With Sony announcing that the PlayStation 5 will remove the need for a loading screen, I think it’s time we farewell a gaming institution.
They might seem harmless, but the dorky inhabitants of the internet have the political and financial clout to operate the means to justify their ends.
It might be the fastest selling PS4 game of all time, but ‘Spider-man’ has made a subtle attempt to make players aware of the world outside their version of New York.
In the same year we celebrated 40 years of Space Invaders, we also saw how far gaming tech has come since, with the announcement of The Guts Game, a game which is played by swallowing a pill.
Fortnite. A free game, painted in neon rubbish, solely populated by twelve-year-olds and adults of a similar maturity. The game has made $1.2B. How/why?
Lara’s back! With the return of Britain’s most pre-eminent tomb philandering aristocrat, we tasked our resident pair of nerds to carry her bags.
The new Spider-Man game is here, and much to the delight of nerds everywhere, it looks great. But how does it play? Well…
Well, here we go. Rian Johnson will helm a brand new Star Wars trilogy and DC’s all-female arse-whoopery continues to generate hype. Game on!
Everyone’s favourite photojournalist is back, and everyone is losing their minds over the new Spider-Man game. But should we check our expectations?
EA are the kings of a certain type of gaming experience, as they look to wring every possible cent from their games. The step away from single player attests to this fact.
Call me a traditionalist, but I yearn for the old days of hard-copy games, where it was much more than a just 77 gig download when I got it home.
Sadly, pre-ordering has now become a fixture of the gaming experience. Call me a traditionalist, but I’d prefer a less buggy game over superfluous tat we don’t really need.
Not too long ago, online gaming brilliance was kept to those who got good. Now, in the age of microtransactions, it seems that whoever shells out the most, wins.
As a longtime gamer, the excessive hand-holding and easy difficulty of modern-day releases grates me. Are you kidding me? Do you know how many wars I’ve seen?
In their attempt to create fire from smoke, it seems that the NSW Police and mainstream media have apparently missed the point in their judgement of a Grand Theft Auto mod.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, aspiring YouTuber, Mikey (9), went with TBS regular Jordan King Lacroix to meet his idol, DanTDM.
The smoke has cleared and the long-awaited Beta for Battlefield 1 is upon us. So, what’s the good and bad of it? Well…
Augmented reality game Pokémon Go causes disruptive, intrusive, potentially dangerous behaviour, but the game’s developers seem unconcerned with these hazards.
With the passing of Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata, Steven Barnes explains what he meant to gamers everywhere.
Thumbing his nose to Roger Ebert’s unenlightened criticisms of video games, new TBS writer Blake Antrobus offers Roger an education.
To Elise Bottle, Ace Attorney is proof that video games make the perfect medium to comment on important societal issues…the only question is, will society heed their messages?
Polly Chester’s recent dismissal of video games as “a massive waste of time” got Elise Bottle thinking perhaps Ms Chester could benefit from the humble video game as it exists today.