Call of Duty’s “No Russian” is more than “shooting up an airport.”
Intelligame’s founding premise is that we shouldn’t fear taking gaming seriously. Perhaps that’s why Kotaku’s recent article about the “No Russian” mission in Modern Warfare 2 bothers me…or, more specifically, its title.
Game of Dice is a Monopoly Casino: fun, but the house always wins.
Interesting that I would lead off talking about Game of Dice with a statement that sounds suspiciously like addiction, especially considering it takes place in a fictional casino. But that setting feels appropriate; it’s a streamlined, exciting version of Monopoly, but I wonder if someone’s pulling…
Why Aren’t Star Wars Battlefront and Call of Duty Learning from Titanfall?
Titanfall was one of the first big first-person shooters for current-gen systems, and it carved out a lot of new ground in the FPS space by refining some common genre elements and introducing a couple new ones. So why haven’t games like Call of Duty: Black…
Reading Your Opponent (and Yourself): Fighting Games and Fighting Life
Fighting games are basically the Poker of the video game world…well, the Poker that isn’t Poker. And there’s just as much to learn…I started learning in the second grade.
Hoarders, or Patrons? A Case For Dealing With Your Pile of Shame
Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way: I’ve got a pretty massive Pile of Shame. Anyone who knows me personally has likely seen at least a portion of my Pile of Shame. It’s not going to get any smaller. And before…