Tag: games

All Alone in “No Man’s Sky”

“It has been said that video games are best understood by the verbs they invite. No Man’s Sky is built on four primary actions: explore, fight, trade, survive. They are familiar verbs, for players, but, couched in the near-endless variety of this playpen, they remain brightly alluring. Repetitiveness […]

Saving Neopets From Extinction

“Neopets users have now been training and taking care of their pets for 17 years. The game has been passed between several different owners and companies, the developers sometimes beginning a project but never completing it. Today, the site still contains pieces of past quests, lands, and incomplete features […]

On Outraging Batman’s Dignity

There is a multiplicity of Batmans from the grim and gritty Dark Knight currently on film, Adam West’s swinging Batman from the 1960s Batman television show, Frank Miller’s Goddamn Batman, the Batmans of the DC Animated Universe tilted more towards adults and the ones geared for all ages, […]