Don’t expect the universe to stop expanding any time soon.
AI creatures might be creepy, but the humans who casually toss banana skins in their paths are just evil.
Hopefully utopianism really is back in style. Distance. Overwatch. Survivor. July Games.
June Games: “Rudimentary graphics, awkward controls and a theme that seems so arbitrary and goofy as to feel alienating”. Stephen’s Sausage Roll, Automania, Guitar Hero
From chess to Call of Duty to, say, Super Smash Bros., or whatever, conflict is one of the most straightforward things for a game to simulate.
March Games Roundup: ‘The game is challenging, difficult, and at times frustrating, but its consistent allure is something I can barely describe’.
“If you figure out a way to get through without cannibalising the crew, let me know”. In February Games Round-up reviews Tharsis, Only Island and Saren.
‘The concept of a hidden world is an appealing one’. January’s Games Roundup features SquareCells, A Good Gardener and Count Strahd von Zarovich of Dungeons & Dragons fame.
November’s Games Digest reviews include Undertale, The Beginner’s Guide & Giygas Earthbound
October’s Games Digest features Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Mysterium and Super Mario Maker.
Games Digest: Open-world dark fantasy, first person games & anthropomorphic, J-pop-loving squid mercenaries. The Witcher 3, Sunset & DJ Octavio reviewed.
What does it take for a game to become an all-time favourite? Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Settlers of Catan (recently rebranded, for whatever reason, as simply Catan) has broken free from the relative niche of designer board games and seemingly rises in popularity with each passing year.