DmC: “Seriously? A Great Story?”

Continuing E3 coverage! Wow, am I behind. Let’s get cracking. While this all seems ridiculous Antoniades insists that this new version of Devil May Cry is a more sincere approach to the series. “It’s more grounded in some ways,” he says. “You could say it’s more serious.” The individual elements…

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After Church: Airships and Explanations

Well, here’s a post I thought I’d never be writing even one or two days ago.That’s life for you. A few nights ago, I had the opportunity to watch the new Three Musketeers film (of last year; I am really behind). I like the light-hearted swashbuckling action of such movies,…

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Game Music Saturdays: Black Materia – Final Fantasy VII

Random, a.k.a, MegaRan, is a most interesting character. An aspiring MC who was a school teacher in Arizona, he eventually arose to stardom within the gaming community simply by rapping about video games. Specifically, his album MegaRan, using Mega Man music as a launchpad for innovative rhymes, launched his career…

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Square-Enix and Danger of an Emotional Fanbase

Continuing E3 coverage! Kidding. I’m just looking for hits! Anyway… I’ve always found Final Fantasy XI to be a bit of an odd game. I had played World of Warcraft before I had ever touched it. Knowing the pedigree of the series, I figured that its system would, at the…

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Complex Motions in Fighting Games

Honestly, my write-up on Bayonetta has revived this idea once again. Should all games be accessible, or should some games remain aloof to the needs of the average gamer? I think there’s a few aspects to this discussion that we don’t really take into an account. I’m not talking specifically about…

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