Once upon a time, every major blockbuster was accompanied by a tie-in console game. What caused the Flipendo in their fortunes?
Caroline is joined for this special episode of the pop culture podcast by Alex Hern, tech reporter at the Guardian, who tells us all about why he is very, very serious about the living card game Netrunner.
Online abuse coupled with the videogame industry’s intense focus on pre-release hype has nurtured a bizarrely tribal fandom, dedicated to games they've never played.
On the pop culture podcast this week: extraordinary one-take film Victoria, BBC drama Undercover and mobile game Monument Valley.
Worryingly, my character turned into a paranoid recluse, scuttling into town only briefly to buy seeds before returning to his ramshackle farmhouse, his dog and his ever expanding patch of parsnips.
Playing the Kim Kardashian iPhone game didn’t soothe me, but it was a surprisingly progressive experience.
Games teach us to overcome challenges. This part of the experience is hugely fertile ground to state a political case or challenge a prevailing school of thought
Disobeying all the usual rules of the videogame sequel has mostly paid off.
As a lookout in a Wyoming park, the indie game Firewatch brings mature and sensitive topics into gaming against a vivid backdrop of nature.
Jonathan Blow's long-awaited game leaves you on a mysterious, abandoned island with no clues about what happened to its world.
The New Statesman podcast.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May