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Journey and the Myth

Journey is a game that tells so much by saying so little. There are signs all around your character as you make your way through the desert. The notes you and your partners emit, the tapestries floating in the air, … Continue reading

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(More Than) Moving Pictures: The Importance of Emotional Engagement in Games

When I was a kid, I loved all kinds of video games. What captivated me the most, however, was sprawling, epic JRPGs such as Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy VII, and Xenogears. I was drawn into their larger-than-life … Continue reading

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Journey to Rebirth

by Bruno Dion Steven Poole wrote a pretty compelling opinion piece about Journey, with the latter part truly being the kind of love letter this game deserves. What bothered me though, and incidentally what I want to tackle here, are … Continue reading

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