The first time that I played Tharsis I lost in two turns. The first time that my friend played Tharsis, he won quite handily.
Video games need to play more with incompleteness and ambiguity.
Should you believe the hype? Maybe?
Tharsis is a uniquely short roguelike, turning the experience into something that a time-conscious gamer like myself can enjoy.
For Netrunner, the rules can only bend so far.
1987's Pirates! remains cutthroat in the seventeenth century sense and in the Gordon Gecko “Greed is good!” sense.
It makes me miserable to see an artist turning himself into a handmaiden of science, using his skill to illustrate (or interpret) scientific concepts. C’mon man, I want to say, don’t make your art about science, use your art to do science.
Often enough in the Assassin's Creed series, it has been hard to appreciate its historical authenticity, since the gameplay is always pushing you away from the mundane up onto the rooftops.
Cancer is tragic, but it’s also mundane, absurd, and sometimes even funny. That Dragon, Cancer is an unflinching look at the disease.
Clothes make the heroine, just as they do in real life or as they do in our virtual lives