Articles by Alex Santa Maria
We've certainly reached the later stages of the battle royale craze. The main players are well established, the also-rans are starting to fall away, and players know what they want from the genre.
So, you're Bandai Namco. You've got a treasure trove of some of the best-known arcade games and also a lot of filler. What do you do?
The 80s were a special time.
The first thing you notice in Ring of Pain is the style.
It's been just under two years since the release of Red Dead Redemption 2.
Somewhere between film and VR games, Agence is a collaboration between game developers and the film board of Canada to create something new in interactive entertainment.
Revealed as part of today's Upload VR Showcase, Star Shaman is a surreal space-themed roguelike from the team at Ikimasho.
When I first woke up this morning, I was not aware of Pull Stay, and my life was worse for it.
One of the joys about indie games is that you can experience the singular vision of solo developers. Sometimes, you get refined takes on old genres that amaze thanks to their new twists and turns.
As part of an impressive collection of upcoming releases by Humble Games, Popup Dungeon looks like a tabletop game and seemingly plays like a card-based roguelike.
Fighting games are typically the realm of the big-budget developer. Featuring well-known warriors and plenty of flash, they're hard to pull off if you don't have all the budget in the world.
Developed by Glass Heart Games and published by Another Indie, Vigil: The Longest Night is a 2D action-adventure taking inspiration from Castlevania and Salt and Sanctuary