The next issue of Five out of Ten is our tenth: it’s called ‘Heart’ and it’s coming soon! While researching a piece called ‘Get Well’ about how people use games for mental and physical healing, Alan Read more →
Our latest and greatest issue - out now!
I Was Born For This: Exploring the musical triggers of memory.
No Refuge: Bullet Hell and the Art of Excess: Examining a genre of games which overwhelm our senses with a unique challenge.
Wanderer in a Sea of Stars: Space exploration games like Out There are a unique way to experience the sublime.
Death of a Marksman: Military shooters need to emphasise dying, not killing.
Creature Comforts: We can form bonds with animals in games that are stronger than any human companion.
It Takes Time: Mountain provides a stark, refreshing take on the depiction of mental illness in games.
The Temple of Time: Learning to embrace the worship of nostalgia with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
Silence from a Dead Land: What will happen to the world of Lordran when Dark Souls’ servers are decommissioned?
Down and Out in Dwarf Fortress: In Dwarf Fortress, the banal minutiae of life becomes the stuff of legend.
Dear Stealth Games… A love letter to patience.
Featuring the work of Becky Chambers, Chay Close, Jordan Garland, Joe Köller, Kaitlin Tremblay and Alan Williamson. Cover artwork by Trevor White.
Content warning: ‘It Takes Time’ contains discussion of depression and suicidal ideation.
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