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Friday, September 23 2011

Scary Transmedia Synergy Within the ‘Gears of War’ Universe

Perhaps in this age of serialized television, franchise-driven films, and transmedia everything, the very idea of a stand-alone product is antiquated.


Wednesday, May 18 2011

The Narrative Pastiche of Games

Beyond the cinematic presentation of many games, their pacing and storytelling has more in common with novels and television than with film.


Thursday, February 24 2011

Horror in Video Games: There’s Seeing—and Then There’s Realizing What You’re Seeing

My wife is right. The Necromorph known as a Slasher is extremely gross. But even though I played Dead Space for hours, I never noticed it.


Friday, October 15 2010

‘Project Legacy’: My First Facebook Game

Project Legacy is the surprisingly fun Assassin's Creed Facebook game.


Friday, September 17 2010

‘Clash of the Titans: The Video Game’ is ‘Clash of the Titans: The Director’

Clash of the Titans: The Video Game follows the original script of the movie, not the reworked script that found its way into theaters.


Friday, May 14 2010

Five Movie and Game Pairings

Certain combinations of these two different media benefit from the experience of each other.


Wednesday, December 9 2009

Locomotion, Parkour, and the Illusion of Competence in Video Games

The illusion of speed is magnified by the perspective offered to the player.


Friday, December 4 2009

The Mystery of Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed is largely a mystery game, but we'll only find answers to its complex conspiracy if we divert from the path that the game sets for us.


Sunday, January 6 2008

Assassins Creed

While the word jihad is never spoken, its frightening theological implications as a physical struggle as well as its more disarming theological definition as a spiritual struggle are both on display.


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