In a recent Official Nintendo Magazine UK interview Shu Takumi, creator and scenario writer for the Ace Attorney series, revealed that ‘I felt that Phoenix’s story had been told, and that the series should not continue’. This has of course not been the case and many of us have now finished playing the fifth instalment Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies and I for one am thankful to see the series return. The thrill of the courtroom and the cast of character’s unfaltering optimism have really put a smile on my face once more, reminding me how much love I … Continue reading Ace Attorney: Is Phoenix Wright’s story over and finished with?
The video game industry is still a baby in the grand scheme of things; it was only 40 years ago since Pong gained the attention of the world. Yet within those 40 years it’s been a difficult journey in establishing this as a grand form of expression, or art even, in the ways literature and film are regarded today. This may seem unfair on our young industry as it certainly doesn’t receive the goodwill or respect that it deserves, however if we take a quick look at these other forms of expression we can see that they too have not … Continue reading The Significance of Video Games as a Form of Expression