Not that anyone noticed, but Friday is when I usually post my “Free Game” links. I didn’t have time for that this week, so no free game. This weekend I plan to sink some time into UT3. And naps.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
Deus Ex and The Treachery of Labels
Deus Ex Mankind Divided was a clumsy, tone-deaf allegory that thought it was clever, and it managed to annoy people of all political stripes.
Are Lootboxes Gambling?
Obviously they are. Right? Actually, is this another one of those sneaky hard-to-define things?
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry
Why was this classic adventure game so funny in the 80's, and why did it stop being funny?