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Experienced Points: What Made Silent Hill 2 Great and Why the Devs Don’t Get It

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
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Column




P.T. Part 3 – An Exorcise in Futility

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 22, 2014
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Spoiler Warning




P.T. Part 2 – They’re Calling to Me From Hello

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 21, 2014
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Spoiler Warning




P.T. Part 1

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
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Spoiler Warning




ZP on Silent Hill 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 19, 2009
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Movies




Review:
Silent Hill Turbo HD II

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 23, 2008
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Video Games




Silent Hill Homecoming:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 22, 2008
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Game Reviews




Stolen Pixels #47:
The Obligatory Cameo

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 16, 2008
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Column




Stolen Pixels #46:
How to Meet Women

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 12, 2008
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Column




Stolen Pixels #45:
New and Improved!

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 9, 2008
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Column




Silent Hill Homecoming:
Down is the new Up

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 2, 2008
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Game Reviews




Silent Hill Series

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 17, 2008
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Game Reviews




Pixel City Dev Blog

An attempt to make a good looking cityscape with nothing but simple tricks and a few rectangles of light.

 

Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year

Everyone hates Black Friday sales. Even retailers! So why does it exist?

 

A Lack of Vision and Leadership

People fault EA for being greedy, but their real sin is just how terrible they are at it.

 

Playstation 3

What was the problem with the Playstation 3 hardware and why did Sony build it that way?

 

id Software Coding Style

When the source code for Doom 3 was released, we got a look at some of the style conventions used by the developers. Here I analyze this style and explain what it all means.

 

What Does a Robot Want?

No, self-aware robots aren't going to turn on us, Skynet-style. Not unless we designed them to.

 

Denuvo and the "Death" of Piracy

Denuvo videogame DRM didn't actually kill piracy, but it did stop it for several months. Here's what we learned from that.

 

Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry

Why was this classic adventure game so funny in the 80's, and why did it stop being funny?

 

Steam Summer Blues

This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.

 

Was it a Hack?

A big chunk of the internet went down in October of 2016. What happened? Was it a hack?

 

Quakecon 2012 Annotated

An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.

 

Silent Hill Origins

Here is a long look at a game that tries to live up to a big legacy and fails hilariously.