• Mafia 3 Needs a Great Open World

    Mafia 3 Needs a Great Open World0

    Mafia 2 was a great game. A key aspect that made the game memorable was that the period setting was depicted unlike in any other game; American cities gripped by the mobs of the 40s and 50s were brought to life in a cinematic storyline, peppered with memorable characters and references to the time, such as outfits, vehicles

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  • Bring Back the RTS We Loved!

    Bring Back the RTS We Loved!1

    It’s 2006, and I’m discovering my first ’hardcore’ game – Command & Conquer Generals. I’m still getting used to the strategizing and micromanagement, but I build up my supply stack, coordinate my rangers, tanks and Humvees into a strike against the GLA base, leaping across hillocks and swerving between roads, fighting the enemy tooth-and-nail till

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  • Then VS Now FPS Gaming : Part 2 (The Rise)

    Then VS Now FPS Gaming : Part 2 (The Rise)0

    This is the second part of Asidcast’s Then VS Now series, if you haven’t read the first half, click here. Previously, we talked about the gaming’s greatest shooters like Wolfenstein, Metroid and Half Life. I’ll be writing about the golden decade of gaming in this article, on how gaming evolved, with better technology and spawned

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  • When will the videogame industry find its Shakespeare? – Special

    When will the videogame industry find its Shakespeare? – Special1

    This is a special article by Souvik Mukherjee, who researches videogames and storytelling and has a PhD on the subject. When he’s not saving the Capital Wasteland, he teaches English at Presidency University, Kolkata. Sixteen years ago, when I was a rather diffident English Literature back bencher in Jadavpur University in Calcutta, India, a friend of

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  • 20 Dark Souls 3 Tips You Need To Know

    20 Dark Souls 3 Tips You Need To Know3

    Dark Souls 3 is a lengthy game and not unlike its predecessors, a tough game. This series is the one that has scared gamers shitless, even more than Slenderman and P.T. And it’s not even from the horror genre. This series has given a lot of pain to many gamers. At one point of this

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  • Did You See That?! A Look at Gaming Visuals Today

    Did You See That?! A Look at Gaming Visuals Today1

    Gaming is a a majorly visual medium, and the graphics of a game are a key factor in how it is received. For many years, game visuals were continuously worked upon to reflect the real world as closely as possible. However, recent years have seen the saturation of games attempting photorealistic graphics – leading to

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