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Daddy's Little Gamer, Daddy's Little Murderer

My 13-year-old has more or less never been drawn especially to any hobby. So, this summer when she approached me, somewhat bored I think, and said, “Dad, I want to play a video game. What should I play?” I was kind of surprised.

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Death Is Boring: Immortality as Character Development in Video Games

The infinite lives of video game characters present an interesting narrative conundrum: how does a writer create tension when the hero is essentially immortal?

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Rewind to Advance: Jordan Mechner's Games with Time

Games feature the ability to constantly challenge the forward momentum of time, rewinding (as it were) to reconsider the best route to reach a more optimal solution, challenging what we know about time and how we consider consequence.

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The Problem of the Inevitable (Yet Challenging) End in Video Games

Finishing certain video games is often a question of will rather than a test of skill.

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‘Clash of the Titans: The Video Game’ is ‘Clash of the Titans: The Director’

Clash of the Titans: The Video Game follows the original script of the movie, not the reworked script that found its way into theaters.

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The Spiritual Sequel to the 2008 'Prince of Persia'

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.

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My Ending Is My Canon

My version of a story is bound to be different, but as co-author of my experience, it’s just as relevant as the developer’s version.

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Imitating Intimacy in Video Games

Sex is very often (and very unfortunately) just a game.

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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.

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TWiG 2008-12-01: Prince of Persia Steals the Throne

New releases for the week of 2008-12-01...

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Universal Game Design

L.B. talks about the convergence of game designs and the idea of creating one universal model in a single game.

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Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

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

Arun Subramanian
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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.

Chris LaVigne
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