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EGX 2017: Detroit: Become Human

Correction: 18:39 on 29 September 2017: Thank you to Jay for letting me know in the comments below that I got the names of the characters wrong. ‘David’ should be ‘Daniel’, and ‘Rachel’ should be ‘Emma’; I guess that serves me right for not taking notes during the demo and getting too wrapped up in the game! Sorry everybody. Original post: 06:00 on 27 September … Continue reading EGX 2017: Detroit: Become Human

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Gamers blog party: autumn 2017 invitation

Autumn officially starts today so that means colder days, longer nights and preparations for Halloween and Christmas! But before we get wrapped up in cosy blankets, it’s time for our latest blog party here at Later Levels. There’s no better way to celebrate the start of the weekend as well as meet some new blogging friends and read their awesome posts. The rules are simple: … Continue reading Gamers blog party: autumn 2017 invitation

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EGX 2017: the fun starts tomorrow

Tomorrow sees the start of EGX 2017 at the NEC in Birmingam. It claims to be the ‘UK’s biggest video games event’ (whereas Insomnia calls itself the ‘UK’s biggest gaming festival’), and attendees will have the opportunity to play a whole range of both console and PC games months before they’re released. The expo also offers presentations by developers from studios around the world, areas … Continue reading EGX 2017: the fun starts tomorrow

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Comfort gaming: for when you need a digital hug

Life is Strange has been on my radar ever since it was revealed at the EGX event in September 2013. It was exactly the kind of game that would usually appeal to me: a graphic adventure with a heavy focus on narrative and choices that actually matter, with a female protagonist who has the ability to rewind time at any moment. It’s taken me several … Continue reading Comfort gaming: for when you need a digital hug