Category: Editorial

Why Bad Textures Are A Good Thing

There have been lots of complaints about Dragon Age: Inquisition’s texture pop in and how it’s apparently “terrible” and “detracts from the experience”. These people were destined to have the subtle point fly straight over their head from the beginning but I’m here to try and help you understand.

Big Mouth Strikes Again: The Idiotic Activity Files

It seems that, in recent times, us gamers can’t go a week without starting some kind of controversy or tempest in a teapot. With the flames of Gamergate burning ever brighter, especially in light of alleged death threats, the last thing gamers needed was another schism. But that’s exactly what has been delivered unto us, making gamers everywhere look like loose cannons. If you weren’t already aware, this past week saw Mike Maulbeck, developer of Paranautical Activity and co-owner of Code Avarice, tweet death threats to Gabe Newell.

Video Games & The Unhealthy Obsession With Breasts

The only way to stop this standardisation of breasts and repression of female characters is to stand up to these tits and demand characters with varying personalities and physiques. Make your voice heard in the comments of video game trailers and on news articles. Write angry letters, not emails, actual letters and deliver them by hand.

Critical Indie Gamer: Game of the Year 2013 – Most Anticipated

To kick of proceedings, we thought it would be best to start off looking forward. 2013 was a great year and we have plenty to reminisce about, but let’s look forward to 2014 and the games we can’t wait to get our hands on.