Tuesday, July 16 2013
Religion occasionally gets some lip service when games attempt to flesh out a world, but the deeper issues that guide people to their faith -- the quest for meaning in the universe -- is rarely explored in games. Game worlds operate in systems of miracles, but churches, heroes, and gods within them are treated in a purely utilitarian manner.
Thursday, December 9 2010
While previous games have boiled down to fetch quests, revenge and bloodlust, Ghost of Sparta is a pure family affair.
Wednesday, June 30 2010
Sex is very often (and very unfortunately) just a game.
Tuesday, November 11 2008
Video games actually carry many of the expressive properties of language itself.
Tuesday, April 1 2008
God of War: Chains of Olympus has unfortunately chosen to focus on the weakest aspect of the series: the combat.
Friday, April 20 2007
The God of War franchise is as over the top as an action movie -- there's no point in warning you not to try this at home, because you can't.
Wednesday, May 4 2005
God of War is also a cinematic feast, with cutscenes blending together to provide a complete story even without a game.