Science Fiction

Sidekicks and the Meta-game

he sidekick is often the one person who sees the “real” hero. The more far-future and fantastic the world becomes, the more essential this kind of character is.

I’m Not Saying it’s Aliens, but….

You knew we were going to get here sooner or later, didn’t you.  One of the most interesting things about aliens showing up in videogames is that they often serve the same purpose as they do in broader science fiction.

The Game’s a Journey, Not a Destination

Many times a story isn’t so much about what happens at the ending, but rather the journey taken to get there.  In fact the “road trip” movies of the 70’s and 80’s are a genre unto themselves.  Move this genre to science fiction and you have something that remains eminently relate-able to anyone who has […]