Posts Tagged ‘lists’

An A-Z of Evil

By Alec Meer on September 2nd, 2008.

Probably did a lot of charity work

Heh. I just stumbled across this randomly, having had no idea it had ever gone online – a pop piece I wrote for PC Gamer last March on PC gaming’s finest villains. Well, the finest that fit easily within an A-Z list, anyway. No, your favourite villain is not in there, and yes, shame on me for the oversight. How dare I call myself a PC gamer, etc. Why don’t you mention him/her/it/them/[no suitable pronoun in the English language] below instead?

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Sickeningly Rich Men

By Alec Meer on April 10th, 2008.

HIS HAT IS CALLED HELM

So the fourth annual Develop 100 results are in, which means we now know which developers are currently wearing the most towering money-hats, based on UK retail in 2007. Multi-format types are busy cooing tediously about Nintendo’s place at the top of the list, but it’s all a little different if you squint at the roster through PC-tinted spectacles.
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Rise And Rise

By Jim Rossignol on January 25th, 2008.

Wired’s Clive Thompson has written an entertaining piece about the rise and rise of the Indie gaming scene, and what it means for “top game” lists:

Two years ago, I wrote my first column celebrating the best indie games: small, offbeat titles, programmed usually by a single auteur and given away for free. I figured I’d make it an annual affair. For 12 months, I’d scour the net for independent games that had a spark — some innovative bit of design or gameplay — and gather a list of the top 10. But I’ve decided it’s impossible.

He’s wrong of course, because Death Worm is best. Man, I love lists.

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