“Death is no escape down here”, the closing statement of the narrator as the tutorial comes to an end. This statement is probably true for most games, where death is really never more that an inconvenient setback rather than anything finite. Crawl however does things a bit differently, where death simply switches you from team living to team dead.
More than most, Outlast 2 understands that the best horror games operate as a disempowerment fantasy.
Hello everybody and welcome to the seventh episode of BXB’s Bonus Babble! This is a semi regular solo podcast in which Ben talks about the latest gaming news and games he has been playing in the week Bits and Bobs is not airing!
You play Scarlett Everitt, an apprentice alchemist who has just finished 5 years at university and is returning home only to find that things have changed considerably in her absence. Keen to start working under the local master alchemist, you instead suffer an encounter with a mysterious stranger which triggers flashbacks to memories of your missing parents, and this is where the game starts. If it all sounds a little familiar, well that’s because it very much is.
Hello everyone and welcome back to another of my quick video reviews! Butcher was provided to us by Xbox via a digital code for Xbox One.
Hello everyone and welcome back to another of my quick video reviews! Human Fall Flat was provided to us by Xbox via a digital code for Xbox One.
Hello everybody and welcome to the twenty seventh episode of BXB’s Bits and Bobs! A bi-weekly podcast where we talk about whatever we damn well please! In this weeks show we look back at E3 and maybe even fit in some talk about the games we have played in the last month!
Hello everyone and welcome back to another of my quick video reviews! Friday The 13th: The Game was provided to us by Xbox via a digital code for Xbox One.
You stand a child adorned in a yellow rain coat, the only piece of colour amongst a wash of browns and greys in a dimly lit room littered with cloth, cages and a suspicious man with clumsily long arms and a face wrapped in bandages. He’s known as The Janitor, and up until now other than the odd suspicious shadow or rodent he is the first resident of The Maw that you have encountered. He stands, facing away from you hurriedly gift wrapping dolls in cloth before impaling each parcel upon…
Hello everybody and welcome to the sixth episode of BXB’s Bonus Babble! This is a special edition of our semi regular podcast. This time Ben is joined by Joel (his E3 co-pilot) and Richard! This is the fourth in a series of special E3 episodes that are going to be coming out daily.