I just finished Mass Effect 3 (ME3), and I can’t shake my disappointment. If you are reading this, you probably feel similarly about the unsatisfying ending. Yes, it should have been better, but I feel that in some ways, BioWare was bound to fail given how the video game industry works these days and how […]Read more "Mass Effect 3: the good and the bad"
Read about a presentation at the Game Developers Conference 2010 today entitled “Five ways games can make you cry.” You should read the whole article if interested, but a summary is listed below for your convenience, along with some thoughts.Read more "How games can make you cry"
All works of fiction entertain to some degree, so I would say that’s a given. If the audience learns anything about life or themselves, that’s bonus. But the Holy Grail of all fiction is immersion.Read more "Immersion: the Holy Grail of video game design"