Gaming is full of weapons with no weight. Receiver was different, and its maker is all for greater gravitas to machine-gun murder.
A famous franchise, cleared in weeks. The lesson learned: Resi's makers are just as predictable as Umbrella's biological weapons.
Pneuma: Breath of Life puts you right at the heart of a god complex. Writer David Jones explains.
A love letter to Sega's great 8bit machine.
Rappers have been in games forever – well, since Wu-Tang Forever. But now Yeezy's making one. And that's a good thing.
Majora's Mask, Half-Life 2, Papers Please: through the darkness of these interactive experiences, we should appreciate the light in our own existences.
The new Resident Evil: Revelations 2 isn't ripping up the rule book, but at least it's no Operation Raccoon City.
It's usually a tedious, cobwebby metaphor for failure - but some of today's video games have wonderfully inventive approaches to "death".
The world wasn't ready for VR in the 1990s – but is today's market likely to be more accepting of household headsets?
Developers have turned on journalists, who are apparently waging a war against gamers, so how can we make a brighter future for what we hold dear?
No Man's Sky is one of 2015's most anticipated video games - and its sound design is every bit as innovative as its gameplay.
Video games can't be great if the controls leave the player in a muddle. But just what is the secret of a perfect user interface?
Dreeps is a new iOS game that plays itself, which leads one to think: wouldn't it be wonderful if other, grind-heavy games could do this, too?
Steam's Early Access is full of half-finished survival titles right now, all different but bound by a single common goal: to kill you.
There's a veritable horde of zombie games on the market, so let's just skip the usual genre boxes and consider them a breed of their own.
Today's big-budget video games look and sound great, but "cinematic" is something that they're not.
Games provide a litany of lessons about how to instigate a stanza or two of the horizontal arts. Here are a few of them.
Games have changed, but we're still talking about "action-adventures". It's time to consider more accurate alternatives.
Sailing into the weird world of Failbetter Games' supremely original Sunless Sea is an experience like no other.
Some games give your character a job. But just as in real life, these can be mind-numbingly boring.
Just because a game is about sex, doesn't make it sexy, as these awful examples of interactive smut prove.
Some of today's hit games, and gaming genres, aren't the innovators you think they are. Others came before, others that shouldn't be forgotten.
Safe, bland and formulaic, Call of Duty's a commercial heavyweight – but now its publisher is promising change for 2015.
Teens are right to call the Power Glove crap, but us older gamers played through much worse to get where we are today.