Playing Until Dawn with the help of those watching was one of the highlights of our 24-hour stream for GameBlast back in February. We decided to schedule another stream for … Continue Reading <em>Until Dawn</em>: community choice stream
Welcome to October’s editorial post, a monthly progress report which rounds-up all the happenings here at Later Levels along with the games we’ve been playing. With Halloween tomorrow and plenty … Continue Reading Editorial: October 2019
It’s Halloween on Thursday and we all know what the majority of gamers will be doing: turning off the lights and picking up the controller for a jump-scare-filled horror title. … Continue Reading Scary-not-scary gaming moments
So many people want to be creators. Whether that involves publishing regular videos on YouTube, hosting daily streams on Twitch or even making the next ‘indie darling’ video game, a … Continue Reading EGX 2019: the trouble with creators
One of my highlights at EGX in 2017 was Falling Sky. Under development by Jonathan Nielssen and a small team, this narrative title was the result of eight months’ hard … Continue Reading EGX 2019: <em>SNOW</em>
The first time I heard about Röki was in a post about supporting originality over on Rendermonkee in January. I’d had several conversations about the adventure genre previously with this … Continue Reading EGX 2019: <em>Röki</em>
It’s hard to believe that Beneath a Steel Sky was released 25-years ago. After Revolution Games co-founder Charles Cecil approached comic book artist Dave Gibbons, they created this point-and-click adventure … Continue Reading EGX 2019: <em>Beyond a Steel Sky</em>
And that’s EGX done for another year. Rather than being at the NEC Birmingham, this time the event had moved to ExCeL London so thousands of gamers hit the capital … Continue Reading EGX 2019: a round-up
Back in December 2016, I came across Quantic Foundry after reading an interesting summation of their findings from the Gamer Motivation Profile survey. I decided to join the 250,000 individuals … Continue Reading What’s your <em>Gamer Motivation Profile</em>? (version 2)
Last month, Nathan from Gaming Omnivore very kindly nominated Later Levels for a Sunshine Blogger Award. I loved the questions he posed to his nominees because they encouraged us to … Continue Reading Turn-based? Turn-off!
What are your fears? Even the bravest person has a weakness and is frightened of something. It could be a phobia of something expected, like heights, spiders or flying; or … Continue Reading Just say neigh: National Face Your Fears Day
Do you love wannabe pirates, sentient disembodied tentacles and anthropomorphic detective duos? Do you enjoy weekends spent combining random items, browsing through conversation trees and occasionally hunting for pixels? Then … Continue Reading Calling all point-and-click fans!
You get to adopt a pet from any fictional word you want; why did you pick it? This is one of the questions Carla from Pop Culture Literary posed to … Continue Reading <em>Blair Witch</em>: not biting the Bullet
How has 2019 been for you so far in terms of video games? I know there are many gamers who won’t agree but for me personally, it’s been quite disappointing. … Continue Reading Wishlist wonders: games I’m looking forward to
Here’s the latest update on our 50-day challenge for GameBlast20, an event starting on Sunday, 05 January 2020 which aims to raise funds and awareness for SpecialEffect. This amazing charity … Continue Reading GameBlast20: practice makes perfect
My fondness for escape rooms shows no signs of stopping. I recently completed my sixth this year and it was my proudest achievement so far: we escaped with around 13 … Continue Reading London: the HiddenCity