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The Stanley Parable

The Stanley Parable

Messing with your head since, like, 5 minutes ago, I think… It’s taken me a long time, but I finally got round to playing The Stanley Parable....

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Games don’t have to be difficult in order to be challenging.

Games don’t have to be difficult in...

CHI Play So a few months ago I had a paper accepted to the CHI Play conference that’s taking place in London this year. It’s called, “Emotional...

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DiGRA 2015 Conference

DiGRA 2015 Conference

A couple of months ago I had the pleasure of presenting a paper at DiGRA’s annual conference in Luneburg, Germany. You can see that one here on researchgate...

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Persona 4 Golden thoughts

Persona 4 Golden thoughts

Now this is a game that I wasn’t traditionally drawn to, but I’ve heard so many people bleating on about how good it is and how amazing that...

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My talk at #IGC15

My talk at #IGC15

I recently gave a talk at the Indie Games Conference in London. First proper full length speaking engagement! I’ve done a couple of small panels...

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Love in Games

Love in Games

The other week I was party to an IGDA London event on Love in Games – which was great!┬áBeing closely aligned to my favourite topic (emotion in games)...

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Should video games be shorter?

Should video games be shorter?

Are video games any longer than they used to be? If they are, is this necessarily a problem and is there a case for shorter games? So I was watching this...

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The Last of Us review

The Last of Us review

The Last of Us is a great gameplay experience, but is it as revolutionary as some might have you believe? I really enjoyed the Last of Us. From the very...

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‘The Art of Videogames’ by Grant Travinor

‘The Art of Videogames’ by Grant...

Grant Travinor’s volume is a welcome addition to the literature on videogames. There are very few volumes (and very few scholars) that attempt to...

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Global Game Jam 2015

Global Game Jam 2015

Another year, another Global Game Jam! This year the theme was ‘What do we do now?’ Not really as good as last year in my opinion, but a theme...

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