PlayDevil.com v2.0 - European Gaming Site - Blog Feed http://www.playdevil.com PlayDevil.com - European Game Site - Your daily visit before breakfast http://www.playdevil.com/logo.png CCMS v4.5 Maybe You Can Go Back…(Zelda) http://www.playdevil.com/blog/82/maybe-you-can-go-backzelda/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/82/maybe-you-can-go-backzelda/#1362623266-82 I admit I had my worries going revisiting such an iconic moment of my past. While it doesn’t sit as my favourite Zelda title The Ocarina of Time was none the less hugely significant to me. It opened up new opportunities of what the new third dime [...] Thu, 07 Mar 2013 03:27:46 +0100 I Laughed, I Cried… Emotional Games http://www.playdevil.com/blog/81/i-laughed-i-cried-emotional-games/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/81/i-laughed-i-cried-emotional-games/#1355092857-81 Games have come a long way in the past decade. Characters’ ability to emote thanks to the power of the current systems, and developers’ willingness to control the pace of stories, displays a new maturity for the industry. Gone are the days [...] Sun, 09 Dec 2012 23:40:57 +0100 Will there be tears? http://www.playdevil.com/blog/80/will-there-be-tears/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/80/will-there-be-tears/#1353460983-80 Often when we talk about games being art we approach the subject in terms of definitions. People seem to forget that usually to the observer art elicits something more than a pragmatic break down of its construction. Unless specifical [...] Wed, 21 Nov 2012 02:23:03 +0100 Gimme and S. Gimme a T… Screw it. Stereotypes! http://www.playdevil.com/blog/79/gimme-and-s-gimme-a-t-screw-it-stereotypes/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/79/gimme-and-s-gimme-a-t-screw-it-stereotypes/#1350424573-79 Resident Evil is an incredible series. While recent incarnations may have shed much of what I loved of the original’s slow paced B-movie horror styling, they have continued to enthrall me. But Resident Evil 6’s three-pronged campaign has so [...] Tue, 16 Oct 2012 23:56:13 +0200 Read Only Memory, gaming history. http://www.playdevil.com/blog/77/read-only-memory-gaming-history/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/77/read-only-memory-gaming-history/#1349205966-77 Read Only Memory (ROM) is a new kind of book publishing company. Focusing on gaming they mix carefully curated content from icons of the games industry with a beautiful design philosophy, these are books that promise to be the definitive record of [...] Tue, 02 Oct 2012 21:26:06 +0200 Now So Cheap It Should Be Criminal Games of 2011 http://www.playdevil.com/blog/76/now-so-cheap-it-should-be-criminal-games-of-2011/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/76/now-so-cheap-it-should-be-criminal-games-of-2011/#1348231856-76 These are the games that had their price dropped unfairly quickly, those games that should have done better but never got what they deserved. There are only four games on this list (though arguably Rayman could be in here too) and they are all now so c [...] Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:50:56 +0200 Playstation Plus - Is it finally a serious contender? http://www.playdevil.com/blog/75/playstation-plus-is-it-finally-a-serious-contender/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/75/playstation-plus-is-it-finally-a-serious-contender/#1346943018-75 The recent changes to Playstation Plus has got me thinking about the future of the downloadable game service and what comes next….Has Sony’s clever marketing policy of it’s subscription service put it ahead of Microsoft’s XBLA/ [...] Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:50:18 +0200 Mass Effect Relationships (possible minor spoilers). http://www.playdevil.com/blog/74/mass-effect-relationships-possible-minor-spoilers/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/74/mass-effect-relationships-possible-minor-spoilers/#1346784160-74 With the furore about Mass Effect 3’s ending (which for the record I quite liked) people seem to have brushed over the relationship system. Unbelievable characterisations mixed with sallow interactions manage to crate some of the emptiest sentime [...] Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:42:40 +0200 Mid year blues... http://www.playdevil.com/blog/73/mid-year-blues/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/73/mid-year-blues/#1346679850-73 My name is Mark, I am 38 years of age, and I have been a gamer for over thirty (yes 30!!) years and I have a confession…..   Around the mid point of 2011 I lost ALL interest in gaming. Admittedly I did have a few contributing factors, how [...] Mon, 03 Sep 2012 15:44:10 +0200 PSVita - Was it released to soon? http://www.playdevil.com/blog/67/psvita-was-it-released-to-soon/ http://www.playdevil.com/blog/67/psvita-was-it-released-to-soon/#1346238485-67 It is now six months ago that PSVita had its European launch and in this time the flagship Sony handheld has received somewhat mixed publicity thanks in no small part to the slow game releases which have been drip fed rather than being released in [...] Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:08:05 +0200