Infinity Blade

Infinity Blade is an Phone/iPod game developed by Chair Entertainment, a subsidiary of Epic Games. It is a touch based fighting game with RPG elements that is known for being the first iphone/ipod game to use Epic’s version of the Unreal Engine for iOS. Dialogic History Infinity Blade is the first full fledged game to […]

Road Blaster

Road Blaster is a Laser Disc game from 1985 wherein the player takes on the role of a vigilante trying to take down an outlaw gang responsible for the death of his girlfriend/wife. The reviewed/analyzed version is the 2011 re-release for the iPhone/iPod Touch. Dialogic History Road Blaster is a historical relic. It was originally […]

Super Crate Box

Super Crate Box is a freeware PC game made by Vlambeer, a Dutch indie game studio. In it, you collect crates while avoiding and dispatching enemies. The objective is to collect as many crates as you can in a given level.   Dialogic History Super Crate Box is an intentional throwback to old arcade games. […]

Thesis Reviews Abstract

My upcoming MA Thesis involves devising a new theoretical framework for analyzing video games. This work comes from the plethora of genres into which games are broken down. Game theorists get hung up on analyzing and breaking down and devising new genres. This is an attempt to sidestep genre and analyze games through categories that […]