Welcome back! To recap on last week’s discussion on Genre, we used Jeff Cork’s article as a jumping off point for engaging genre issues in video games and transitioned into Daniel Chandler’s An Introduction into Genre Theory to supplement some of our explorations. Hopefully many of you picked up some new insights on genre and used it for some food for thought to launch your own explorations. Today, we are going to single out four genres that have been driving me nuts for a while and I’m going to use a criminal amount of quotation marks to point them out.
Where the party at?
As much as I loved those cute commercials of the police crashing Mario’s party, I just have a hard time buying into this genre...Read More