Hellblade, Unity, and rhythm games (Digitally Uploaded 2017, Episode #29)


Last week Hellblade was released, and it absolutely blew us away with the way it treated mental illness, and various other themes within the game. We kick off this week’s podcast exploring just how that game impacted on us, and how incredibly different it is to almost anything else we’ve…

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Review: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (Sony PlayStation 4)


Review by Matt S. At the end of the Middle Ages, leprosy disappeared from the Western world. In the margins of the community, at the gates of cities, there stretched wastelands which sickness had ceased to haunt but had left sterile and long uninhabitable. – Michel Foucault, Madness and Civilization…

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The Friday Ten: Ten of the most exciting games for the rest of 2017


List by Matt S. I’ve got to say that 2017 has been one of the finest years for gaming that we’ve ever seen. NieR: Automata, Yakuza 0, Persona 5, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, God Wars, and a host of others have kept us incredibly busy in the…

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