Gaming Features

Gaming Features

It’s time – finally – for an ‘Alan Wake’ sequel

‘Control’ was my favourite game of last year. But it’s made me want to revisit another title I thought I was done with… behold the Remedyverse?

The connections and camaraderie of Destiny’s communal Tower

Staying united both in combat and a quick game of keepy-uppy

Skate or die! A brief history of the skateboard in video games

Earlier this month, news that the first two ‘Tony Hawk's’ games were to be redux and remastered almost knocked the world off its axis. This is why they matter so much

Is our obsession with video game remakes hurting the potential for new ideas?

This last week alone, we heard of the remakes for ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ and the ‘Mafia Trilogy’. But rather than finding new ways to reinterpret the past, developers should turn to face the future

‘Urban exploration’ is the best video game genre that doesn’t exist yet

Want the excitement of urban exploration without the trespassing fines? We need more UrbEx video games

‘The Witcher 3’ is a phenomenal detective sim, and here’s why

On the game’s fifth anniversary, we take a look at why Wild Hunt makes for a better detective game than most detective games

Can a video game really help you get fit?

With many of us spending much more time indoors, more of us are turning to games like 'Ring Fit Adventure' to keep active. But do they work? We investigate…

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2: My Chemical Romance, Neck Deep, Millencolin, Less Than Jake and more celebrate the remaster

With the news that the iconic skating sim is returning in September, NME threw a party. On the guestlist were rising bands, scene staples and a host of punk pop legends

The ‘Animal Crossing’ black market villager trade has exposed an ugly side to a wholesome game

Trafficking, extortionate prices and rampant capitalism – has 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' succumbed to the dark side?

Video games took me back to the golden age of Fighting Fantasy RPGs

Come, and re-enter the Deathtrap Dungeon. It’s more than just a pit stop in nostalgia. It’s a game from the past that can teach us much about the future
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