Category: Arts & Entertainment

A Game I’ve Played Lots of Times

This was done as the Day 13 Entry to the VG Resource’s 30 Days of Gaming. I don’t really play games as much as I used to; and in a way, it’s sad. Real life – school and socialising – takes up …

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The Great Genre Expedition: Puzzle Games

This Article has also been hosted at The Yorker and the VG Resource. Admittedly, puzzle games aren’t quite so ‘out there’ as game genres go, but the market doesn’t really extend outside of Bejeweled – and even the 30-something ‘non-gamer’ market is …

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The Great Genre Expedition: Beat ‘Em Ups

This feature has also been posted at The Yorker and the VG Resource. Like any other media, the range of genres in video games is vast, and they don’t get equal representation. Everyone is aware of the Pop/Rock section in record shops, …

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Death Count – 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors

  The genres for video games are vast. Most are aware of First Person Shooters. Real Time Strategy is less common but hardly unheard of. But then there’s the Visual Novel; a genre only really paid attention to by a much more …

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Lupe Fiasco – Lasers

I’m a firm believer in giving new albums a chance. Maybe it’s because there are enough annoyingly vocal people on the Internet yelling “This new album is different to the others so it SUCKS.” Or maybe it’s because I get funny looks …

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6 Types of Gamer

Note: This article was written with York University in mind, meaning it makes a few references to Societies and places that might not make as much sense otherwise. Also, the badass artwork was drawn by a dude called Drinks; who has a …

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A Height I Cannot Reach

I’ll be frank – I cannot play First Person Shooters to save my life. Never have. Way back when, in the days where I went to a friend’s house after school every day to play on his N64; our sessions of Perfect …

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dire Wolf?

Games have progressed a hell of a lot over time. That’s something of an obvious statement when you look at the complex and powerful capabilities of the current-gen consoles compared to the Ataris and the Commadores of old, but the way we …

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Indie and the Temple of Homebrew

You don’t need a degree in psychology to know that anyone who has been interested in games for a significant amount of time has – at some point – wished to make a game of their own. It might’ve been a tiny …

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