Category: Big Huge Games

Spam Spam Spam Humbug: Episode 17 – How Necessary is Combat in RPGs?

How much prominence does combat need to have in an RPG? How necessary should combat be to progressing through — or passing — the game? And is there something “lesser” about including an “easy” difficulty setting?

Big Huge Games is Back (Sort Of) and Hiring

Big Huge Games is Back (Sort Of) and Hiring

While I’m admittedly happy to see that Big Huge Games has been resurrected, that happiness is tempered somewhat by the fact that they’re making mobile games. Not that DomiNations is a bad game; I...

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Commentary: “An Underrated Game”

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Commentary: “An Underrated Game”

Over at IM PLAYIN, there’s a short retrospective of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. It enumerates some of the game’s flaws, but also touches on a number of its triumphs, on systems within it that...