After a personal search of multiple months to find a specific collector's item, we found it online for a good price in a reliable online store. Convenient, yet the question remains why we purchase and collect collectables from games. After some research, there seem to be several different reasons why gamers collect game related items.
In a second, a colourful digital block falls from the top of the screen to the bottom. In a few milliseconds, gamers use the arrow keys on the keyboard to guide the falling block to the best position to remove a horizontal line of blocks at the bottom of the screen. This requires both mental and physical competences.
Vineyards and wine play a crucial role in the opening sequence of Assassin’s Creed – Odyssey, but there are non-alcoholic alternatives to this drink. To honour the god of wine Dionysos, we produce our own grape juice that you can share and drink with your friends. If you have never drunk a homemade grape juice, you are missing out.
In the near future, private military corporations control the city of London, England. Technology has taken over the capital and citizens are unable to escape the eyes of state surveillance. Dedsec, the hacktivist collective from the previous entries in the Watch Dogs series, returns as a resistance movement to take back London.
As soon as technology made it possible, game developers turned their linear and story driven games into open world adventures. Over the last years, these open worlds have grown more detailed and much larger, but are they becoming too overwhelming? A lack of direction can make them more difficult than they should be.