Gaming exists in a strange place. It’s a medium of entertainment that has grown into a culture in and of itself. From casual gamers that may play an occasional game to kill the time to professional gamers that play hours on end, every day, to make their living, and everyone in between, we’re all linked by a common factor: enjoyment. People play various styles of … Continue reading Modern Gaming: Has Outrage Become More Important Than Enjoyment?
Looking at the gaming industry, it can’t be overstated how often we take gaming lore for granted. When we start a new game we’re generally smothered in a generous heap of exposition in the form of dialogue and cut-scenes that flesh out the world we’re going to be living in before we are ever handed control of our hero. Who you are, why you’re there … Continue reading Kings and Corpses: Speculative Lore in Dark Souls