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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The List: Bayonetta

I’ve said this before for Devil May Cry, but this game is like a letter of challenge to players. I think, a game for hard-core players is now quite valuable. On this occassion, I would like you players to rise to this challenge. This is our letter of challenge to…

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Violence and Video Games (Part 2)

Originally posted as a comment here, then expanded. It seemed good enough as a post to expand my thoughts. I’m not troubled at all by the violent imagery in games. For the sake of making this blog an all-ages enterprise, I’m not going to post any pictures of violent video…

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A Celebration for the Death of the Last Guardian and Presumptions of Greatness

Well, E3 came and went. So here’s some E3 coverage, for all you news mavens. I must be the only person in the entire world of gaming who have absolute zero love for Ico or Shadow of the Colossus. I’m not sure what it is. Frankly, the games Team ICO…

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