Skyrim: Our 15 Year Old Intern’s First Encounter

I contracted vampirism, and in a few days time, I was a vampire; my blood boiled in the sunlight and I became weak. By Kimari Rennis I confess. I’d never played The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim before. But it’s finally been ported to the Switch console, allowing one of the most well-known open-world RPG games…

South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Is It Funny Enough?

By Shane Ferguson Before I even booted up the PS4 version of South Park: The Fractured But Whole, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the pleasant surprise which was the South Park: The Stick of Truth. I’ve never experienced anything quite like it. I’ve never literally laughed out loud that much playing any videogame. It felt…

Party On: The Import of the Group Within RPGs

By comparing the culture within western and eastern RPGS, the author argues that plot in role playing games hinges not on one protagonist, but upon a motley crew of characters. by Robert Gordon In the world of role playing games, it’s the ensemble that’s key to plot formation. Though  video game characters can be motivated…