These are some great articles this week. I unfortunately was not able to post a Weekend Reading last week due to a busy schedule. I’ll try to start working on this earlier so I don’t corner myself again. I hope you enjoy these articles, and have a great weekend!
Raph Koster wrote an excellent blog post on how games affect players. It’s a very interesting read. Games affecting people.
Gita Jackson discusses Tale of Tales giving up on making commercial video games and why that’s ok. This is great one. Tale of Tales: Being Wrong Will Set You Free.
Wanna know more about the broken PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight and how it shipped it such a broken state? Patrick Klepek has the answers for you. Sources: Warner Bros. Knew That Arkham Knight PC Was A Mess For Months.
Curious as to why you can’t play as a woman in The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes? Spoiler alert: it’s not a good reason. Here’s why you can’t play as a woman in The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes.
Daniel Starkey discusses the impact that the game Never Alone had on him and other Native Americans. It’s a fantastic piece that highlights how games can deeply connect with those playing them. Absolutely read this. Never Alone And The Need for American Indian Narratives in Games.
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