Pushing Buttons: Why linking real-world violence to video games is a dangerous distraction

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Activision Blizzard’s Raven Software workers vote to form industry’s first union

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Gibbon: Beyond the Trees review – short, simple and lovely to play

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gibbon: Beyond the Trees review – short, simple and lovely to play PC, Nintendo Switch (version tested), iPhone/iPad; Broken RulesA noble environmental message provides the basis for this delightfully Läs mer…

Fifa believes it can make great sims without EA – but it should heed the fate of Championship Manager

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fifa believes it can make great sims without EA – but it should heed the fate of Championship Manager Keith Stuart The story of Eidos’s cult football management sim Läs mer…

Trek to Yomi review – a tropey but reverent tribute to Japanese cinema

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trek to Yomi review – a tropey but reverent tribute to Japanese cinema Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 4/5, PC; Flying Wild Hog/ Devolver DigitalThis grainy, gore-soaked katana caper slowly Läs mer…

Electronic Arts ditches Fifa for future football games

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No matter how hard developers try to avoid it, games are – and should be – political

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Trolley Problem, Inc review – a thrill ride into the world of ethical dilemmas

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trolley Problem, Inc review – a thrill ride into the world of ethical dilemmas Read Graves; Yogscast Games; WindowsPresenting a series of impossible choices, this darkly comedic game stretches Läs mer…

Forty years of joystick waggling: the glory of multi-sport video games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Forty years of joystick waggling: the glory of multi-sport video games Despite their chunky graphics and analog sounds, multiplayer sports sims of the 1980s defined a whole era of Läs mer…

The Guide #33: From Elden Ring to Tunic, 2022’s best games so far

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Pushing Buttons: How Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft was let down by generic games

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Citizen Sleeper review – an evocative cyberpunk survival sim

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Square Enix sells its western studios and hits such as Tomb Raider for $300m

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Square Enix sells its western studios and hits such as Tomb Raider for $300m Japanese gaming company behind Final Fantasy series secures deal with Sweden-based Embracer The Japanese gaming Läs mer…

The 10 best video games made in Australia – sorted

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The joy of Sega: why Sonic is such a tonic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The joy of Sega: why Sonic is such a tonic What is driving the box-office success of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, reboots of classic games such as Crazy Taxi Läs mer…

Nintendo Switch Sports review – the return of slapstick fun

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