Articles tagged family games

13 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

Wii Music

Where Miyamoto says you're creating music, you're actually just creating varying rhythms, stringing together eighth and sixteenth notes.

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2 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

Animal Paradise

The relationship between player and animal is very disingenuous because the player is not really concerned with the animal beyond its basic aesthetic cuteness.

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Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise

The chief lure of the Viva Piñata series is the ability to witness the E-rated mating rituals of the piñatas themselves.

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Little League World Series Baseball 2008

The game's target audience might not have much patience for a game that offers a frustrating challenge, especially when the perception is that the game mechanics are at fault for much of the frustration.

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30 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mario Super Sluggers

With the baseball postseason in full swing, Mario Super Sluggers steps up to the plate with a typically psychedelic take on America's pastime -- and hits an RBI triple.

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LEGO Indiana Jones

The player gets a special kind of thrill out of living Indiana Jones' iconic scenes through animated minifigs.

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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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