We’ve all made bad choices during a playthrough of a game. Blowing yourself up with your own grenade, choosing skills in an RPG that later turn out to be pretty useless, even thinking it’s smart to play online with your crappy internet connection. But, I want to tell you about my worst blunder that has haunted me… Read More How To Ruin Your Game Playthrough with 1 Action: My Biggest Blunder
Cascading in super-slow motion off the side of a cliff while simultaneously firing three electrified arrows at an enormous robot dinosaur, watching its laser cannons fly off its back as it flies into the tripwires that were set a moment earlier – that’s the kind of fun I’m having with this game. Horizon Zero Dawn is… Read More Horizon Zero Dawn: The Undeniable Appeal of Robot-Dinosaurs
Its variety of endings, experiences, and characters means this game is still fun to play 2 years on. Until Dawn is a unique interactive survival-horror game, where the course you take and the ending you receive is all determined by your own choices. With the recent announcement of The Inpatient, revealed to be Until Dawn’s… Read More Surviving Until Dawn: The Ultimate F*ck-Up
I’ve been gearing up to write a comprehensive top 5 of Lara’s outfits in Rise of the Tomb Raider (which, screw it, I’m still going to post after this one), but during my research I happened upon an unexpected train of thought in the Tomb Raider fanbase. Now, while I think Lara’s get-up in the… Read More Lara Croft’s Diminishing Appeal: A Little Less Crop-Top A Little More Practicality Please
Level with me, do we all instinctively find the most creative and dramatic way to murder our video game characters? From my own experience, and chatting to a few friends, it seems like not only do we all do that, but we all somehow find really similar spots to do it. Here’s my mini-market research… Read More Why Are We Like This?: A ‘Top 5’ History of Murdering Our Characters
A beautifully designed and rendered environment can go a long way in video games. In the past 10 years, games have achieved artistic milestones, with photorealistic running water, individually crafted blades of grass, sublime and breathtaking digital architecture. Stylistics of video games can really take your breath away. Here’s my top 10 really pretty video game environments to date. I’d love to hear… Read More Top 10 Most Stunning Game Environments
Rocket League owners will soon be able to play across Xbox One, Switch, and PC. This is a happy little perk, even including cute features like Mario hats for your cars. Fans will be able to play it together cross-platform, no matter their choice of console*. Sounds great, right? *Unless, like me, you’re a PS4… Read More Sony and Cross-Play: For or Against the Players?
This blog is borne of one girl’s strange little dream to write about video games. The very idea of ‘blogging’ can be really intimidating, and it’s that fear that has put me off creating this blog for many years. But I’ve decided to face my fear and just write… Read More Baker Plays: Origin Story