It feels as though the backlog is a unavoidable part of being a gamer - however well-intentioned, sometimes buying a game doesn't end with ticking it off your personal to-play list. Even if you are enjoying the game, sometimes stuff just gets in the way, whether it be other games, different media, or other responsibilities … Continue reading The Long Way Round: #LoveYourBacklog Month 2021
Last year, developer/publisher Supergiant Games rightly garnered a lot of praise for the mega-hit roguelike Hades, which opened the company up to a much larger audience beyond the relatively cult following it had after the releases of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre. Now, hopefully, people have been searching out their back catalogue after enjoying Hades, and … Continue reading 5 Genres Supergiant Games Could Tackle Next
Scrolling through my feed this morning, on 25th December 2020, Christmas Day, the amount of positive messages and posts has been a delight. It has been a tough, tough year, and it is wonderful to see the continued outpouring of well wishes whether you celebrate Christmas or not. So I felt compelled to add my … Continue reading Merry Christmas & Festive Videogame Art
Instead of just writing a piece on my personal pick for Game of the Year, we are going to be doing it a bit differently here! In this post, several of my friends (who you may recognise, either from the Later Levels website or Let's Chat) have joined me to each submit their own personal … Continue reading Our 2020 Games of the Year!
Developed and Published by: Supergiant Games Platforms: Switch (Reviewed), PC Release Date: Out Now They've done it again; and got me, too, coming back again and again. In Hades, Supergiant Games have crafted a masterful take on the roguelike that blends the brutal yet rewarding appeal of said genre with the immaculate, characterful art and … Continue reading Hades Review