Video games like any form of art or literature are an expression of the ones who create it. They can be full of the creators’ feelings, ideals, and beliefs. This is also true when it comes to the medium reflecting their moral and ethical values. It is very true that video games can be a […]Read more "Morals and Ethics in Video Games"
I really like games that adapt to the players choices and style of gameplay. It forces the player to think about the choices that they must make. With a limited amount of time to make most of these choices, The Walking Dead: Season 1 seems to really capitalize on this method of gaming by making […]Read more "Choices of the Damned"
One scene that stands out to me more than any other in a video game comes from Resident Evil 7. In this scene the protagonist, Ethan Winters, wakes up at the Baker family’s dinner table. This scene is essentially the beginning of the first chapter after what could be considered the tutorial of the game […]Read more "A Dinner to Remember"
Music can do many things just by itself. It can inspire us and it can cause us to reminisce about the past. When music is used in another form of media, such as a movie or video game, this effect can be even more evident. One such example of how well music can be used […]Read more "The Music of Fallout 4"
Jade Empire uses setting in a major way to affect the experience that the player has in the game. This is true for both the overall setting for the game as well as the smaller areas throughout the game. Every area within the game is unique and some can leave a very strong impression with […]Read more "Jade Empire: A Forest of Doom or Serenity?"
Resident Evil 4 is a revolution in the survival horror genre, but even more so in the series itself. It evolved the franchise from moments of suspense due to not knowing what is around the next corner, to an almost constant fear of not knowing how many of what will be around the next corner. […]Read more "Resident Evil 4: Survival Horror Hooks Up with an Action Shooter"
In Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Most of the typical character archetypes are present in one or more characters in the game. At the same time, some characters also fit more than one archetype. For example, the Younger Brother is both the Hero, but at the same time, he can often play the role […]Read more "Character Archetypes: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons"