Gaming Features

Indie games you should check out this week: October 19-25

Looking for a new game to play? Here are the top indie releases you should check out this week

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

Help! ‘Super Mario Bros. 35’ has taken over my life

The addictive reworking of the side-scrolling classic is easy to pick up but impossible to put down

Movie adaptations of games are terrible, so why am I excited for ‘Monster Hunter’?

History tells us to not get our hopes up, but something feels different this time

‘FIFA 21’: Can you have fun in Ultimate Team without spending money?

Dissecting the fiscal framework behind one of the world’s most popular game modes

Indie games you should check out this week: October 12-18

Looking for a new game to play? Here are the top indie releases you should check out this week

How do you bring the ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ soundtrack into 2020? We asked the man who did

The game defined a generation, and its songs – Bad Religion! Rage! – absolutely slayed. Well: it's back!

‘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

I love video games but I’m also terrible at them – does that matter?

They come in a variety of styles, so there should be something for everyone

How ‘Final Fantasy XVI’ can reconcile with its colourful past and storied present

The game’s apparent time travelling narrative could be just what the series needs to revitalise itself
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