If you haven’t already played this game, do yourself a favor and buy it right now. Play it and then come back to this article and we can talk about how video games can become a part of your regular self-care routine.
I find the term “casual sexism” to be a bit of an oxymoron.
It’s a problem common enough to have a name, even if it’s one you’ve probably never heard before.
It’s hard for me to put into words how much I disliked Funcom’s “The Park.” The nature of the story material was incredibly disturbing, but, more importantly, the game’s depiction of mental illness and it’s horrific end were as troubling as they were hard to follow, much like the psychological horror and background narrative of the story.
However boring and asinine some game tutorials may be, it’s in crazy times like the ones we live in that make me wish life had a tutorial section (if only so I could know what exactly I’m supposed to be doing and how in the hell I should go about getting there).
As an aspiring video game designer, I often wonder which is a better platform for gaming: consoles or PCs. But I’m not so sure there’s a definitive answer, much less one that either side will like.
Star-crossed lovers have nothing on these two crucial elements of game design that can either make or break a title.