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Gregg Tavares's Comments

Comment In: [News - 01/17/2012 - 05:19]

I find it extremely sad ...

I find it extremely sad that the GAME INDUSTRY in the form of the Entertainment Software Association ESA that literally represents nearly every major game publishers is pro-SOPA Shame on them. We expect the RIAA and MPAA to not getting it. But the video game industry is a tech based ...

Comment In: [Feature - 01/03/2012 - 04:55]

In most modern games, there ...

In most modern games, there would be fewer enemy types In most modern games there is 1 enemy type. That enemy is skinned with different graphics and its stats are adjusted faster, does more damage, has more hit points but otherwise it's the same enemy, the same AI, the same ...

Comment In: [Feature - 07/09/2009 - 09:10]

The Platformer genre or play ...

The Platformer genre or play style classification has always seemed loose to me. Mario and Sonic few will argue about, they are both platformers. What about Gunstar Hereos, Turrican, Contra Are those shooters or platformers They feel like they play nothing like Mario and Sonic. Their main gameplay is shooting ...

Comment In: [Feature - 07/31/2008 - 12:10]

Wow, I love being nostalgic ...

Wow, I love being nostalgic for 8bit Atari. I was a little disappointed to see errors in the very first part of the article though. The Atari 8-bit computers had a resolution of 320x200 and in fact could be programmed to display 384x262, the OS just defaulted to 320x200. They ...

Comment In: [Feature - 05/30/2008 - 06:40]

Great article. I loved many ...

Great article. I loved many of these games. There were a few of mistakes I thought that should be corrected. Asteroids was not the first game to have controls where a ship had left/right buttons and thrusted in the direction the ship was facing. That belongs to what many consider ...

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