The impact of resident evil 4

The Resident Evil series was always critically and commercially successful. It single handedly defined the survival horror genre, the first 3 sections of the game set the player against pre-rendered back grounds of spooky mansions and cities in zombie chaos, after several spin offs, prequels and side stories creator Shinji Mikami wanted to take the … Continue reading The impact of resident evil 4

Space Invaders accidentally invents difficulty curves

When someone says "retro arcade game", there's a pretty good chance that a picture of one of these little blocky aliens pops into your head.  1978's Space invaders was so influential that even Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Nintendo's cornerstone franchises, has pointed to it as the game that "revolutionized the industry".  Like all retro … Continue reading Space Invaders accidentally invents difficulty curves