Welcome to January’s new-look editorial post, a monthly progress report which rounds-up all the happenings here at Later Levels along with the games we’ve been playing. This New Year has … Continue Reading Editorial: January 2019
Resident Evil 2 is all over the gaming world right now and with good cause. The remake looks utterly brilliant and is smashing it in the reviews. I was also … Continue Reading <em>Resident Evil 2</em>: not going back to Raccoon City
Since getting back in touch with Emily Morganti last August, she has put me onto some great adventure games. There was detective-drama Lamplight City which asks some interesting moral questions; … Continue Reading <em>Guard Duty</em>: referencing the classics
It may have taken me a few weeks, but I’ve finally managed to write a response post to a very kind Versatile Blogger Award from Jonez over at NekoJonez’s Gaming … Continue Reading Versatile Blogger Award: testing times
I’m writing this as a 40-year old. An age I never thought I’d get to (because 40 is ancient, right?) and yet somehow a month of being 40 has passed … Continue Reading Xbox One X hits the spot
Here’s the latest on our plans for GameBlast19, an annual gaming marathon for SpecialEffect. This amazing charity puts fun and inclusion back into the lives of those with physical disabilities … Continue Reading GameBlast19: game schedule announced!
It’s 1992, I’m a teenager in the arcades with my mates and we’re pumping 20p after 20p into the Street Fighter II machine in a vain attempt to beat enough … Continue Reading Bonkers, brilliant and ready to break necks
It’s no secret how much I love the adventure genre and exploration games, so it’s therefore no surprise that I jumped at the chance to play Vane after Lewis from … Continue Reading You’re so <em>Vane</em>: style over substance?
Just before Christmas, I received an early festive gift from TWOTALL4UFOOL over at TWOTALL4UFOOL’s Gaming & More: a very kind Versatile Blogger Award for Later Levels. It was a lovely … Continue Reading Versatile Blogger Award: would I lie to you?
God of War has, quite rightly, received all sorts of praise and accolades over the past couple of months. Much of the praise has been for the quality of the … Continue Reading <em>God of War</em>: my love for the Leviathan
Late last year I published a post about the volume of sequels, spin-offs and remakes released since 2008. After classifying over 1,500 titles and analysing the data, I discovered that … Continue Reading Triple-A: down or up?
Every so often a news story crops up within the community that keeps running and running, getting worse with every twist and turn revealed through gaming journalism websites. Unfortunately we’ve … Continue Reading Ellie, <em>Overwatch</em> and the need to stick together
It’s that time of year where bloggers publish posts about their New Year resolutions, and one which often makes an appearance on gamers’ lists is dealing with the dreaded backlog. … Continue Reading Leaning on your backlog
Following on from Monday’s announcement, it’s time to kick off a new Question of the Month series for 2019 which will see the community come together in a virtual development … Continue Reading <em>Question of the month</em>: January 2019 edition
You know what they say about the New Year being a new start? Well that’s exactly the case for the Question of the Month. We had some excellent star bloggers … Continue Reading <em>Question of the Month</em>: an update for 2019
Our choir of gaming Christmas carollers is back once again for the twelfth and final day of Blogmas, where creative conductor Athena from AmbiGaming is leading us all in a … Continue Reading On the twelfth day of Blogmas