With the ever increasing presence of technology in our day to day lives, it makes sense that we would do away with the old in favour of the sleeker, sexier new. Letters, books, dvds, and boardgames have all been snatched up by this digital monster. This week we look at a game that probably should have been left where it was, Chainsaw Warrior: Lord Of Night.
There’s a perverse pleasure to be had in seeing your time-consuming efforts reduced to nought but rubble within a few minutes, a feeling which is amplified by the warming celtic soundtrack that plays throughout.
There Came An Echo is what a gaming evolution should feel like.
I don’t mean to be too harsh on Hot Tin Roof, but it has its problems. Little problems. Little problems that stacked up and grated on me over time, until I couldn’t stand to play the game any more.
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!
If Overture was a candy bar it would be the most sugary, mouth-watering bar on the market, the kind that dilates pupils and causes synapses to fire uncontrollably.
For the price of a sandwich you get a few hours of solid, head-scratching puzzle entertainment.
Surely every gamer has, at one time or another, been watching a TV show and wished they could play through as a video game? I know I have. It’s fertile territory, but one that comes…
If you absolutely must play an anaemic RPG with nothing original of its own, knock yourself out.
The L.I.Y (Learn It Yourself) tutorial has grown in popularity in recent years, perhaps from a general apathy towards bland tutorial levels or simply because it takes too much effort.