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!

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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!

CritCandy Podcast 16/02/2017

  This week on the CritCandy podcast, I talk about all of the games I’ve played in the past 3 weeks. That includes a whole lot of Final Fantasy, Homefront: The Revolution and Dragon Quest Builders. I also get all flustered about how bad Just Cause 3 is and how amazing Resident Evil 7 and…

Disconnecting: Achieving Flow States in Games

Written by Stephen Patterson When you can disconnect the switches that cause you to focus consciously on your surroundings and concentrate only on the task at hand with clarity, that’s called flow. Usually the term is used when discussing creative processes, whether that be a complete dedication to the piece you’re writing or to the…

Restoring is More Rewarding Than Destroying

There is something fundamentally fulfilling about restoration, repairing a damaged foundation and returning it, or converting it, into something greater through personal work. Most of the games we play encourage us to tear down our environments, deface them or topple the supporting pillars of organisations and governments. But what about those that encourage us to…

CritCandy Podcast 19/01/2017

  This week’s edition of the podcast comes hot on the heels of the last one, so I touch on some of the games that I’ve managed to squeeze some hours into over the past 3 days. IN the show: The Last Guardian, The Witcher 3, Stardew Valley, Persona 4 Golden and more news about…