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VGChartz - Iron Sunset & Killing In Games

I present a quick look at how games fail to make death meaningful. Iron Sunset may be the focus of the piece but there’s a wider issue at stake here.

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Game Criticism

Game Adaptations (Hint: Not the movie tie-ins)

As I said when I started this blog, I am interested in exploring what features games offer as a medium; how can games create an experience that is different from, but every bit as satisfying as, novels or films? 2,970 more words


Deconstructed Games - Spec Ops: The Line

I’m a sucker for things that take well known tropes and/or cliches, and decide to say “hey, maybe this kind of thing isn’t as realistic as we think. 1,701 more words


Yager is no longer developing Dead Island 2

Publisher Deep Silver announced today that Yager Development is no longer working on Dead Island 2.

“With Dead Island 2, Deep Silver has always been dedicated to delivering the sequel that… 218 more words

Ray Carsillo

Spec Ops: The Line on sale for a limited time for Linux, Mac and Windows PC

Spec Ops: The Line, third-person modern #military #shooter was original released by #2K Games in 2012 and on Linux back in mid-May. Now the title has received an  546 more words

Linux Game News

IDL FEATURE - Day 5: 3rd Person Shooters - Spec Ops: The Line

The third category in this list is dedicated to, coincidentally enough, Third Person Shooters. Countless games have utilized this camera perspective to build their game mechanics around, while still focusing on their main protagonist. 729 more words

Video Games

Crossing the Line: Stephani Plays a Shooter

From Wikipedia’s article on shooter games:

Shooter games are a subgenre of action game, which often test the player’s speed and reaction time. It includes many subgenres that have the commonality of focusing on the actions of the avatar using … a gun, or some other long-range weapon.

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Video Games