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GameCrank: A Postmortem Wii Retrospective

Patrick

December 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

So, the WiiU is out. It's been doing okay... I guess. It's still a bit early to judge, so I'll leave my commentary for after the Christmas sales stop rolling in. Then we can talk numbers. For now, I want to take a look ba...

GameCrank: Horror-rific Part 2: A Walk in the Woods and Nothing Else

Patrick

November 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Part two of a two-part piece by Patrick Pontes. Welcome back. Modern horror games are suffering because they're letting go of the atmospheric, tension-building aspects of their design and instead focusing on action, combat, and ...

GameCrank: Horror-rific Part 1: What Makes a Good Horror Game

Patrick

October 22, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Part one of a two-part piece by Patrick Pontes. Horror. Every time it's brought up, people try to describe it as a genre of gaming that's either disappearing or making a comeback, but nobody ever says why. The closest thi...

GameCrank: “Assassin’s Creed: Revelations” Review

Patrick

March 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Assassin's Creed is the kind of franchise that I originally thought could be fantastic. It was new, it was different, it had the groundwork for a huge, expansive story, and it had gameplay potential. Sure, the origina...

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