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“Polygon Plays Doom” is Funny, but Sad

- May 17, 2016 -

Now that the jokes are out of the way, let’s get serious.

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The Amazing History of Battlefield

- May 11, 2016 -

Let’s take a look at the amazing history of the Battlefield franchise, and how it became the multiplayer juggernaut it is today.

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Battlefield 1 Reveal Trailer Analysis and Reactions

- May 7, 2016 -

Wow! The new Battlefield is set in WWI, but does the reveal trailer live up to the hype…?

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Modern Games Are Boring, Here’s The “One Thing” I Do To Make Them Fun

- March 23, 2016 -
Modern games are boring this puppy to tears

If you’re reading this, I bet you’re not the kind of person who only plays 1 or 2 games a year. I bet you play a lot more. And if you’re like me and have been gaming for a really long time, getting bored is inevitable.

You might ask yourself “Why am I still playing this?” or proclaim that games aren’t what they used to be. Well, you’re right actually! Games are different now.

Traditional game design is a relic revered by a small percentage of the gaming population, and contemporary design is what sells. Most games exist to be experienced as opposed to beaten, and this has resulted in a reduction of player engagement. There’s nothing wrong with that as long as we can have a diverse industry, but it does mean the “hardcore gamer” gets bored more easily.

Luckily, I’ve stumbled onto a solution!

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