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Tuesday, June 25 2013

Natural Heroes: Inevitable Environmentalism in Games

There are a number of problems with making a power fantasy in which mechanically the player is incapable of causing harm, among those problems are the fact that the earth and nature are not always positively affected by human interaction.


Tuesday, September 13 2011

Aging and Aging Well: The Use of Historical Context in Video Games Criticism

Very few games can withstand not just the test of time but an ever-widening scope of expectations.


Tuesday, September 6 2011

Often Classic Means Dated: A Look Back at ‘Chrono Trigger’

Its characterization may be weak, its rigid plot may only be a flimsy justification for a simple set of mechanics, and Chrono Trigger may just be a nostalgia title.


Monday, November 24 2008

TWiG 2008-11-24: How About Some Retro With Your Turkey?

New releases for the week of 2008-11-24...


Wednesday, July 2 2008

Mystified by the Cult of Chrono Trigger

Excited as anybody by the upcoming DS re-release of Chrono Trigger, I'm curious as to what makes it such a well-regarded and influential game.


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