Last week, I made a vlog about walking simulators. I quite like walking simulators, and I recently played a couple of them on my stream -- Dream and Caligo -- which I liked, but with some major caveats. I tried outlining what I found interesting about walking simulators, heaping tons of praise on games I thought did … Continue reading What actually IS a walking simulator?
There's a new game coming out called Titanic: Honor & Glory, and it's basically a real-time simulation of the sinking of the Titanic. You're walking around the ship for two and a half hours as the water steadily rises, and your goal is to -- well, do something. Get off the friggin' boat. Or sink. … Continue reading Disaster as entertainment – and what’s wrong with that?
You probably already know about the recent "controversy" that's arisen alongside That Dragon, Cancer, but if not, here's the tl;dr: It's an artsy game about the parents of a cancer-stricken kid and their struggles to deal with his eventual death. The gameplay consists mainly of exploring environments and reading/listening to bits of dialogue about the … Continue reading Games can be art, and we should not discourage that