Posts Tagged ‘games’

Publishers R.E. PC Ports; When You Pay Peanuts, You’ll Get Monkeys!

In shocking news, another PC Port farmed out to a small outfit has turned out to be pants!

The Art Of Asking – And Video Games!

I’ve been sitting on this idea for well over a year. But I think I’ve finally worked out how to say this…

Gen-8: The Console Crisis…

Sorry about the silence lately. More health issues. But since I’m here and we’re approaching the point of a new generational push, time to take a look back at Generation 8. Hoo boy…

I r Disappointed

Sorry, But Size Matters.

Please get your mind out of the gutter! I’m talking about game length. Seriously. Some people…

Objection!

Equality and The Need For Better.

Yes, I’m going into the Girls in Games debate again. The canary died the last time…

SFTW: Mature Games? Define ‘Mature’…

One of these things is not like the other…

One Size Does Not Fit All.

Or; When little boys become the focus group for adult games…

Games as/vs Art – Electric Boogaloo

The industry and its fragmented situation has resulted in some truly amazing games, some of which have even walked off with the moniker of “Art Games”. But I worry that we might be missing the point – games as art isn’t a new debate, but making games solely as art? That’s a troubling situation…

Glass Houses and Tortured Points.

Splinter Cell: Blacklist is coming in for criticism over its depictions and ability for players to engage in torture. Gears of War: Judgment co-writer Tom Bissell argues it is “a blithe, shrugging presentation of the very definition of human evil, all in the name of ‘entertainment.’” But let’s tread softly on this delicate subject…

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