Author: Ryan Hamann

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The Static Speaks My Name

What if I told you that a free, 10 minute long horror game delivers on BioShock’s medium-defining twist even more memorably than the revered Irrational game? NB: Contains some spoilers. […]

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Haunted mansions

Playing through this year’s Mario Kart 8, it is difficult to not be distracted by the incredible attention to detail that Nintendo has paid when designing its racetracks. Whether it […]

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Puppeteer

The previous generation of game consoles followed an interesting arc. Introduced as serious, realistic, and “gritty” action games were nearing the height of their popularity, it was a common observation […]

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Comedy in videogames

What makes a game funny? What makes a funny game? Can a videogame garner an audience when humor is its primary source of engagement? How much of a “game”, in […]