Published: 17 / 01 / 2010
Categories: Film, Gaming, News
Tags: Avatar, Immersion, James Cameron
Comments: Start the discussion
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.
Published: 31 / 05 / 2009
Tags: Achievements, Game Design, Game Development, Immersion
An in-depth criticism of the widely adopted achievement system, and why I think their inclusion in games is a step backwards.