This is the second in a two-part series on the use of filler in video game mechanics. To read part one, click here. In part one of this series, we..
When it comes to evaluating video games, the process is so subjective that it seems odd to assign numerical scores or compile “best of” lists, which is why we don’t..
In 2015, Theory of Gaming published an article on the benefits of revisiting video games. The idea is that most games can change drastically when the player has mastered the..
I still remember the day I turned on my Wii U and began downloading new courses and characters for Mario Kart 8. The actual DLC itself is fun, nothing earth..
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It would be quite the understatement to say that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a complex game. With a massive world filled with hundreds of quests, a complex leveling..
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