Anthem: a ‘dead game’ or a painful steppingstone to other things? 

It is charming to know that, as of May 2022, Anthem continues to live on for a dwindling number of players. But at what point is it that we should consider an online ‘live service’ game is truly dead? Is it a matter of ensuring that servers are still running, or of people giving a shit?

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Zelda Month – 35 years of adventure in the great wide somewhere

After 35 years, the Legend of Zelda series remains an important fixture in the broad tapestry of videogames – an icon for digital adventurers. However, after decades of inspiring a range of imitators and ground breaking RPGs, the series is playfully discarding many longstanding tropes and staples to experiment and play around with a host of new gameplay mechanics popularised in everything from Dark Souls to Donkey Konga.

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