One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 54: Disney World Edutainment

This week I talk about some of the video games at Epcot Center at Disney World and some Monster Hunter Stories.

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One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 51 – A British Pounding Princess

This ween I talk about Penny-Punching Princess as well as the voice acting in Dragon Quest Heroes II.

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Cutting the Game out of Video Games

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Although not exclusive to the medium, one of my favorite things about video games is how many elements are includes within a single work. Everything from level design, artistic style, story telling, cinematic direction, music and numerous other bits contributes to the title as a whole. Each aspect can pull from different inspirations as well as individually succeed or fail, while still coming together as one product.

The game-focused aspects of video games are likely most important to the majority of people. However, sometimes developers simply use them as a vehicle for the overall experience rather than the main draw.

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