Why I Love: Assassin’s Creed 2

After the recent release of a certain Fassbender-centric movie which I shall leave my opinions for another time, I got talking to a friend who’s making her first foray into video games. After a long discussion after seeing the above film, I’d basically told her the entire plot of the franchise over the course of[…]

Why I Love Soul Reaver – An unnerving legacy

I remember the very first time I heard about Legacy of Kain. It was a feature in a magazine we had in the UK called Game Master. Every week, I’d put aside the £2.50 and treat myself on a Friday afternoon to the latest in video game news. I remember finding out about the latest[…]

Why I Love Dark Souls: the pinnacle of world building

Dark Souls is, unsurprisingly, one of my favourite games of all time. I’ve espoused my love of the first two games as well as the spiritual successor Bloodborne a number of times. From the very core mechanics fuelling that drive we all have to keep playing…keep getting better and faster and stronger, it’s an exemplary[…]

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[…]