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Secret Ponchos preview

Secret Ponchos Preview

August 27, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

Do you believe in love at first sight? I mean, let me ask that question more specifically… Have you ever fallen in love with a game the first time you saw the trailer?…

Video Games the movie review

Video Games: The Movie Review

August 15, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

Making a documentary on any subject, let alone video games, isn’t easy. It requires a lot of research, finding the right people for in-depth interviews and has a painstakingly long editing process. In 2012 James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot released their tour de force Indie Game: The Movie…

Top 10 Video Game Sequels

Top 10 Video Game Sequels

August 13, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

There are two different kinds of sequels: one is a soulless cash in on the original (too many examples to list here), the other is a honed masterpiece that the creators should have nailed in the first place…

The Last of Us One Night Live

The Last of Us – One Night Live Performed in Theatre

July 30, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

For One Night Only One of outstanding features of  The Last of Us was its immersive narrative. Just over one year later to coincide with  the remastered PS4 version, the voice actors, writers, musicians and game developers that brought you the 2013 Game of the Year gathered at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Monday night […]

Transistor Review

Transistor Review

July 21, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

Supergiant Games have a special place in my personal “Who’s Who” of indie game developers. It was back when I reviewed their masterpiece action-RPG Bastion that I became an instant indie game advocate, enthralled with Logan Cunningham’s gruff narration and Darren Korb’s hypnotising soundtrack…

Nuclear War retro reflection

Nuclear War Retro Reflection

July 14, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

There are certain video games from my youth that stick out in my memory. The first hours of playing Metroid and The Legend of Zelda on a brand new NES were definitely a highlight, but there were games in the late ’80s and early ’90s that simply perplexed me…