Category Archives: IMHO
Editorials about gaming and things going on in gaming news. Guess what? Editorial=opinion!
I went to high school back in the day. I think most of you did too. I can recall all the drama about who looks the best and who can crack the funniest joke in class without taking it too far. Those kids were cool, everyone has tried one way or another to be ‘cool’. We live in a world of see, look, do, feel… And if you’re not the best, somebody else is. Looks are everything, and ideas are slowly dying out, it seems. Read the rest of this entry
Some of you may have read my rant from last week, but some of you may be new. So, I’ll quickly recap what this is all about. When I was a kid, the video game industry was very different than the money-making behemoth it is today. This editorial highlights certain points of video game design and trends within video gamers themselves that I simply can’t stand. Whether that is because I cling to outdated formulas, I think I know best, or I’m just stupid, I’ll leave up to you. Read the rest of this entry
On behalf of Valentine’s day, GameTaffy would like to express its love for our fans. You guys rock! Also in light of the occasion, we would like to express our love for gaming, and why we think it is so sexy.
Humans operate on a need to love and be loved. Think about it. What drives every action we take? It is a deeply rooted need within us to feel appreciated, needed, important, or special; we want to be loved. Although the effects created in the virtual reality of gaming offer no real substitute for human affection, it does a fantastic job of creating worlds in which we can vicariously emote through the heroes we want to be.
The wait for a hotly anticipated title can, in the best of circumstances, be likened to eating at a fine restaurant. The wait itself isn’t that bad; after all, you have all of those delectable appetizers/other games to enjoy while you sit in the comfort of that $9,500 armchair. The waiter is absolutely pleasant, offering you updates on your meal as you sit and talk with your significant other/business associate/the nice folks at the table next to yours because you often eat out alone like me. Read the rest of this entry
After satisfying audiences with a fulfilling experience from a book, film or game, publishers are keen to cash in on the hype of the first by rushing out a sequel. In the case of books and films, this is usually a very bad idea (with exception to Darth Bane: Rule of Two, Empire Strikes Back, Toy Story 2, Godfather 2, etc.).