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The Tetris Effect

I bought Tetris Effect, an uncommon manoeuvre for me. The desire to have more games to play in virtual reality, combined with a strong attachment to the work of Tetsuya Mizuguchi, got the better of me. The first impression is that something is missing. It is strange to see a celebration that evokes the spirit […]

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Déraciné

Déraciné is, first of all, a story told in video game format. So the question is always: “Would this story be better told through another medium?” Because it usually is. Most RPGs would be better books than they are video games. Most action games would be better movies than video games. When one make a […]

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Virtual Reality

I don’t get teary-eyed easily. It’ll happen at the epilogue of a particularly rousing movie, or upon reading an especially touching bit of prose, but it’s rare. Virtual reality, though, has reliably produced the “feels” over the last couple of years. I’m a terrible VR subject. Astigmatism in my right eye doesn’t play well with […]