Astro’s Playroom is a special game full of little moments. One of them stuck with me in particular.
Month: November 2020
Skateboarding is hard, Tony Hawk’s is pure joy. What Neversoft got so right twenty years ago.
We spoke to game designer Martin Ganteföhr about the development of his adventure game State of Mind, transhumanism and the human obligation to progress.
The way out of the comfort zone requires courage, but creates new perspectives: How a game jam broadened my horizon.
The Survival mode in The Division is one of the best game modes in my personal video game history. My (cynical) “I’ve seen it all!” attitude almost kept me from having this experience.
In a playful way, this entertaining adventure does away with the myth of the one and only soul mate. There is no need to fix what is not broken.
Level 4-3. A cave, a bridge, a penguin. Ambient sounds and then – a leap into the water. When you plunge into the sea on a hot day, the world stands still for a moment. So it does when David Wise plays the piano.
When one of the most infamous ego-shooter games suddenly resembles Super Mario, the virtual suffering becomes strangely familiar.