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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Mastering Jedi: Fallen Order as someone who can’t ‘git gud’ at Dark Souls

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….

It is a dark time for the JEDI ORDER.

Years after the execution of ORDER 66, CAL KESTIS, an abandoned PADAWAN must complete his training, develop new and powerful Force abilities, and master the art of the LIGHTSABER – all while staying one step ahead of the evil GALACTIC EMPIRE.

This week, we look at Respawn Entertainment’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and how the ongoing discourse about ‘Soulsbourne’ games has influenced its approach to difficulty and accessibility to help everybody learn the ways of the Force.

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“When Everyone Plays, We All Win” – How Gears 5 Leads the Industry with Accessibility

The topic of accessibility in games (and in technology in general) feels like it has been more widely discussed than ever.

With Special Effect’s ‘One Special Day’ charity event happening this week, Universally Speaking looks at how Gears 5’s vast suite of accessibility options are leading the industry forward.

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