Speaking of starting, I thought that a good first “project” could be a series about a recent game that EVERYBODY, including you, must have heard about: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.Read more "First things first"
(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"
OPINION AHEAD I believe that one legitimate question we can ask is: who hasn’t played, even for a little bit, any of the Sims games? Whether it be through the original Sims, Sims 2, Sims 3 or Sims 4, there always are opportunities to control the lives of all those simulated people within their simulated […]Read more "Why I believe it’s better to play any of the Sims games in a “non-serious” way"
So recently, on my PC, I was playing Resident Evil Remastered (which is the remaster of the remake of the original game… Damn, it transcended generations). To be completely honest, I actually never really had played much of it before. I remember watching my brother and his friends playing the Gamecube version of the game […]Read more "Resident Evil and its excellent use of puzzles, navigations and decision making"
The Zelda series is not really known for its story. But ironically, the timeline of the series became infamous for being complicated due to the split in Ocarina of Time. In a way, the timeline does help in making Hyrule feel more like a kingdom with history.Read more "Breath of the Wild is too hard to place in the Zelda timeline, and I hate that… But does it matter?"