Gaming trials, tribulations, observations, and revelations

01Jan Linked: On The Media episode on the culture and future of games

While On the Media normally covers issues in journalism, they released an interesting show this week covering a number of topics in gaming: The Influence of Gaming (listen to show via streaming) (download podcast) While the whole episode was interesting, I was especially fascinated by the excepts from a TED talk given by game designed […]

01Jan Game Pricing: Cost vs. Value

Trying to talk about the cost of games is to invite a certain amount of controversy.  When I originally tried to tackle the issue of consoles inflating pricing, and console ports to the PC (and original PC games) being charged at an inflated price point while gaming technology has remained largely stagnant overall, it ultimately […]