If you’re missing Spoiler Warning this week, then allow me to hook you up with some auxiliary Chris. His take on violence in videogames is really interesting and he even touches on the Football: Total War concept I enjoy so much. (A post I wrote when this site was less than three months old.)
Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
The Biggest Game Ever
How did this niche racing game make a gameworld so massive, and why is that a big deal?
The Loot Lottery
What makes the gameplay of Borderlands so addictive for some, and what does that have to do with slot machines?
So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.