A “Known Shippable” is a term used within the Q&A industry to refer to known glitches or problems not deemed serious enough to fix before shipping a game. It seems that in 2014 the term “Known Shippable” was probably seen a lot of Q&A reports as us gamers […]
Random Loot is a series in which I get to focus on one particular game, movie or even comic, be it relatively old or quite new, and then ramble about it, often going off-course in the process or using it to make a point about something else entirely. […]
Back in the day many people, myself full included in those numbers, were leaning toward the idea that the future of the RTS genre was all about size and scope. I didn’t want to worry about the small details. I didn’t want to focus on maximizing the usage of a singe troop or unit, I wanted to command entire armies and construct vast bases. I wanted huge artillery batteries and defenses that ludicrous in scope.
We’ve had plenty of good games this year and quite a few great ones, but truthfully I don’t view 2014 as a very memorable period, which made this list tricky to write. Picking the number one entry was difficult because while there was plenty of games that I […]
Aside from games movies hold a very dear place in my heart, and over the past year I’ve even written just a few small pieces on them on this very website. Actually finding the time required to sit down and watch a movie, though, is an altogether different […]
Ludonarrative dissonance became a massively popular phrase among journalists around 2012-2013, with Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider being two games heavily targeted as being guilty of the crime. Sadly, though, most people didn’t actually know what ludonarrative dissonance was and thus the phrase was often mis-used. Journalists would […]
Spoiler Warning: This entire piece does assume that you’ve already played the game or don’t mind having the story spoiled. If you don’t want to find out what happens stop reading right now. Seriously. Stop. Stahp. Now. Like Far Cry 3 before it Far Cry 4 has some […]