Tags: PC

On “That Dragon, Cancer” and the Monetization of Grief

So, let’s talk about That Dragon, Cancer.  If you’re unaware, it’s a recently-released Steam game about a young boy named Joel Green and his four-year battle with cancer, as experienced by his family.  In terms of gameplay it’s a fairly standard “walking simulator” experience, much as I hate that term – a linear journey through…

Just over 22 years on, and Doom is somehow still maintaining one of the biggest and best modding communities out there.  And even if you don’t read the Cacowards every year or keep up with the modding scene like I do, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Brutal Doom, the critical darling that captured…

With Christmas exactly one week from today, many gamers are wishful and hoping to expect that one game they’ve been dying to get their hands on all year inside their stocking, perhaps a new gaming console, or even new streaming gear so they can expand upon their Twitch streaming; hoping that it is stored and safely…

2015 saw some of the biggest and most-anticipated triple-A releases in gaming, from Fallout 4 to Star Wars: Battlefront.  But surprisingly, it’s Undertale which (at time of writing) holds the title of highest-rated PC game of 2015. Toby Fox’s solo project, despite looking like a bad NES port, reigns supreme in terms of critical acclaim. Two spots…

Silent Hill PT, the teaser of the now cancelled next addition to the Silent Hill games, may well be down but designers and fans are not out. Taking inspiration from the short-lived horror, a small group of people are hoping to create a game of their own, called Allison Road, and it’s now on Steam…

The next day of E3 is underway and Electronics Arts starts off their conference with a bang. Announcing Mass Effect: Andromeda coming holiday season 2016. It was announced with the  teaser trailer here. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1i25CDZu96o[/youtube] Next we are shown a new Need For Speed which was also shown with a trailer. The game claims to take…

Dying Light, the challenging FPS action survival game, released its biggest and most intense DLC yet the ‘Bozak Horde’, which is available worldwide for $9.99 and free for those with the $19.99 season pass. The latest update features a brand new game mode where you have to beat Bozak’s sadistic games in the Harran Stadium…

There are certain games in the video game industry that makes many gamers and critics shake their heads. These certain games hold back the industry, re-igniting the debate about video games being art or being tools of destruction (thanks Fox News). While the industry wants to move forward, these games decide to go crazy or…

The Witcher 3 suffered a lot of criticism moving towards launch, as many core gamers accused the developer of downgrading the visuals in order to release on time. Developer CD Projekt admitted as much in a recent interview that compromises had to be made, but also revealed another basic truth: without consoles, the Witcher 3…

Earlier today, the well renowned survival horror game The Evil Within, released a new trailer for the upcoming DLC content, aptly named ‘The Executioner’, which will be ready to hit your screens on the 26th of May. This will be the third and final addition to the series, and it looks as if The Executioner…