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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, November 29 2011

The Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection

In an industry dominated by automated actions, quicktime events, and broad storytelling, Ico and Shadow of the Colossus offer the gift of minimalism.


Wednesday, May 18 2011

The Narrative Pastiche of Games

Beyond the cinematic presentation of many games, their pacing and storytelling has more in common with novels and television than with film.


Wednesday, March 9 2011

We Need to Stop Saying That Games Tell Bad Stories

Not because they don't -- but for another reason entirely.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Shadow of the Colossus

The Colossi confrontations are suitably epic.


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