Articles tagged pac-man

Dead Again: Notes on the Impermanence of the Virtual Body

In video games, dying becomes useful, functional, pedagogical. In some games, it is consequential. However, such pain ironically can magnify the pleasure of play.

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26 Mar 2008 // 1:00 AM

As gamers get older, more and more emphasis is being placed on revisiting the past. ROM CHECK FAIL is a freeware PC release that may just snuff your urge to do so for a long time.

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6 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

Namco Museum Remix

Playing classic titles is often like reading a dense Victorian novel.

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19 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

The fact that a game like rhacp feels as fun as it does might speak to a lowering of gamer standards, spurred by a glut of casual games and collections.

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