[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] As of July 9, it’s been 23 years since Mario and the bellicose King Kong clone appeared in gaming arcades…
Warning: This articles describes parts of the end of The Last Of Us, including one of the climactic scenes. If you plan to play the game, you have been warned.
How long does it take to play a videogame, really? It depends. Are you a completionist who wants to explore every nook and cranny of the game developers’ devising? Or do you want to power through a game, just to see how it ends? A group of time-conscious gamers now has the solution to this planning question.
Aliens: Colonial Marines (A:CM) is a videogame that received mostly poor reviews when it was released on February 12, 2013. Star Trek is a videogame that received mostly poor reviews when it was released last week. As they’re both based on science fiction movies and they both have co-op play, they compare well to each other. And having spent time with both, I find that A:CM is the better game.
Endless Ocean: Blue World (EO:BW) is a Wii game that takes approximate eight to twelve hours to complete. Not Viki Kelly. She’s been playing EO:BW for over 250 hours. She’s far from finished. With an ocean to explore and sealife to explore it with, Kelly doesn’t see herself putting down the Wiimote any time soon.
Feminist blogger Anita Sarkeesian said, “Many contemporary online multiplayer games now include voice and text chat integration which is meant to provide a richer shared social gaming experience. Unfortunately, in some of these spaces when a player is identified as female (or LGBT) they are viciously attacked and verbally abused.”