Metroidvania is one of my favorite game genres, because of the way it combines platforming, action, and exploration. Unfortunately, games in the genre have been rare, so I was excited … Read More
I have a confession to make: I’ve never played Flashback. It was a game that is remembered fondly by gamers, but that I unfortunately missed out on. Recently I was … Read More
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Carmen Sandiego’s first showed up 35 years ago today in WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO? for the Apple II. But she wasn’t yet wearing her iconic red outfit … Read More
Early computer game history often gets overlooked.
Maybe it’s because “computer games” used to be considered different from “video games,” back when “video” was defined by the presence of a … Read More
Netflix has a new Bandersnatch-style interactive adventure. But where that film was about a character creating a fictional menu-driven adventure, the new film is based on one of the first … Read More
“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the saying goes.
This age-old idiom originally meant you shouldn’t judge a person by their shabby clothing. But in a literal sense, I … Read More
Super Mario, Pac-Man, and Sonic The Hedgehog are three of the most recognizable icons in gaming, and their careers contain some interesting parallels.
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