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George Cheese

George slumbers darkly in the wastelands of rural Wiltshire, England. He can often be found writing, gaming or catching up on classic television. He aims to be an author by profession, although if that doesn't pan out you might be able to find him on Mars. You can argue with him on Twitter: @georgecheesee
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Which Stephen King Novels Would Make Great Games?

There’s no denying that Stephen King is one of the mostly influential novelists of the twentieth century. His prolific novel output is matched only by the works his stories have inspired, from Netflix’s Stranger Things to games such as Alan Wake and Resident Evil VII: Biohazard.

Why Nintendo Is Smart To Avoid Achievements

Last month, our managing games editor Mike Worby argued that its high time for Nintendo to adopt achievements. All the competing systems in the past decade have incorporated achievements, ever since Microsoft introduced them in 2005. Nintendo have been the only major console developer to not adopt the system in any shape or form.

A Butterfly with Broken Wings: MadameBerry’s ‘Fragile Soft Machines’

Game: Fragile Soft Machines Developer: MadameBerry Publisher: MadameBerry Platform: PC Butterflies are often used as a symbol for freedom and beauty in literature, and the butterfly is symbolic of...

The Best PlayStation VR Software (So Far)

It’s been just over half a year since the first commercially viable virtual reality headset became available to the purchase. PlayStation VR has had a decent start thus far, and while the promotional material was scaled back since its launch, in part due to the lack of availability of the platform, the virtual reality hardware has still sold over a million units.
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Artificial Hardcore: Difficulty & ‘Pokémon’ Nuzlocke

Games these days often seem easier than their counterparts from twenty years ago. A lot of modern titles have a myriad of choices to modify the difficulty of a game, but often the ‘normal’ experience is easy and almost entirely devoid of challenge, aside from an occasional sequence or boss battle.

Take to the Skies: ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ and Exhilarating Movement in Gaming

Insomniac have a lot to live up to with 'Marvel's Spider-Man,' but the movement already looks like one of the best elements.