Tag: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Avoiding Challenge in Videogames

I don’t play video or computer games to be challenged.┬áThere, I’ve said it. And I don’t feel ashamed to admit it. Note that I don’t typically play in easy mode, usually gravitating towards whatever the game suggests is normal. Firaxis calls this “Veteran” for XCOM 2, Fallout 4 dubs this “Normal”, and Rise of the …

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Microsoft and UWP: Iterating Towards Failure?

Microsoft wants to bring the Xbox One into your PC, almost literally. The Universal Windows Platform, or UWP for short, attempts to meld Xbox One and Windows 10 into a single platform for game development. I’m personally all for it as an idea in abstract. Imagine no more half-baked console ports on the PC. Instead, …

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