A Closer Look: Cuphead

If you’ve been playing video games for the past 35 years like I have, it becomes increasingly difficult to be impressed by one. There’s no shortage of great new games to play, but it’s rare that one is able to completely take hold of me. I’m talking the sort of games that you think about[…]

Super Spooky Extravaganza 2k16 GotY Edition

A 24 hour charity stream is always a somewhat daunting task. From creeping dread of possible technical failures to running out of steam at 3am, getting everything together takes a fair amount of work. This year’s first day-long stream, however, came together like magic. From the initial suggestion 6 weeks ago to the event itself, everything[…]

The Bunker: A live action thriller

A while ago, at the PC Gamer Weekender, I was fortunate enough to meet some lovely people from Wales Interactive, a small independant game studio and publishers based on this side of the pond. I was showed some really fun, creative and exciting games when I was there, and I’ve followed them with interest since.[…]

Wrack: Starfall – Interview with creator Brad Carney

We here at Gamer Giving love games. It’s pretty much a prerequisite of the site. No matter how good, bad or mediocre we can be (and I’ve demonstrated my ability to be mediocre many many times), we love video games. The thrill of overcoming an obstacle in your path, the beauty of pulling off a[…]

PC Gamer Weekender – Number Vive is Alive

It’s always funny how technology comes around. From the days of 90s palm pilots to today’s smartphones, from awful resistive touchscreens which couldn’t detect an anvil dropping on the screen from 3 inches away to the current J. J. Abrams future we’ve got where everything looks like a bloody Apple store full of lens flares,[…]

PC Gamer Weekender – Limitless Potential

One of the biggest things I found from the PC Gamer Weekender was the amount of early-stage games designers there. People who’d just taken their first steps into the world of gaming, and were showing off their first creations to the world. One of the most fascinating experiences I had was at the National Film[…]