the artistry and psychology of gaming


The Top 10 Games for the Fans of George R. R. Martin

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Lists | 1 comment

Do you love George R. R. Martin or his hit epic fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire? Or do you love the HBO series based on them Game of Thrones? Then you’re going to adore these video games!

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Blaming Video Games for the Sandy Hook Tragedy

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in In-Depth | 1 comment

In the wake of tragic Sandy Hook shooting, people are blaming video games again. Nazifpour tries to dismantle the myth.

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The Top 10 Video Game Assassins of All-Time

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in Lists | 1 comment

Assassins are reviled and frowned upon as they are in the real life, they are portrayed to be cool, competent, and at times even heroic in our popular culture. They are an intrinsic part of video games as well, being the heroes or villains of many great games. Nazifpour enumerates the top 10 greatest.

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Hitman: Absolution

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in Reviews | 0 comments

Can a game have the highest standards possible when it comes to gameplay and graphics, but the lowest possible standards when it comes to story? Apparently, yes, it can. ​Hitman: Absolution ​is a very great game with a very bad story. But ultimately your experience as the hardened super-assassin Agent 47 is as breathtaking and fantastic as ever.

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Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Reviews | 0 comments

Dishonored is a mature game, because although it is not shy to steal from its predecessors, it is ultimately an extremely unique experience. The freshness of the experience of the game lies in the mixture, in the synthesis when they all come together. That makes Dishonored a very hard game to review because the experience is not tangible enough to be simply explained. This game shines, it exceeds expectation, and it is most probably the best game of 2012.

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