Tag Archives: Pokémon

Pokkén Tournament review
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Pokkén Tournament review

Pokkén Tournament is a surprising game. It’s surprising in a number of ways, not least because it even exists in the first place. For The Pokémon Company – usually notoriously protective over its IP – to give its blessing to a game in which Pokémon kick seven shades of Scizor...



7 games that wouldn’t exist without The Legend Of Zelda

OK, so we know that title could apply to a lot more games than we’re listing here, but we wanted to look at games directly influenced by the NES original, still drawing on those gameplay mechanics and design ideas. In fact we were surprised we found so many. These games...

10 amazing fan theories about your favourite games

We’re big fans of fan theories here at games™ – we spend hours reading into ridiculous, semi-possible explanations of half-concluded story threads. We probably spent more time researching philosophical implications of BioShock Infinite than we did playing it. Recently, we’ve been privy to some interesting theories, and sharing is caring....

10 Ludicrous Gaming Foodstuffs

We’ve been playing quite a lot of the Final Fantasy XV demo this month, and there’s one thing that’s held our attention above all else – the food. When Ignis Stupeo Scientia starts cooking those Behemoth steaks, our mouths water every time. To celebrate this new wave of photorealistic food,...

Nintendo fights back

It’s been a bipolar year for Nintendo, but things seem to be getting back on track – yet how long will it last, and can the company keep the momentum going? ony and Microsoft are absolutely killing it – their rivalry is comparable to the Apple/Google war, or the Amazon/eBay...

10 games characters that prove silence really is golden

The silent protagonist used to be a trope in gaming because it made sense when thinking about technological or budgetary constraints – putting in a central character that required no voicing or scripting made sense when deadlines were tight. Since then, though, the heroic mime has become something of a...