From Mario to Mirror's Edge, platformers are one of gaming's oldest genres. Why have platform games enjoyed such longevity and what does the future hold for them? How did the prevalence of 3D graphics affect the genre? Mario 3 or Super Mario World?
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Sunday, November 8, 2015
The Hearthstone world championship was held at Blizzcon this year and featured a ton of thrilling matches kicked off by the launch announcement of the next adventure set - The League of Explorers. Blizzard couldn't have hoped for better with most matches showcasing a variety of decks and strategic play winning over luck. Unfortunately, the Hearthstone I saw at the world championship is pretty much the opposite of the Hearthstone I get to play at home. Increasingly the game is becoming pay to compete and the upcoming adventure is just adding fuel to the fire.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
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Superheroes are overpowered, so how do you make a game that is both challenging and fun to play, while keeping it true to the source material? Superman games are notoriously bad, and this is because nothing hurts Superman, and that makes for a bad game. So what is it that makes some superhero games work, while others don't?