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
They say that the best stories in games are often the ones that the player tells themselves as part of the emergent experience of gameplay – the wild, unpredictable expanse of storytelling that is found in the mechanics.
I’ve been playing a lot of Death Stranding on PC recently, and that absolutely holds true here. The moment-to-moment gameplay of Kojima Productions’ debut title is unlike anything I’ve played in recent memory.
And it’s all because of how into the walking I am…
Read More Walking is my favourite thing in Death Stranding
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!
Read More INMOST – a masterful debut!
Death Stranding is a genre-defying experience that boasts beautiful visuals, a stunning musical score, and all the hallmarks of what connotations arise from the name Hideo Kojima.
Following its original November 2019 release on PlayStation 4, Death Stranding has finally released on PC!
Naturally, we turned to Steam to see what people are thinking of Kojima Productions’s first game.
Read More Death Stranding, according to Steam reviews
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?
Read More How ‘live events’ are changing storytelling and social spaces in video games for the better
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
Halo 2 Anniversary has brought its complete suite of features (from its fan-favourite campaign to its revolutionary multiplayer) to The Master Chief Collection on PC.
This seemed like an opportune time to remember one of the most fun things to do in the game – breaking out of the level boundaries.
Read More Out of bounds: Going on vacation… in Halo 2
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
You may not be able to leave your house, but you can still visit over 18 quintillion planets in Hello Games’s No Man’s Sky…
In an infinite universe where you can pursue a thirty-hour story, explore alien worlds, build bases, go bounty hunting, play with your friends, and so on – my interstellar odyssey is all about taking pictures.
Read More A love letter to an unconventional way of playing No Man’s Sky