Remembering the Good Times: A defence of video game classics

[Originally posted on Joystick Division] Some time ago a friend of mine borrowed Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. He hadn’t played it When it was released and since that time it’s constructed a very respected legacy. It’s one of those games that you just “should” play. To be high-minded about it, Prince of … Continue reading Remembering the Good Times: A defence of video game classics

An Open Letter to Cliff Bleszinski Following the Release of Gears of War 3

[Originally posted on PopMatters] Mr. Bleszinski, First, congratulations on the conclusion of the Gears of War series. As someone who has shared more than a few toasts of rum and coke with the esteemed series, I can honestly say that it’s been a great run from start to finish. However, I was a little taken … Continue reading An Open Letter to Cliff Bleszinski Following the Release of Gears of War 3