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Columns

Monday, May 27 2013

The Sword Is Mightier Than the Gun

In gaming, there’s a story within a sword fight that’s missing from the kind of story told by a gunfight.


Reviews

Thursday, January 22 2009

Prince of Persia

The effort here is to provide a fantastic experience, not at all intellectual but one driven by velocity and the player's own gut.


Tuesday, March 15 2005

Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

The enemies, no longer Middle Eastern sand demons, are now largely populated by females with a bondage fetish.


Tuesday, April 6 2004

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

With its Middle Eastern setting, Sands of Time deserves credit for allowing Western gamers the chance to experience a different cultural atmosphere.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

Playing as the Prince is somewhat akin to controlling a fully rendered Jackie Chan.


Blogs

Monday, September 10 2012

Remembering Fun: A Look Back at 'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time'

If games are to be taken seriously, they can't be making serious things "fun." However, infusing darker, edgier, and more serious elements into contemporary design philosophy should still not come at the expense of fun. Fun should not be allowed to become obsolete.


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