I’m a firm believer in an easy video game. The challenge isn’t what drives me. And that’s what I want to focus on in this video. Video games aren’t simply a vehicle for challenge. And if we can accept that, then the rest of the video should be easy as pie
What are your thoughts on game difficulty? Should games have variable difficulty selections or should games ship with a single difficulty inherent to the experience?read more
Bulb Boy is Ren & Stimpy meets The Binding of Isaac by way of point-and-click minimalism. Have you played Bulb Boy? If so, what are your thoughts?read more
Recently, video gamer and YouTube celebrity PewDiePie said some divisive things. But I don’t watch much PewDiePie. I’m not a subscriber. So why do I care? Well, I’m interested in the idea of a person’s “Why” (as described by Simon Sinek), so I’d like to take a slight detour from my normal gaming content to talk about PewDiePie’s “Why.”read more
Recently I learned that I never completed ending E, one of the 26 endings in NieR: Automata, which is apparently considered the official ending. Of course with the discovery that my current favorite game of 2017 has some key unplayed elements, I immediately started playing it again to experience those key unplayed elements…right?
No. I think I have a problem. And this problem may have to do with fear.read more
The credits have rolled on NieR: Automata. It’s amazing, but has it taken over The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as my favorite game of 2017?read more