E3 2012: Breaking Dreams and Limbs

E3 2012: Breaking Dreams and Limbs

Jun 14, 2012

When the first day of E3 press conferences disappeared into the burning horizon of flashing lights and loud noises, I wandered around the aftermath’s rubble with a slightly queasy feeling in the pit of my stomach. Although I was sitting comfortably at home through the magic of the internet, it managed to make a lasting impression all the same. Not really...

Tomb Raider and the Lost Art of Campy Storytelling

Tomb Raider: Anniversary is a few years old now, but as a former fan of the series, I became curious about this remake. What I got was a technically improved version of the original game, minus all the heart that left me with such fond memories. This got me thinking about how the recent trends in story-telling may be hindering games as much as they help. The...