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Monthly Archive for April, 2010

Dr. Horrible, gaming style

So I recently stumbled upon this video via twitter, someone has translated the entire Dr. Horrible series into a video game format.

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Rentals on Youtube

As I recently went to the youtube homepage, I saw something new on the sidebar. There was an add for the youtube store, curious at this new development I clicked on it. It turned out to be an online movie rental store run by youtube. The movies ranged from new releases to popular favorites and […]

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Video Games Dispute

After reading Jones’s The Meaning of Video Games, and computing all that he says about the complexity of video games I couldn’t help but wonder: which games are better simple or complex ones? Using Jones’s example of Katamari Damacy, I know that even a game with a simple basis can have many elaborate layers that […]

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Greetings from Second Life.

So I’m gonna have to agree with the rest of the class and say that Second Life pretty much blows. It’s like a slower, lonelier, and more boring version of the Sims. The fact of the matter is that while I was on Second Life I think I ran into a total number of 3 […]

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Virtual Subjectivity

The idea of virtual subjectivity to me is kind of like an oxymoron. I mean how can these virtual experiences be deemed as real when, the whole foundation behind them is the fact that these experiences are happening in virtual reality and not actual reality? Is it too old school for me to think that […]

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