There may be some new developments on just what we can expect from the Nintendo announced Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. So let’s break down this Breath of the Wild rumour and see how true it might be. The Rumour Tyler McVicker, the man behind the Valve News […]

Yes, you’re reading this correctly. Nintendo, after a six month drought, have dropped a Nintendo Direct Mini on their Youtube Channel. There’s a lot to unpack in this 28 minute Nintendo Direct, so let’s dive in! What’s Been Revealed in the Nintendo Direct? Nintendo have announced a relationship with 2K. They reveal that Bioshock: […]

March has been a great month for video games. We had some stellar releases in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Doom: Eternal,  Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Half-Life: Alyx. But what’s coming? April is shaping up to be another month of great releases and updates to pre-established games. So let’s take a look […]

It seems fans are taking the game’s tagline to heart: “Escape to your island getaway—however, whenever, and wherever you want”. Players have already begun taking full advantage of the game’s virtual world, despite it being out less than a week. Most notably, a group of friends surprised one user by […]

If I said the names Gex, Bubsy, Croc, or Cool Spot you’d probably look at me like I’m an insane person. These are the names of some of some unsung heroes, gamings forgotten mascots. Remembered – somewhat infamously – for their lack of character, good gameplay, and style. Gaming mascots, in the traditional sense, […]

Recently I’ve been playing a lot of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Doom: Eternal. Clearly id Software and Nintendo have made very different games. But I’ve noticed that both developers implemented very similar design strategies. They deliberately chose to make games with mechanics and styles that are clear-cut and specialised. Many players may not like these decisions, so they’ll cheat […]

Spyro the Dragon hasn’t seen a a new release since 2008’s The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon. Now there’s a rumour going around about a ‘new’ Spyro game in development at Activision. So let’s take a look at this Spyro game rumour and see what the likelihood of the purple dragon returning […]

This afternoon GameStop told all of its employee’s that their stores would be staying open despite any concerns of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The news was reported by Kotaku. This follows recent news that they will be cancelling their DOOM: Eternal and Animal Crossing: New Horizons midnight launches across […]

Resident Evil is back with a vengeance. Capcom’s flagship horror franchise just released a demo for the upcoming Resident Evil 3 (Remake) and it gives us all just enough to tide us over until April 3rd. We’re no stranger to the Resident Evil series here on Culture of Gaming, so why don’t we take a look at my […]

Games can be confusing. Sometimes certain mechanics or design philosophies can be difficult to understand, especially for inexperienced players. To combat these problems, game designers create tutorials — segments of a video game specifically aimed to teach the player what the game is about and how it works. Here’s the […]