The immersive sim is an interesting kind of game. Until a recently, I’d pretty much ignored the genre… or at least I thought I had.
It’s a mix of genres (not always the same) which combine to create something that can to an extent, provide simulated worlds within which the player can fully immerse themselves in. You may not have heard of the genre before but there’s a good chance you’ve played one of the games that sit within it. Have you played any of The Elder Scrolls or recent Fallout games? Bioshock? What about Deus Ex? They’re all considered immersive sims. Continue reading