Last week, we talked a little about Brothers and games very like it. These titles are often experiences more than they are games. You get into them and you direct a protagonist, but you don’t do much actual video gaming: there’s no one to kill, there’s no score to beat and – most tellingly, often,…Read more You Sheep!
Gaming is largely made up of two big landmasses. On the one hand, we have games that are truly games – with systems and high scores and scores of people to kill. On the other, there are experiences. The industry hasn’t been kind to these, calling them walking simulators and then writing them off, but…Read more You Sheep!
Every now and then something pretty special makes it to gaming that is able to share something real with the world. Song of the Deep is one of those games and if you'll stick with me I'll tell you a little about it and my experience playing. (more…)Read more You Sheep!
This. This is the moment the King's Quest series has been leading up to. Not 7 - because seven is an animated Disney travesty. And certainly not 8 - because 8 was just barely a King's Quest at all. But this. This is - effectively, the series swan song. And it does a lot of…Read more You Sheep!
So, I'm going to confess to something right away: I was intensely worried about replaying this game, twenty years along. I was worried about it because I'd played a bit [and got stuck] a couple of years ago. And I remembered the conversation with the Billy Goats Gruff. Essentially, it turns the fable into a…Read more You Sheep!
The Hex Player Versus Environment game is awesome and I wish more card games would do it. There. Review done. (more…)Read more You Sheep!
Wow guys, I've been chomping at the bit to play Blood and Wine for a long time now and my goodness was it ever worth the wait. CDPRed has put a story together set in a large and beautiful world that gives us fans a pretty solid 30 hours of game play; and they call…Read more You Sheep!
Links open in new pages Magic: The Gathering is a great game with a troubling digital history. In one sense, it's really sad, because Hearthstone is immeasurably polished - a thing that Blizzard is absurdly good at. And where Blizzard have gone, others have attempted to follow, because surely, if they can make it work…Read more You Sheep!
Yep, I finally played Firewatch. It's something I was looking forward to for quite some time actually. So why now, right? Firewatch has been out for months, it's received lots of reviews and had its moment in the sun. (more…)Read more You Sheep!