What would you do if a certain thing you love suddenly disappears and only you could remember it? For example, if everybody forgot about Lord of the Rings, would you rewrite it and release it to the public as your own work? The movie Yesterday deals exactly with this potential fantasy, well, tries to deal... Continue Reading →
Star Wars is without a doubt a franchise of franchises, it is one of the largest and most beloved fictitious universes quite possibly in existence. What George Lucas created is magical and timeless, it's fascinating how the franchise, which was created 40 years ago, can still attract so many people that weren't even born by... Continue Reading →
Let’s talk today about the newest X-Men movie. X-Men: Dark Phoenix comes from director and writer Simon Kinberg, who also serves as one of the producers. What did he direct before this movie? Nothing, Simon Kinberg is mainly known as producer and screenwriter on projects such as X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), X-Men:... Continue Reading →
Success is something which lot of us desire. Maybe there was a time in your life when you met someone who was more successful than you and you decided to exactly do what he/she was doing to become as successful as him/her. The problem: The success won’t come. There might be a short time when... Continue Reading →
How do you streamline a gaming sequel? What do you leave in process of production of a game, what will you change to appeal to audience that do not know you without alienating your core audience? If you make that crucial decision and streamline your game, one of the first and vital things you should... Continue Reading →
Villains, antagonists or simply put bad guys are important elements of every literary or cinematic work. They are what makes any story nuanced and they push our protagonist forward. Antagonists are such a vital part of every fiction, but to write and portray a compelling villain might be more difficult than for the protagonist. If... Continue Reading →
Upon playing Dragon Age: Origins for the purpose of the review, I realized a grim future in front of me, that I'll have to play Dragon Age 2 and Dragon Age: Inquisition. That is always the problem with the Dragon Age franchise: Should I play it as a franchise from the very beginning with Origins till the end with Inquisition or just end it with Origins and don't look back?
There are many unsuccessful attempts at launching a video game franchise. Bioware's attempt at launching two franchises fortunately ended with success, one being the Mass Effect franchise and the other one being the Dragon Age franchise. Back in 2007 Bioware released their new RPG with a mixture of third person shooter and a bit of open world exploration game, combination that on all levels could have been a failure.
Well folks it's time, time to do a full-on review of one of the greatest story-driven game developer studios of all time and their most unfortunate fall. Their video games are considered as classics and quite possibly best in the genre. The game developer studio we are talking about is of course Bioware, a Canadian... Continue Reading →