If you're after something short and different to play, you're in luck this week: the Indiepocalypse is back. It's headed up by a few PSVR games, including the on-rails shooter Blood & Truth, two cricket games, a new WH40K action game, Layers of Fear 2 and a cute platformer with a cat.
The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success. There’s big money in esports, they say. You’ve heard the stories. Teenaged gamers flown overseas to sunny mansions with live-in chefs.
The erection of $US50 million arenas for Enders Game-esque sci-fi battles. League of Legends pros pulling down seven-figure salaries. Yet there’s a reason why these narratives are provocative enough to attract lip-licking headlines in business news and have accrued colossal amounts of venture capital. More and more, esports is looking like a bubble ready to pop.