I spoke to Curve Digital, Coatsink and Freejam about their efforts to publish games in China in an article for Kotaku UK.
This Rogue-like Metroidvania is rock hard but thoroughly enjoyable. Reanimated corpses have never been so much fun.
Four fantastic Metroidvania games are being released this month: Dead Cells, Chasm, Death’s Gambit and Guacamelee 2.
I spoke to the modder who discovered this tiny, catastrophic bug in Aliens: Colonial Marines as part of his three-year overhaul of the game.
Imagine a game where you could print out the trophies you win in 3D…
The NEXT update completely transforms No Man’s Sky – I wrote about my experiences with it for PCGamesN.
Don’t let its cutesy looks fool you – Bomber Crew is a hard-as-nails wartime experience.
OnRush has sunk at retail – have open-world games like GTA killed off arcade racers?
The Gravity Rush 2 servers have shut down just a year and a half after the game’s release. I spent the last night sampling as much online stuff as I could.
With just two days to go until the server shutdown, I haven’t even scratched the surface of Gravity Rush 2’s online content.
I wrote a feature for Eurogamer on the Casio Loopy – a console for girls with a built-in sticker printer.
Six years after its release, I’ve finally played Gravity Rush. And it’s an absolute belter.
I chatted with the creator of the RPG that Cyberpunk 2077 is based on in a feature for PCGamesN.
It’s hockey crossed with Zelda and a dash of Street Fighter II – and it’s a lot of fun with a friend.
The excellent dungeon crawler Moonlighter is getting a ton of free updates – and there are also rumblings about an incoming Switch version.
Co-created by an ex-Disney animator, Blacksad depicts a beautiful film noir-inspired world of anthropomorphic animals. And soon it’s going to be a game.
Moonlighter is a dungeon crawler mashed up with a retail game – and it’s utterly fantastic.
The crazy thing is that this beautiful game is being made in a garden shed by two completely self-taught developers.
The Banner Saga 2 improves on the battles of the previous game, but like the first one, it’s really all about the story.
Pode is a co-op Nintendo Switch game with a cutesy looks but fiendishly difficult puzzles. And you can hold hands. Awww.
I spoke to academics on both sides of the gaming disorder debate in a feature for GamesRadar – and both sides recognise that gaming addiction is a problem.
Amid all the ultraviolence and samey sequels, a few genuine delights peeked out from behind the curtain at E3 2018. WARNING: THIS LIST DOES NOT INCLUDE CYBERPUNK 2077.
Superstar designer Suda51 told me all about Travis Strikes Again on Nintendo Switch, as well as remakes of Killer7 and Flower, Sun and Rain – and possibly Michigan: Report From Hell.
All of the E3 press conferences are now over, and I have to say I’m a little underwhelmed. […]
Comedy stick-figure RPG West of Loathing has made its way over to Switch, with all the funny walks and googly-eyed horses intact. And it’s a absolute beaut.
I need this right now. Metroid fans, rejoice!
I wrote down my thoughts on the acquisition of Ninja Theory by Microsoft in an article for Kotaku UK. Will the British developer thrive or wither under its new master?
Stoic’s beautifully written Nordic saga has finally found its way over to Switch, and the storytelling is as electric as ever.
Writing about games for a living? Sounds amazing, right? Well, like everything, it’s best done in moderation.
An intriguing, narrative-driven puzzler, Lake Ridden harks back to the heyday of Myst as protagonist Marie searches for her lost sister.
The Fall has been out for a while, but this eerie tale of an AI spacesuit on a desperate quest to save its ailing occupant has now found its way to Nintendo Switch. And it’s still really good.
The Adventures of Elena Temple painstakingly recreates the feel of playing a game from the 1980s on a Game Boy or Apple II – complete with blurry bedroom backgrounds. Welcome to the new nostalgia.