My love for monster films started when I was a child. It began for the most obvious of reasons – as an eight year old, I thought it was totally..
This is the first in a two-part series on the use of filler in video game mechanics. Check back here next week to read part two. When we think about..
The formation and demise of developer 38 Studios is one of the more fascinating tales the video game industry has to offer. Former MLB pitcher (and lightning rod for controversy)..
Released in 2013 by developer Red Barrels, Outlast is one of the games credited with ushering in a new era of survival horror. The protagonist is an investigative journalist who..
There are certain aspects of video game design that will never be realistic. Characters can carry numerous weapons, quest items and healing potions all within a tiny magical pouch. The..
Every art form, from music to literature, has a learning curve. Some are steeper than others – before one can read a novel, one must first know how to read…
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..
Not only is it common for developers to take inspiration from more successful games, it is actively encouraged. It not only helps strengthen a genre, but if done correctly it..
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