Back on one of my favorite topics thanks to the free rein I have been given on my column on Videogame-Reviews. While I know I am going to have to start aiming my work at a broader audience than my DoFuss articles the owner of the site has at let me indulge myself on my first few entries, including this article on the evolution of horror games. Touching on many of my favorite games, the article looks at why games may suffer with the move to HD and the quest to appeal to a wider audience. Below is an extract … Continue reading Are Horror Games Becoming Less Scary? – Article on VGR.
I just had an article go up on Playdevil. There are a few lines that looking back I would edit (the one about Japan being a gaming Mecca is a little ham-fisted in retrospect) but I can’t get at it to make any changes, which in a way is quite liberating! Here is a short excerpt… “In the shrinking world of the Internet we now feel that if we have an interest in another countries culture we understand their habits, predilections and biases. We’ll I am here to tell you that perhaps your preconceptions about Japan and its gaming culture … Continue reading Gaming in Japan