Making a case for linear games

We have reached a point in today’s gaming market where buzzwords like “open-world” have become something of an expectation, rather than a novelty. Whilst this is not necessarily a standard used across the board, as yet, it is certainly the…

The Open-World Postman: In Defense of Linear Games

A more open, sandbox-style experience has become the goal of video games in every genre but it exacts a price, rarely serving as more than a means to slow down gameplay with filler, quests in which a super soldier or…