Walking is my favourite thing in Death Stranding

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…

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Journey to the Savage Planet – a masterful debut

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.

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Kentucky Route Zero’s ‘multiplayer’ reminds us of how we used to share games with others

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.

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