-violent games and features, and recommends some of our favourites.
Read More Why We Love (And Need More) Non-Violent Video Games and Features
Gamescom has come-and-gone for another year, showing off a suite of incredible games both imminent and tantalisingly out-of-reach.
While attending the show, we at Universally Speaking had the chance to get hands-on experience with a number of titles.
Read More 5 Games I Played at Gamescom
Gamescom is the biggest annual trade event in the world for the gaming industry, and with Geoff Keighley’s recently announced ‘Opening Night Live’ pre-show it looks like this year will be bigger than ever.
Universally Speaking has all the details you need to know about this event, now less than a week away!
Read More Everything You Need To Know About Gamescom’s Opening Night Live
Last week, 434 Kirkland Way – former home of the storied Halo franchise, where it lived for much of its first decade – was demolished.
Universally Speaking pays tribute to this historic hub of creative talent in Kirkland.
Read More A Lament for 434 Kirkland Way – The Former Home of Halo
Universally Speaking emerges from the E3 buzz to celebrate Pride Month!
Today, we look back at three landmark moments for the representation of LGBTQ+ characters in gaming.
Read More Universally Speaking celebrates Pride Month