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.
Read More “When Everyone Plays, We All Win” – How Gears 5 Leads the Industry with Accessibility
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
In space, no one can hear you starve to death (because you ran out of food after your last jump and the derelict vessels before you offer only fuel to keep your ship going – you hope your imminent successor will fare better)…
This week, Universally Speaking looks at Void Bastards and why it’s widely considered to be one of the best games of 2019 thus far.
Read More A Love Letter to Void Bastards
The Coalition’s next entry in the storied Gears of War franchise looks to be very different to its predecessors in many ways; that it won’t feature any smoking or tobacco use, however, is not one of them.
This week, Universally Speaking looks at the recent controversy over this move to maintain the course that Gears has held since its inception.
Read More Gears 5 Gives Up Smoking (Despite Never Starting…)
In the absence of backwards compatibility during the early years of this console generation, there has been something of a gold rush for remasters of beloved classics.
This week, Universally Speaking considers what the next generation holds for the future of remasters.
Read More The Future of Remasters on PlayStation 5 and Project Scarlett
Universally Speaking’s in-house game experts debut the blog with this week’s hot topic: the ‘soft reboot.’
What does it mean and what are the benefits it can have for a franchise?
Read More The Growing Trend of the ‘Soft Reboot’