Remade Wipeout Intro Reminds Us The Franchise’s Return Is Long Overdue

Remade Wipeout Intro Reminds Us The Franchise’s Return Is Long Overdue

Of all the dormant racing game franchises — and there are many — Wipeout’s absence feels the most criminal. Developers at Sony’s long-defunct Studio Liverpool arguably never put a foot wrong throughout the anti-gravity racing series’ history, so long as you consider 2002’s Wipeout Fusion a worthy aside rather than…

It Takes Two Creates An Almost-Perfect Union Of Story And Gameplay

It Takes Two Creates An Almost-Perfect Union Of Story And Gameplay

Traditional co-op gaming experiences can sometimes feel similar to solo play: another player picks up a controller, and a second avatar pops onto your screen that works almost exactly in the same way you do. This can be a blessing for people with limited time to game, but it can…

I Wish Genshin Impact Cared About My Time As Much As Its Story Seems To

I Wish Genshin Impact Cared About My Time As Much As Its Story Seems To

Reused NPCs. An environment you’ve already spent dozens of hours in. Contrived progress gating based on time. On paper, Genshin Impact’s current event, the Windblume Festival, sounds like it’s scraping the bottom of the barrel. In reality it’s a chill yet inventive exercise in making an in-game holiday feel like,…

Nier Replicant Gets Off To A Really Slow Start

Nier Replicant Gets Off To A Really Slow Start

After playing and being thoroughly wrecked by Nier: Automata, I was curious if Nier: Replicant ver.1.22474487139… the “version up” (since according to the developers it’s not a remake or a remaster) of the original Nier would inspire similar emotional devastation. I have dim memories of the first game. I remember…

Surprise: MTG’s Strixhaven Has Some Proper Bullshit

Surprise: MTG’s Strixhaven Has Some Proper Bullshit

It’s almost time for a new Magic: The Gathering set, and this one is all taking place in Magic’s most elite university: Strixhaven. Naturally, you can’t venture into the hall of mages without some proper OP firepower, and to help preview the upcoming set we have two very, very good cards.

This Is Embarrassing!

This Is Embarrassing!

This week on Snapshots we got a bunch of cool superhero screenshots, some colourful photos, a creepy cave, a giant hole, and one unlucky cowboy who can’t stop his horse.