In Mario’s successful, yet complicated jump into 3D gaming in the late 90’s, the games industry would spend a good decade underestimating the quality and technical sophistication of old-school 2D.
In Batman Returns on the Amiga, the player is forced into the role of a shadowy figure that forward rolls an awful lot and throws mostly ineffective punches and kicks at gangs of somersaulting circus folk
If the factors that make a great story will always be subjective, then defining great Videogame narrative must be doubly-so
More then most games of its kind, Breath of the Wild truly makes the player the sum of their collective experiences.
Does modern gaming tells us a lot more about the reality of food than a trip to Tesco or a few clicks on Deliveroo?
Imagine being given just four words to convey the enormity of existence. How would you even begin choose? Alienation on the PS4 gives you less than a dozen to play around with.
Kingdom Hearts brings together the intraspective melodrama of Japanese developer Square’s Final Fantasy series of games with the largely more wholesome, melodic morality tales of Walt Disney’s animated and live action features creating something of a wonderful cocktail.