The myth of the old west is a perfect fit for Rockstar. Here’s a genre of cinema with game-like themes, a setting that lends itself easily to the open-world treatment, and one that naturally supports the subjects that have become dominant in Dan Houser’s writing as it’s matured. The old west offers a particular vision… Continue reading
The year is 2007, and World War II is over at last. Developers have finally run out of ways to retell the same old story and Infinity Ward has already got as close to replicating Saving Private Ryan’s Omaha Beach scene as videogames feel likely to get. WWII ran for six long years and so… Continue reading
Awkward to describe and tricky to pin down, Chain Factor’s unlikely powers of narrative will pull you in all the same.
Load up the squid guns and slip into the warm amniotic fluid – PomPom Games’ most ambitious title wants to take you on a typically bizarre safari.
Bullfrog’s underground extravaganza made immorality the only acceptable lifestyle choice, providing rich, detailed and hilarious realtime strategy.
How Square Enix used grinning tanks and a cast of 100 to bring new life to an old world – and wring order from chaos in the process.
Nintendo’s greedy anti-hero seemed to be just making up the numbers in the early Wii days, but should we have paid him more attention?
Long before Lara Croft was given a full personality, she already had something far more important – a great travel agent.
Familiar by nature but never by name, America’s take on Ghosts ’N Goblins does the legend proud.
How an upstart skating franchise rolled over its established competition by tapping straight into the renegade ethos of skateboard culture itself.