Posts Tagged ‘random whimsy’

Where Are The Road Games?

By Jim Rossignol on May 31st, 2010.


And I don’t mean games of The Road – that’s an entirely different kettle of misplaced licensing. I mean this: the road movie is a fruitful, interesting genre for film, and even TV, but what is it’s equivalent in gaming? Could it have one? Or are all linear games basically just that classic story-as-journey? Are shooters our road movies? Maybe, but perhaps there’s something in the nature of travel in videogames that makes it difficult to execute something authentically “road”. More essentially redundant thoughts below.
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Would You Pay A Sub For Single-Player?

By Jim Rossignol on May 7th, 2010.


Well? Would you? (Expanded below.)
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