Moving Pixels

June 2012

Finite Fantasy: The Problem with JRPGs

Not long ago there wasn't a need to distinguish between western and Japanese RPGs. But the more that JRPG developers get stuck in their glory days, the more the genre suffers.


Moving Pixels Podcast: Reviving the Adventure Genre with ‘The Walking Dead’

Telltale's latest episodic adventure game proves the genre might not quite as dead as some have pronounced it to be.


E3 2012: Notes from Day 3

Day 3 E3 highlights include plenty of hands on time with the Wii U, new information about Assassin's Creed 3, and the balance between creation and destruction on the show floor.


The Excellent Dialogue of ‘Max Payne 3’

Max Payne 3 is filled with the kind of dialogue you can only get from comprehensive editing.


E3 2012: Notes from Day 2

Day 2 highlights include first peeks at Star Wars: 1313, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Dishonored, Tomb Raider, Quantum Conundrum, Far Cry 3: Co-Op Mission and many more.


‘Natural Selection’ Evolved

In 2002, Charlie Cleveland created Natural Selection, a Half-Life mod that combined the first-person shooter genre with a top-down real-time strategy game. Its sequel ventures into a market that has changed a great deal since its predecessor first built a group of core players.


E3 2012: Notes from Day 1

Our Moving Pixels crew explores day one at the famed E3, checking out a host of new independent games, as well as some new PlayStation and Xbox titles. Even more of the flavor of day one is available in the podcast for the event.


Alan Wake’s Women

The Alan Wake series of video games explores relationships between husbands and wives, not plumbers and princesses.


Moving Pixels Podcast: A Look Back at ‘No One Lives Forever’

The Moving Pixels podcast puts the reputation of No One Lives Forever to the test to see if the cult classic has anything to offer gamers over a decade after its initial release.


‘Max Payne 3’ Proves “Exciting” Doesn’t Have to Mean “Empowering

Max doesn’t fight to gain something; he fights to keep something. He’s always on the defensive.


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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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