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Narrate like a Dragon: Yakuza 0

Disclaimer        This is not a review of Yakuza 0, it’s supposed to be an article I wrote for one of my classes about how Yakuza 0 tells its story. If you want that then…. say noodles in the comments to give me a signal.Introduction:        The video game industry is one of the most profitable yet youngest forms of entertainment.16 It is capable of utilizing any other art from that came before it ranging from painting all the way to including digital animation while adding its own flavor to the mix. There are many genres of

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The 4 R's: Re-releases, Remasters, Remakes and Reboots

The gaming industry is one of many that use the deep-rooted nostalgia of consumers to resell them something tied to their own fond memories of times past, or at the very least sell to people who missed out on something special the first time around. The various forms of these releases and how closely they resemble the original title that inspired them has been a constant source of confusion and frustration among gamers for a few decades now.We’ve discussed this topic once before in an article, but as OP recruit numerous aspiring writers and journalists, opinions don’t always line up. This

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Can RPGs Help You During The Covid-19 Pandemic?

Gather round...In the past few months, the sale of board games and tabletop games has rocketed by a staggering 240%. People are at home with more leisure time to spend on hobbies, and families in particular are turning to old-fashioned pursuits. Video gaming has also rocketed during the lockdown period by 75%. Roleplaying games (RPGs) have been particularly popular, plunging the gamer into new fantastical worlds. They are not only fantastic entertainment, they can also have a positive effect on your health and wellbeing.Dungeons and DragonsA study by Dr. Raffael Boccamazzo of the non-profit charity Take This found that Dungeons and

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The History of Bullfrog & How Their Games Began

Bullfrog Productions, founded in 1987 in England, United Kingdom by Peter Molyneux and Les Edgar are well known across the world as pioneers of the God Game genre and creators of charming, humorous and overall wonderfully designed games. Very few developers from the United Kingdom offered so much to the gaming industry in the 80s and 90s outside of the likes of Rebellion, Rare, Team17 and Psygnosis.So much talent was in the company that following its closure by Electronic Arts in 2001, many new development studios emerged from ex-employees that went on to create new titles and spiritual successors that held

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The History of id Software & How Their Games Began

id is a name most gamers should have seen or heard of at some point in their life. Arguably the single most influential developer that has had the largest historical impact on the gaming industry and gamers themselves.Beginning their relationship in 1989 as employees of Softdisk, a subscription-based company that offered new Apple software and games to customers on a regular basis. John Carmack, John Romero, Tom Hall and Adrian Carmack worked for Gamer’s Edge, the PC focused division of Softdisk, developing computer games for monthly subscribers. Under Softdisk the two John’s, Tom and Adrian developed titles from series such as

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