This week: why the fighting game community is so inclusive and a look at the rise, then fall, then rise again of Dance Dance Revolution.
This week: why Monster Hunter World is flipping amazing, how Mario can make pensioners’ brains better, and a list of the funniest games ever.
Floppy disks gradually de-magnetise over time – so-called bit rot. I spoke to groups who are trying to save old Amiga games before they’re lost forever.
Pointless collectibles, gated story content, questionable DLC practices, so-called ‘free to play’… No, just no.
This week: driving a virtual bus for money, the game that can never be remade, Death Stranding, Bayonetta 3, and Little King’s Story. And BAYONETTA 3.
Wouldn’t it be amazing if Nintendo made a Game Boy Mini? If they did, here are the games they should definitely put on it…
Welcome to the November 2017 Spiffing Reads Clipstravaganza!
This week: when Mario released a CD album, a tribute to Runic Games, Terry Cavanagh’s bizarre new game, Mass Effect Andromeda redemption and a beat ’em up with no attacks.
This week: cockroaches in a frickin’ PS4, Knight Terror, a troll-baiting Mario list, games we need on Switch and goodbye to Miiverse. AND COCKROACHES.
This week: the press reacts to the closure of Visceral Games, Reddit reveals the designers behind Switch games, RiME gets praised and Sony gets told off.
The Thargoids popped up recently in Elite: Dangerous, and I talked to a group that’s working out what they want and where they came from. It involves everything from barnacles to genocide, with a bit of torture thrown in for good measure.
I have to confess that I’m a useless statistics junkie, and keep records of everything from the number of video … More
The members of The Manor recount the scariest games they’ve ever played. And there are a few surprises…
This week: Activision patents controversial bots, sublime Zelda propaganda posters, the games that should be on the Game Boy Mini, and a stunning JRPG from Indonesia.
EA has closed Visceral Games and declared that it will ‘pivot’ the single-player Star Wars game it was developing into something with more longevity. But are single-player games really dead?
This week on Spiffing Reads, we kick off with a fevered discussion on what games should be featured on the … More