E3 occurred this week and new games, new installments to old franchises, and exciting news for archaeology in and of digital games. Exploring the new archaeogaming potential from the announcements and trailers for E3 entertainment expo.
Let’s get this out of the way first: Heaven’s Vault (inkle Studios, 16 April 2019, on Steam and PS4) is the best archaeological game I’ve ever played. It is also the best […]
NOTE: The following “review” was done as a 2019 April Fools joke. A real review will be forthcoming once the embargo lifts on April 16. Heaven’s Vault (inkle studios) will […]
Introduction If archaeologists want to contribute directly to making archaeology-themed games or games with archaeologists as the main characters, then I would recommend developing new titles for the massive mobile […]
I recently purchased a Sony PS4 VR headset for my archaeogaming research (thanks to a mini-grant from the University of York’s Department of Archaeology) and have been learning how to […]
[This post is spoiler-free.] [Updated October 25, 2016] I came to the 2016 HBO series Westworld as a skeptic, wondering how the series would differ from the 1973 original film […]
I have a confession to make: until Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (ported/updated from 2013’s Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix for PS4, Xbox One, and PC), I had never finished a […]
This review is by guest-author and professional maritime archaeologist, Justine Benanty, aka “The Diver”, half of the Archaeoventurers team. Benanty focuses on the developing world with strong professional ties to […]