The Game That Made Me
The story of how my self-righteous gamer guilt transformed into a humbling lesson on being human.
From Software's hardcore adventure fucking hurts, and it never stops.
Capcom's 1998 title bursts with colour and life and gameplay beats that don't quite work, but that just makes it the more enjoyable.
The 'QFG' games still elicit a special, strange, internet 1.0 thrill in me, so I had to speak to its makers, Corey and Lori Ann Cole.
American football makes next to no bloody sense to beginners, but the video games it inspires help to cut through the language barrier.
Its everlasting conflict presents us with an accurate portrait of who, and what, we are.
Team Silent's horror masterpiece is the biggest sucker punch in gaming history, and I'm still not over it.
BBC Radio 1's Phil Taggart recalls his murderous approach to playing Maxis' classic life-simulation game.