Category: Top 5s

Top 5s from our writers

The Talos Principle is philosophically phantastic

From the creators of the Serious Sam series – Croatian game devs Croteam – The Talos Principle puts players in the nuts and bolts of a sentient AI, placed in a metaphysical world by Elohim (your self-proclaimed God) to solve puzzles and ascend to a higher plane.

Top 5 Friday Presents: Top 5 Licensed Video Games

Over the years, and numerous generations, the licensed video game – based on an existing intellectual property – has become synonymous with a sub-par experience. But, today, we celebrate the exceptions to the rule and give you the 5 best licensed video games we’ve seen thus far…

Top 5 Friday Presents: Top 5 Console Startup Sounds

Each new generation of consoles brings its own distinctive intro animations and sounds. They are a part of the “first boot” experience, and I know I am not alone in saying that I really enjoy discovering each new console’s startup sequence. They are a distinctive marker that says “This is a Nintendo/ Sony/ Sega/ insert manufacturer here console” and startup would be no fun without them, here are five of my absolute favourites!

Top 5 Friday Presents: Top 5 Indie Game Developer Meltdowns!

Indie gaming is a serious business these days, but it is sometimes a little too serious for my liking. An industry that was started for fun has become the domain of a few sanctimonious, self-aggrandizing, and downright annoying developers. Admittedly, some small part of me secretly enjoys the controversy courted by these mavericks, so let’s take a look at five of my favourite game developer meltdowns.