Posts Tagged ‘Immersion’

Avatar Blues, Immersion and Video Games

Published: 17 / 01 / 2010
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James Cameron’s Avatar has been met with almost unanimous applause from critics and audiences alike. But it seems, what people failed to predict, was that the exotic fantasy would become a double-edged sword, leaving many of its fans depressed in its wake. Is this unique to Avatar, or have video games been doing this for years? I explore the connection between the two.

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What Have We Achieved

Published: 31 / 05 / 2009
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An in-depth criticism of the widely adopted achievement system, and why I think their inclusion in games is a step backwards.

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