J’s Design Corner: Kingdom Hearts and Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Since its release in 2019, The reception for¬†Kingdom Hearts 3¬†among its fans has been hot and cold due to the complaints of several game design issues. To its benefit, the game included new and intriguing forms of combat, which allowed players to make Sora into a more than capable protagonist with additional abilities and skillsContinue reading “J’s Design Corner: Kingdom Hearts and Atlantis: The Lost Empire”

On and Off Paper: The Inner Progressions of Mario’s Paper Thin Series.

The Paper Mario series has been a unique trek in establishing new roots while promoting older sources, with the famed mustached plumber’s adventures in a 2D scope world. Since its release in the 2000s, the game’s received praises for unique takes on the Mario series through the scope of adventures in a paper-thin universe. ItContinue reading “On and Off Paper: The Inner Progressions of Mario’s Paper Thin Series.”

Putting Identity to Ethnicity; Dark-skinned Heroes and Villains in Gaming

What makes a good character stand out? The struggle of their character as they ascend from the bottom of the barrel to the top of the leaderboards in character development? The development of what kind of character they’ll be throughout the story? While all of these factors, and plenty more, attribute to the development andContinue reading “Putting Identity to Ethnicity; Dark-skinned Heroes and Villains in Gaming”

J’s Writing Corner: Main Characters

Allow me to introduce you to the first of many articles focused on the scope of writing and development within storytelling. These Writing Corners will act as my personal interpretation into distinct elements for storytelling and other topics that align with the main focus of the centered article. While most of the examples that IContinue reading “J’s Writing Corner: Main Characters”

The Future of Disney Worlds in KH; Predictions and Ideas for KH4

Outside of the tremendous fun of gameplay that can be found within a Kingdom Hearts game, another thing that most players can agree on is towards the exploration of new worlds; Disney or original to the story. While KH3 gave us a new standard on the term “worldbuilding” it also introduced the players to biggerContinue reading “The Future of Disney Worlds in KH; Predictions and Ideas for KH4”