Why Fortnite is the most important game of the decade

In the two short years since its release, Epic Games’ battle royale game Fortnite has reshaped not just video games, but pop culture. Don’t let its speed fool you, though. Behind Fortnite: Battle Royale’s monolithic popularity are creators who’ve learned hard lessons from the last 10 years in the game industry. Their game is the culmination of countless other games […]

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Why Gone Home is the most important game of the decade

When The Fullbright Company released Gone Home in 2013, the developer called it a first-person narrative exploration game. Everyone else — critics and fans alike — had a different name for it: a walking simulator. Gone Home was not the first walking simulator; the genre, if we can call it that, dates back to the 1980s. But the term itself, […]

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New Gameplay Today – Diablo IV's World Boss

One of the more interesting things about Diablo IV is its open-world nature. Rather than go on adventures in large, discrete zones, players will now navigate a massive connected landscape. Before you put on your hiking boots, know that this world is also home to some nasty raid-style bosses that will require a bit of teamwork. In today’s episode, we […]

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Pokemon Sword and Shield arrives on Switch

In the first few hours, Pokémon Sword and Shield could be five-star games. The sense of wonder, excitement and intrigue in this new world is palpable. You’re thrown into this fantasy analogue of Britain, complete with a new art-style which is more expressive than Pokémon has ever been, and you’re set off on your journey. There’s none of that toddler-level […]

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Review: Doctor Who: The Edge of Time

When big entertainment IP’s are turned into videogames there’s always that hope they’ll capture the magic of the franchise, without completely ruining it – like so many previously have. So taking on the BBC’s Doctor Who and its 55-year history has certainly no small undertaking for British virtual reality (VR) studio Maze Theory. Keeping it very much present-day whilst taking […]

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Netflix Announces The Witcher Release Date Alongside New Trailer

On December 20, the long-awaited Netflix adaptation, starring Man of Steel’s Henry Cavil, finally arrives. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s influential novels, The Witcher will cover material prior to the beloved CD Projekt Red games – meaning both fans of the games and newcomers will have something fresh to look forward to. Check out the enticing trailer below.      https://youtube.com/watch?v=ndl1W4ltcmg […]

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Expanding On The Show – A Closer Look At The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Tactics

After years as a cult favorite film, The Dark Crystal franchise has recently experienced a well-deserved resurgence, thanks to the Age of Resistance prequel show on Netflix. The 10-episode project earned broad acclaim upon its release a few months ago, thanks to its rich fantasy storytelling communicated through technical and artistic mastery. The series gains a companion project, in the […]

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