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Ys Series Review

In the past few months I’ve discovered a new game series which I may have mentioned a dozen times by now. They’re not new games; in fact they go way […]

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In Defence of the Silent Protagonist

Silent heroes are a video game staple, from the days when there wasn’t really much of a choice to the modern days where their use is deliberate. Some silent heroes make sense while others don’t, and I’ll go through a few of them in this piece, as well as explain why the Silent Hero is such a good thing, why […]

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Hardcore…

A week or so ago while working on the Dark Souls reviews I was reading up on sources, finding images and looking at videos. I found that “Hardcore game” was a common description for it and it got me thinking. Nowadays games aren’t only classified in genres or length or even good or bad, but also casual and hardcore, and gamers […]

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D3 – Diablo Disappointment Discussion

WARNING – SPOILERS AHEAD! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Diablo 3, a lot’s been said about it and now’s my turn. Let’s get a few things out of the way: No, it’s not Diablo 2, it’s not that game with a better engine and it was never meant to be. The game was never going to fulfill the fanbase’s expectations, mostly […]

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A Visual Matter

As of 6am today, all of Venezuela, my country, is “celebrating” its Presidential Elections…just wanted to say that. And now for something completely different! Games, specifically, Video Games. Being a visual media, we have to accept that Visuals, the graphics are important, the question is, just how much? I think that like with many things, it depends on the case […]

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Genres & Gems

Second on these gaming posts. This one’s all about genres. No, I’m not gonna define the genres, you can check Wikipedia for those, but I am gonna talk about my favorites and mention a few games in each, little gems you might not know about. Let’s kick it off with RPGS, my favorite.

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The nature of a Classic

This week I’ve been pondering the question: What makes a game “a classic”? Classics are, by definition, those that best represent their genre, style, etc. But how is it that of two games one is a classic and the other isn’t? When both do the same things? You could say the one that releases first is the classic, but that’s […]