There was a time when microtransactions were almost purely relegated to free-to-play games, whether on mobile or on PC. But now it seems many have accepted that microtransactions in games both large and small, paid and free, are here to stay—and despite recent protests, I'm inclined to agree. And it's time to get used to it.
These are the games that are similar enough to scratch that Star Wars itch, but far enough away to have reasonable microtransactions—if they have any at all.
Moral choices have appeared in video games since Mortal Kombat---even if it was simply the choice of brutally murdering someone or Friendshipping your way to victory.
Morality can be a difficult concept to tackle, but the combination of creativity and interactivity in video games make them the ideal medium to explore the subject. But sometimes, implicitly or explicitly, video games really, really mess it up.
Video games with morality systems are pretty much the norm for most, but did you know that many of the toughest decisions we've been faced with have been around for decades, if not longer?
Dead Space is dead---and some are worried singleplayer games in general could soon be following in its wake.
We take a look at what politics in games actually does, why people don't like it and whether it's a good idea to get rid of it altogether.
Couples that play together, stay together---and we've got the 7 best titles for you and the special geek in your life to laugh, cry, and ragequit over. 1. Portal 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0K5EXfgJnk Just when you thought Portal 2 couldn't get any better, you start playing the co-op campaign. The simple mechanics but devilishly difficult puzzles... Continue Reading →