Vikki Blake

Why can’t I let myself be a bad guy in games?

What's the point of dialogue wheels and morality systems if I'm perennially boring?

What does it mean when your live game dies?

Who knows how long your favourite live service game has left to live

How ‘Ghostwire: Tokyo”s side missions breathe life into a lifeless game

No, not all side missions matter - but in 'Ghostwire: Tokyo' they do

Here’s why removing building from ‘Fortnite’ is a game-changer

Some players love it, some hate it. Me? I just can't help but admire it

Why do some of us want easy games?

And don't you dare let anyone make you feel guilty about it

Game publishers want you to buy games on release day – you shouldn’t

Take a step back, attack your pile of shame, and you may find yourself richer - quite literally - for it

Sony wants Bungie’s live-service knowhow – but do we want more live-service games?

Why does Sony want to release 10 live service games by 2026 when we've had enough of them?

Pointless busywork in video games isn’t pointless at all

Progress isn't just about completing story missions, you know

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