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Posted by Jay Johnson on Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Serious
Square-Enix has expended significant resources in creating Final Fantasy 15, and they need it to be successful. Below are not only critiques on the current iteration, but also a means to be competitive against western RPGs currently and in the future.

Posted by Jay Johnson on Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:05:00 EDT in Serious
With the decision to require a persistent online authentication, Microsoft has managed to alienate the entire United States military.

Posted by Jay Johnson on Thu, 01 Oct 2009 11:13:00 EDT
A discussion of corrupt and improper reviewing techniques that are being utilized more and more. I focus on Dark Sector as the primary illustration of this unfortunate phenomenon in action.

Posted by Jay Johnson on Tue, 16 Jun 2009 10:28:00 EDT
President Obama's decision to include video games as a factor contributing to the degradation of health in America's youth is no surprise, but unfortunate nonetheless.

Posted by Jay Johnson on Mon, 15 Jun 2009 09:36:00 EDT in Production
The way video game companies are getting their products to consumers is rapidly changing, much to the chagrin of video game retailers.

Posted by Jay Johnson on Fri, 12 Jun 2009 10:49:00 EDT
My take on E3, 2009 - the winners and the implications of the revelations.

Jay Johnson's Comments

Comment In: [News - 06/19/2013 - 04:29]

Now I 'll buy an ...

Now I 'll buy an Xbox One.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/12/2013 - 02:26]

I think I 'll get ...

I think I 'll get a Ouya

Comment In: [Blog - 06/11/2013 - 09:05]

I submitted a more thoughtfully ...

I submitted a more thoughtfully penned version to the NYT Op-ed. I don 't have high hopes, but it would be nice if they provided attention to how Microsoft 's poor decision will affect military members.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/02/2009 - 10:36]

This sounds extremely interesting I ...

This sounds extremely interesting I definitely agree with you in the idea of wanting to make more games accessible to multi-play. I think there are a lot of games already heading in this direction. For example, Halo ODST's firefight mode, while available with a single player option, is much more ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/01/2009 - 11:13]

@ David My main concern ...

@ David My main concern in citing reviews are not with the qualitative rating it receives, but much more with what the content of the review itself, which I feel has much more impact than any number. I think reviews do impact purchases in many different entertainment mediums particularly films ...

Comment In: [News - 08/04/2009 - 07:19]

I am also a huge ...

I am also a huge fan of the series, and I am looking forward to the films - a lot of obstacles though with it. I am curious to see how they approach the world Jordan created. It is certainly large enough and detailed enough to create a meaningful story/experience ...