Sometimes being a video game reviewer is pretty fun. I mean, no matter what the situation is, it’s a job; you are primarily judged by the quality of your work and your dedication to your craft. But sometimes you’re playing new games well before other people get to, and sometimes those games are just really
The trailer for While We Wait Here is one that immediately intrigues. Taking a gritty, low resolution aesthetic, marrying it to a dialogue-heavy adventure, and then placing said adventure in a run-down diner filled with inhabitants waiting for the impending apocalypse? It’s a high concept logline that feels like a guaranteed recipe for something unique.
I’m a sucker for a good narrative adventure game, especially if it has a compelling story to tell. However, not all games within this genre are created equal, and titles like South of the Circle make this quite clear. That isn’t to say I had a bad experience during my playthrough, but suffice it to
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You want to know a game I absolutely love? The Beginner’s Guide. Except that line is kind of a lie, because The Beginner’s Guide is only a game in the broadest sense. There are few interactive objects in the game, and none of them have any bearing on the very linear experience the game offers;
Alfred Hitchcock – one of the most famous film and TV directors of all time, whose influence on media can still be felt to this day, despite recent revelations of his history casting him in a controversial light. Despite his most famous works being produced in the 50s and 60s, people to this day still
An increasing interest in alternate reality games, or ARGs, has led to a surge in titles focused on using items such as our own phones to uncover secrets. A Normal Lost Phone is a great example of storytelling through the use of a mobile phone to uncover more information about the fictional phone’s missing owner.