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Games of 2012 – Elliot

The secret buzzword that links some of my favourite games for 2012 together is characterisation. This was a year in which I realised just how much my enjoyment of a game can be enhanced when I’m able to form an emotional bond with the pixels on screen. My top three games of the year have each taught me just how far some games writers have come when writing a story and inserting believable, interesting things to live in their world. Thomas Was Alone Thomas Was Alone could be seen as an experiment into how little a game developer has to…

Mass Effect 3 Preview

BioWare seem to be making good on their promise to give very little of Mass Effect 3′s plot away in advance, and the twenty-minute mission on show at last week’s Eurogamer Expo – the same slice of combat that was seen at GamesCom – discloses all but nothing. Even so, I’m not going to go into very many specifics here: because if you’re anything like me, you don’t want to hear it. If you’d like to know who you’re fighting and why, that information is available from any number of other sources: and, if rumour has it right, this same…