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For a Few Dollars Less – Lead and Gold

The gunslinger, it seems, is the new space marine. After years with only a handful of wild west games being released, we’re suddenly seeing them making regular appearances on the gaming horizon. Lead and Gold is the latest entry on that front, but while most other contenders are narrative driven homages to western movies, Lead and Gold is trying to take the action online. Most people upon hearing ‘Wild West Online Shooter’ might expect a fairly hardcore offering, with the slow firing and inaccurate weapons, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Lead and Gold is a fast paced…

benVidya – The Way It’s Meant To Be Played

There can be an interesting disparity between the way a game is designed to be played and the way it is eventually interpreted by its players. There are a number of reasons for this – bad design, bugs, small misses in QA. This creates situations which are worth looking at. The inspiration for this article came from Final Fantasy VIII. Let’s get one thing clear, until recently I really did not like this game. I found the gameplay to be boring, repetitive and easy. Monsters levelling with you was on my “crimes against gaming” list. All this, while one of…