Games

Decision-Making in Video Games: Should We See the Butterfly Effect or Not?

As someone who plays a lot of role-playing video games, I’m pretty used to making decisions in my RPGs. Sometimes the simplest action can impact the story in a big way later. It makes immersing yourself in a game feel very interactive and exciting. But how do video games handle the process of offering decisions… Continue reading Decision-Making in Video Games: Should We See the Butterfly Effect or Not?

Games

Who is Renegade Shepard — and How Heroic Is She?

Mass Effect is my favorite video game series, and what I love most about it are the in-game choices you’re able to make as Commander Shepard. You can be a diplomatic Paragon or a sharp-tongued Renegade – and both are badass. You can romance your NPC of choice (or not), help friends in their personal… Continue reading Who is Renegade Shepard — and How Heroic Is She?