SpeedRunners seeks to shake-up the time-old thrill of defeating friends and enemies in a high speed, high-risk race by ditching motors and vehicles altogether – opting instead to pit two to four players together in a kind of simulated superhuman foot race.
If music has a viable claim to being ‘food for the soul’, then the Just Dance series of games should probably best be seen as a snack for the ego.
Despite its century-old origins, Monopoly is a surprisingly fresh online and family multiplayer game. That may well continue to be the case for the next 100 years and beyond.
15 years after the release of the original Shadow of the Colossus on PS2, it will be impossible for many gamers to not have some pre-conceived idea about the game from critics and writers that have stamped their own ideas about its view of heroism, love and greed
An online playthrough of Risk of Rain 2 is really about throwing yourself onto the mercy of friends or strangers, committing yourself to a shared world and sense of time
At its best, Goat Simulator’s loose sense of rules exist to be reshaped, or rather headbutted to your whims. It is less a simulation, more a dreamlike experience akin to being an indestructible new-born child let free in a playground
If a player is to be a slave to a digital card deck, there is some comfort in being able to at least try to stack it in your favour.