Underrail Seeks to Revive ’90s Dieselpunk

Written by Stephen Patterson Most players of video games have an idea of what steampunk and cyberpunk are, they are staples of modern gaming storytelling and world-building. Games such as Bioshock, Dishonored and Deus Ex fit quite nicely into those molds, prepared over decades by writers and artists alike for various works. ‘Dieselpunk‘ however is…

CritCandy Podcast 21/04/2017

  On this weeks edition of the podcast: Skyrim: Special Edition, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Motorcycle Club. Over on the PC side of things, I talk about Factorio, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, ¬†and Stellaris. Enjoy and thank you for subscribing!

A Love Letter To The Post-Post-Apocalypse

Written by Stephen Patterson Some of the largest games of 2017, in terms of both critical success and sales, have shared a crucial aspect – one of storytelling rather than mechanical design. Horizon: Zero Dawn, NieR: Automata and even Zelda: Breath of the Wild, all currently revered kings of open world design, tell narratives of…

CritCandy Podcast 06/04/2017

  On the show this week: I dive into some questionable games, such as Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, PlayStation All Stars and NitroPlus Blasterz. Thankfully, I also play some really good games, like Rise of The Tomb Raider, NieR: Automata and more Horizon: Zero Dawn! Enjoy!

CritCandy Podcast 08/03/2017

  In this week’s podcast, I take a look at The Fall, more Resident Evil 7, Horizon: Zero Dawn and my first impressions of the Nintendo Switch, before rounding up with a look at the incredible Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Enjoy!

CritCandy Podcast 23/02/17

  In the podcast this week, I touch on more forays into Diablo 3, Skyrim: Special Edition and Steep. I also explore some of the surprising mobile games that have kept me tapping away and the experiences I’ve had picking random games from my backlog to try out. Enjoy!