Opinion Archive

Friday, 29 September 2017

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Sony's flat E3 conference shows signs of a mid-generation lull

A less than stellar year for PlayStation.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Xbox One X promises a strong and stable line-up

But does it have the vision to excite?

Friday, 9 June 2017

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Friday, 21 April 2017

A call to arms for the UK fighting game community

"Put aside the petty bickering and embrace a new outlook."

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Steam Greenlight had to go, but its replacement might just work

Direct is a reasonable solution to one of Steam's most serious problems

Saturday, 12 November 2016

The importance of games in difficult times

Alexis Kennedy on games, empathy and happiness.

Friday, 4 November 2016

The Wii U a failure? Far from it

Chapter and Miiverse.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Bethesda's anti-consumer review policy comes as no surprise

And reminds us not to pre-order video games.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Life after console generations has one big upside

Why should we welcome PlayStation Neo and Xbox Scorpio? There is a reason.

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Sonic boom: Ellie Gibson on nostalgia, novelty, and that 9/10

Look, at least it's not another Pokemon Go article.

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Thursday, 28 July 2016

NX is different, and different is Nintendo's best option

Perhaps its only option for staying in the hardware game.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Actually, Pokémon Go isn't really a Nintendo game

But it's still great news for Nintendo.

Friday, 8 July 2016

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Why I play video games

Or the special whatness that makes them so special.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Jon Blyth on: Pubs vs video games

"'Another hoppy IPA!?' is this industry's 'Oh, they've put in a horde mode.'"

Friday, 4 September 2015

So, Mr Kojima, do we feel "ashamed" over Quiet?

The Metal Gear director tries to say something about nakedness, but fluffs his lines.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Nintendo's painful metamorphosis leaves fans reeling

A new Metroid and a new Animal Crossing should have kept the faithful happy, but instead they're up in arms.

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Microsoft's difficult choice at E3 2015

Will Phil Spencer try to save Xbox One, or push for the cross-platform future?

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Will Porter on: Getting old

Something changed.

Sunday, 31 May 2015

We need to talk about emulation

The assumption that old games have no value indulges our nostalgia but is killing the industry.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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