My column this week talks about how hard it is to reboot something like King’s Quest, which is a game mostly defined by its adherence to tradition. I hope it doesn’t sound like I’m complaining that King’s Quest didn’t abandon its established style and chase after every new trend. I actually find its dedication to its core fans to be admirable, even if I wasn’t one of those fans.
We’ll talk about this more on the Diecast this week, which will hopefully go up tomorrow.
PC Gaming Golden Age
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Why Batman Can't Kill
His problem isn't that he's dumb, the problem is that he bends the world he inhabits.
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For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.
The Best of 2015
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2015.
The Truth About Piracy
What are publishers doing to fight piracy and why is it all wrong?