• After the curtain falls

    After the curtain falls0

    The credits are rolling and you’re already choosing what to play next, but do you ever wonder if you’re missing something important?

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  • Dystopia in video games

    Dystopia in video games0

    Not too long ago, I discovered the absolute joy of Papers, Please when a friend sent it to me from a Humble Bundle (‘Humble Bundle: Allowing poor graduates to play games for pocket change since 2010’). Also, not too long ago, I discovered the absolute nightmare of trying to explain to my non-gamer housemates why

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  • Was the Tomb Raider reboot really revolutionary?

    Was the Tomb Raider reboot really revolutionary?0

    2013 saw the reboot of the iconic Tomb Raider franchise, one which delved into the origins of Lara Croft. Whilst the title received near universal praise, its achievements may have been overstated. When discussing Tomb Raider it is difficult to openly criticise it, for there are elements which it is worthy of all praise put

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  • Is the term Videogame becoming restrictive?

    Is the term Videogame becoming restrictive?0

    Why is the term which has been used to define the entire medium since its creation becoming a problem? Last month a previous article explored some of the problems associated with the identifying term of “gamer”. In this the important distinction was made that in its current use the term was restrictive and did not

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  • A Fond Farewell to Irrational Games

    A Fond Farewell to Irrational Games1

    The news that Irrational Games is winding down has come as a surprise to many observers. Riding high on the critical and commercial success of the Bioshock franchise, Ken Levine’s decision to step back and focus on a smaller endeavour is a move that few saw coming. The immediate concern is the welfare of the

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  • New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards to be streamed on Twitch

    New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards to be streamed on Twitch0

    The 3rd Annual New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards ceremony will streamed live on Twitch on February 11 at 7:30 p.m.

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