Once upon a time, every major blockbuster was accompanied by a tie-in console game. What caused the Flipendo in their fortunes?
On the pop culture podcast this week: the new TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, the Netflix series Dear White People and mobile game Lumino City.
The game relies on a steady arm, which relies on a steady nerve. The result is a slow creeping tension needs time and space to be properly enjoyed and endured.
On the pop culture podcast this week, the racially-charged horror film Get Out, teen drama Riverdale and the mobile game Prune.
Despite the mixed response for the latest Mass Effect, I am still excited about playing the latest in the series.
You can be anyone you want in BioWare's series. For me, the choice is simple.
Or: why my heart is no longer in smashing villagers’ pots.
On the pop culture podcast: Drew Barrymore's cannibal comedy Santa Clarita Diet, new biopic Loving and the mobile game 80 Days.
Why grown-ups should relearn how to play.
A new generation of tabletop games escaped the family table – and fuelled a global industry.
Since 2000, scores of The Sims players have enjoyed brutally murdering their creations. Why?