Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category
0 Comments Posted by Ian Cap on February 20, 2013 under Features, Opinions
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… ... more.
1 Comment Posted by Jen on November 29, 2012 under Features, Opinions
The last twenty- hours have been a fascinating look at the world of gaming through the eyes of women who make games, write about games, and just play games. On Twitter, the hashtag #1reasonwhy started a frenzy of women within the gaming sphere posting reasons why things need to change in the industry for women. Some of the reasons were downright appalling, and some of the examples of pure ... more.
0 Comments Posted by Jen on August 17, 2012 under Opinions
Several gaming news outlets reported Aug. 15 that the PlayStation Network was hacked and taken offline, and hundreds of thousands of PSN users' encrypted passwords were released into the wild. ... more.
1 Comment Posted by Jen on July 11, 2012 under Opinions
Allow me to clarify the title of this article. Hollywood, please stop making bad video game movies. Make them amazing or stop making them altogether. Over the years we've been hit with some pretty special globs of suck, and some of them have served to leave a bad taste in the mouths of fans. ... more.
0 Comments Posted by Benjamin Harkin on July 1, 2012 under Opinions
There is something missing from the line of gaming genres of today. One that slipped away at the end of the 90’s when the Unreal engine became big, and the rise of the first-person shooter began its cover-based grip on the games industry. Before Mass Effect and Dragon Age, when everyone would hook up computers and play Baldur’s Gate II until the sun rose. There is a genre that became neglect... more.
0 Comments Posted by Jen on June 7, 2012 under Opinions
This article is not about my “favorite” games, though some of my favorites are on this list. This list is a grouping of games that I could play forever. If I could only play five games ever again in my life - a thought that is truly tragic - these would be those games. Probably. I reserve the right to change my opinion, especially if all the great things E3 is promising pan out. ... more.
0 Comments Posted by Jen on May 8, 2012 under Opinions
I have this good friend who I have been playing video games with for a very long time. We met in high school when my family moved to a new city and we bonded over playing games. We would stay up late and play all sorts of titles, and it was those late gaming nights that made our friendship what it is today. Over time we have had many great game related conversations, but over the past few years ... more.
0 Comments Posted by Jen on April 28, 2012 under Opinions
Gamers control the kinds of games that are made. Remember that line, it’s important and we are going to come back to it later. ... more.
0 Comments Posted by Griffon Sabe on February 17, 2012 under Opinions
There are minor spoilers within this article based on the content of the demo. If you wish to go into Mass Effect 3 completely pure, then do not read! I’ve spent almost a week with the Mass Effect 3 demo now. All it is telling me is that I can’t wait any longer for this game. I need it now. I must find out how it ends, even if that is in multiple possible ways. And I must have my happily ever... more.
0 Comments Posted by Griffon Sabe on February 8, 2012 under Opinions
Playing through the Mass Effect franchise in preparation for ME3 and the never ending runs through Dragon Age: Origins after chugging through Skyrim late last year has brought to light a striking dichotomy in the world of gaming: the freedom of an open world versus the freedom of choice. ... more.
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