With Star Wars: Battlefront II EA releasing this November, we may wonder if this game is going to do a better job than its predecessor at capturing the magic of the Star Wars universe, which the original games managed to accomplish. And generally, also wonder whether it will actually be any good! Jump in to see the rest!
Video games definitely have influenced social life. But in a good, or a bad way?Read more "Video games and social life"
Yay. Another post which talks about linearity and non-linearity (sort of) in video games! Hooray! Seriously though, I think this remains an interesting aspect nonetheless. Oh, which aspect, do you say? Well, first, read the title. If you’re too lazy, the answer is backtracking. First of all, what is backtracking? In which games do we […]Read more "Backtracking is both an amazing and a frustrating element"
(Before we start, does the featured image of this post, of a Playstation, the very first one, create nostalgia for any of you? Just curious…) Video games are really recent. And I mean, really, REALLY recent. Right now, as of 2017, at the moment I am writing this, more and more generations of people are […]Read more "Video games and nostalgia"
A couple weeks ago I was writing my post about story in video games, in a train towards southern France. One of the topics which I tackled was regarding the element of linearity within video games, and this led me to think about the choices that players make. After all, there are multiple perspectives from […]Read more "Choice in video games"
Storytelling is a skill that humanity has possessed for a looooong while, and it has been shown through many, many mediums. Whether it be plays, books, films, or even simply lying to somebody else, the ability to tell a certain story has a consistent importance. However, in regards of video games which are a much […]Read more "The importance of story in video games"
I won’t beat around the bush: I am a shy person. Like, really shy. In real life, social interactions always have been tricky to me. It’s surely fine with friends, but right at the moment there are too many people, or I face someone I don’t know, I feel uneasy. I feel this “ball” of […]Read more "Playing online games while being shy"