• ICEY Review - Just Push Start

    9 days ago - By N4G

    Grant Gaines writes: "Making a game that stands out is harder than you might think. Not only do you need a unique concept, something that becomes increasingly difficult as more games release, it needs to be good, without hindering enjoyment. Some games accomplish this, a few stand out because of it and many are defined by said gimmick. This isnt always a bad thing, the skillshot system is what made Bulletstorm so memorable, but it usually doesnt end well. Icey might not reinvent the wheel in some aspects, it offers a different take on genre norms."
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  • Five Games That Make Us Think About Our Mortality

    Five Games That Make Us Think About Our Mortality

    10 days ago - By GameInformer

    Last week saw the release of Tacoma, a game that tells an emotional, human story about a space station crew who find out they don't have much longer to live. Stories about our mortality are powerful because they're universal; at some point or another, each and every one of us will have to face death. The topic has been explored in a variety of media, but I think that the interactive nature of video games makes them a unique place to write these stories. There are certainly challenges developers must overcome to make us introspective about mortality; death is omnipresent in the medium, but...
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