Category: Let Me Tell You

Let Me Tell You Why You Like 8-Bit Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like 8-Bit Games

There's been a surging in development of indie games in recent years. This isn't really a surprise when you think about it. Technology has advanced quite a bit in the last decade. Being able to develop a video game out of your own home is easier than ever. Naturally, it follows that more people will … Continue reading Let Me Tell You Why You Like 8-Bit Games

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Let Me Tell You Why You Like Movement Based Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Movement Based Games

Do you guys remember the EyeToy? It was a camera you could plug into your PS2 that could detect movement and translate that to a game. It brought us such classics as AntiGrav and… I’m sure there were others. Probably. Anyway, that was more than a decade ago. In the time since the technology we … Continue reading Let Me Tell You Why You Like Movement Based Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Games With Great Stories That Aren’t Story Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Games With Great Stories That Aren’t Story Games

So first off, I’d like to apologize for that title. I know, it’s more than a little wordy. Believe it or not that was the end product of twenty minutes of thinking. I managed reduce a very long description into merely a mouthful. Fun fact, this is called a lexical gap. That is when a language … Continue reading Let Me Tell You Why You Like Games With Great Stories That Aren’t Story Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Small, Independent Developers

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Small, Independent Developers

Psh. Man. You know who sucks? Activation. Ooh, and EA! Those guys are awful. Sure, they release dozens of games each year that gross, like, about, I don’t know, what, A BAZILLION OF THE DOLLARS. But they’re evil and soulless and moneygrubbing corporations. They’ve let themselves be turned into that by the way they treat … Continue reading Let Me Tell You Why You Like Small, Independent Developers

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Horror Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Horror Games

Ah, horror games. They leave us emotionally exhausted, physically weary, bleary eyed, and saddled with the embarrassment of shouting remarkably crude things into the void. Yet we keep coming back for more, and people keep making more. Some of the most popular independently developed games of the last five years are horror. They're certainly one of … Continue reading Let Me Tell You Why You Like Horror Games

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Fallout

Let Me Tell You Why You Like Fallout

  Anybody who pays attention to gaming knows that one of the biggest releases of last year was Fallout 4. The hotly anticipated fourth installment of the nuclear wasteland survival simulator came out earlier than anticipated, and it completely blew away fans and critics alike. It was no surprise to those have played the previous games: the … Continue reading Let Me Tell You Why You Like Fallout