Tom Bissell over at Grantland loves Skyrim the game… the exposition-spewing side of Skyrim not so much: “Dense expositional lore has no place in video-game stories — especially stories that go without highly wrought cinematics — and it seems increasingly clear that video games are neither dramatically effective […]
Over at Dubious Quality, Bill Harris runs some numbers on his videogaming habits and comes to the conclusion that expensive mega-hits like Call of Duty are doomed to extinction: “Would I rather buy one $59 game or 20 mobile games? With almost no exceptions (NHL and Skyrim are […]
I’m not hardcore. Admitting that, opens up a world of possibilities, and closes no doors. Labeling yourself as such opens a Pandora’s box of criticism from people who live and bleed what you think you do. So I’m not going to make any outlandish statements, and start to […]
R-Type has a funny way of showing its affection. It doesn’t give you black eyes, but it still makes them red and twitchy. You don’t eat as much. You abuse caffeine and other stimulants, as if that makes much of a difference. Its benchmark of expectation keeps rising. […]
Learn to make a peanut butter and jelly sammich the Kratos way.
Video of the Hand Eye Society’s Arcadian Renaissance at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche 2010. And, look, it’s co-founding CG editor, Jim Munroe!