I’ve never cursed at a shark. Not once. Ever. Despite the trauma they have brought onto my family (sometimes I still hear the shark laughter). But last night after three hours I called a Shark words I can’t repeat. All of it in a free-to-play game called Raft.
Vignettes is a game that expects you to take a unique perspective on things to win. But will gamers be comfortable adjusting their view-point?
Games have been simulating murder, violence, and car theft for years. I for one think more love needs to be shown in video-games. Pixelbator is planning to do just that; literally. It’s the gaming world’s first masturbation simulator (if you ignore Tomb Raider on PS One of course).
As the bustling pedestrians aimlessly wander through their day, indistinguishable from the pigeons among them, one man hopes to bring a little joy to their lives; The Entertainer. Hidden in his satchel is a musical contraption ready to captivate and distill a few drops of joy into passerbys. But the ever-present police have banned music. In a world […]
In the last few years Disney have been spinning out live-action versions of their classics more reliably than a Deliveroo driver on crack. But what happens when they don’t own the rights to one of their classic fairy-tales? Well you get three The Little Mermaid films at once of course!
With the birth of video-games there was also the birth of video-game fanatics. People who pour their heart and soul into the games they love and achieve incredible feats. The Mexican Speedrunner recently completed a colossal undertaking. He has captured himself completing 714 NES games over the last three years.
The Nintendo Switch is a pretty neat looking piece of kit for sure. But is it worth sitting outside a Nintendo store for a month of your life? Youtuber CND thinks so.
You know when you lose your keys and you spend half hour trying to find them? And then you find them in the most logical place that makes you judge your own sanity for a few moments? Well Hidden Folks is basically a game build around that sensation.
Ninety-five percent of my aimless internet wandering is viewing memes and chuckling to myself “I get that reference”. The remaining five percent is when I terrify myself with a popular saying that I don’t understand and causes me to have a deep existential crisis. “Cash Me Outside” is an example of this.
Long Journey is the minimalist story of life told through visual metaphor by a boat travelling from left to right across the screen. But is this a speed-boat across crystal clear Tunisian water? Or an iceberg, dead ahead, bound to plummet our ships to the icy depths?