Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Tetris Effect

The first game console I ever got was a handheld – a Gameboy Color. While that puts me a bit behind many other gamers, I got off on the right foot on the software end, as my first game was the … Continue reading

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Flower

Platform: PS3 Genre: Action Players: 1 ESRB: Everyone thatgamecompany is pushing boundaries with each title. From flow to Flower to Journey, they’ve made the argument time and again for video games as art and as a medium for telling stories in … Continue reading

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Singularity

Platform: PS3*/Xbox 360/PC Genre: FPS Players: 1 (Online: 2-8) ESRB: Mature (Blood and Gore, Strong Violence, Intense Language) Singularity is a title from Activision based on time manipulation and otherwise standard gunplay. Captain Renko  is an American officer whose team … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneurship of Game Developers

If you haven’t heard of it yet, Kickstarter is just about the coolest thing since sliced bread. It’s a website designed for people with new ideas and services, entrepreneurs, to do something called crowd-funding. They put their idea or product … Continue reading

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