5 reasons why Mass Effect made the history of videogames, and not only

Mass Effect: Andromeda is the latest videogame from Bioware’s ultra-successful Mass Effect franchise, released on March 21st (23rd for Europe, I still don’t know why). In a future post I will talk about Andromeda in detail (it’s very, very controversial), but now it is finally time to discuss the original trilogy, why I think it changed […]

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X-Com, the franchise

This is the story of the videogame franchise that taught me me everything I know about aliens, and space. Ok, not really. But close enough. UFO: Enemy Unknown (known in America as X-COM: UFO Defense to attract fans of 1993’s tv series “The X-Files“) was released in 1994 by MicroProse for DOS and Amiga (ahhh, sweet […]

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Gamification

Think about your favourite game, of any kind. What is it? When was the last time you played it? Were you alone, or with other people? Did you win? Did you even care, to win? These are common questions related to the topic of “games”. Is it easy for you to answer to them? And why? […]

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