Developing games in a war zone: Chips with Everything podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jordan Erica Webber looks at why people are using the medium of video games to depict the real life terrors of modern war How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images Subscribe for free: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Läs mer…

Destiny's creators made the game less addictive – and players rebelled

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Shooting games (games genre) What’s the difference between a game that’s compulsive and one that’s merely fun? After an attempt to cut game time, Destiny 2: Forsaken lets players decide A hobby became an obligation … Destiny 2: Forsaken. Photograph: Activision Online sci-fi shooter Läs mer…

Shadow of the Tomb Raider review – makes Lara Croft look boring

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Action games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Eidos Montréal/Square-EnixThis game revels in its own beauty, but the plot collapses under the slightest scrutiny Law of the jungle … Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Photograph: Eidos Läs mer…

Was that a reference to Magritte? Design/ Play/ Disrupt review

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. Squid fights, sex dolls and nods to modern masters … the V&A’s superb video games show kicks off in the noughties, which was just when they got interesting High art moments … Kentucky Route Läs mer…

Destiny 2: Forsaken – what to expect from the shooter's next evolution

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Following fan criticism that the game was limiting how much they could play it each week, the newest expansion has reversed course – with more to do than ever before The competitive element makes every game feel meaningful … Destiny 2: Forsaken. Photograph: Läs mer…

Marvel's Spider-Man review – a perfect superhero in an imperfect world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Action games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. PS4; Insomniac Games/SonySpidey swings through the canyons of Manhattan in eye-popping style, but the set-piece supervillain showdowns are confused and messy The finest portrayal of a virtual superhero to date … Marvel’s Spider-Man. Läs mer…

Xbox controller and mosquito emoji join V&A collection

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; V&A Snapchat spectacles also among new acquisitions ahead of video games exhibition The Xbox adaptive controller allows people to use any part of the body to play video games. Photograph: Victoria and Albert Museum/PA An Xbox controller, a mosquito emoji and a pair of Läs mer…

How video game music waltzed its way on to Classic FM

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Once regarded as inferior to film and TV soundtracks, games scores are gaining recognition and awards as a valid form of contemporary classical music Immersive … at Video Games Live in 2007 the orchestra plays along to Tetris. Photograph: Michael J Trifillis In Läs mer…

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 review – football runner-up scores on pitch

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sports games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC; Konami Outgunned by FIFA’s club licensing deals and star power, PES starts a new season still on the back foot. But with silky passing and shot repertoire, its Läs mer…

Video games that allow in-game purchases to carry Pegi warning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games New icon on physical games will warn parents children can spend money while playing Many titles offer in-game purchases, which create a post-purchase revenue stream for publishers. Photograph: Alamy Physical video games are to include a new warning icon on their packaging if Läs mer…

Donut County review – a dastardly raccoon plot to take over a town

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Puzzle games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. iPhone, PC, Mac, PS4; Ben Esposito/Annapurna InteractiveWith an odd cast and strange situations, this puzzle game allows you to victimise the users of a donut delivery app by gradually swallowing up all of Läs mer…

Why can't people stop playing Fortnite?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite How the latest video game craze mixes up the fundamentals of game design and human psychology to make itself compelling Keeps you coming back for more … Fortnite. Photograph: Epic Games Almost every video game is designed to make you want to play Läs mer…

A league of their own: six of the best football video games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sports games As the new season hits its stride, we look at the best footie games available for 2018/19 on the PS4, Xbox, PC and phones The beautiful game … SC Corinthian celebrate in Pro Evolution Soccer 2019. Photograph: Konami It has been a Läs mer…

So bad they’re good: five terrible video games that people loved anyway

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games From the cliched slasher Night Trap to the hideous Superman 64, these are some of the worst-ever video games Laughable horror … Night Trap. Photograph: Sega It is hard to argue when a video game is truly bad, whatever its relative merits. A Läs mer…

Cowboys and superheroes: the most exciting video games of autumn 2018

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Autumn arts preview 2018 Cowboys and superheroes: the most exciting video games of autumn 2018 Spider-Man (Sony), Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft), Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games), Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Activision), Super Smash Bros Ultimate (Nintendo), Life is Strange 2 (Square Läs mer…