I didn’t really review Torchlight because I felt like I’d already reviewed it. I will say that it shows that you don’t need to innovate very much as long as you have strong art direction and well-polished gameplay.
Batman: Arkham Origins
A breakdown of how this game faltered when the franchise was given to a different studio.
Silent Hill 2 Plot Analysis
A long-form analysis on one of the greatest horror games ever made.
Fixing Match 3
For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.
The Disappointment Engine
No Man's Sky is a game seemingly engineered to create a cycle of anticipation and disappointment.
Best. Plot Twist. Ever.
Few people remember BioWare's Jade Empire, but it had a unique setting and a really well-executed plot twist.