Tag Archives: Pc Gamers

Fifa 11

Having played a fair few football games in my life, I can safely say that none have come very close to matching the fun I had when I played International Superstar Soccer: Deluxe on the SNES as a lad. That game pretty much formed my sense of what I found fun in a game; thanks largely to the commentator (“OH NO, OWN GOAL?!?!”) and the superbly ridiculous goals you could score. When I installed FIFA 11 last week, I expected it to follow the path of its predecessors, which couldn’t quite step up to the mark set by ISS:D. Happily,…

Closure

Puzzle platformers have come a long way. Long progressed from the mere idea of just jumping they now screw with the fundamentals of physics; time and space. Closure – a contender in this years IGF – messes around with light in a way that completely obliterates my conception of space. That is to say it’s hard. The basic premise is that what you can see exists, what you can’t doesn’t. And this is in a literal sense, none of this philosophical nonsense and questions of perception here. Can’t see the floor? You fall through it. Can’t see a wall? You…