Co-op comfort in a zombie apocalypse

Despite the outlandish nature of their undead antagonists, there is something comfortingly human about the shared experience of playing zombie video games. This is an experience of digging deep with friends and strangers, hoping to last out against the unpredictable, chaotic and feral nature of the universe with only cooperation, a semi-secure door and some Molotov cocktails.

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Red Rock & Roll: An Ode to surviving Surviving Mars

Surviving Mars is, at its heart, a game about planning for the worst and overcoming a literal planet load of problems.  But what happens to the player’s view on the value of life when you chose to turbo charge the game’s difficulty with alcoholic refugees from earth with very little practical skills?

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