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Not a babysitter.

Video games are an amazing medium for entertainment. They allow us to experience fictional worlds in a completely different way than ever before. Text, video, and music all effect us in different ways, but none of them allow us to… Continue Reading →

How Xbox earned some trust at E3 2017. 60 in 60 day 12 part 2.

The yearly Electronic Entertainment Expo has become a chore for many of us. Long a festival for corporate back slapping and justifying unjustifiable corporate practices, sprinkled with a few completely unrepresentative trailers for video games. It has once again descended… Continue Reading →

Spare a dime for a poor corporation? A return to microtransactions. 60 in 60 day 7

The episode of “The Jimquisition” published today focused on unpacking some statements made by Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick at the recent¬†Cowen and Company 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference. It has been noted many places in the past… Continue Reading →

Some things I noticed about Bethesda’s recently delayed new IP.

On May 9th, Gamespot published an article about BioWare’s highly anticipated new IP and it’s recently announced delay. The full article can be found here:¬†https://www.gamespot.com/articles/mass-effect-dragon-age-devs-new-ip-delayed/1100-6449915/?ftag=GSS-05-10aaa0b. I read the article, and noted some very telling commentary. The phrase “Live Service” cropped… Continue Reading →

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