Articles tagged ensemble studios

26 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

Halo Wars

The design abandons almost all of the micromanagement elements of the genre in favor of a purified tactical race. The result has its flaws, but not without proving that there is a unique kind of elegance in its simplicity.

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1 Jun 2007 // 1:03 AM

Age of Empires III

If you can look past the fact that much of the combat was done with slow-loading, inaccurate rifles by men in gaudy uniforms, you'll find it hard to believe how few games have been made about the era.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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