Over the past 5 or 6 months that I’ve been writing here at the Tertangala, I have ended up playing an unusually high number of games that feature significant romance and relationship building components. Somehow 2015 has become a year of digital matchmaking for me. It hasn’t just been the.
The International Love Ultimatum Jam (#iluJam) was a game jam that was held in June 2015 that challenged developers to create a game from scratch that includes a functioning relationship system. Essentially, the challenge was to create a dating sim in just a single month, with the idea of putting.
Drawing heavy inspiration from the Oscar Wilde play ‘Salome’, FATALE is a game about exploring the state in which you are leaving the world, following your execution. The game, in very abstract terms, tells a story of unrequited love, cruelty, sexuality, and the abuse of power. The game takes place.
The internet has been a sad place for the past few days, as game players and developers all over the world took to social media to pay respects and mourn the loss of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. Following the announcement that the 55 year old had lost his fight against.
In Freshman Year, you play as Nina, a college freshman. Nina is invited out to drinks with friends, but the night doesn’t go to plan. Created by game designer Nina Freeman, Freshman Year is an autobiographical game that explores sexual harassment, something that is all too common, especially among university-aged.
Online gaming has developed its fair share of problems over the years. The words “online shooter” tend to evoke images of a frustrated male angrily screaming racist, homophobic and/or misogynistic abuse down their mic into the ears of other players. These are spaces where the word “raped” is synonymous with.
Shalom and Happy Electronic Entertainment Expo! E3 is upon us again, aka The Best Time Of the Year (after my birthday). What better way to celebrate all the news and announcements than by rewriting almost everything you’ve already read? Nothing, exactly! Star Wars was the… star of the EA conference.
People are almost constantly surprised by the movies I haven’t seen. From Guardians of the Galaxy to The Breakfast Club, I have managed to avoid some big names in ‘must see’ cinema. It became a recent point of discussion amongst some of my oldest friends. They asked me questions, probing.
Shooting out of the barricade with a bang came newcomers to E3 Bethesda ready and raring to show off a bunch of news and footage of its upcoming games. The company had already announced it’s big hitter Fallout 4 ahead of the press conference but still had much more to.
It’s that time of the semester here at UOW that many would call ‘crunch time.’ Final exams, pulling all-nighters, calculating the marks still needed to pass your units; the stressful times are well and truly upon us. Perhaps you’re looking for a game to help see you through these difficult.