Archive for Alen Chao

It’s the Simple Things…

Alen Chao | May 11, 2012 These days, the gaming industry is dominated by the hype and flash of big development companies making blockbuster games. They were critical in the heydays when video games were just a budding hobby, and mostly responsible for the widespread use today. Every season, new games are coming out, rehashing […]

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The Application of Light and Shadow in Splinter Cell: Conviction

Alen Chao | February 20, 2012 Warning: Contains Spoilers Color and lighting are two devices often used in the media to convey certain messages or highlight important aspects of the story. Video games did not fully utilize these devices outside of providing relative realism to an otherwise monochromatic game. Perhaps, that is due to the […]

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