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
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
An alien planet fit for humanity to settle. An intrepid explorer. A heroic journey.
Journey to the Savage Planet is about none of these things.
In an action-packed year set to be full of games vying to become your hobby, Typhoon Studios has kicked off 2020 with the perfect debut – an endearingly earnest game that respects the player’s time and puts a unique spin on the familiar.
Read More Journey to the Savage Planet – a masterful debut
After seven years, Cardboard Computer have concluded their journey with the fifth and final act of Kentucky Route Zero.
This final instalment brings us multiplayer… sort of. It’s Kentucky Route Zero’s own very on-brand interpretation of the feature – nostalgic, reminding us all of how we used to build our own communities through the games we loved in a time before online play.
Read More Kentucky Route Zero’s ‘multiplayer’ reminds us of how we used to share games with others
A belated happy new year to you all from us at Universally Speaking!
To kick off the decade, we’re looking at 20 games we can’t wait to play in 2020.
Read More 20 games we can’t wait for in 2020
As 2019 comes to a close, we at Universally Speaking wanted to sign off by looking back at our top five most memorable moments and experiences in gaming this year.
Read More Top 10 Moments in Gaming – 2019 Edition (5-1)
As 2019 comes to a close, we at Universally Speaking wanted to sign off by looking back at ten of the most memorable moments and experiences in gaming this year.
Read More Top 10 Moments in Gaming – 2019 Edition (10-6)
Or, ‘Why I Haven’t Been Able To Stop Thinking About GRIS For The Last 7 Months…’
This week, Universally Speaking looks at a masterpiece from Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital.
Read More GRIS – Building Constellations of Hope