Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Zack Wood's Blogs Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:52:29 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Shadow of the Ninja: Game Design Analysis - by Zack Wood http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20140313/212996/Shadow_of_the_Ninja_Game_Design_Analysis.php Audio,Design,Art,Console/PC,Serious A look at the cyberpunk world of Natsume's 1990 classic for the NES, Shadow of the Ninja. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20140313/212996/Shadow_of_the_Ninja_Game_Design_Analysis.php Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:59:00 EDT The World of Dizzy: A Fantastic Adventure - by Zack Wood http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20140211/210354/The_World_of_Dizzy_A_Fantastic_Adventure.php Audio,Design,Production,Art,Console/PC,Serious A look at the world created in "The Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy" ("Fantastic Dizzy") for the NES. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20140211/210354/The_World_of_Dizzy_A_Fantastic_Adventure.php Tue, 11 Feb 2014 05:21:00 EST Kirby's Epic Yarn: A Warm & Innovative World of Yarn - by Zack Wood http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20131230/207836/Kirbys_Epic_Yarn_A_Warm__Innovative_World_of_Yarn.php Design,Production,Art,Console/PC,Serious Analysis of the world of Kirby's Epic Yarn for the Wii. The game creates a warm world of yarn with endless imagination. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20131230/207836/Kirbys_Epic_Yarn_A_Warm__Innovative_World_of_Yarn.php Mon, 30 Dec 2013 12:25:00 EST Summoner: A Goddess Reborn: Steam-rolling through a world of mystery and intrigue - by Zack Wood http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20131106/204106/Summoner_A_Goddess_Reborn_Steamrolling_through_a_world_of_mystery_and_intrigue.php Audio,Design,Production,Art,Serious A look at the world of Summoner: Goddess Reborn, a Gamecube port of Summoner 2 (PS2). The imaginative game-world is full of mystery and deception, but the player is encouraged to follow the lead of the proud protagonist and take a brute force approach. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20131106/204106/Summoner_A_Goddess_Reborn_Steamrolling_through_a_world_of_mystery_and_intrigue.php Wed, 06 Nov 2013 09:37:00 EST PixelJunk Monsters Online: Facebook gaming done right - by Zack Wood http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20130821/198706/PixelJunk_Monsters_Online_Facebook_gaming_done_right.php Design,Social/Online A look at PixelJunk Monsters Online by Q-Games. It takes advantage of free-to-play and social gaming conventions to create an endearing and engaging game-world. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20130821/198706/PixelJunk_Monsters_Online_Facebook_gaming_done_right.php Wed, 21 Aug 2013 08:02:00 EDT The World of Lennus II: An Improvement over Paladin's Quest? - by Zack Wood http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20130724/196872/The_World_of_Lennus_II_An_Improvement_over_Paladins_Quest.php Design,Console/PC Taking a look at the world of Lennus II, the sequel to Paladin's Quest for the SNES. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ZackWood/20130724/196872/The_World_of_Lennus_II_An_Improvement_over_Paladins_Quest.php Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:11:00 EDT