Fake gamer tags. How does this do anything other than rip away at my already fraying suspension of disbelief?
Let's face it, we kind of love the switch, and by “we,” I don't just mean gamers. I mean everybody.
You can have all the intrigue and plot twists you want, it’s not going to amount to anything without genuine characters and interaction.
Rapture is almost less a city than it is a mood, a tone, an atmosphere.
Certain combinations of these two different media benefit from the experience of each other.
The end of the battle leaves Kratos covered in the blood of a character whose perspective you, the player, have been seeing from. In a sense, he has murdered how you perceive him from now on.
I'm not going to buy any more games for my sleek slate that weren't designed to take advantage of the touch screen, instead of trying to force alien control schemes where they don't belong or work.
Deadly Premonition makes the idea clear that the player serves as the voice in the head of the schizophrenic, and these moments remind one that all input in a video game is fundamentally like this.
"That’s what sampling is all about – hearing something you love, no matter how short, and forming it into something bigger, more inspiring and more enjoyable."
Would you physically move into the "Mass Effect" world if you could?