Issue #015

NEWS

Super Nintendo World coming to Orlando, Florida in 2023

Esports Training Site ProGuides Raises $5 Million In Seed Funding

God of War director explains why games are often ‘ugly’ until the end of development

The Turing Test arrives on Nintendo Switch next month

Being muted does not violate your human rights, court tells Runescape player

YouTube is the new home of Overwatch and Call of Duty esports

NBA 2K20 Commemorates Kobe Bryant With In-Game Tribute

Atari wants to open gaming hotels in at least eight US cities

The Division 2 is heading to Coney Island

Microsoft Flight Simulator: everything we know about the boundless aviation sim

Amazon Prime’s 5 Free Games And Loot Announced For February 2020

Dwarf Fortress introduces interrogations and lets dwarves have multiple partners

PlayStation Plus offers BioShock Collection, The Sims 4 in February

Big studios can’t hide crunch anymore, so they just admit to it

REVIEWS

Transport Fever 2

Frostpunk: The Last Autumn

Darwin Project

Journey to the Savage Planet

Kentucky Route Zero

The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners

Might & Magic: Chess Royale

Temtem (Early Access)

Lenna’s Inception

FEATURES

How Disco Elysium Went from a D&D Group to a Huge Hit

The best co-op games ever made

Dreams Is Fun, Even If You’re Bad at It

Stop calling all video game performers “voice actors”

The Rise of the Information Game

Remembering 2010: The Biggest Games Turning 10 This Year

10 years later, Mass Effect 2’s Suicide Mission is BioWare at the top of its game

Cooly Skunk: how a lost Super NES game was miraculously recovered via satellite download

How modders and veterans created Squad, a military sim like no other

The mass Twitch exodus: Why streamers are leaving

Control makes me feel powerful like no other game

Is Eve Online the world’s most important game?

Temtem is even better than Pokémon

How the creators of Kentucky Route Zero ended their seven-year saga

Why Everybody Loves Final Fantasy Tactics

Outer Wilds Helped Me Confront the Inevitability of Death

DISCUSSIONS

Is there any game mechanic that you always wanted to play, but you haven’t met it anywhere?

I just want to play a casual game with others, is that too much to ask for?

IGN posted this on Twitter, wanted to ask the same question here, which franchise should return on PS5 ?

VIDEOS

Designing DOOM Eternal’s New & Classic Demons

First 27 Minutes Of Journey To The Savage Planet Gameplay

How looting sounds are made

FUNNY

Finally a game my pc can run

My interpretation of the parachute in Counter Strike

DEV / DESIGN

How to market your video game and find your target audience

Designing for Colour Blindness in Games