hades

Let’s Celebrate The Silly Death Screens At The End Of Hades

Let’s Celebrate The Silly Death Screens At The End Of Hades

Hades is a brutal game. That’s not just commentary on the Switch and PC roguelike’s difficulty factor. Zagreus, the main character, dies ad infinitum in some truly gruesome ways. But once you sink some time into Hades, those many, many deaths can start to lose their edge. Late into the…

Hades’ Level Design Is Less Random Than It Seems

Hades’ Level Design Is Less Random Than It Seems

When you’re playing a game whose layout is randomised, you might not immediately think all that much about level design, or even assume the levels were designed in the same sense as, say, a fully linear game or a series of finely tuned multiplayer maps. And yet, in games such…