Lewis

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Death in videogames
April 19, 2009

I realise now that I haven't posted about even doing this feature, let alone that it's up.

A couple of months ago I had the idea for a big feature about the philosophy of videogames. Planning this made me realise there were far too many avenues to explore than one feature would allow, so I decided to split it into a series of smaller articles. Then the only thing I could form any real opinions on was the portrayal of death in videogames, so the mammoth essaying became a single feature.

Then I couldn't even be bothered to come up with my own opinions, so got Kieron Gillen, John Walker, Ludwig Keitzmann and Michael Samyn to do most of the talking instead.

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Not A (Film) Review: Amélie
April 18, 2009

Here's a quick idea of how much I like Amélie: at the end of it, having watched it for the third time, I had to stop myself from cheering. Even ten minutes in, remembering just why it's such a remarkable piece of work, I wanted nothing more than to press pause and talk about it for hours. If I were to draft up a template for something resembling my ideal film, Amélie's blueprints would be it. It's astonishing.

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Hmm...
April 16, 2009

If I were to call a design choice "moronically stupid" in a review - one of a game I went on to give an extremely high score to - would that make this review unprofessional?

Just received a very angry email from a developer who thinks so, and is unhappy with the words what I wrote. Oh dear. :(

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Reso
April 15, 2009

The new site is live.

Yes, yet another change, but I think you'll all agree it's probably for the best.

www.resolution-magazine.co.uk

It's now a regularly updated majiggy, hopefully with new content appearing pretty much daily. Glorious. Do check it out - you can now comment on articles and stuff, as well as registering for the site and forums simultaneously. And, y'know, all the stuff the proper games sites can do.

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Outstanding
April 14, 2009

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Braid
April 11, 2009

Incredibly, I'd managed to avoid almost everything Braid-related until it hit the PC. I read one review and decided to stop scurrying around for more information: it was clearly a game I wanted to try first-hand, without any of the hype prejudicing my view. I knew it got ten out of tens across the board. I knew the story split opinion something rotten. I knew it was a platformer about time-manipulation. And that was it.

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RotW
April 07, 2009

Is there one this week?

I contribute something to the reader review section for once, and no one EVALUATES ME! MAN!

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