The Best Games Have the Smartest Learning Curves

The Best Games Have the Smartest Learning Curves

It seems like nothing is more controversial in the gaming world than difficulty. Everyone has a strong opinion on the topic, usually falling along one of two lines: One, that games should be playable for people at any skill level, or two, that anyone who wants to call...
Netflix’s Windfall Is a Perfect Class-Rage Noir

Netflix’s Windfall Is a Perfect Class-Rage Noir

Ever notice how the houses of the ultra-wealthy look like nobody lives in them? There’s an eerie quality, the opposite of hominess. Netflix’s new movie Windfall opens with a long, lingering shot of a mansion’s poolside patio furniture, straight out of an Architectural...
Not Everyone Wants NFTs to Be the Future of Gaming

Not Everyone Wants NFTs to Be the Future of Gaming

It’s hard to walk through your door without tripping over a new blockchain-based platform, and gaming is no exception. Game publisher Ubisoft has pounced on the trend with Quartz, a platform meant to facilitate NFTs in the company’s games, while startups like Forte...