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Special The Mummy - Cursed ancient Egypt

Special The Mummy - Cursed ancient Egypt

18 years after the release of the cult original starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, The Mummy returns to the big screen, directed by Alex Kurtzman, with a reboot (ready to inaugurate Universal's Dark Universe) that perhaps should have remained in the […]

Special Exclusive Interview with David Hayter - The Voice of a Snake

Special Exclusive Interview with David Hayter - The Voice of a Snake

Have you ever come face to face with one of the idols of your childhood?   You are never prepared for the moment when you will actually find yourself in front of a person who you respect and admire deeply. Especially if that person contributed to change […]

Special Understanding Death Stranding: the multiplayer version of Evangelion

Special Understanding Death Stranding: the multiplayer version of Evangelion

Sam and Shinji, Fragile and the Porcupine Paradox, Kojima and Anno.Death Stranding and Evangelion After the spoiler article on the ending of Death Stranding, perhaps the time has come to deepen what were the works, authors and ideas that may have influenced […]

PS5 vs Xbox Game Pass Special: Are We Really Sure About That VS?

PS5 vs Xbox Game Pass Special: Are We Really Sure About That VS?

Play Has No Limit. A powerful, high-sounding phrase, which embodies thepinnacle of an ideology which Sony seems to have now definitively embraced. A declaration of intent which leaves little room for interpretation. But these slogans that the majors are used […]

Guides Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem build guide

Guides Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem build guide

This Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem build guide is the result of collaboration with DLCompare, who kindly provided us with the review code. For more information on the service and our ethical purchasing guidelines, refer to the dedicated News +. For an […]

Special Three years of Holygamerz: Me, Videogame

Special Three years of Holygamerz: Me, Videogame

This year we were a bit selfish, on the occasion of our birthday: but Io, Videogioco is a project that had been in our minds even before having created the website in version 1.0, and we can't wait to share with you the details of this old / new crazy initiative. Holygamerz […]

Special Videogames, between digital memories and fragments of emotions

Special Videogames, between digital memories and fragments of emotions

We are always so nostalgic for our videogame past ... Every time we play video games we create gods memories digital, fragments of emotions. It actually happens when we do almost anything, but let it be for a moment. Have you seen Inside Out, the Disney […]

Special Nerd & Dev - At programming school with Zachtronics

Special Nerd & Dev - At programming school with Zachtronics

The history of Zachtronics and programming games. A wonderfully complex experience between play and development.   The gratification of completing a level of a puzzle game transcends mastery of the mechanics. Logic and intuition, the Yin and Yang of the […]

Special Advice for video parents

Special Advice for video parents

    Our tips for video parents     In this Special we will allow ourselves to give advice to the parents of the aspiring young people of the videogame future. In line in specialized shops we hear about every one. At tables with relatives […]

Special Could the price of video games increase? You did not understand anything ...

Special Could the price of video games increase? You did not understand anything ...

Bethesda talks, the users (and the press) automatically go into paranoia. Could the price of video games really increase?   Without lilleri 'a si lallera Filippo Veschi, @Holygamerz Ep. 15 Incorrect video game:Ep. 15: Technology Ages, Art Does Not - Holygamerz […]

Life is Strange Special: What I noticed while replaying it

Life is Strange Special: What I noticed while replaying it

I usually don't want to replay purely narrative titles (especially those with multiple scenes): unless you get rewards for making different choices, I prefer to keep my story intact. So it had to go with too Life is Strange, the title of DontNod that I played […]

Special Avatar, to be or not to be: choices and consequences in the videogame universes

Special Avatar, to be or not to be: choices and consequences in the videogame universes

How much can the pre-established limits of videogame reality keep us in check? How to harness the totality of the experience through your Avatar within the video game? With the advent of the Internet, several new terms have become part of the common language […]

Special Final Fantasy VII confirms the return of Japan of video games

Special Final Fantasy VII confirms the return of Japan of video games

Remake, Remastered and Cover: the history of the Japanese video game starts from itself The remake of Final Fantasy VII he only reiterated the return of Japan and the masters of the video game. If it is true that history repeats itself, it must be all the […]

Special Spider-Man: A New Universe, the best animated film of the year

Special Spider-Man: A New Universe, the best animated film of the year

What a year for Spider-Man! Because, if on the one hand our wall climber has been orphaned of both fathers, on the other hand he was the protagonist of one of the best-selling video games of 2018, of the most important blockbuster of the last 10 years, and […]

Special Meta Game and Power Gaming? Fuck them!

Special Meta Game and Power Gaming? Fuck them!

More and more often we hear about Meta Game e Power Gaming in the world of video games; terms related in turn to the concepts of Meta Player, Power Player and often to that of Pro Gamer. What do all these terms so different and at the same time so close to […]

Special Semiotics in video games

Special Semiotics in video games

Let's try to do something crazy: let's talk di semiotics and videogames, all together. Let's see if, without going into too much technical insights, we can observe video games with a new eye, thanks to semiotics. Ready? First of all, what is semiotics? La […]

Special Microtransactions: Activision wants to profile users, and rightly so

Special Microtransactions: Activision wants to profile users, and rightly so

In a period where the argument is particularly felt, Activision - in the guise of Lady of Evil - registers a patent for an algorithm that could potentially change the face of microtransactions. But are we sure it's necessarily wrong? Brief summary of the story: […]

Special Ludolectors: Ready Player One - Nerd autoerotism

Special Ludolectors: Ready Player One - Nerd autoerotism

What is Ready Player One? Well, sorry to be vulgar but in essence it is a two-handed handjob to the nerd and geek culture. We could cloak Ready Player One with several high-sounding labels to certify its success, if there was still a need on the threshold of […]

Special How the passion for video games can lead us to get a job

Special How the passion for video games can lead us to get a job

I recently finished watching the latest production of Netflix High Score, a docuseries focused on the videogame world in the round, in the years between the release of Space Invaders and Doom. I found the series really interesting because, unlike other documentaries […]

Revive Special: 10 deaths and resurrections in video games

Revive Special: 10 deaths and resurrections in video games

On Easter day, we couldn't resist the temptation to be a little sacrilegious and a little nostalgic and resurrect ten sensational resurrections within our favorite entertainment industry. Easter egg in one hand and handkerchiefs in the other (you decide the […]

Special Shadow of the Tomb Raider, interview with Jason Dozois and Heath Smith

Special Shadow of the Tomb Raider, interview with Jason Dozois and Heath Smith

Shadow of the Tomb Raider will narrate the journey that will lead Lara Croft to become the archaeologist we know In addition to playing the first five hours of the full game, we also got to chat with two members of Crystal Dynamics. Jason Dozois, the narrative […]

Special Fair Special: MCM Comic-Con 2017 - I Love VG away in London

Special Fair Special: MCM Comic-Con 2017 - I Love VG away in London

The British division of Holygamerz (but only the part composed by Antonino Lupo and Beatrice Povia) had the opportunity to participate in MCM Comic-Con 2017, a London comic fair held at the mammoth ExCeL Exhibition Center.   Almost all truly passionate […]

Memento Mori special: even gamers must die

Memento Mori special: even gamers must die

Ok then today Gears 5 comes out and more or less it will take me about 20 hours to finish the single player campaign. Then on the 11th No Man's Sky Beyond comes out on PS4 and I've read that it takes around 30 hours of gameplay to reach the center of the galaxy. […]

Pokémon TCG Special: Team Up Sun and Moon - Let's Talk Decks

Pokémon TCG Special: Team Up Sun and Moon - Let's Talk Decks

Let's go back to talking about the Pokémon Trading Card Game with the expansion available from January 29: Team Up. A couple of months after Lost Thunder, the new Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon expansion is finally available. Team play was announced last summer […]

Kingdom Hearts special and the value of memory

Kingdom Hearts special and the value of memory

I will not give you a summary of Kingdom Hearts, that you can already find in the Memory Archive. You could watch it anyway. In a certain sense, all this draws from the Archive. It's been a year since the game came out, and honestly still I can't forget it […]

Sega Dreamcast Special: Collected Works is the chronicle of a dream

Sega Dreamcast Special: Collected Works is the chronicle of a dream

Sega Dreamcast: Collected Works chronicles the birth and death of SEGA's latest console If you're interested Sega Dreamcast: Collected Works and you want to discover the story of who made the history of video games here you can find all the books published […]

Dragon Ball Z Special Vol. 4 - Growth and Sacrifice

Dragon Ball Z Special Vol. 4 - Growth and Sacrifice

When you should leave everything in the hands of your child, but that becomes a Power Ranger and then you decide to go back to doing damage. After two and a half months of pause, we return to talk about Dragon Ball Z with the penultimate box set dedicated to […]

Special 8 adventures (and shameless clones of Zelda) to play while waiting for Hob

Special 8 adventures (and shameless clones of Zelda) to play while waiting for Hob

Wait for the very promising title of Runic Games, Hob (coming just tomorrow), it made us hungry for “Zeldian” titles. The ingredients of this dish, created 30 years ago by multi-starred Kyoto chefs are adventure, action and puzzles, wisely amalgamated and […]

Special Video games as a panacea against apathy (Stories of a played life)

Special Video games as a panacea against apathy (Stories of a played life)

Has it ever happened to you, for reasons beyond the gaming world, to lose interest and feelings towards this magnificent hobby? For me, the video game has always been like teleporting me to a desert island in the middle of home, a way to isolate myself for […]

Avengers: Infinity War Special - The milestone of 10 years of stories

Avengers: Infinity War Special - The milestone of 10 years of stories

Thanos imposes your silence. A snap of your fingers, a simple gesture, and all the plots proposed in ten years of film collide towards a single destiny. To, who takes the form of a mad Titan in search of six tiny gems, capable of giving him unimaginable powers. Six […]

Ars Ludica Special: Art in Video Games

Ars Ludica Special: Art in Video Games

When (and if) the video game stops being pure entertainment and expands its ambitions, becoming part of a debate that - for some - should not even exist: are video games an art form?   Rivers of ink have already been spilled to address the subject, and […]

Special E3 2019: Timetables, conferences, coverage

Special E3 2019: Timetables, conferences, coverage

It's that time of the month again ... It's time forE3 2019. As every year for 24 years now, from 11 to 14 June theElectronic Entertainment Expo, the reference event for the video game industry. An event that this year will pay for illustrious absences (Sony […]

Games with Gold Special: November 2017 Title Guide

Games with Gold Special: November 2017 Title Guide

We have therefore arrived at the period in which much of the attention of gamers around the world is focused on the big annual releases. Assassin's Creed Origins, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Super Mario Odyssey these are just some of the games that will […]

Special Top 2016: Luca “ShadeNemesis” Pitocchi

Special Top 2016: Luca “ShadeNemesis” Pitocchi

In parallel to the Ilvg Awards, which will elect the game of the year for users, the editors of Holygamerz have decided to prepare more personal articles about their 2016 videogame by drawing up their personal ranking on last year's games. New year, new games. […]

Special Ray tracing and the importance of light in video games

Special Ray tracing and the importance of light in video games

To learn more:PS5 first impressions: is it a respectable Next Gen? At the GDC 2018 (Game Developers Conference), NVIDIA he finally announced RTX. Technology for ray tracing in video games, brings real-time, cinematic rendering to developers. And it was […]

Racing Arcade Special - From 80s Miami to British moorland

Racing Arcade Special - From 80s Miami to British moorland

An endless road, a Ferrari and the pure pleasure of driving. A timeless and timeless journey, today as then. The second of the two examples of Ferrari Testarossa Spider, after the one built specifically for the lawyer Gianni Agnelli, it was the one donated […]

Persona 5 Special - Stats, time and friendship

Persona 5 Special - Stats, time and friendship

This article on the importance of time and statistics in Persona 5 was the result of the advice of the very kind and highly trained Davide Bitti. If you are interested in an alternative point of view on the land of the Rising Sun, we strongly recommend […]

Ars Ludica special in: the universe of The Witcher and Geralt of Rivia

Ars Ludica special in: the universe of The Witcher and Geralt of Rivia

There are works that enter our hearts and are implanted there, with arrogance, to never leave them again. This is the story of how The Witcher saga hit ours, proving to be a real masterpiece of "Art Play"   Who writes to you today has a very bad vice, […]

Special Waiting for The Last of Us Part II: the coherence of violence

Special Waiting for The Last of Us Part II: the coherence of violence

Is all this violence really necessary in The Last of Us 2? Begin an article by stating that The Last of Us, through his dystopian hyperrealism and violence, he showed us i borders of each other human art it's really risky. Many, with good reason, might […]

Special Dei Sepolcri Videoludici: the importance of remake and remastered

Special Dei Sepolcri Videoludici: the importance of remake and remastered

Operations like that of Shadow of the Colossus 2018 are necessary, if you consider video games a form of culture, even more than art. And video games tackle the theme of restoration (including remakes, remastered and covers) in unexpected (better?) Ways than art, […]

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 15/5 to 21/5

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 15/5 to 21/5

Injustice 2 makes a fulminating debut and there are blows for everyone, especially for Mario Kart who loses the first position. In the meantime, 3DS peeps out again and Prey sadly disappears from the top 10. Gamers don't take a moment's break and neither do […]

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 22/5 to 28/5

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 22/5 to 28/5

Overwatch returns to the charts after months of silence, and nobody expected it; and the surge in Injustice is already waning   Pad in hand is a weekly column that does not want so much to report the ranking of the best-selling games of the week, but rather […]

Special John Romero: the man who made us all his whores

Special John Romero: the man who made us all his whores

John Romero: Genesis, Exodus and Apocalypse of the first and most sensational rock star in the industry. To win the game you must kill me, John Romero. The entertainment industry has given us… Well, entertainment, also through the characters behind video […]

Special Top 2016: Giacomo “Serj” Favilla

Special Top 2016: Giacomo “Serj” Favilla

In parallel to the Ilvg Awards, which will elect the game of the year for users, the editors of Holygamerz have decided to prepare more personal articles about their 2016 videogame by drawing up their personal ranking on last year's games.   2016 was also […]

Special Digital Identity: Are you really sure it's you on the internet?

Special Digital Identity: Are you really sure it's you on the internet?

Are you sure that, beyond the screen, you are the one writing your thoughts? Are you sure there is no one to take your place? Say what you don't think, what you don't believe in, but with your face? Are you really sure you are tu, on the Internet? I honestly […]

Pokémon Special: Choices in Video Game History

Pokémon Special: Choices in Video Game History

Nothing has changed in 2019. They have passed twenty years since 5 October 1999, which marked the first, fateful choice of a starter Pokémon in the history of video games. Do you remember how difficult it was to decide? They were all three so cute (of […]

Kingdom Hearts special, what is it really?

Kingdom Hearts special, what is it really?

Kingdom Hearts, or "the game with Donald and Goofy" for the little me of 2005, has accompanied the lives of many players for almost 15 years now. The presence of Disney worlds mixed with a damn intriguing plot, made me discover the joy of sharing theories with […]

Special The pirates of the web: when piracy and developers join forces

Special The pirates of the web: when piracy and developers join forces

It may be that on the rare occasion that an act of piracy is required to follow the right course, piracy itself may be the right course. [Governor Swann - Pirates of the Caribbean]   Ah, the Pirate's Bay ... one of those things that everyone knows but […]

Special Dragon Ball Z Vol. 2 - The Super Saiyan of the Legend

Special Dragon Ball Z Vol. 2 - The Super Saiyan of the Legend

This time the legend finally came true. You just met the Super Saiyan. And look at him carefully, he is the strongest warrior in the entire galaxy, the legendary Super Saiyan. At the beginning of July we were left with the first Dragon Ball Z box set, dedicated […]

Switch Special: The living room in the palm of your hand

Switch Special: The living room in the palm of your hand

That is, how Nintendo made the dream of laptop fetishists real. We have talked about Nintendo Switch in all sorts of ways during these 9 months, polemically, celebratively, analyzing its most intimate, peculiar, contradictory aspects. Personally, it was love […]

Special Tomb Raider and the most three-dimensional Lara Croft ever

Special Tomb Raider and the most three-dimensional Lara Croft ever

"Just an Oscar and the banality goes down" - Mary Poppins I confess, I have always been very distant from the character of Lara Croft and in general from the tombraiderismo that has cleared many taboo videogames since 1996. Lara is undoubtedly a true icon of […]

Pokémon and DLC Special: What's Happening to Game Freak?

Pokémon and DLC Special: What's Happening to Game Freak?

Are we sure that Pokémon DLCs are evil? We arrive late, but the controversial direct where the new ones were presented ended a few days ago Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC. Now, let's try to put some order, and maybe to make people think a little or to provoke […]

Special Guide: How to program games in 1 year

Special Guide: How to program games in 1 year

If you love video games, you probably secretly dream of developing one. Here's how I got started in about 6 months I have always regretted not having followed the advice of those who told me that "I would have liked programming". Because he wasn't wrong. […]

Special Ready Player One is a middle finger to those who love the medium

Special Ready Player One is a middle finger to those who love the medium

Oasis is a game I would never play, but I am so happy to have seen. I don't like minestrone. I don't particularly like the idea of ​​putting dozens of different plant species in boiling water, which consequently tend to become mushy and create that feeling […]

Special Galeotta was: Backward Compatibility - Do you really care?

Special Galeotta was: Backward Compatibility - Do you really care?

It's been months since the last time a symposium (rather small, to be honest) was needed between our webmaster Pietro Iacullo and his faithful slave Antonino Lupo, but the sails of the diatribe are always vigilant on the horizon, and could not fail to alert […]

Assassin's Creed Special: the last great gaming phenomenon

Assassin's Creed Special: the last great gaming phenomenon

Who are we, blessed enough to share our stories like this?To talk to us through the centuries? The words spoken by Ezio Auditore in one of the most exciting sequences of the saga perfectly describe the phenomenon Assassin's Creed. Because like Desmond, […]

Special E-Third Party: what we expect from cross-platform titles

Special E-Third Party: what we expect from cross-platform titles

  As every year, the staff of Holygamerz will closely follow E3 2017, offering you full coverage of the gaming event of the year. Pending the start of the 2017 edition of the Los Angeles event, we propose a series of specials, in which we will analyze […]

Netflix Death Note Special - If it's poop you can't call it chocolate

Netflix Death Note Special - If it's poop you can't call it chocolate

Having virtually nothing in common with the original manga and anime is the least of Netflix's Death Note problems. Since the first announcement of the American adaptation of the work of Tsugumi Oba and Takeshi Obata, the web was full of torches and pitchforks, […]

Special Ludic Tales - B Side: A Metal Gear short story

Special Ludic Tales - B Side: A Metal Gear short story

Track 1 Overture: Alone, a long long time ago He had understood this for some time. On his way he had come across clues several times that had made him doubt, memories that were not in their place and others that could not be in his memory, a tape that someone […]

Special Video Games and Psychology: Valve wants to change the next-gen

Special Video Games and Psychology: Valve wants to change the next-gen

The Software House seeks a psychologist to bring the gameplay of the future to life. Video games could increasingly embrace psychology or at least, this would seem the idea of ​​Valve, the famous American company. The announcement, concerning the figure […]

Special Ludic Tales - The Last Canto of the Wyvern

Special Ludic Tales - The Last Canto of the Wyvern

Prologue The Legend of the Witcher and the Royal Wyvern “Time and again, dear reader, you have heard of witchers and their extraordinary skills in battle. Rude but unparalleled lovers, tireless warriors, witchers are constantly traveling along what they […]

Cloud Gaming Special: the future is coming and we are still sleeping

Cloud Gaming Special: the future is coming and we are still sleeping

The next generation consoles are upon us, the so-called next-gen, but a silent enemy is approaching: the Cloud Gaming. Streaming the video game from the clouds (cloud ed.) Could decree the end of an era by making any form of physical media obsolete. The major […]

Special We should ban video games to those who don't want to know them

Special We should ban video games to those who don't want to know them

This is not the umpteenth article that any portal that deals with video games could publish after the usual (and trite) accusations against the videogame medium when television, the "normal" press or the psychologist on duty lashes out against videogames, guilty […]

Special Top 2016: Guido “Kisu” Avitabile

Special Top 2016: Guido “Kisu” Avitabile

In parallel to the Ilvg Awards, which will elect the game of the year for users, the editors of Holygamerz have decided to prepare more personal articles about their 2016 videogame by drawing up their personal ranking on last year's games. And we are here again, […]

Special Nintendaro against nintendrone: guide to reactions to Nintendo Switch

Special Nintendaro against nintendrone: guide to reactions to Nintendo Switch

From January 13 to today, predictably, everything has been said. The object of the dispute? Nintendo Switch, the new machine from the Kyoto company that, as only a console produced by the Kyoto company could do, inflamed the public and split the user. In the […]

Special The void by Hidetaka Miyazaki and Fumito Ueda

Special The void by Hidetaka Miyazaki and Fumito Ueda

The horror of emptiness Horror Vacui. Thus stated Aristotle to explain the relationship between nature and emptiness. Nature abhorret a vacuo, Nature shuns emptiness, always trying to instantly fill the empty spaces that are generated between the things […]

Special 1-2 Switch vs Nintendoland vs Wii Sports: The importance of the bundle at launch

Special 1-2 Switch vs Nintendoland vs Wii Sports: The importance of the bundle at launch

Ten days ago, al Nintendo Switch Showcase in that of Milan, we had a taste of 1-2 Switch, with the test of four of the twenty-eight mini-games that will show potential buyers of the title all the major functions of Joy-con. Unlike Wii and Wii U, where the video […]

Special The Influence of Globalization on the Videogame: a panorama.

Special The Influence of Globalization on the Videogame: a panorama.

"A very broad set of phenomena, connected with the growth of economic, social and cultural integration between the different areas of the world" The Treccani encyclopedia thus defines the globalization, a term that, since 1990, has spread to become one […]

News Relegation: Psychonauts

News Relegation: Psychonauts

Brain broth   Let me tell you about a game called Psychonauts. A quick consultation at Metacritic would briefly present it to you as “a good 3D platform”; I believe instead that it carries with it a great symbolic value. For example, as when it comes […]

Special Amazon has seen the future of video games and we may not like it

Special Amazon has seen the future of video games and we may not like it

With passion and creativity you can develop excellent titles, but it is not taken for granted that they are equally profitable. Producing a video game nowadays, maintaining all the quality standards to which we are now accustomed, is really expensive and the […]

Special DmC Devil May Cry: Do you feel at least a little guilty?

Special DmC Devil May Cry: Do you feel at least a little guilty?

Some men just want to see the world burn. Those who had the unhealthy idea of ​​devising this question and answer are among them. Who writes you loved DmC Devil May Cry.   Perhaps precisely because it is one of those many (too many) misunderstood titles, […]

Special The videogame needs an identity narrative

Special The videogame needs an identity narrative

Are we sure that the cinematographic and literary model are the future of videogame storytelling? I certainly am not. Indeed, after years of observing the anxiety with which a multitude of directors pursue the Hollywood chimera to bend it to the structure […]

Special The connections between QAnon and the Gamergate

Special The connections between QAnon and the Gamergate

January 2021: a group of demonstrators attempt a coup in the USA. Five people die during the assault on Capitol Hill as an armed group tries to take control of Congress, riding on the rhetoric that the November 5 elections were manipulated against Donald Trump. […]

Special PS5 vs Xbox Series X: cross-play between community and cross-gen

Special PS5 vs Xbox Series X: cross-play between community and cross-gen

Let's talk about the challenge again PS5 vs Xbox Series X, focusing on cross-play, even in the light of his relationship with community and cross-gen. These terms, lately, are used a lot referring to the next-gen consoles of Sony and Microsoft. Not much has been […]

Special Why do you keep playing Pokémon?

Special Why do you keep playing Pokémon?

Why, after all these years, should I still play a pokémon adventure? A repetitive, old game that doesn't seem to listen to the players' voices… but it also has flaws. After the release of the trailer for Sword and Shield Pokémon, I found myself thinking […]

Special Shopping Guide: April 2017

Special Shopping Guide: April 2017

After the break due to April Fool's Day, our traditional one Shopping guide come back in time to include a couple of stocks we will hear about again in the course of the year in the tips for spending badly the March salary, with all due respect to the wallet […]

The Nintendo exclusive app has made its appearance in the store. We have tested it for you.

The Nintendo exclusive app has made its appearance in the store. We have tested it for you.

The Nintendo exclusive app has made its appearance in the store. We have tested it for you.     InkyPen has recently landed in the store.   Il Christmas was upon us and what better occasion to get yourself a gift? Maybe birthday but also Christmas […]

Special The games coming out in May 2018 to keep an eye on

Special The games coming out in May 2018 to keep an eye on

Fifth appointment of this 2018: will May make us breathe? What will be the best video games (indie and otherwise) to play absolutely this month? Have you recovered from the revelry of May XNUMXst? Whether you stayed at home to play or you are among the unfortunate […]

Special Why are “Best Direction” awards given to crunch child games?

Special Why are “Best Direction” awards given to crunch child games?

During The Game Awards, which aired a few days ago, the “Best Direction” award, the one that rewards for the best management and direction of the team, went to Neil Druckmann of Naughty Dog. But it is right to reward those who have forced their employees […]

Special How to access the Nintendo Switch hidden browser

Special How to access the Nintendo Switch hidden browser

As we all know by now, Nintendo Switch, the new console of the Grande N, was released on March 3rd without an internet browser. The particular choice of Nintendo did not take long to generate the usual and predictable wave of controversy, which it is not our […]

Nintendo Direct Special 13/04/2017: Arms, Splatoon 2 and a never-tamed 3DS

Nintendo Direct Special 13/04/2017: Arms, Splatoon 2 and a never-tamed 3DS

And here we are, a new round and a new pseudo-column at a cadence when-it-seems-a-Nintendo, useful for seeing what the air is like in Kyoto and taking stock of the main Nintendo Direct aired in the night between 12 and 13 April, split midnight on Italian […]

Utomik special: the Netflix of video games

Utomik special: the Netflix of video games

If Netflix offered video games it would be called Utomik.   MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION!   Were you scared? Okay, you may not have jumped out of your chair, but I am convinced that you have a squeeze in your heart like a small heart attack, and that your […]

Did PlayStation Now Special kill the concept of exclusivity? But even no

Did PlayStation Now Special kill the concept of exclusivity? But even no

Some PS4 exclusives become available via PlayStation Now and there is talk of the death of exclusives. Proof that some people perhaps should learn to shut up. Let's face it: we are all conservatives. We pretend to be open to the news, to look forward to the […]

Special Videogames and various realities: guide to which one to choose

Special Videogames and various realities: guide to which one to choose

Read it as you play, so you don't miss a thing. Maybe you need a guide to video games and their reality less than me, I grant you. A walkthrough for our real world it would serve a little to everyone, however, but what can we do: we must live without it. […]

Special In search of the ideal gaming notebook: the weight of experience

Special In search of the ideal gaming notebook: the weight of experience

The best gaming notebooks. But in what sense? There was a time when, alas, there were not even i notebooklet alone those directing to a heavy gaming. Times when the same lan parties were preceded by caravans of people intent on dragging with them the various […]

Xbox special: when Redmond opposes Japan (with commercial shots)

Xbox special: when Redmond opposes Japan (with commercial shots)

Knowing how to do marketing is today one of the main components for the growth of many companies, videogames and not, eager to improve themselves year by year to be ever closer to the general public. In the first part of last December, we of Holygamerz we […]

Fortnite special against Apple, but the fault lies with TikTok

Fortnite special against Apple, but the fault lies with TikTok

Unless you live under a stone, you will surely know that the news that has ignited the world - and not just that of video games - is that Fortnite has been removed from the App Store. Not only that: a few hours later the communication arrived that even Google […]

News Video games and relaxation: what benefits do crafting games bring?

News Video games and relaxation: what benefits do crafting games bring?

When you turn on your console do you ever wonder why you are doing this? Avoid obvious answers, what I'm asking is what motivates you to want to immerse yourself in another world. People, many times, are attracted to adventure and competition, but in other […]

Google Stadia special: because it's time to grow

Google Stadia special: because it's time to grow

Google launches its streaming platform with a specific goal: to evolve the videogame. The videogame medium it is fresh, young and has yet to stabilize itself in the cultural debate and even if it is bad to say it: to be taken seriously. Like any form of entertainment, […]

Special Gamestop and the games used: a giant with feet of clay

Special Gamestop and the games used: a giant with feet of clay

One player, one screen and one game system. When it comes to video games, this is what many think, that there is nothing more complicated than this. Hours of fun and occasional moments of comic hysteria to share on Youtube or Twitch. We have said it many times: […]

Special E3 2018: the summary of the Ubisoft conference

Special E3 2018: the summary of the Ubisoft conference

Ubisoft continues to make its audience dream, giving details on last year's announcements and giving some surprises. And the dances begin. Literally, since - in a very Pirandellian way - you go up on stage to the rhythm of Just Dance 2019, which breaks through […]

Pokémon TCG Special: Sun & Moon Lost Thunder - Let's Talk Decks

Pokémon TCG Special: Sun & Moon Lost Thunder - Let's Talk Decks

Let's go back to talking about the Pokémon Trading Card Game with the expansion available from November 2nd: Lost Thunder. 210 cards available, make Lost Thunder the largest expansion of the Sun and Moon. In this autumn full of titles, the Pokémon TCG is […]

Special Wonder Woman - Wonder Movie?

Special Wonder Woman - Wonder Movie?

A few months after the appearance in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, the splendid Gal Gadot returns to the big screen as Wonder Woman, in the first film entirely dedicated to the most famous DC Comics heroine, the amazon bringer of peace ( to the sound […]

Dreamcast special: the biggest failure of the industry

Dreamcast special: the biggest failure of the industry

Despite the name, Sega's latest console represents tangible proof that reality often has more of the ruthless connotations of a nightmare. From here Dreamcast and the eyes of any enthusiast - the eyes of those who today can proudly say "I was there" - light […]

Special The price of next-gen video games is on the rise and rightly so

Special The price of next-gen video games is on the rise and rightly so

The price increase of video games is inevitable, and it is also our fault. Gamers have been on a war footing for years. The gaming industry has always tried to capitalize as much as possible on its titles, including paid Season Pass, DLC and microtransactions […]

Special Flow Theory in video games: why Kojima doesn't work for Naughty Dog

Special Flow Theory in video games: why Kojima doesn't work for Naughty Dog

Girl, the greatest enemy of all Game Designer. It doesn't matter how inspired the story behind the player's exploits is, how original and well-balanced the gameplay is. If not adequately countered, from foundation of the game itself, it will come relentlessly […]

Special Best games to be released: January

Special Best games to be released: January

What video games are coming out in January? What are the best games to devote the - always too little - free time you have available? Our Buying Guide changes format to answer precisely these questions. On the one hand i best video games coming out in this […]

Special Weathering with You: little coherence, little courage

Special Weathering with You: little coherence, little courage

After Your Name, there was inevitably a lot of anticipation for Weathering with You. But Shinkai got stuck ... Makoto Shinkai, on the strength of the enormous success obtained with the previous Your Name, returns to the cinema with Weathering With You. […]

Special Pirates of the Caribbean - Salazar's Revenge (and the revenge of the saga)

Special Pirates of the Caribbean - Salazar's Revenge (and the revenge of the saga)

Six years after the criticized “Beyond the Confines of the Sea”, the Pirates of the Caribbean return to sail the ocean, among ancient legends, epic adventures, a high tide of humor and a lot of salt. Did the long hiatus have been good for the Disney saga? […]

Sony Special (c) Boom? PlayStation's answer to E3 2017

Sony Special (c) Boom? PlayStation's answer to E3 2017

As every year, the staff of Holygamerz will closely follow E3 2017, offering you full coverage of the gaming event of the year. Pending the start of the 2017 edition of the Los Angeles event, we propose a series of specials, in which we will analyze what to […]

Special The Good, the Bad and the Dead - Spaghetti western

Special The Good, the Bad and the Dead - Spaghetti western "scotti"

If the title were an equation, the result would be: the watcher, the film, the director's career. The world of cinema is full of trash, kitsch and tacky. Sometimes, however, the exaggeration leads to the cult, Tarantino for example has wallowed several times […]

Dragon Ball Special - The Original Series Vol. 2: Growing Fighting

Dragon Ball Special - The Original Series Vol. 2: Growing Fighting

"No human being can fight on an equal footing with me." At the time, no one knew of Goku's alien origins. Let's go back to talking about the original adventures of Son Goku, thanks to the second box set published by Yamato video and distributed by Koch Media: […]

News Relegation: Super Punch-Out !!

News Relegation: Super Punch-Out !!

"...It's the eye of the tiger It's the thrill of the fight Rising up to the challenge of our rival And the last known survivor Stalks his prey in the night And he's watching us all with the eye of the tiger…" 120 beats per minute of pure exaltation and adrenaline; […]

Games with Gold Special: April 2017 game guide

Games with Gold Special: April 2017 game guide

If you have let yourself be abandoned to the fear created by the paintings of Layers of Fears, if you have become prey or hunters in Evolve, if you have entered a tank in the Heavy Weapon arcade or if you have wielded your favorite weapons in Borderlands 2 […]

News Downswing: Crazy Machines 2

News Downswing: Crazy Machines 2

It seemed that this summer would never end: to open the very hot season was a crackling E3, which confirmed the versatility of videogame entertainment, whatever your choice for the long-awaited holidays. To give a breath of sea breeze to the mountaineers we […]

Special Sekiro is an easy game for masochists

Special Sekiro is an easy game for masochists

NB: On this page there will be numerous spoilers on bosses, prosthetic tools and other aspects of Sekiro's story, including the ending. With the release of the latest title From Software, the debate on difficulty and accessibility has rekindled, not only […]

News Relegation: Crash Bandicoot

News Relegation: Crash Bandicoot

A timeless icon, but that time feels great on its shoulders   Crash Bandicoot is a timeless symbol of the videogame world, one of those that we have all known and that we all carry with so much love in our memory. A myth that saw the light back in 1996, […]

Dragon Ball GT special, is it really that bad?

Dragon Ball GT special, is it really that bad?

Seven new dragon spheres, space travel, forgotten characters, and unrealistic mergers. This in a nutshell Dragon Ball GT. Our journey into the animated Dragon Ball universe, after reviewing the original series and Z, could not miss the stage dedicated to Dragon […]

News Downswing: Spider-Man 2

News Downswing: Spider-Man 2

Who I am? Are you sure you want to know? My life story is not for the faint of heart. Even though the above quote actually comes from the first spider film in Raimi's trilogy, we couldn't resist the temptation to use it for the first few bars of this demotion. […]

Special How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World flies high, without fear of getting burned

Special How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World flies high, without fear of getting burned

DreamWorks concludes its trilogy of dragons and Vikings, with a chapter capable of eating all their recent production. Looking at all three at close range I noticed even more the exponential growth of the saga directed by Dean DeBlois, on several floors. The […]

Special The 10 Game Directors of the moment

Special The 10 Game Directors of the moment

Now become real rock stars, i Game Director of the most famous development houses influence the entire videogame panorama with their innovative (sometimes even crazy) style. Creators of real subgenres, they got one creative freedom unprecedented, being able […]

Spider-Man Special: Homecoming - Long live the spider

Spider-Man Special: Homecoming - Long live the spider

With great powers comes great responsibilities. The power to retell the origins of an icon from the Marvel universe. The responsibility not to repeat situations already seen in other films dedicated to the Arachnid.   Fortunately, the film by Jon Watts […]

News Downswing: WarioWare Inc. Mega Microgames

News Downswing: WarioWare Inc. Mega Microgames

In 2003, Nintendo's internal R&D 1 team (now scattered among the various EAD studios) created a crazy new genre on the Game Boy Advance, consisting of an avalanche of micro-games that could be solved in a matter of seconds. A carpe diem gameplay where every […]

Special One Piece Treasure Cruise, guide to the new update

Special One Piece Treasure Cruise, guide to the new update

One Piece Treasure Cruise, guide to the biggest update ever. To learn more:One Piece Pirate Warriors 4, review of a story One Piece Treasure Cruise updates to version 10, so big that a guidebook would only serve as a reminder of what's new. We obviously […]

LABO special and the importance of Nintendo's Real Virtuality

LABO special and the importance of Nintendo's Real Virtuality

We are Nintendo. We challenge all the players: you can't beat! This slogan accompanied the terrifying Australian NES commercial. One thing is certain: Nintendo's philosophy has changed over the course of thirty years. It has allowed itself to be bypassed on […]

Special Bitmap Books: the value of the memory

Special Bitmap Books: the value of the memory

Are you interested in preserving the history of the video game? Then buy HERE the books of Bitmap Books. Bitmap Books helps us remember video games The one of Bitmap Books is an incredibly important reality for the world of video games. Not so much […]

Assassin's Creed special, in what order to recover the saga

Assassin's Creed special, in what order to recover the saga

In what order should Assassin's Creed be played? With the recent release of Valhalla many have get closer to the saga of the Assassins, intrigued by this long-lived world. Interested in recovering it (from scratch or not) you will probably have come across […]

Special E3 2018: the summary of the Sony conference

Special E3 2018: the summary of the Sony conference

Sony innovates the concept of press conference, proposing what is a mixture of a collection of films and a talk show The Japanese company, as we know, has never wanted to adapt others and run according to their rules but, on the contrary, they like to break […]

Special Dissidia Final Fantasy NT: Interview with producer Ichiro Hazama

Special Dissidia Final Fantasy NT: Interview with producer Ichiro Hazama

Last 29 Settembre, At the Games Week in Milan, we were guests of Koch Media and we had the opportunity to chat with the producer of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT: Ichiro Hazama. With Federico Baglivo, colleague of Everyeye, we were able to find out more about the […]

News Relegation, Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue

News Relegation, Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue

Disney and video games have often been a winning combination, and we know it very well. We ourselves have often dealt with this excellent combination, which gave life, especially between the end of the 90s and the beginning of the new millennium, to titles […]

Special The Legacy of Dark Souls

Special The Legacy of Dark Souls

With The Ringed City, released at the end of March, the saga of Dark Souls realized by From Software comes to its conclusion. The message seems to be clear: the series is collapsing under its own weight. After Demon's Souls, Bloodborne, and three chapters of […]

Special Piracy and video games: when the future is in the past

Special Piracy and video games: when the future is in the past

The one between piracy and video games, as in all sectors in which ideas are created rather than products, is an unhealthy and unhappy marriage. But is the industry really doing everything possible to get to the coveted divorce? The one you are about to read […]

Special Dr. Crunch and Mr. Hype, the two gaming personalities

Special Dr. Crunch and Mr. Hype, the two gaming personalities

We were four friends at the barwho wanted to change the world,destined for something morethan to a woman and a job in a bankthey spoke deeply of anarchy and freedombetween a glass of coke and a coffeeyou came up with your whys and proposed yours I will do. […]

Special With Pad in Hand: Sales rankings from 16/10 to 22/10

Special With Pad in Hand: Sales rankings from 16/10 to 22/10

This week, more than with the pad in hand, we face the top 10 of the best-selling titles behind the virtual wheel of Gran Turismo, capable of ousting the Fifa King. We did not expect it: last week, having to give a prediction on the positioning of Gran Turismo […]

Top 10 Special: the events that marked the year

Top 10 Special: the events that marked the year

2017 has finally come to an end and it has been in many ways a truly memorable year for gaming. Not only for the quality of the games that have been released, but for the many events and trends that have marked the industry more or less clearly We have already […]

Special The latest Nintendo Direct didn't shake your life, and rightly so

Special The latest Nintendo Direct didn't shake your life, and rightly so

As usual, once the live broadcast is over, the mood immediately mounts. But it's not Nintendo's fault: it's yours, because you didn't understand Direct. It's a story we're used to by now: Nintendo presents one of its own Direct-flash and as soon as the transmission […]

Special Miyazaki and the unbearable lightness of storytelling

Special Miyazaki and the unbearable lightness of storytelling

We gamers rarely find ourselves discussing the art of storytelling. A topic often considered secondary in a videogame work, subservient to fields much more relevant to the media such as graphics and gameplay. There history which is the background to our virtual […]

Special Purchasing Guide: October 2017

Special Purchasing Guide: October 2017

Run away fools! Here we are. Somehow we survived the September playful aperitif, an unusually hot August from the point of view of the releases and more generally the critical periods that this 2017 has put before us. But now things get tough, and when the […]

Ars Ludica Special in: Okami and Oriental Culture

Ars Ludica Special in: Okami and Oriental Culture

Have you ever dreamed of holding a brush and painting your game world? To create your own experience, immersed in the Art of the Video Game? Okami does this too; but he is not satisfied with being a picture in motion. It has been a month full of wonders for […]

Special Koji Kondo: video game on staff

Special Koji Kondo: video game on staff

You don't know who he is Koji Kondo? What if I told you instead that you have all come into contact with his art at least once? It is known, often and willingly Nintendo he manages to enclose something magical in the code strings of his games. Very often this […]

Special Because Nintendo Switch can't (yet!) Replace my iPad

Special Because Nintendo Switch can't (yet!) Replace my iPad

Traveling with Nintendo Switch in your bag is like taking a piece of living room on vacation, capable of dispensing all the best that the world of entertainment has to offer, going far beyond simple and only video games ... And nothing, I'm writing a lot of […]

Special Super Mario Odyssey under the microscope: History and mechanics

Special Super Mario Odyssey under the microscope: History and mechanics

We've all seen the spectacular new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey (which we propose below). What Nintendo has opened is a veritable treasure trove of new content, so dense and rich that it is difficult to find your way around. In this special we want to do […]

Special Galeotta was: the idea of ​​

Special Galeotta was: the idea of ​​"exclusive"

Exclusives have always been a constant within the videogame market, a group of titles designed (before the concept was distorted) to work on a single platform, attracting the attention of the installed base and fomenting users that are always well willing, […]

Special God of War and the culture of the Quick Time Event

Special God of War and the culture of the Quick Time Event

That is how one of the most well-known and controversial game design tricks can become a merit or a defect. Ah, bullfighting. Ah, the Quick Time Events (from now QTE, which is done earlier). A long-standing, thorny, tedious, often cross and rarely delighted […]

Special E3 2017: Winners and Losers

Special E3 2017: Winners and Losers

It is the question of questions, at least in our industry at the end of a week of fire like this. Who Won E3 2017? It would be easy to try your hand at writing one of those editorials that we like so much (and there is no irony in this statement) and talk, […]

PlayStation 5 Special - Price, games, philosophies and details

PlayStation 5 Special - Price, games, philosophies and details

The next will surely be a generation of rupture and novelty in the gamer experience. It is not difficult to guess, and the scent of this wind of revolution comes first from Sony, with its brand new PlayStation 5. This time, however, its flames are not wisps […]

Special Blade Runner 2049 Scott's Legacy and Villeneuve's Aesthetics

Special Blade Runner 2049 Scott's Legacy and Villeneuve's Aesthetics

Was there really a need for a sequel to Blade Runner? This is the question I have been asking myself for months, since the announcement of Blade Runner 2049. Question that I kept asking myself even after the first trailers, the revelations about the cast, the […]

Special Loot box and microtransactions: the shadow of gambling on video games

Special Loot box and microtransactions: the shadow of gambling on video games

A historical turning point what video games are facing, which sees loot box e microtransactions like gambling. The news comes from the United Kingdom, generating an echo of worldwide resonance. According to the Guardian, the Department of Digital, Culture, […]

Batman Ninja Special - When the Batman Wears Souls

Batman Ninja Special - When the Batman Wears Souls

What happens when we combine Japanese and Western animation styles? Well, one of the most convincing and meaningful answers to this question we managed to find in Batman Ninja. We had already had the opportunity to preview it during the XX edition of Napoli […]

Anime & Manga Devilman Crybaby - Is it already the best anime of 2018?

Anime & Manga Devilman Crybaby - Is it already the best anime of 2018?

If a good morning starts in the morning, this 2018 that has just begun promises to be a great year for Japanese animation, even if doing better than Devilman Crybaby, recently released on Netflix, will be really, really hard for anyone. More and more interested […]

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 29/5 to 4/6

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 29/5 to 4/6

At the turn of May and June, the ranking is hit in the face by the new and highly anticipated chapter of the cult series Bandai Namco Entertainment, Tekken 7!   Pad in hand is a weekly column that does not want so much to report the ranking of the best-selling […]

Special What historical era is Assassin's Creed Valhalla set in?

Special What historical era is Assassin's Creed Valhalla set in?

Ubisoft tries to shed light on the Dark Ages, the Vikings and the figure of Alfred the Great ok, Assassin's Creed Valhalla will allow us to play as Vikings, but in what historical era exactly is it set? Non-trivial question in the economy of the series. […]

PlayStation Plus Special: August 2017 Title Guide

PlayStation Plus Special: August 2017 Title Guide

40 °, no air conditioning, drenched in sweat but always ready to draw up the usual monthly guide for you, dear PlayStation Plus subscribers! The Instant Game Collection of this hot August has to deal with the crackling and very rich one of last month, trying […]

Special Everything you need to know about The Last of Us Part II

Special Everything you need to know about The Last of Us Part II

The ultimate guide to Naughty Dog's apocalypse The Last of Us Part II is one of the titles most anticipated of the year. Inevitable, when you are the sequel to one of the most beloved PlayStation 3 titles. A studio like Naughty Dog, now the flagship of […]

Special (Not to) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark:

Special (Not to) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark:

The subject and production of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark are by Guillermo del Toro. Keep this in mind. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Ok. Director's film André Øvredal. Ok. Brought to the Rome Film Festival and then to vote. Not ok. But why, […]

Special With Pad in Hand: Sales rankings from 09/10 to 15/10

Special With Pad in Hand: Sales rankings from 09/10 to 15/10

We return by arrogance - and with the pad in hand - in Middle-earth, but surprisingly, The Evil Within 2 also places itself very well. While bowing to the Mano de Dios of Fifa 18 ... Last week we closed by predicting a good placement for The Shadow of War, […]

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 8/5 to 14/5

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 8/5 to 14/5

Mario Kart doesn't give up, 3DS is still absent and Call Of Duty sends Prey to the bottom. Don't miss the pad; will be interesting weeks!   Pad in hand is a weekly column that does not so much want to report the ranking of the best-selling games of the […]

Special Video games are my feelings

Special Video games are my feelings

Untie video games and feelings? Impossible, they are often the same thing It seems absurd that in 2020 someone still sees feelings in video games. They are pure entertainment, aren't they? The entertainment of about thirty hours, to buy and then exchange […]

PlayStation Store Special: The Sony Easter Egg!

PlayStation Store Special: The Sony Easter Egg!

The count-down of Lent is coming to an end, between gambling fasts, penances (too many "gambling" curses to make you forgive?), Prayers and charity (yes, we want to imagine you so dear readers!) your spirit of devoted gamers. However, Mother Sony is not indifferent […]

Special Apology for Ars Videoludica

Special Apology for Ars Videoludica

Are you tired of being surrounded by people who fail to understand that the video game can now be defined EVEN as a form of artistic expression? Today I will try, using only my humble opinions and some data to support them, to pass on some to you ideas to start […]

Nintendo Direct special: a Big N in full force (despite Kirby)

Nintendo Direct special: a Big N in full force (despite Kirby)

The latest Nintendo Direct shows the Switch's muscles once again, with lots of third-party support. Too bad there are still too many copy and paste, especially around HAL Laboratory ... Which of you calls yourself a "Nintendo fan"? I appeal above all to those […]

Special Videogames and childhood: Final Fantasy VII with dad

Special Videogames and childhood: Final Fantasy VII with dad

Videogames between childhood and nostalgia: videogame memories of when I was a child. Everyone has very clear childhood memories even years later, and mine, for some reason, are about video games. I remember a middle-aged man, gray hair and a cigarette, […]

Top & Flop 2016 Special: Filippo “DarkCronos” Veschi

Top & Flop 2016 Special: Filippo “DarkCronos” Veschi

In parallel to the Ilvg Awards, which will elect the game of the year for users, the editors of Holygamerz have decided to prepare more personal articles about their 2016 videogame by drawing up their personal ranking on last year's games. It's that time of […]

Special It - Stranger… King

Special It - Stranger… King

Embers in winter. Your hair. Where my heart burns. Su It, as on any film adaptation based on a work by Stephen King, weighs a gigantic weight, that of having to tell through images fears, emotions and themes that gush on the printed paper until they become […]

Special PS5 vs Xbox X series, the philosophy of Microsoft and Sony

Special PS5 vs Xbox X series, the philosophy of Microsoft and Sony

Do PS5 and Xbox series X have a philosophy that mirrors that of the two companies? Who would have thought. With this rhetorical question we are moving towards a positive answer to the question: Will PS5 and Xbox X series have a philosophy? the answer is […]

Lucca Comics And Games 2018 Special: Meeting with Shinji Hashimoto

Lucca Comics And Games 2018 Special: Meeting with Shinji Hashimoto

The five days of Lucca Comics and Games 2018 are now behind us, but there is still something to tell ... Among the various events held in the Lucca festival, the magnificent Villa Bottini stood out as every year. To populate the room of the mansion one of the […]

Steam vs Epic Games special, but why?

Steam vs Epic Games special, but why?

Competition from Epic Games ... The market is large and there is room for everyone. The digital market is becoming immense and instantaneous, the risk of getting lost is high. Will the competition between Steam and Epic Games be fierce? Being seen is essential. […]

Special Super Mario Odyssey under the microscope: the game world

Special Super Mario Odyssey under the microscope: the game world

After analyzing the trailer far and wide last Wednesday, let's close the circle on what we've seen of Super Mario Odyssey during the different gameplay videos of Treehouse 2017. New Donk, New Donk New Donk City is perhaps the strangest world Mario has ever […]

Project Scorpio Special: If graphics don't matter, you've got the wrong hobby

Project Scorpio Special: If graphics don't matter, you've got the wrong hobby

Being a revolutionary in a world of wigs, as Microsoft discovered at the launch of Xbox One, is the gaming equivalent of walking on ice. But Project Scorpio doesn't care and continues to push the accelerator towards the future, or at least one of those possible […]

Special Inside (and behind) Landflix Odyssey: interview with Fantastico Studio

Special Inside (and behind) Landflix Odyssey: interview with Fantastico Studio

Landflix Odyssey struck us right away: it was inevitable to abuse our status as alleged insiders to exchange four (obviously crazy) chats with Fantastico Studio, talking not only about their parody / tribute to Netflix and TV series. A couple of weeks ago we received […]

Special Controller walk with me: the playful aspects of David Lynch

Special Controller walk with me: the playful aspects of David Lynch

There are incredible, multifaceted, eclectic characters, who manage to influence not only their sector but who expand their genius like wildfire to all the neighboring arts, becoming a source of inspiration for other brilliant minds. This is the story of how […]

Microsoft's E3 2017 Special: Scorpio, Fatale or Fatality?

Microsoft's E3 2017 Special: Scorpio, Fatale or Fatality?

Microsoft is ready again this year to open the dances of E3 2017, with a conference that will decide the future of Xbox One and the newly born Project Scorpio   As every year, the staff of Holygamerz will closely follow E3 2017, offering you full coverage […]

Pokémon Let's Go Special is everything that's wrong with Game Freak

Pokémon Let's Go Special is everything that's wrong with Game Freak

Nintendo's E3 has long since transcended the traditional conference / showcase / direct, becoming a marathon of live broadcasts from the Treehouse. Marathon that this year made one thing obvious: in Game Freak they ran out of breath… Probably, since 2000: […]

Special Narrating emotions in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Special Narrating emotions in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

That The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a wonderful title to say the least I think it can now be considered as a fact. Less obvious, however, were some statements that have appeared on the web, where it is known that now everyone can be considered "experts" […]

Special Reverse Luddism: Videogames & Pedagogy

Special Reverse Luddism: Videogames & Pedagogy

Direct and indirect testimonies, written and oral sources, myths and legends ... .. The basics of History they can be varied and not infrequently they come to mix up to compose what will result in our sight in the act of looking back, in an attempt to understand […]

Final Fantasy VII Special: We are the Avalanche

Final Fantasy VII Special: We are the Avalanche

Final Philosophy You know, every final Fantasy it contains its soul. Tell a story to convey a message. Final Fantasy IX led us to understand the inevitability of death but also to accept it. Final Fantasy VIII made us understand that it is possible to […]

PlayStation Special @ Paris Games Week 2017 - Escape from LA

PlayStation Special @ Paris Games Week 2017 - Escape from LA

Sony's scream terrifies the West, and it does so by pandering to one of its trends in recent years. Does the rest of the world push its lineup to E3 or (increasingly rarely) to Gamescom? Stic * zzi, we have our "private" events ... We come from what it is without […]

Special Generating too much gameplay - a game costs more than 70 €

Special Generating too much gameplay - a game costs more than 70 €

In one of our old specials we defined the eighth generation "the generation of gameplay". We are still fundamentally of that idea, but there is no doubt that something has gotten out of hand - both to those who create content and to those who then benefit from […]

Special OkunoKA & co. - When inspiration becomes creative fertilizer

Special OkunoKA & co. - When inspiration becomes creative fertilizer

Great ideas are jewels to steal. Look at OkunoKA, the work of the Romans Caracal Games reviewed a few days ago by the excellent Pietro, and the comparison is that, clear, glaring, superficial too: the Rayman resurrected in Ubi Art who meets the ruthless time […]

Special Dragon Ball Z Vol. 5 - Satan is our savior

Special Dragon Ball Z Vol. 5 - Satan is our savior

Every journey has an end: that of Dragon Ball Z is full of Power Ups, Fusions and Absorbs. We left at the end of October with a relentless Majin Buu, still under the game of Babidi, with Vegeta who sacrificed himself in vain and Goku who has a new technique […]

Special With Pad in Hand: Sales rankings from 25/09 to 01/10

Special With Pad in Hand: Sales rankings from 25/09 to 01/10

Pallonara and sonara are confirmed once again: Fifa 2018, with the pad in hand, takes home 7 positions out of 10 in the weekly ranking Every year, when the summer fades, we players are among the few who have something to rejoice in. While everyone is groping […]

#Sounday Special - Cuphead's wild jazz

#Sounday Special - Cuphead's wild jazz

Everyone has talked about Cuphead and everyone continues to talk about it and play with it, extricating themselves from a grim level of difficulty softened by an incredible, priceless, exciting graphic style. The Disney of the '30s revives in this work, but […]

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 03/07 to 09/07

Special With the pad in hand: sales rankings from 03/07 to 09/07

While waiting for Mario Odyssey, Crash Bandicoot loads on the PS4 shoulders and establishes the dominance of the Sony flagship. Strictly with the pad in hand.   Pad in hand is a weekly column that does not want so much to report the ranking of the […]

Special Can I study history with video games?

Special Can I study history with video games?

Ever since I was little I have always wondered, but Is it possible to study with video games? I don't mean all subjects, but for example History, can a video game spread the knowledge of what was on par with a book?Here, the reflection that I want to propose […]

Special Practical Guide to Amazon Prime Reading

Special Practical Guide to Amazon Prime Reading

That is, 5 experiences on kindle that convinced me to renew Prime The subscription to Amazon Prime until a few years ago was a must, for those who regularly bought on the portal: about ten euros a year to have the guarantee of receiving their orders the […]

Esports special: analysis of a competitive gamer

Esports special: analysis of a competitive gamer

Explain what the motivations, sensations and fears that are hidden behind the world of esports is not quite simple, but we must start from here for ours analysis of a competitive gamer. I'll try to do it in this special, telling a story, freely inspired by the […]

Special Video games masters of history: the real crypt of Altaïr

Special Video games masters of history: the real crypt of Altaïr

Where the past hides. Video games have been a while companions of the day of all, under the counter of history lessons. We got tired of that long and repetitive story at a certain point. They may have told you this a million times, but studying history […]

Special A paper boat that swings between a beach of bytes and a stormy sea

Special A paper boat that swings between a beach of bytes and a stormy sea

In the duality of gaming life, only your uniqueness can save you.   Our "gash in the paper sky": Luigi Pirandello. You remember that, right? That guy who forced you to study at school, the one with the masks, the one with the quotes under the posts of […]

Special Epidemics between reality and video games

Special Epidemics between reality and video games

Epidemics and video games, how can they relate to each other? How could epidemics and video games find themselves walking the same road arm in arm? And I am not referring to the sole consequence of one based on the other (that is, video games because you […]

Special Preview: Nintendo Labo Vr Kit

Special Preview: Nintendo Labo Vr Kit

We had the opportunity to preview the new Nintendo Labo kit dedicated to Virtual Reality. Will Nintendo be able to create a product that matches the devices already available? Let's take the weight off immediately: yes, Nintendo with Labo Vr Kit managed to […]

Special Violence and video games: GTA V, Watchdogs and the exorcism of choice

Special Violence and video games: GTA V, Watchdogs and the exorcism of choice

How video game violence doesn't get an assist, but rather something akin to an exorcism I have completed almost all the missions. Shootings, heart-pounding chases, espionage, challenges and puzzles. I experienced the unfolding of the plot on my skin. I made […]

Destiny 2 Special, an introductory guide on how to get started

Destiny 2 Special, an introductory guide on how to get started

Intro to Destiny 2 - Shared Accounts and Progress Understand how to get started to play Destiny 2 it wasn't easy at all. I was there, inert in front of the screen for the review of Shadowkeep, to fix the endless list of companies. A universe of possibilities […]

Special Nintendo, Mooseca and Jumanji: more return to the past than this ...

Special Nintendo, Mooseca and Jumanji: more return to the past than this ...

There is something very special in the air. Something old that made us go back in time. It seems more and more evident that it is taking place a revival of the 80s and 90s, and that this does not only concern the world that we at Holygamerz take care of more […]

Special Shopping Guide: August 2017

Special Shopping Guide: August 2017

Aeons of nothing and then August arrives, a very hot month and the Shopping Guide full of must-haves. Agree with the exits, in the name of heaven! This month more than one will be tempted to take advantage of the sweaty holidays (in more ways than one, looking […]

Special Cyberpunk RED Jumpstart Kit - the cyberpunk soul passes through pen and paper

Special Cyberpunk RED Jumpstart Kit - the cyberpunk soul passes through pen and paper

"Welcome to the Chombatta Red Years" I'll start by telling you that I'm not just going to talk about what's inside this jumpstart kit by Cyberpunk Red. I think it is quite useless to remake an aseptic list that you can already find on the Need Games website, […]

Special Avengers: Endgame and the uselessness of criticism

Special Avengers: Endgame and the uselessness of criticism

When faced with events of this magnitude, any professional opinion is superfluous. From 21.00 pm on Tuesday evening, the indicative time when the press screenings of the final act of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ended, the race for opinion and judgment […]

Special Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - A chat with Davide Soliani

Special Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - A chat with Davide Soliani

A few weeks ago we were guests of Ubisoft Milan, which we still want to thank, to try the new downloadable content dedicated to Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, called Donkey Kong Adventure. In addition to the dedicated preview, which you can find below, we […]

Special Twenty years of Metal Slug X

Special Twenty years of Metal Slug X

In 1996 the arcade world was being renewed with an action shooter title destined to be behind only Contra: Metal Slug. With its excessive and colorful style, lots of humor and sprites at the highest level, Metal Slug would become one of the arcade classics […]

Special Sekiro and the hidden Lore

Special Sekiro and the hidden Lore

What's behind a name? Sekiro is not a random, common or traditional name. It is a definite choice of Lore. At least this is our hypothesis, awaiting confirmation or denial. While we observe the hands of the clock, waiting for the fateful 22 March, we have […]

Special Museums and video games, artistic contact

Special Museums and video games, artistic contact

The term "museum”Was born in the third century BC thanks to King Ptolemy I who created the first real museum of history in Alexandria in Egypt. Its literal meaning is "House of the Muses", protectors of the arts, science and culture. The museum is therefore […]

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