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Tag Archives: Games
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Yes, Roger Ebert recently decided to restate his previous argument: that games are not, and can never be, art. And yes, the internet promptly rose like a fire-filled tsunami against this tiny agressor. And yes, I’ll be surprised if the … Continue reading
One year ago today I began this blog because of my love of games. I’ve often wondered why some people, myself included see games from radically different positions than other seemingly like-minded people. Games, externally, are pretty misleading – someone … Continue reading
It really doesn’t come as a surprise any more. Like all things, even the greats succumb to age and senility begins making choices that are beyond its rational judgement. Minds grow feeble, and are subsequently replaced by new minds that … Continue reading
This morning I was browsing through the list of games that would be coming soon to steam, and by complete accident stumbled upon a game called Nuclear Dawn. The game was all alone on the third page, innocently twiddling its … Continue reading
Fresh off the slate of finishing Ratchet and Clank Future A Crack in Time, I stopped and thought just how much I found myself laughing throughout that game, so I figured, hey why don’t I write about humour in games. … Continue reading
In a recent piece on the upcoming title Metro 2033, in PC Powerplay, the journalist raved at lengths about how 4A were striving to create an incredibly immersive experience, and this immediately grabbed my attention from a design perspective, and … Continue reading
It’s the strangest thing. The human mind is designed to work towards things that will bring it pleasure, mostly because we’re all treacherous hedonists, but generally because we like the feeling of accomplishment, so why the hell would we involve … Continue reading
The future! Forget 2012, the Nuclear Apocalypse, Robot Uprisings, the Zombie Apocalypse and the ever-watching Totalitarian Governments for a moment- I, Jack Shandy, Gentleman Journalist, have a list of reasons the future is going to be juuuuuust fine. Well, for … Continue reading