News that the world’s two largest players in the videogame market are setting aside their differences to collaborate on AI and Cloud-based development services is the sign of one sure thing, at least according to gaming, tech and businesses journals. Streaming will be inevitable….
If our current digital age can allow us to access a literal world of games and entertainment at the touch of a button. How does one choose whether to stick with a game, or to ditch it for a thrilling new experience? One possible answer lies in the zen-like mind of a 1990’s mature gamer.
There was more to coin-op games than chunky buttons and joy-sticks. As such, home consoles can only ever do so much to recreate a pure arcade experience.
If you stripped away Dark Soul’s humongous dragon, murderous ghosts and most definitely its plant demons, you might find the game’s slow-burn approach to progression and character growth feeling agonisingly and satisfyingly like real life
On Saturday March 30, 2019, real life attempted to mirror the appeal of a videogame by bringing together athletes that were some of the greatest players of their age.
How then does a real-life ‘dream team’ compared to their pixel perfect, ageless avatars?
Google’s sometimes mesmerising pitch for a console-less gaming service, a platform that offers the latest and greatest games to any web-connected device with a screen, raised many possibilities about the future of gaming world with far few barriers. Yet the media have warned that a large number of questions are still unanswered for a service set to launch later this year.
Tetris 99 serves to show us that no gamer is an island – that every choice we decide or refuse to take reverberates all around us in sometimes unexpected and unintended ways.