My Favourite Game Openings

In film, one of the most important aspects of the experience is the opening scene. Known as the ‘hook’, it’s designed to draw the viewer in and provide a solid foundation for the rest of the film. Get it wrong and you’re looking at a steep uphill battle at regaining interest and investment. This is why horror films […]

Resident Evil: A History

Play for added spookiness! Everyone remembers their encounter with the first zombie in Capcom’s iconic Resident Evil franchise. You slowly walk down a seemingly deserted corridor, each step producing a dull thump on the wooden flooring. As you round the corner, you trigger one of the most famous cut-scenes in gaming history. The camera moves […]

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Is Still A Damn Good Game

Warning: If for some reason you’ve yet to play Abe’s Oddysee, first of all what on earth are you doing with your life? Secondly, be aware that this article will contain spoilers for the game’s plot and its ending. Proceed with caution! Following a rousing opening cinematic cut-scene, you traipse along the steel walkways of […]