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Smart Design – Pikmin 3

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This may or may not be the start of a new series of posts focusing on different aspects of game design. Let’s get to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Your Favorite RPG Probably Isn’t One

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Today, IGN’s Ryan Clements put up an article about how the RPG has taken over every video game genre. While I agree with his main points, that “RPG elements” (like leveling up and getting new skills) are everywhere, role-playing itself isn’t. In fact, plenty games people call RPGs aren’t RPGs at all. Read the rest of this entry »

Ni no Kuni Demo! And My Problems with Pseudo Real-Time Combat

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Finally, finally.

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Why Adding an Easy Mode to Dark Souls Would Ruin the Experience.

And no, friends, this isn’t elitism.

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Super Later Resistance: Fall of Man Review

Wow. I just played one of the best first person shooters this generation. Six years later and it’s still great.

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Hero Academy Review

I’ve been waiting for this.

No really, I have.

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Semi-Late VVVVVV Review

VVVVVV is a fun little platformer where you play as Captain Viridian, an astronaut whose ship gets stuck in a strange alternate dimension. To make matters worse, the teleporter on his ship malfunctions, scattering his colorful crew and leaving them stranded in different areas. So now it’s up to you to guide Viridian through uncharted territory and rescue his crew.

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