Month: May 2021

Conker’s Bad Fur Day is an unusual milestone in gaming history, or: what a singing turd says about humor in video games.

2021-05-26 / Moments /

Our author Ingo talks about his last year and a half and how a jump ‘n’ run game taught him a lesson that stays with him to this day.

2021-05-22 / Places /

As one of a few German media representatives, I was invited to the Heavy Rain release party in Paris in 2010. On the day before the shared bus journey with the German Sony PR team, my review of the game was published – with a devastating rating. The next evening, I was drunk.

To mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Ubisoft released a game about the other aspects of the war. Why war? I don’t know any more.

2021-05-15 / Sounds /
2021-05-12 / Places /
2021-05-08 / Encounters /

Barely any ammo, but two knives: The final boss fight against Albert Wesker in Resident Evil 5 resulted in a daredevil and heroic couch co-op milestone. A defining video game experience that could never have been created via online multiplayer.

2021-05-05 / Places /

Police State, beach buggy and lighthouses: How I finally learn to grasp the storytelling of Half-Life 2 decades later