Analysis & Articles

March 9, 2019

The Second Act of Gears of War 4 portrays J.D and his team looking for someone to help with an imminent danger of a new Locust breed, which turns out to be Marcus Fenix, a welcome recognisable figurehead of the franchise. The levels within the chapters of the Second Act are largely situated within the different areas of the Fenix Manor, an isolated and rural location within Se...

February 24, 2019

Operation Cobra is the second campaign level in Call of Duty: WW2 set in Caen, France and follows the allies with their push into France in the weeks following the D-Day & Normandy Invasion, aiming to push the Germans back and to end the war by Christmas.

After a short pre-rendered exposition cutscene the player is spawned in the level which is situated in a small encampment wh...

July 16, 2018

The Insurgent Stronghold is the third story mission in the game which features Sam Fisher infiltrating a location for a possible munitions supplier to the Engineers, Blacklist’s fictional terrorist group, that enabled them to attack a US military base in the prologue by tracing a money transfer to the site. Grim reports that it is the largest of the four camps in the area and...

June 11, 2018

Assassin’s Creed Origins developed by Ubisoft Montreal, released in 2017, is the tenth instalment in the main Assassin Creed series. Set in Egypt during the Ptolemaic period it explores the origins of the Brotherhood of Assassin’s and their conflict with the Templar Order by showcasing how the conflict between the two factions started. Built using the AnvilNext engine, one of...

May 26, 2018

There is a lot of terminology within the Level Design discipline, it can be overwhelming. When researching and reading for writing different analysis of games and developing levels I have picked up and noted down some of the design concepts in hopefully helpful manner. 

May 16, 2018

Thief is a first person stealth action game, developed by Eidos Montreal. Set within a moody steampunk metropolis fused with medieval exaggerated fantasy the player is put in the shoes of a master thief, Garret. Garret has returned from being in a paranormal accident where he lost a thief in training and after returning to the city, simply known as “The City”, he finds it unde...

April 11, 2018

Gibraltar is one of the multiplayer maps in Call of Duty World War II and set in a British cliff – side fortification atop the Rock of Gibraltar, a 426m-high limestone ridge in the Mediterranean. During World War II the fortification was an important base for the British Royal Navy and acted as a chokepoint for naval vessels in the region. It is the one narrow, critically impo...

April 2, 2018

The London Docks map is one of the multiplayer maps set in one of the London’s busy docks on the Thames during wartime on a bright sunning morning after a night of a German bombing runs during the London Blitz, a period where London suffered from severe nightly bombings by the Germans from 1940-1941. The map comprises of three distinct themes across the map including Docks, Wa...

March 31, 2018

Far Cry 5 is the most recent rendition of the popular Far Cry series. It takes place in a fictional town called ‘Hope County’ in Montana, USA. The player takes on the role of a rookie Sheriff Deputy that is tasked to eliminate the doomsday cult leader Joseph Seed or ‘The Father’ as he is better known and his multitude of deranged disciples. Situated in a lush large open world...

March 27, 2018

The Benghazi, Safehouse mission is the second story mission in the game after the prologue tutorial mission which features Sam Fisher infiltrating a CIA Safehouse in Libya. Fisher’s new partner, Briggs, an ex CIA Agent now a part of the Fifth Echelon informs Fisher that a CIA Operator knows more about the attack in the prologue. With the desire to find out more about the attac...

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