‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore
It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
How the Opening Hour of ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Expertly Hooks Its Player
Most video games need to get the player engaged quickly, and the newest Tomb Raider's perfect opening does that marvellously.
Telltale’s Bloody ‘Batman’ Shows How the Studio’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Should Have Been
The new episode of this interactive Gotham story spills way more blood than expected, setting a precedent for where Game of Thrones goes next.
How the Blue Skies of ‘Forza Horizon 3’ Got Me Thinking About ‘OutRun 2’ and Gaming Preservation
Playing one made me want to play the other – but how few of us can still enjoy games a decade and more old?