Genre Defining

Genre Defining

When a developer shapes a game into a particular genre, it's signing a contract of expectations with the player. But how do we react when the game breaks that contract?

Genre Defining

Join legendary designer (and total Disney nerd) Warren Spector on a tour of the rides and attractions that inspired the twisted - yet still familiar - landscape of Epic Mickey.

Genre Defining

The Escapist breaks games down to their basics and devises a genre classification system that covers all (ok, almost all) of the bases.

Genre Defining

The ultimate Renaissance man, Mario has been instrumental in defining not just one, but three separate gaming genres.