Games

Tracking in Open World Games: An Investigation

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

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What’s New — April 2017

Well, March turned out to be a pretty amazing month for me, and now I'm hoping April will top it. =) Last month I played Horizon Zero Dawn. It was easily one of the best video games I've ever played. The story, the lead character Aloy, the graphics, the scenery, the structure to the open-world… Continue reading What’s New — April 2017

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The Allure of Story-Based Side Quests

Lately I've been playing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and while I'm still in the early stages of the game, it's already reminding me of another massive RPG: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The reason for the comparison is the way these games handle questing in an open-world (or at least partially open-world) environment. Now, I've played a… Continue reading The Allure of Story-Based Side Quests