Tag: game studies
Top 10 Game Design and Game-Making Bogs, Books, and Pods
As a game maker and designer, I understand the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in game design and development. To help my fellow designers and developers, I have compiled three lists: the top 10 game design and game-making blogs, the top 10 YouTube channels, and the top 10 game design…
“10 Legendary Chinese Folklore Heroes Who Are Ready to Battle in Your Favorite Video Games”
Get ready to fight alongside Sun Wukong and other iconic heroes from Chinese mythology in these epic video games! If you’re a fan of video games and Chinese folklore, then you’re in luck! From the mighty Sun Wukong to the cunning Da Ji, these legendary heroes are ready to battle it out in your favorite…
The Mascots that Made Us: From Tony the Tiger, to Pikachu.
As a media studies scholar and cereal addict, I find popular culture mascots such as Tony the Tiger and the King Vitamin (my all time fav, second only to Count Chocula) to be fascinating examples of how branding and marketing are used to create narratives that capture the attention and loyalty of audiences.
How to Tell a Story: It’s time we forget Aristotle
while I’m more than savvy regarding the western dramatic tradition and familiar with the ins and outs of the Poetics, my training is in the Eastern tradition. So take my view with a grain of salt, or 塩
Writing As Therapy, Sure, But Gaming as a “Self-Care” Ritual? Here’s Why
Just like a daily multivitamin or a cup of tea, games have become a form of self-care for many individuals. In a fast-paced world filled with stress and anxiety, taking a break and indulging in a game can have a profound impact on one’s mental and emotional well-being.
Feb 6th: Dear Diary, Mew gave birth… Pokemon Birthdays and the art of Media History
It’s February 6th, a day like any other, right? WRONG! On this day, a momentous event occurred in the world of Pokémon. On this day, the world was blessed with the birth of one of the most powerful and iconic creatures of all time: Mewtwo. That’s right, folks. February 6th is the day Mew finally…