Completionists might be shocked at this, but I have a hard time finishing really long video games. This is especially true of open-world role-playing games, such as the Assassin's Creed series. Although I count these as some of my favorite games ever for their ability to transport me into another world, where I can live… Continue reading Do You Lose Interest in Long Games Too?
New Year's is almost here, which means it's time for my favorite blog post of the year: all about what I loved in the video games I played this year. I like to restrict this list to new games, rather than anything from my pre-2017 backlog. And instead of focusing on a top 10 list… Continue reading What I Loved in Video Games in 2017
As open world video games take off, exploration is becoming a huge part of gameplay. The trouble is that it can be hard to pinpoint where the action is happening when there's such a vast world in front of you. It's interesting to see how different games handle this via the use of tracking --… Continue reading Tracking in Open World Games: An Investigation