At his Invincible Super Blog, Chris Sims has some trouble with Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim and compares the game to Assassin’s Creed 3: Brotherhood and Fallout 3. “What’s the point of giving you an overwhelming amount of content when none of it matters?”
Crap Shoot reviews “the second most incredible Biblical game ever created, ever”: The You Testament. Ricard Cobbett writes: “[You] can’t get away from the fact that this is a religious game which lets you mind control Jesus Christ and make him punch people in the face.” Also, follow […]
Learn to make a peanut butter and jelly sammich the Kratos way.
Michael Thomson talks about the traps and dangers of survival horror and gaming: “There’s no limit to fear of the unknown, but as soon as an enemy is quantifiable the boundaries are drawn. Fear will eventually become supplanted with frustration or, worse, tedium.”
Narrative Death, Game Mechanics Death (aka, screwing up and dying), No Death, Permadeath and Rewind: Alistair Doulin writes about death in video games.
The Artful Gamer writes about the hollow victory of playing a good character in many roleplaying videogames: “Yet, days later, I feel like Conan the Barbarian, sitting on his throne at the end of the first film like a king who has done it all yet feels ultimately […]