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 […]

Video games are best enjoyed with friends, whether that be people watching or playing along. After all they’re an interactive medium, so why wouldn’t you want to bring more people in on the fun? We even wrote recently about the best games to play with the whole family. Competitive games […]

The year’s 1992; people love playing plumber plat-formers, fantasy RPGs, and point-and-click games. Little did everyone know that the entire gaming landscape was about to change. Wolfenstein 3D kicks the door in and revolutionises how games are played! iD Software had singlehandedly changed how video games were viewed (literally) and how they […]

You’ll encounter silent protagonists in every genre of gaming. Many of those protagonists accomplish monumental tasks, defeat rivals and archnemeses, and even save the world (or in many cases, the entire universe). However, many of those same quiet protagonists are nothing but a vessel with which the player completes missions. […]

Every year, summer rolls around, bringing with it ice-cream, sunburn, and discounts. Lots and lots of discounts. Here’s a list of the top five games I recommend picking during this year’s Steam Summer Sale. HOTLINE MIAMI Hotline Miami is a high octane, top-down shooter. The visual brilliance resembles the neon […]

I miss linear games. Don’t get me wrong, I like The Witcher 3, Breath of the Wild, and Bloodborne as much as the next guy. But what ever happened to the plethora of hand-holding, mollycoddling games of the early 2000’s and 90’s? I’m talking about Valve classics like Half-life and […]

For those who gravitate towards the wonderful world that is gaming, there is a near-constant reminder that we should be turning back time and reliving retro classics. Gamers whose formative years were built around arcade gems like Pac-Man, and even later bloomers preaching the good word that is the original […]