Vikki Blake

There’s something sadly soulless about video game digitalisation

There’s a downside to the digital revolution, despite the convenience

A case against the most overused of all the horror game tropes: the jumpscare

Because there are usually better ways to scare the shit out of us

‘Among Us’ celebrates a new kind of gaming expertise – lying your arse off

At last, a multiplayer game that doesn’t require head shots or good hand-to-eye dexterity

What is ‘crunch culture’ in the gaming industry, and why should it matter to you?

Consumers can impact industry behaviour – here are some ways you can make a positive difference

Video games should cover mature and evocative themes – but they have to do it right

The climax of ‘The Suicide Of Rachel Foster’ is utterly shocking and for all the wrong reasons

Microsoft acquires Bethesda, creating the biggest wildcard in the console wars since the Nintendo Switch

‘Fallout’ and ‘The Elder Scrolls’ developer Bethesda will soon be owned by Microsoft, but will this be a win or a loss for gamers?

I know I shouldn’t, but I hope that the new ‘Silent Hill’ rumours are true

The franchise might be dead, but the hope of its fandom has not

Forget the Xbox Series X, the affordable Series S has blown the console race wide open again

Sony may have won the current generation, but Microsoft’s still scrapping for the next with its more affordable Series S

Game prices should probably go up, but now isn’t the time to do it

Either hike up the base price or rely on microtransactions – not both

The secret power of the PlayStation 4’s Share Play feature

Offering couch co-op where there was no couch co-op before
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