Vikki Blake

Here’s what Xbox’s acquisition of Activision means for you and your games

The pros – and cons – to the possibility of Xbox-only Call of Duty games

Here’s why 2021 was a great year for horror fans

A horrific year full of wonderfully horrific games

Halo, goodbye – how one video game changed my perspective about a whole genre

Assumptions about certain games may be keeping you away from your all-new favourite

I’d play more DLC if game devs reminded me of the controls

There's no point relying on me to remember what happened before...

Here’s why walking sims are as important as any other gaming genre

Games that strip away those "gaming" mechanics are brave, not boring

No, our standard shouldn’t be lower for free-to-play games

"I don't care that this game is free, I still feel ripped off. I demand a full refund"

Yes, I’m still playing ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ – here’s why

That quick half-hour of pointless chores might not be so pointless after all