An Ode to Nonviolent Games

Most games have fighting of some kind in them. Whether it's decision-making in an RPG combat system, combo stacking in an Action game, or blasting monsters in a shooter, violence is conveyed in some way or form. You could even say that Mario jumping on enemies and them poofing out of existence is a... mild … Continue reading An Ode to Nonviolent Games

Rolling in with Katamari Damacy

Katamari Damacy is an action / sandbox game developed and published by Namco in 2004 on the PlayStation 2. The HD remaster Katamari Damacy: Reroll was released in December 2018 on the PC and Nintendo Switch. I played the Nintendo Switch version in 2019. Katamari Damacy was conceived and directed by Keita Takahashi. This former … Continue reading Rolling in with Katamari Damacy