Eastern vs. Western RPGs:
Cultural Differences that Shape Games
Traveling the vast land with a sword in hand, the warrior walks with a purpose in their soul. The task handed to them is truly one of great importance, and the challenge they face is likely to be a test of their brains, brawn, and battle skills.
Sounds familiar? It should be as it is the core idea of any roleplaying game (RPG for short). These games ask the player to take on the role of an exploring character and grow them into a person capable of accomplishing the mission that is set out before them.
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Written by Paul, edited by Wenxi
Fus Ro Dah!
Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Release Date: Oct 27, 2016
Why Skyrim is Acclaimed by Gamers
Despite its release years ago in 2011, Skyrim is still been synonymous with gamers as a household name among popular RPGs. The game boasts having over 30 million copies sold as of November 2016, according to the game’s creator Todd Howard. No doubt, it attracted players through an endless, open-world, system.
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A guest post by Paul Gestl
(Warning: this article contains spoilers for the following games used for sake of example which is Super Mario Bros and Dragon Age Origins) Read at your own risk!
“Bowser really wasn’t all that tough, huh?” Says John. John’s friend Gina says, “I guess that’s why you fight him a bunch more.”
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