The Steam Deck is a handheld gaming platform entering a handheld game market dominated by the Nintendo Switch for real games and phones/tablets for useless distractions. People playing on phones and tablets aren’t the same as people playing on the Switch, and the Deck will compete much more directly with Nintendo‘s handheld. Can the Deck … Continue reading Is the Steam Deck a Nintendo killer?
Everything Wrong with the Master Sword
The Master Sword is a gaming icon, but how well does it stack up as a functional weapon?
Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Short story: best thing ever.
Dwarf Fortress: A Case Study in Game Design
Dwarf Fortress. Impenetrable game for fanatics, or brilliant experiment in narrative spaces?
Reaction to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
My initial reaction to the E3 2016 trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild was to jump and down ecstatically until I had a stomach ache. Just from the trailer, there was so much see, so many ways in which this game was the ultimate fulfillment of all my hopes for the franchise. … Continue reading Reaction to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild