“Fun” and Games: An Elaboration

In my post last week about Red Dead Redemption II, I made a passing reference to the fact that I didn’t think the game was fun. If we take the definition of “fun” in its strictest sense, that which provides amusement or enjoyment, I suppose I was wrong. Because RDRII, especially now that I’ve played…

Playing Games Past Their Prime

I’m about to type something that might prove…irksome. Ahem. I don’t get Shadow of the Colossus. Oh, I heard that gasp! alright. But hear me out. I’ve only just started the game and have taken down a mere four colossi. It took me three of them to really understand the controls and tactics of the…