Do you need a story in your video game?

I’d like to bring up a discussion I had with one of my video gamer friends a few days back regarding the value of a video game. Specifically, what would justify the purchase of a sixty dollar full-console experience. I was talking about how I would spend sixty smackers on Bayonetta 2, Mario Kart, Smash, … More Do you need a story in your video game?

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Frame rates: Big deal or a thing to wave in others’ faces?

(This post was supposed to go up on Sunday, but I’m just now seeing that it did not. Supposedly, it was scheduled and everything. Good job, WordPress. Anyway, here it is now! Better late than never.) If you don’t know, the frame rate is the term to determine how many images, or frames, display per … More Frame rates: Big deal or a thing to wave in others’ faces?

There’s Something…Off About World of Illusion Starring Mickey and Donald

Mickey Mouse needs no introduction. His video games, however, do. Back in the late 80s and early 90s, Disney loaned out their beloved character to various video game studios, such as Capcom. Numerous games of varying quality (though generally that quality was fairly high) were produced for the major consoles at the time. For the … More There’s Something…Off About World of Illusion Starring Mickey and Donald