Alex Belzer's Blog
Alex Belzer works as a scripter-designer in NYC on an unnamed action RPG.
May strength be granted so the world might be mended.
"My Only Crime Is My Love For Absolute Chaos "
Puzzles in games can give great meaning to the game itself. Sometimes they are harbingers of nihilism, too.
Revisiting the unsettling, brilliant use of interactive narrative in Silent Hill: Shattered Memories.
A reaction to Niklas Akerbald's No More Sweden presentation on art and videogames.
Alex Belzer's Comments
[Blog - 05/14/2015 - 02:13]
Chasing visual verisimilitude is truly ...
Chasing visual verisimilitude is truly the pitfall of AAA studios, often being the sole focus of innovation, or creating a dissonance in all the other ways the world is fake. You guys are totally spot on Anna Anthropy has some quote I 'm butchering, about how abstraction is where the ...
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I always tell people, Hotline ...
I always tell people, Hotline Miami is the only game I 've played where I feel comfortable with the violence --and I say this because the violence in this game particularly makes me so uncomfortable. r n r nMorally justified killing is flatly accepted in mainstream media, most especially videogames--from ...
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Your desire for empathy in ...
Your desire for empathy in games is inspiring. What mindset could be more healthy Thanks for writing this. Sometimes I feel all alone in wondering why casual violence is so celebrated and unquestioned in videogames, still.