Category Archives: Games

Why Go Zombie?

Zombies. They’re like marmite, you either love the, or hate them. I, myself, am partial to a zombie every now and then, but only in small doses.
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Common Misconceptions About Videogames

As an individual who plays video games I find that there is a lot of negativity towards gaming and gamers. We’re seen as pale, fat, and nerdy and we don’t like the outdoors. I’m only two of these things, pale and nerdy, and yes, I’m pale because I don’t go in the sun because it’s too hot. But not all gamers look like that, especially nowadays. Yet people still believe that video games are evil. If you are one such person, I’m here to tell you you’re wrong and this is why.
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Procrastinating: Jess Style

In the last few weeks I actually did quite a lot of work on various projects and I felt pretty good about it. That time is gone now. Thankfully, one of my assignments is a few tweaks from being as finished as it’s ever going to get and I have a choice to make between two pieces for my other assignment, but, I should still be finishing them. Instead I chose to have the weekend off. Why? Because Fable 2 happened.

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My Guide to RPG Archetypes

I play a lot of video games. A lot. And the more you play, the more you start to see recurring characters, especially in Japanese RPGs. Of course, archetypes exist in stories as well, but writers tend to avoid stereotypical archetypes because that would be boring if every hero was pretty much the same. Not all games use these stereotypical archetypes, but with most of them, your party will usually boil down to the following characters (WARNING: links may contain spoilers):

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Another One Bites the Dust

Are you a fan of Final Fantasy? Were you excited about Final Fantasy Versus XIII? I was. Let’s just make a note of that word there. WAS. After seeing game play trailers of Versus XIII I was very excited about the game’s future release and the prospect of a decent next-gen Final Fantasy. If you were too then prepare to be disappointed. Square Enix have dropped Versus XIII in favour of Final Fantasy XIII-3. Yeah…

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