Tag Archives: Video Game History

360 No Scope Corny Shoot: The 7th Generation of Games

By Gaines So, Critical-distance.com does a segment called Blogs of the Round Table (BoRT), which I like because it often pulls the occasionally disparate communities of video games bloggers together around a single topic, building the community, and it has … Continue reading

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The Knowable and Unknowable Futures of Open World and Sandbox Games

Nowadays, an open world is almost a must, or what Michel Callon (1986) has called an obligatory point of passage, when it comes to designing an RPG. For example, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Assassin’s Creed, and Fallout all possess a … Continue reading

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