Experienced Points

Shamus Young attempts to make the game industry less dysfunctional by arguing with a rhetorical wall and hoping things change for the better.

Experienced Points

Making games for everyone is a swell idea, but that doesn't mean it's practical.

Experienced Points

If you're planning on making a videogame, just make sure it doesn't have the word 'edge' in its title. Or any iterations thereof. In fact, just don't include it at all.

Experienced Points

The PS3 started off with a bang, but is fast becoming a whimper.

Experienced Points

A lament for the last indie powerhouse becoming another cog in the machine.

Experienced Points

Instead of incorporating games into exercise, how about incorporating exercise into games?

Experienced Points

Nintendo's demo mode is a bad idea that perpetuates the problem they're trying to solve. But at least they patented it!

Experienced Points

Why we need more motherf***ing Wii games and cuddly PS3 games.

Experienced Points

You know that stuff that E3 got you psyched about? It's gonna suck.

Experienced Points

If the industry did away with E3 entirely, everyone would be much better off.

Experienced Points

Here's a sure-fire recipe for creating a WoW-killer.

Experienced Points

Have developers forgotten the purpose of a demo?

Experienced Points

Shouldn't we all just get over the graphics thing, already?

Experienced Points

Don't hate the griefer, hate the game.

Experienced Points

A wishlist for building the perfect game review site.

Experienced Points

Gamers are slowly realizing what tabletop enthusiasts realized decades ago: There are all kinds of players with wildly different preferences, and there's no one experience that can hope to please them all.