Throughout the last decade of gaming, there has been a certain type of game that has rose to prominence more than any other. This phenomenon is the open world game. A gaming experience that provides the player with a seamless, explorable world devoid of levels or segmented missions. This is […]

Gaming can be a difficult thing to navigate at times. It’s easy to get stuck in difficult parts of games. To not know the solution to tricky puzzles or even struggle to navigate obtuse level design. These are all difficulties that all gamers share, especially when playing the same game. […]

Hype is a double-edged sword. On one hand, I love hype. I love feeling excited about the latest game in my favorite series, or a new developer’s beautiful, innovative project. On the other hand, hype can be abused by publishers and developers, leading to false promises or monumental expectations. In […]

A game’s release day used to be its pinnacle in the bygone era of feature-complete titles. In terms of interest, sales, and praise it was the most important day for any title. The result of a cacophonous din of excitement erupting into a majestic crescendo. In the context of modern […]

In the first iteration of this series, we covered survival horror. Games which pit you against whatever nightmarish creatures the developers concoct. Largely devoid of horror, this variety of survival pits you against the world itself. Testing both your practicality and your tenacity to see if you’re capable of sustaining […]

Recently, Sean Murray of Hello Games and No Man’s Sky fame gave a keynote where he effectively advocated that game developers should stay silent in the wake of a poor launch situation. Murray also went on to cite the ongoing cases of EA, Microsoft, and Bethesda with their…less than up to snuff titles (Anthem, Sea […]


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