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.
When playing games, we’re visiting unknown worlds with their own architecture, fauna or visual characteristics.
Here, we want to talk about some of these PLACES that need to be seen.
Hours spent in places that, if they were real, wild horses couldn’t take me to.
Police State, beach buggy and lighthouses: How I finally learn to grasp the storytelling of Half-Life 2 decades later
I live right next to a playground and enjoy it. In addition to shouts of “Grandma, that stupid kid spit there again!”, you get to witness some extremely interesting playground games while you’re gardening. For example, the other day I watched a couple of kids playing Fortnite.
For $75,000, an old woman has to knit for a long time. For $75,000, my father had to take long, long cab rides through Los Santos.
Sim City 2000 taught me that building simulations are not just about building.
There is a museum where I myself am part of the exhibition. Alyson and Tyler from Tell Me Why are showing me the way to it.
Many games leave it up to the player to decide when it’s over. Return of the Obra Dinn left me no choice. About parting.