Childhood Companions: Nintendo Flagship Franchises and Me

I bought the New Nintendo 3DS XL (what a monster of a name) in July, and that marked my return to the hardware developer I grew up with after years spent almost solely in the company of Sony. Continue reading

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Pain & Gain: Challenge, Rewards and Fairness in Video Games

When I was a kid, it was common that games were so hard that sometimes you would just fold and admit defeat, giving up trying to beat the game. Since the early 90’s, however, video games have become overwhelmingly easier by average, and the trend has continued until recently.

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