Games

Deltarune: a parallel universe of Undertale

Developer: Toby Fox Platform: PC (Windows, Mac) Release Date: 31st October 2018 Deltarune’s gameplay is similar enough to that of Undertale to be recognised as a sequel,...

Why video game sequels work, while film sequels don’t.

Since about 1993, with the release of Super Mario Bros, cinema and video games have shared an inexplicable mutual fascination with each other. With...

Gal Metal: a rhythm game that misses too many beats

Publisher: Marvelous USA Inc. Developer: DMM Games Platform: Nintendo Switch Release date: 2 November, 2018 Gal Metal takes what you know about rhythm games from titles like Guitar...

A link to the past, present, or future: Exploring confusing timelines within video games

Video games, like other artforms, have long placed emphasis on the power of narration. Even in the early days of the 8-bit era games...
Super Smash Bros has introduced an incredible range of characters who duke it out in a series of unique stages with constantly-changing items at their disposal. Players are spoiled for choice with the sheer amount of characters from both Nintendo and third-party franchises such as Castlevania, Final Fantasy, and Street Fighter. This makes Smash the perfect franchise to allow...