Characters come and go, but the relative success of a campaign story can be judged by the number of players who are willing to see it through to the end.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
PC Hardware is Toast
This is why shopping for graphics cards is so stupid and miserable.
The Death of Half-Life
Valve still hasn't admitted it, but the Half-Life franchise is dead. So what made these games so popular anyway?
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
The Opportunity Crunch
No, brutal, soul-sucking, marriage-destroying crunch mode in game development isn't a privilege or an opportunity. It's idiocy.