How Petri Alanko had to change everything to score Control.

Over the course of time, Remedy and Petri Alanko have become somewhat inseparable. The composer of Alan Wake-fame has been with the studio for over a decade and has scored all of their games since. When Remedy announced Control, fans…

We made Navie D go Bananas.

It’s not often that an artists manages to create something that resonates with me for days. It’s like they created the right content at the right time, without even realizing it you craved for it. Even though the indie-game My…

The Stem audio system, as used in Max Payne 3 & Control.

While it received generally positive acclaim by videogame media, fans of the Max Payne franchise remain divided to this day whether or not to like the different tonal direction of Rockstar Games’ Max Payne 3. That game has been with…

The autopsy of a villain.

Nothing makes a hero more heroic than a worthy opponent. Videogames are one of the few mediums that allow you to become the “embodiment” of the hero yourself, with many games allowing you to customize your hero’s appearance and backstory.…

Max Payne 2’s 15th anniversary.

I’m not exactly sure how I feel. Yes, there is delight. But there are also inescapable thoughts that serve as the catalyst for an overall numb feeling. Those thoughts are nothing more than the manifestation of an onward struggle to…

Gamescom 2018: Dying Light Bad Blood

You are probably familiar with the term ‘Battle Royale’. A term that traditionally refers to a fight with many combatants that last until there is only one fighter left standing. For a long time two absolute giants have been dominating…

Gamescom 2018: Deep Rock Galactic.

As a gamer, you rarely get the opportunity to see a game come to life. Most of the time developers demonstrate a near-final product. On rare occasions, usually after the release of said game, developers are willing to share an…