There’s been a lot of talk about a ‘Netflix for games’ lately. It’s an appealing idea, of course: a simple monthly fee for access to more games than you could possibly play, with new games added every month. We’re already seeing tentative steps in this direction with services like EA Access and, in a roundabout sort of way, PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold. But the hypothetical Netflix for games would be far bigger, boasting the kind of catalogue that leaves you hemming and hawing like the donkey caught between two bales of hay. It sounds like a good problem
“If we don’t start giving the present as much attention as we do the future, we’re never going to have a past to look back to.”
Bridges, shortcuts, looping paths–Obduction is all about finding the connections in a mysterious alien world.
Pillars of Eternity is a good reminder that the experience we want out of a game affects the experience we get out of it.
Dumping on a game, even a bad one, says more about our own insecurities than the quality of the game itself.
The Master Builder is here to take back the throne from crafty imitators.