the artistry and psychology of gaming


Metroid: Other M

Posted by on May 12, 2012 in From the Archives, Reviews | 0 comments

Alice Kojiro laments over the current state of Metroid and gaming in general, managing to review Metroid: Other M in the process.

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Top 10 Black Sheep of a Series

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in From the Archives | 0 comments

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Top 10 Developer Jabs at Competing Franchises

Posted by on Nov 6, 2011 in From the Archives, Lists | 0 comments

In this list, BGH looks at 10 of his favorite 4th wall breaks at the expense of another development team.

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The Top 10 Games That Remember They’re Games

Posted by on Oct 22, 2011 in From the Archives | 1 comment

Alice Kojiro is frustrated with today’s colorless, yet overly garish, melodramatic world of gaming, and celebrates games that remember a simpler time.

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What Games Get the Girls?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in From the Archives | 0 comments

From a post she wrote towards the end of May 2011, Minnie takes a look at the features that make a game attractive to a girl, and what sort of games are good entry points into the fantastical world of video games. Just looking out for her male readers.

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Top 10 Ways To Incite Horror In Gamers

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in From the Archives | 0 comments

This list explores the 10 best ways that game creators use to scare you. Originally published on GameFAQS.

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