The rise of auto-battlers

Image description: A convention of people all playing Hearthstone on PCs Video games have the potential to produce the most varied and revolutionary experiences of all media. Through programming, one can create complex games that require a player to think in new and interesting ways that other media such as films and books cannot facilitate. […]

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In memory of Nintendogs

Image description: A black and white photo of the bottom half of a Nintendo DS, a dog is lying down on the screen When I was younger, I was an expert owner of virtual pets, from Tamagotchis to Moshi Monsters. But the best game of them all was always Nintendogs.  Looking back on it, Nintendogs […]

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Hollow Knight review: the perfect platformer

Image Description: Screenshot of the opening to Hollow Knight The release of big-budget open-world games like Grand Theft Auto V garners as much media attention as blockbuster cinema nowadays. Massive price tags get sweeping headline coverage: whether it be for the billion-dollar Avatar sequels or Cyberpunk 2077’s comparably modest $135,000,000, eye-watering expenditure is enough to let the […]

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