Why I Love Game Design

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Ask a gamer why they love their favourite games.  Most of the time, people don’t list off bullet points as to why they love their favourite games. Usually, it’s because of the memories you’ve made with it .

I can recall countless nostalgic memories of childhood games – Super Mario World on the Gameboy at my sister’s soccer tournaments, Sonic Adventure 2 in the late hours of the night, and unlocking Mewtwo for the first time in Super Smash Bros Melee.

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The Death of Jumping? The Evolution of Vertical Movement in 3D Games

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The jump has become synonymous with gaming, but has it become obsolete?

In my last jump related post, we talked about the origins of the ability and the impact it had on the gaming world. Naturally, the next big evolution in gaming was the jump to 3D. 

Super Mario 64 is often where people look for the onset of 3D gaming.  Many of you may already be aware of it’s impact. However, it wasn’t the first video game to dabble with the idea.

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