Can The Outer Worlds Take Over Fallout’s Post-Apocalyptic Mantle?

Fallout 76 was one of the biggest disappointments of the gaming world last year. The hotly anticipated multiplayer entry into the popular franchise was released in a broken state that turned away many players. The outdated engine, graphics and the absence of a narrative have put the series’ future in jeopardy. And the news gets worse for Bethesda. As two of the original Fallout developers have now created their own take on the genre. The Outer Worlds is scheduled for release this year and serves as a love letter to everything that made the old Fallout entries great. The game […]

Immersion in Gaming: The Tools That Keep Us Coming Back

The idea of immersion in gaming is a concept that has plagued developers for decades. What exactly consists of a truly immersive experience, crossing the line between voyeur and player? A want to make the audience feel more a part of the narrative than ever before is a key driving factor behind game design. There is a menagerie of tools at the disposal of developers, but how much do we really pay attention? And how relevant are they in our choice of game? You’re The Star Like any good narrative, video game stories often revolve around a central protagonist, that […]