Bartle taxonomy of player types is a theory that every developer should know

Bartle taxonomy of player types gives a perfect understanding of the current situation in the world of video games. According to Richard Bartle, there are four main...

Ability to replay a mission is a feature that every single-player game should have.

Among all traits, that any particular game may have the most important one is the ability to replay any mission or a level after its full completion....

Top three games that need a remake or remaster

Wet Wet screenshot. Source: PlayStation official site. URL: https://www.playstation.com/ru-ru/games/wet-ps3/ Wet was released in 2009 and was highly underestimated by...

The evolution of GOG.com

The last time I wrote about GOG.com, I mentioned how it’s important for them to keep up to date with their competitors on the market. I offered...

Manual savepoints vs. automatic checkpoints: what is right and what is good.

Different games of different genres have different systems of saving progress. Some of them practice very reasonable approach of automatic save points, which instantly save the current...

Why cel-shaded games have become so popular and what to expect from this trend...

We’ve seen plenty of animation style video games in the past, starting with The Last Express (1997) and ending with recent Firewatch (2016), Darksiders: Genesis (2019) and...

Don’t listen to critics: your customers are your client base.

Many years ago, I watched Terminator 3: Rise of machines and Bad Boys II for the first time in my life. Of course, I was impressed. Both movies were...

The most important games of 2019.

The last time I wrote about the best games of 2018, I mentioned three products: Sea of Sieves, We Happy Few and The Dark Occult. Now it’s...

The main trends of 2019 year and predictions for 2020 year

The 2019th was a fantastic year for the video games industry; however, it was not perfect. The official announcement of PlayStation 5, presentation of the new generation of Xbox, new...

Underrated franchises, which could be utilized properly.

Fallout. Many people dreamed of MMO RPG created in the world of this famous role-playing game, however they were disappointed after the release of Fallout 76,...