Recycling

Recycling Games

I was ecstatic when the Spyro: Reignited Trilogy was announced. I reminisced about my fond childhood memories playing the original three games. However, the more I think about it, the more I’m realizing that perhaps remakes and remasters lead down a dark hole. To elaborate the Reignited Trilogy developers have basically remade Continue Reading

first-person shooter

The Evolution of First-Person Shooters

First-person shooters are one of the more interesting genres of video games, from a historical perspective. Games released between 1973 and 1991 built the framework for the genre. Yet the genre itself didn’t take shape until the early nineties.  Games like Maze War (1973), Spasim (1974), Battlezone (1980), and MIDI Maze Continue Reading