7 video games perfect for couples

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 →

The 3 Best Game Cults (You Weren’t Allowed to Join)

You're either with them or against them---cults are polarising at the best of times. But every so often, there's a cult in a video game that is so powerful, so strong, so undeniably cool that you can't help but try to join up. But sometimes, heartbreakingly, you simply aren't allowed to.

The history of cults in video games

Cults: fearsome, strange, and fascinating. These zealots have been the subject of a hundred books, a thousand papers, tens of thousands of blog articles and news stories---and no small number of games over recent years. Now, as a new AAA game is set to use a cult as the primary protagonist (Far Cry 5), we... Continue Reading →

Are expensive video games more fun?

Everybody's been burned by a AAA game that didn't deliver at some point. But would it have been better to put away your wallet, head to the bargain bin and wait for a Steam sale instead? Are expensive video games really more fun, or is it just the result of hype and a bigger marketing... Continue Reading →

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