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A Very Special Episode of Final Fantasy VII

Square Enix just decided today to announce that Final Fantasy VII will be released in episodes. I'm not a huge fan of this, but rather than just leave some angry comments on the internet, I thought I'd take the time to explain why Final Fan...


A Transgender for my Transgressions

So we've all seen the news articles lately that Assassin's Creed: Syndicate is adding a transgendered character to the game, and I'm sure a lot of people are patting themselves on the back now feeling like a huge victory for the gaming indu...


Fighting Games are Poorly Designed

Of all the genres of games I’ve ever played, fighting games hold the distinct “honor” of routinely being poorly designed games. Every single game developer will tell you that some of the most basic rules to making a g...


The reality of changing the gaming industry

This is probably one of the few times I'll ever do an opinion piece on my blog, but I think that with "everything" going on lately, some reality checks are needed. I want to start this off by quoting the truest line in video game history fr...


Gameplay vs Story Showdown!

Gameplay vs. Story. Is it more important to have a game that plays great, or is it more important to have a great plot? This debate will likely never end, but I wanted to at least add my own personal opinion to the debate by examining the p...


How to fix turn based gaming's biggest problem

I donít like turned based games because theyíre slow and boring. You have to spend all that time waiting to do anything. Iím sure every gamer at one point has heard someone say this. I specifically remember this being a constant criticism ...


Integrating Story and Game Mechanics

One of the best aspects of video game storytelling is that the player is allowed to interact with the story. This level of interactivity is what separates video games from the movie and literary genre in the narrative department. Despite vi...


About Game Gamesone of us since 9:25 PM on 03.11.2013

I write about video games and video game accessories. More specifically, I write about video game mechanics.

Lots of gamers want to start blogs about their opinions on video games and how they would review game X, Y and Z because "Yahtzee, Jim Sterling, IGN, Destructoid, etc. are wrong and my opinion is better, so I must write about it!" No one usually cares and I want to talk about different things.

Game mechanics aren't discussed enough in comparison to reviews and industry practices. Let's try to change that.