How developers could learn from Persona 5’s effortless style

I learned three things from yesterday’s Persona 5 livestream. Firstly, gamers will enthusiastically type “WAIFU” when given any opportunity to do so. Secondly, I’m often at a loss as to what on earth is going on with Japanese mascots. Thirdly, the user interface of the Persona series has always been …

Why the Dark Souls III launch trailer has me prepared to die (again)

Despite the relentless horrors its inflicts, the merciless enemies, and the unapologetic ability to leave me crying on the floor, the Dark Souls series is one I cherish. It wasn’t always this way, though. It took me three attempts to get into the first installment, excluding the fact I had …

Dreamfall Chapters: Book Two – Rebels trailer is just great, frankly

If you’ve seen my work over on Dealspwn, you’ll know I have a soft spot for The Longest Journey saga. Its writing is some of the best in the business, the characters brilliantly realised, and its themes have resonated with me for years, making it one of my favourite gaming …