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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Reason 1: Expansive world, I have only played a very small part of this game but already I am getting lost in it, just exploring and taking it all in the hours fly by. 302 more words

Gaming

2011 Blog Post Explains What's Happening to Japan's Games/Anime

Recent events have not been great for fans of certain Japanese entertainment. If you want to understand these trends in video games, anime, and other industries, there’s a blog post from a few years ago I’m pretty much just writing this post to bring attention to. 779 more words

Games

Not so final thoughts on IX

In spite of having blabbed for two lengthy posts about Final Fantasy IX, I still can’t get it out of my head. It definitely deserves to knock Mega Man 2 off of its pedestal on my… 170 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents

The Man Who Was Zidane (Part 2/2)

(Part One)

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¬†One of the things I’ve been paying attention to in my recent games of VIII and IX is their use of pre-rendered backgrounds – a stylistic choice which seems to largely be abandoned these days. 2,812 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents

The Man Who Was Zidane (Part 1/2)

(Note: I am going to spoil a fifteen year old game)

Final Fantasy IX is the most Chestertonian RPG game. That, I think, puts its finger on why I find this game to be so compelling as an adult. 1,997 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents

Game On: Tales of Hearts R (Part 38)

Chris dives into the newest game in his favorite series: Tales of Hearts R. This is a change of pace for us — the series will include longer videos on the weekend, usually around an hour apiece. 55 more words

Video Games

Game On: Tales of Hearts R (Part 37)

Chris dives into the newest game in his favorite series: Tales of Hearts R. This is a change of pace for us — the series will include longer videos on the weekend, usually around an hour apiece. 55 more words

Video Games