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War of the Consoles: Why It Must Stop

Posted by on Sep 13, 2011 in The Controller and The Lamp | 0 comments

Who benefits from the war of the consoles? It’s nothing but trouble and loss for us. We gain absolutely nothing in the war of the consoles. We’re the collateral damage, getting ripped while big companies benefit from our misfortune.

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Fallout: New Vegas Analysis

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in The Controller and The Lamp | 3 comments

This week Nazifpour takes a deeper look at the fabulous game Fallout: New Vegas.

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Are Video Games an Art Form?

Posted by on Aug 30, 2011 in The Controller and The Lamp | 3 comments

That’s no simple question to answer, and in order to answer that, Nazifpour has no choice but to discuss the whole nature of art at first.

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The Hall of Shame: Worst Movies Based on Video Games

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in The Controller and The Lamp | 0 comments

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Could the MGS Series Make a Good Movie?

Posted by on Aug 16, 2011 in The Controller and The Lamp | 0 comments

In this article Nazifpour talks about another game which has been repeatedly called a “movie”, and that’s the Metal Gear Solid series. There are many reasons to say that; but he’s going to prove in this article that this too is a mistake; and the games are great only when they are interpreted as video games and not movies.

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Could Heavy Rain Make a Good Movie?

Posted by on Aug 9, 2011 in The Controller and The Lamp | 0 comments

Heavy Rain has been called an interactive movie, but it is indeed a video game, a great example of what’s unique about video games as a mediums.

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