Not every game has to be made for you

Whenever FromSoftware releases a new game, one thing is guaranteed: the discourse of the week will be about its “difficulty”. Elden Ring, much like the Souls series and Sekiro before it, does not have an easy mode. In fact, the game is genuinely challenging. Note: It’s not difficult as some claim – it’s not like…

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Not every game has to be made for you

Opinion by Matt S. Whenever FromSoftware releases a new game, one thing is guaranteed: the discourse of the week will be about its “difficulty”. Elden Ring, much like the Souls series and Sekiro before it, does not have an easy mode. In fact, the game is genuinely challenging. Note: It’s…

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Video games are becoming a newspeak dystopia

When I was doing creative writing coursework at university, one of the first and most important lessons that was drummed into us was the phrase “show, don’t tell.” That, indeed, is a mantra that students in high school English classes, and even earlier, will also hear far too often, but…

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Video games are becoming a newspeak dystopia

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Opinion by Matt S. When I was doing creative writing coursework at university, one of the first and most important lessons that was drummed into us was the phrase “show, don’t tell.” That, indeed, is a mantra that students in high school English classes, and even earlier, will also hear…

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