Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Jake Shapiro's Blogs Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:10:39 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) What modern sports games tell us about competition in the market - by Jake Shapiro http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121205/182946/What_modern_sports_games_tell_us_about_competition_in_the_market.php Design,Console/PC A graphical analysis of the last decade of sports video games http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121205/182946/What_modern_sports_games_tell_us_about_competition_in_the_market.php Wed, 05 Dec 2012 03:22:00 EST On the advent of "slow games" - by Jake Shapiro http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121107/181073/On_the_advent_of_quotslow_gamesquot.php Design,Indie Why slowness in modern game design is a good thing. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121107/181073/On_the_advent_of_quotslow_gamesquot.php Wed, 07 Nov 2012 03:24:00 EST Rebooting Samus: The relationship between East and West in game design, through Metroid Prime - by Jake Shapiro http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121028/180341/Rebooting_Samus_The_relationship_between_East_and_West_in_game_design_through_Metroid_Prime.php Design,Console/PC An in-depth look at Metroid's mishmash of Japanese and American influence http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121028/180341/Rebooting_Samus_The_relationship_between_East_and_West_in_game_design_through_Metroid_Prime.php Sun, 28 Oct 2012 10:30:00 EDT "PICK UP THAT CAN!" Storytelling in Half-Life 2 - by Jake Shapiro http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121025/180169/quotPICK_UP_THAT_CANquot_Storytelling_in_HalfLife_2.php Design,Console/PC Revisiting methods of storytelling in Valve's classic http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121025/180169/quotPICK_UP_THAT_CANquot_Storytelling_in_HalfLife_2.php Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:43:00 EDT Approaching Camera Angles in Sports Games - by Jake Shapiro http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121021/179848/Approaching_Camera_Angles_in_Sports_Games.php Design,Console/PC Game designers of all backgrounds can learn from how sports games grasp with the mechanics they're based on http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121021/179848/Approaching_Camera_Angles_in_Sports_Games.php Sun, 21 Oct 2012 04:38:00 EDT Burger King and Serious Advergaming - by Jake Shapiro http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121016/179496/Burger_King_and_Serious_Advergaming.php Design,Social/Online Looking back at an under-appreciated stealth classic that was ahead of its time. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeShapiro/20121016/179496/Burger_King_and_Serious_Advergaming.php Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:32:00 EDT