Ground zero for gaming memes: 10 excellent video game TikTok accounts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ShelbyRenae – @shelbyrenaeytA Fortnite Twitch streamer and YouTuber, ShelbyRenae makes hilarious (and often very telling) TikToks focusing on her conversations with the strangers she plays with, mostly teenage boys Läs mer…

A riveting tale of electoral fraud – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week The Improvement AssociationOn first impressions, the latest podcast from the makers of Serial looks set to be a riveting, slow burn tale of US election Läs mer…

Three days of pain: how I built a gaming PC

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s just like building Lego, they said. Enjoy the process, they said. You’ll have such a feeling of accomplishment when it’s finished. This is what friends and colleagues told Läs mer…

Diana Nguyen: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; So a little strange thing about me – while looking for lovers on the traditional dating apps, I found myself on LinkedIn and started dancing on LinkedIn, which then Läs mer…

Fantasian review — Beautiful, if not always bold iPhone game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s a truism that you can’t take more than a few steps in a Japanese role-playing game without triggering a random battle. Each encounter transports you to a separate Läs mer…

From pencil sharpeners to a $539m lawsuit: how big tech weaponised patents

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It was designed to make sharpening a pencil feel as thrilling as flying a jet. A gleaming chrome teardrop, tapered to a point and adorned with a bullet-like handle, Läs mer…

I’m bingeing on TikTok and cat videos: here’s my way back from the abyss | Romesh Ranganathan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Before I met my wife, my capacity to do nothing was infinite. After I met my wife, my capacity to do nothing remained infinite, but I was retrained to Läs mer…

Who fakes their own death? – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week Pseudocide Spotify’s new podcast about people who faked their own deaths is a hub of tangled twists and turns. Alice Fiennes and Poppy Damon host Läs mer…

Outriders review – fountains of gore and hilarious carnage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The first proper gun you pick up in Outriders, the latest looter-shooter where you run around sci-fi warzones blasting everything that moves, detonates enemies’ bones. While perhaps not the Läs mer…

Uncovering the hidden history of bestselling video games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If you worked on video game magazines in the 90s, there was one sight you got used to pretty quickly. On every desk, in every drawer, there were dozens Läs mer…

'It had to be slightly weird': how we made GamesMaster

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jane Hewland, series creator I was a single mother and had just launched my own production company in the midst of a recession. My son Harry was 10 and Läs mer…

Genesis Noir review – an astonishing cosmic thriller

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; According to theologians, philosophers and, seemingly, the makers of Genesis Noir, the ultimate whodunnit (and its subordinate mystery: howdunnit) is the origin of our universe. The game’s title says Läs mer…

Play nicely! The fun and frustrations of gaming with your partner

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Kristan and Keza play It Takes Two Kristan Reed: “Oh God! Let’s never break up!” pleads Keza as we embark upon the divorcees-to-be shenanigans of It Takes Two, a Läs mer…

Just who is Maria Butina? – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week Spy AffairAnother characteristically slick, ripped-from-the-headlines series from market leaders Wondery introduces us to Russian gun activist Maria Butina, who – as one does – fell Läs mer…

It Takes Two review – joyful family adventure for socially distanced duos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One of the big cultural stories of lockdown is how friends are staying in touch and having fun through game worlds. The time is right, then, for the latest Läs mer…

Bafta games awards: Hades triumphs over The Last of Us

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Critically acclaimed dungeon-crawler game Hades was the big winner at the Bafta games awards on Thursday night. In a ceremony carried out entirely online, the title by San Francisco-based Läs mer…

Good, clean fun with Mrs Hinch – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week All the Best (and Worst) With Mr and Mrs Hinch Instagram’s leading cleaning guru Sophie Hinchliffe has become a vinegar-touting sensation with four million followers. Läs mer…

'Pushed to the limit': could 2021 be the worst year ever for video games?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Since the pandemic began, the video games industry has been booming. Last year was a bumper year, with most of the world’s population forced inside by lockdowns and looking Läs mer…

Monster Hunter Rise review – fantastic beasts and how to bind them

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After you’ve felled a hard-scaled, fire-breathing dragon in Monster Hunter Rise, you can pose for a photo with your loyal cat and dog (taken by an owl, no less) Läs mer…

Australia urged to move on from ‘moral panic’ over video games after Disco Elysium banned

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The banning of video game Disco Elysium from sale in Australia has renewed calls for the Australian government to overhaul the classification system to move away from the “moral Läs mer…

Why Call of Duty: Warzone is an all-time great horror game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I’m lying on the roof of a bombed-out shopping arcade, watching tracer fire igniting the cool evening air about 500m from my position. Whoever wins that shootout will come Läs mer…

'We needed to rescue the nation from despair': culture's year of Covid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Normally we’re a team of 120. Now we were seven’ Alex Jones, presenter, The One Show Within days of Covid coming along, we had to totally adapt our way Läs mer…

Harvest Moon: One World review – a farming game that's gone to seed

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Before Farmville, before Stardew Valley, there was Harvest Moon – a Japanese farming game dating to 1996, when tending virtual crops and cows was new to video games. Created Läs mer…

Warmth and wisdom from queer trailblazers – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week Call Me MotherShon Faye’s new podcast rails against the patronising image that reaching your 60s and 70s involves sitting under a blanket and knitting, by Läs mer…

Lockdown boredom drives UK video games market to £7bn record high

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The UK video games market hit a record £7bn last year as lockdown fuelled an unprecedented boom in the popularity of mobile games, consoles and virtual reality headsets. The Läs mer…

Oscars 2021 ceremony will be in-person and Zoom-free, producers say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Oscars ceremony in April will be an intimate, in-person gathering, held without Zoom and limited to nominees, presenters and their guests, the producers said on Thursday. Due to Läs mer…