Gaming Features

If you care about video games, care about the people who make them, too

The video game industry is rife with accounts of abuse of power and “crunch”. Here’s how you can help tackle it

N64 @ 24: An ode to Nintendo’s nostalgic dream machine

The Nintendo 64 is 24-years-old – is it finally time to exhume its most beloved classics?

The lure of linear, bite-sized gaming

Linear games might offer less value for money than open-world games, but what happened to quality over quantity?

PlayStation 5: ushering in a renaissance of weird console design

How Sony’s latest hardware is keeping strange video game console designs alive after generations of monolithic safety

Point and shoot: why photo mode is one of the greatest things to come out of current-gen gaming

For amateurs, this handy tool can turn literally anyone into the next greatest landscape photographer from the comfort of their own home

Inside that horrifying new ‘Resident Evil Village’ trailer

How Capcom’s hit survival-horror franchise finally got back its soul

The PS5 conference showed us that diversity will be Sony’s next-gen superpower

Where Microsoft had overpromised and failed to deliver with its lukewarm Xbox Series X outing back in May, PlayStation capitalised and came out swinging

Sit down, snuggle up and indulge in a little comfort gaming

Forget new games. Sometimes all we need is to revisit old favourites to make us feel good

Next-gen consoles: will they make or break backwards compatibility?

Very soon, access to your games could be less about the consoles you own and more about the subscription services you pay for

“Silence is the best sound of all”: the case for mute protagonists in video games

The mute protagonist might be an old gaming cliché, but some of us still love the strong-and-silent type
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