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7 games stuck in development hell

The Last Guardian Developer: Team Ico Announced: 2009 The Pitch • Inspired by the relationship players developed with Agro in Shadow Of The Colossus, The Last Guardian will explore the bond between a young boy and hit hawk-cat thing in a sort-of sequel to Ico and the aforementioned Shadow Of...

Space Oddity – The making of Alien: Isolation

Creative Assembly is best known for its strategy games, so what inspired a studio so well-versed in one genre to reach out of its comfort zone and step into the inky blackness of Alien’s sci-fi world? games™ chats to creative director Alistair Hope and lead designer Gary Napper about revalidating...

Top 10 B-Movie Games

At games™, we tend to take a pretty serious approach to gaming. We feel like we can look past the superficial to the hidden depths. In light of that, we’ve trawled through our archives and asked around our sister magazines to try and find out what games made a disgusting...


How indies made horror mainstream again

Horror is back – Alien: Isolation, The Evil Within and The Order: 1886 are all reintroducing us to the world of frights and fears we haven’t seen at all since the heyday of Resident Evil, Silent Hill 2 and Eternal Darkness…   …Well, that’s the narrative we’re supposed to follow, at...


How Pong changed the world

We all know Pong. The two paddles scrolling up and down the side of the screen, the blip of a ball pinging back and forth between the two players’ pads – it’s an industry phenomenon, the birth of interactive entertainment, signified with two rectangles, a square and a dotted line....