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L.A. Noire: Where do they go from here?

I love Team Bondiís and Rockstarís L.A. Noire. I feel it is an awesome game and a leap forward in emotive storytelling. I also liked the fact that the game was a bait and switch. People expected another GTA style game and they were giving a...

 
 
 
 

Do The Wrong Thing: The Horror of Understanding

This place is hell. A vast labyrinth of strange near asymmetrical buildings and outlandish perspective and physics bending architectural anomalies. Places that twist the logic between interior and exterior space. Children wander through th...

 
 
 

How the Game Industry Works

In all forms of entertainment, the aspect of selling commercial art is generally considered a part of the entertainment business. This business as people understand it, has been closing studios, merging properties, removing dedicated serve...

 
 
 
 
 

We Should Expect Better: Game Design

Iíve decided to continue from my last post with a whole series of posts talking about aspects of video games. We as humans tend to have a love for grouping and classifying things. What can we say, we love taxonomy. We primarily classify ga...

 
 
 

We Should Expect Better: Writing

We live in the age of the story. Mankind, since the dawn of human civilisation, has been host to an ever evolving and changing form of make believe, the narrative. Over hundreds of thousands of years we have refined and perfected our story ...

 
 
 

Burning out on Games

During the summer I experienced a 'Burnout', a point some people get to involving games. Due to the fact that games are interactive longform media, the constant exposure tends to drive people away for periods of time. They attempt to limit ...

 
 
 

Nothing Is Sacred: Blizzard Leaves Me Cold

The game industry is strange and mythical place. Gamers treat the industry like itís the fountain of youth or Shangri-la, a mysterious, hidden place that holds boundless secrets and treasures (though some of these treasures turns out to be ...

 
 
 
 

Sample Writing: White Shadow on the Wall

the following is just a sample of prose writing I did about 4 years ago. Just wanted to share it. Just me doing an experiment in weird lyrical, pseudo biblical writing. White Shadow on the Wall Phillip Bastien For long in the days of the ...

 
 
 

A definate guilty pleasure: The Riddick Universe

A lot of people have mixed reactions to Vin Diesel. Some people despise him, others find him boring, others like him and more have at least a small amount of respect for his open geekitude. Me? I never really minded him. I have... problem...

 
 
 

Open letter to NIMF

National Institute of Media and the Family started to blast Madworld today, stating it sullied and corrupted a once family friendly console. I got fed up and sent them this letter. They probably wont responnd but I don't care, I got my poi...

 
 
 
 
 

Whelp... I'm finally doing it.

after years of scribbling in notebooks and fiddling with microsoft word, I am finally going to do it. I'm writing a book. It's a horror novel called 'The Dark Eyes of Summer'. It deals with an Environmental Impact Assessor (he writes up r...

 
 
 

Mounting the Blade

I've come and gone on the topic of RPGs in the past. More often than nought, i found myself just walking away from an RPG at the right moment when it was deemed crucial to keep playing by fans (this is deemed the "it gets better" argument m...

 
 
 
 

Show that you care and kill a Moogle today.

Being my first post on destructoid, I wish to make a serious issue known to the general gaming population. This problem is the overglut of final fantasy games. We gamers, have previously been enthralled with the cinematic excellence that of...

 
 

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