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The Opening Levels of a Game

The opening levels of a game are the most important, if a game fails to grasp your attention in the first hour or two then why are you going to want to play it more? This was a problem Steve encountered with Drakensang (he wrote about it on The Reticule) he found the opening areas of that game so tedious that he threw the box at my head! After I recovered from the shock of being attacked by Steve I myself tried out Drakensang, and came to the same conclusion as Steve, the opening of the game is so bland…

Ain’t No Party Like A PC Party

OK, indulge me in an extended metaphor if you will. You’ve been invited to a party held by all the cool gaming people in the world. You walk in the door to be greeted by Lara, Mario and Sackboy. The music is loud, the drinks are flowing, and there’s the people you like in every room. In one room, the Wii is surrounded by girls, showing off his latest magic tricks. The next room you can find the PS3 in his dapper suit, showing off his muscles and laughing while quaffing pretentious overpriced wine. And then there’s the XBox 360,…