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Glitches are the Devil

June 28, 2010

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Glitches. Mentioning the word wrinkles my brow and ignites a burning flame of frustration in my eyes. Like mosquitoes on a serene evening stroll, glitches have become a persistent nuisance for the gaming community. The greatest trick the devil pulled was convincing the world he doesn’t exist. Likewise, glitches are reputed as innocent bugs happened upon only by the strangest […]

A Plumber’s Craft: Past and Present Games

May 27, 2010

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Action games have come a long way, and yet they still have a very familiar feeling. When are games going to move past Super Mario Brothers and Zelda?

Gaming’s Mutations and New Sensations

May 27, 2010

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Most of games today play off of ideas from gen 1 video games. Dubbed game “mutations” by yours truly, these games may look pretty, but look behind the HD exterior and you’ll probably find an 8-bit game at the nucleus of it all. There’s a fine line between building an original gaming experience and making permutations of […]