the artistry and psychology of gaming


The Evolution of Bad Ideas: DRM

Posted by on Jun 29, 2013 in The Evolution of Bad Ideas | 1 comment

BGH breaks down the history of DRM in video games to look at its evolutionary path, and what it means for the consumer.

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Kinect: Star Wars

Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Reviews | 0 comments

IT’S A TRAP!!! Don’t be fooled by the promises of force powers and lightsabers. This game is a significant hit to anyone’s midichlorian count.

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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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Stereotypes: Not Just for Ladies

Posted by on Aug 26, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 12 comments

This week, Minnie takes a look at the wider societal issues of stereotypes, of women and of men, and how these inadvertently spill over into our video games.

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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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