You know what’s surprisingly more difficult than analyzing specific areas of a particular video game franchise?
Writing a short article about real-world economics, politics and the cultural state of affairs in a way that’s accurate, balanced, interesting to read, and yet totally devoid of research and sources for factual information.
I cannot stress enough that you should open up the Steam Store and purchase everything there is related to the game Magicka — the only video game where you can play as a mage with a hand gun and shades. But that’s the least of all reasons why you should buy it:
It’s bright, playful and gorgeous visually
It’s cheap to buy (especially right now)
It’s got delightfully chaotic and challenging multiplayer, but it plays well solo
I’ll be making an full article regarding the recent denial of a California videogame law proposing to ban the sale of “violent” video games to people under the age of 18. It’s going to cover a lot more than just that particular topic, but I wanted to give you guys a heads up on that.