22 December 2018

Whither? Whither?

Cameron Kunzelman has an end-of-year article up on Waypoint forecasting a new paradigm that's being set for first-person gaming. 2018 has seen a crop of works from the indie sphere gain enough traction to seemingly herald a first-person New Wave, works which proceed from a genre premise informed by Blendo, Fullbright, Davey Wreden, Kitty Horrorshow. Expectations are shifting, not toward a singularity but a multiplicity; a heterodox attitude and general profile that values intimacy and obliqueness over kitchen sink bombast.