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.
As games become more mainstream and various media audiences intertwine it comes as no surprise that both the game and movie industries are trying to cash in on the other. Since the early days games have drawn on other pop cultural licenses to bolster sales, but only in the last ten years has the technology existed to make these titles able to expand a franchise beyond the ubiquitous side scrolling action games of old. Now a video game can be used to make stories that tie into the movie’s own mythos, either as a compliment or even as a true … Continue reading Destroying My Memories.
Like my art home work back at high school just getting this one in just in time. After the last rather light podcast we have hit back with a content packed but somewhat undirected episode. So a full month of gaming and news fill the majority of the show. Darren takes on the iPhone discussion, yet some how manages to keep it retro with Pole Position and Wonder Boy. I try to keep things more current we head back to Resident Evil 5 and rub on a little Madworld. Then we avoid talking about the Watchmen. News is sprinkled through … Continue reading The DoFuss Podcast – Aimlessly Wandering