Our regular podcast contributors take a look at the Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne and consider the evolution of Remedy Entertainment's approach to world building (culminating in their most recent release, Alan Wake).
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands may take place within the Sands of Time trilogy, but it plays like a spiritual successor to the 2008 reboot of the franchise.
Limbo's aesthetic and gameplay work in perfect synch with one another, and time and again it produces those moments of pure frisson that only a great game can give.
Like life, Blizzard's classic RPG is often a harsh teacher, giving the test first and the lesson afterwards. But its cruelty is also among its greatest strengths.
Donkey Kong will get the girl. And you won’t.
A multiple choice exam is looking for a sweetspot of a certain percentage passing, not too high and not too low.
Holly Conrad is a costume designer and an avid gamer. By costume designer, I mean sculptor, engineer, seamstress, and designer.
It seems impossible to tell a story within the strict rule set of a competitive online game until you play Left 4 Dead or its sequel.
The speed run is the essential example of the player exerting her will over the game world, pushing against the limits that the game designers have set.
Coma’s dreams are inescapable ones.