It’s refreshing when video games feel like they resonate with real places that I’ve been.
Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.
I’ve never felt more out of touch.
In which we consider the challenges of and the reasons for making the “wrong” color choice in Pokemon Go.
This week we discuss Jotun's presentation of Norse mythology through scale and grandeur.
The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.
What I like best about Pokemon Go is the rumors and lies.
When we need to grind experience points, we seek out enemies at the edge of our current abilities. We seek optimal challenge.
Sure, there's Shadows of the Colossus and Titan Souls, but is the boss fight still relevant to contemporary video games?
I come to Mirror's Edge to run along a track, not to look for a track that I can run along. I want to race, not explore.