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The Trap of Lastability

Every gamer wants games to never end, trust me developers want you to play games for ever as well, but different games can vary in playtime wildly from 4 or 9 hours in a story or atmospheric game such as Wolfenstein 2 or Dishonored to 60 or 700 or nearly Infinite with games like Divinity 2 and Payday 2 and Overwatch. With such a huge difference it's sometimes easy to see how games go about their replayability and the length of their games, and while some games do not need any replay value other games have difficulty finding ways to elongate

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Bring The Game Over bring the party to you!

Hey people, I'm SlipSlot, or Warren - you choose. One of the three-sliced pie that makes up the group of directors behind Opium Pulses. I live in a small and quiet town in England called Faringdon and some weeks ago I caught wind of an odd but interesting looking gaming event happening in my local area.Bring The Game Over, a local start-up was attending a charity focused event for Help For Heroes at a nearby pub (The Swan), promising retro classic gaming fun for all the family. I didn't look too much in to it but figured since it was nearby

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Rhyfel's Comprehensive List of Life Changing Games

Don't worry this is not the typical "Top 100" list. Think of it more like a suggestion list of awesome games more than anything, this is a list of some of the games I have played over the many years, which I believe are detrimental to a thorough experience of what gaming truly has to offer. It includes titles from nearly every genre that have all provided gamers with unique experiences unparalleled at the time or since.These are not all the games I played, these are not all the necessary games either as I am sure I missed plenty. But these

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How a game's difficulty can offer a lot more than just a challenge

A friend of mine recommended Nier to me and I can already tell the game has a lot to offer, I love Platinum so it's even easier to see how badass some parts of the game must be and the quality behind them. How ever when I started playing I encountered something that I had to stop to write about, and in this case I will be comparing it with Dark Souls 3. I know, everyone is sick of "The Dark Souls 3 of Platformers/Whatever" comparisons believe me I am too, specially since a lot of games DS3 gets compared to

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Best Video Game Experiences in 2017

No. No. No I refuse.I stood by for far too long watching some of the most ludicrous awards give nominations to the weirdest games while other games went unnoticed, I stood by as Hollywood descended into bat shit insanity levels of Oscar Nomination and watched Dice and Golden Joystick award some at-best-questionable and at-worst-hilarious titles.No more.Here are my 2017 Best Video Game Experiences.Best Storytelling.PreyDivinity Original Sin IIShovel Knight: Specter of TormentRunner Up: PreyPrey was surprisingly awesome, the atmosphere alone presents an insanely thick universe for the player to live in, while the story is simple, the game provides a lot of

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