Listen to Episode 10 of the Waypoint UK Podcast: Discussing ‘Prey’ and Other Alien Horrors
Arkane’s new sci-fi game comes under the spotlight—plus, of all the Alien films to watch first, ‘Prometheus’?
Listen to Episode 9 of the Waypoint UK Podcast: Unpicking ‘Persona 5’ and ‘Nier: Automata’
Here be spoilers. Again, HERE BE SPOILERS. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
A Normal Lost Phone
'A Normal Lost Phone' Is Anything But a Normal Dive Into Video Game Storytelling
A conversation about curiosity and consequences with the game’s programmer Diane Landais.
GDC Showed Me That 2017 Is the Year of Cuteness
I thought I knew cute just fine. That was until I rolled up at this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, where it’d become practically weaponized.
Listen to Episode 5 of the Waypoint UK Podcast: Loved Up and a Little Lusty
It’s almost Valentine’s, so naturally we’re talking about those times games try to get sexy.
The Dating Game
Lessons in Love from Dating the Undateables in Harvest Moon
Do you settle for the girl-next-door, simple and easy to impress? Or do you rock up to the school reunion with a goddess on your arm?
Do It Yourself
I’ve Made My First Video Game, and I Feel Amazing
I’m not sure what, exactly, makes you a developer. But I think I am one, now. Sure: I am officially a game developer!
Views My Own
Enclosure or Escape: What the Ocean Can Mean in Video Games
For so long a barrier to exploration, now developers should be looking to the seas to expand our gaming adventures.
Best of 2016
Londoners: Drink with Waypoint as We Stream Some of 2016’s Best Games
We’re setting up in the capital’s Loading Bar to share some of the year’s highlights with you.
‘One Night Stand’ Highlights the Awkwardness of Sex, Rather Than the Act Itself
Lucy Blundell’s depiction of a post-hookup hangover expertly captures the anxiety of real-world "what just happened" morning afters.
Do It Yourself
I’m Making My First Video Game, and It’s Both Terrifying and Truly Lovely
My code keeps breaking. Errors flash up on my screen, tiny red exclamation marks freaking me out. What did I do, and how do I fix it?
What Do Game Developers Actually Get Out of Game Conventions?
We went to EGX in Birmingham to ask a host of video game makers about the stress, strains, and strengths of the modern convention.
Holly Nielsen and Kate Gray