What I’ve Been Reading: September 24, 2017

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YouTube is imploding. Or at least YouTubers are. Read on to find out why! More


What I’ve Been Reading: April 23, 2017

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A short one this week, with minimal commentary, because you probably touch yourself at night and don’t deserve maximal commentary. More

What I’ve Been Reading: May 29, 2016

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Since I took last weekend off to write a review of Uncharted 4, which you should go read, I’ve accumulated a gigantic load of links for your perusal. Let’s dive in, shall we? More

AAA Gaming in the Age of YouTube and Twitch

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No What I’ve Been Reading this week, but instead you get an actual blog post. Huzzah!

Lately, I’ve been thinking lately the kinds of AAA games that developers have been making recently. I’ve also been thinking about the kinds of AAA games that I’ve been playing. And I’ve also been thinking about the kinds of AAA games that I want to play.

What developers are making: Massive open-world games
What I’ve been playing: Massive open-world games
What I want to play: 10-hour linear experiences

Don’t get me wrong – I have nothing against open-world games – but I get the feeling that developers have abandoned linear experiences almost entirely, and the rise of YouTube and Twitch might explain why. More

What I’ve Been Reading: March 6, 2016

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After taking last week off, What I’ve Been Reading is back to fuck with your head. Actually, no, it’s back to give you a bunch of links. Yay, links! More

What I’ve Been Reading: February 14, 2016

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This week’s What I’ve Been Reading has somewhat of a theme: problems with news and entertainment media. It’s time to take a look at how the sausage gets made. More

What I’ve Been Reading: December 20, 2015

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It’s the penultimate What I’ve Been Reading of the year. Are you excited? I am! More

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