Ian Cap, Author at Save Game

The Difficulty with Difficulty (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Load Screen)

This is where I wet myself and cry for my Mommy.

Ok, I have a confession to make: I kind of like easy games. There, I said it. I’ve admitted it, I’ve let it out in the open, now time to let the healing begin. I mean that literally, I need healing, my character is dying because I can’t seem to grasp the… crap, don’t get behind me… NO! Stupid ogre! Where the crap was my healer?! Ok, load last save, let’s try that again…

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What Does the closing of 38 Studios REALLY mean?

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As most gamers have heard, another studio has gone the way of the dodo. 38 Studios, founded by MLB pitcher Curt Shilling and enlisting talents such as Todd MacFarlane and R.A. Salvatore, has closed amid rumours of financial failure.

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Feels Like The First Time

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Everyone remembers their first time. It’s just one of those memories that never goes away. I remember mine. Ah, those were the days. I was younger, thinner, and much more innocent. Also, I was twelve.

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Video Games are Art (and why that’s a dangerous thing)

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Over the years, the debate has raged as to whether video games are art or not. Many critics *cough*Roger Ebert*cough* claim that they’re not, while most people involved in the industry and their fans claim that it is. I think over the years, the case has been made time and time again that video games are art. 

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