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Adventure is one of the oldest and largest genres in video games, which includes any game that primarily focuses on telling a story by asking the player to explore and solve puzzles. Since these games are story-driven, the gameplay is often simply a tool to help the player immerse themselves in the story and progress through the plot.

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With the breadth of this genre, there are plenty of adventure games that have been overlooked and lost in the sea of ​​new releases, but many of these obscure games have interesting aspects worth checking out.

1,000 heads among the trees


Show a photo to one of the townspeople in the obscure adventure game 1000 Heads Among The Trees

While there are plenty of great indie horror games on Itch.io, none of them are as mysterious and challenging as 2015’s experimental game, 1,000 heads among the trees. Based on the developer’s experience living in Cachiche, Peru, the player controls a photographer who explores a virtual recreation of this real-life desert town at night.

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In order to find the answers the player is looking for, the player will need to take pictures and show those pictures to the townspeople, who will all react differently. It quickly becomes clear that mysterious things are happening in the city. Although the main character is a tourist, this game teaches the player that there is no such thing as a passive observer.

off peak


A screenshot from the adventure game Off-peak.

One of the many cool free experiences available on Itch.io and Steam is off peak, which is a surreal exploration game that seems inspired by 90s 3D adventure games. In the future, the player gets stuck in a big train station and needs to find a ticket to be able to travel out of town.


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In this station, the player can encounter various strange characters, hidden rooms and intriguing secrets. Instead of being driven, the player can choose where they want to go and how they react to the world around them.

The shadow of memories


A screenshot from the game Shadow of Memories

Known as shadow of fate in North America, The shadow of memories is a mystery game originally released for the PS2 in 2001, but it was also later ported to Xbox, PC, and PSP. Set in the fictional German town of Lebensbaun, the player controls a 22-year-old man named Eike Kusch, who gains the ability to time travel.


After Eike is stabbed in the present by an unknown murder, a supernatural being known as Homunculus resurrects Eike and gives him a time travel device. Using this device, Eike travels back in time in an attempt to prevent his own murder. As he explores the different time periods, he encounters different characters and solves various puzzles that change the course of history. But, he eventually discovers that there is more to his journey than he originally thought.

Rain


A screenshot of the PS3 game Rain

Similar to previous eras, the seventh generation of video game consoles had their own aesthetic. In an attempt to look more futuristic and mature, colors were dull, textures looked oddly damp, and screens were filled with tons of different video effects to mask the fact that programming still needed more time to create 3D environments. realistic. Even though visuals from this era tend to be looked down upon, some games were able to use this style to their advantage, notably the PS3 game Rain.


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Original title lost in the rain, the game follows a young boy who tries to find a young girl in a big city inspired by Paris. The catch, however, is that the young boy, young girl, and weird enemies in the game are all invisible unless they’re standing in the rain.

The longest trip


Zoë Castillo with the wind blowing across her face

Developed by Norwegian studio Funcom, The longest journey is a series of adventure games that focus on two parallel universes and the protagonists who can travel between them. Our universe is called “Stark” and is dominated by science and technology, but there is also a parallel universe called “Arcadia”, which is dominated by magic and has a medieval setting.


The main protagonists must travel between the two worlds to help maintain the balance, while various antagonists attempt to upset it. While the first game follows a young woman named April Ryan and is a point-and-click game, the sequels focus more on Zoë Castillo and are third-person exploration games.

tex murphy


A screenshot from the 1998 game Tex Murphy: Overseer

From the 1989 game wicked streets, the tex murphy franchise is a series of detective games that had a total of six entries with the latest installment, Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure, released in 2014. Similar to other mystery games where the player can solve cases, the player controls the titular character, Tex Murphy, as he solves mysteries as a private investigator in a post-San Francisco apocalyptic.

The series combines the film noir aesthetic of well-known stories like The Maltese Falcon and The big sleep with cyberpunk decor. Besides the intriguing plot, the games are notable for being generally ahead of their time in terms of graphics, sound design, and gameplay elements.

Still life


A screenshot from the 2005 game Still Life

From the 2002 murder mystery game Post mortem, the Still life The trilogy follows several different characters as they attempt to solve gruesome murders. In Post mortem, the player controls former New York detective Gus McPherson as he accidentally stumbles upon another mystery in Paris.

The following, Still life, swings the player between Gus in 1920s Prague and his granddaughter Victoria, who is an FBI agent, in 2004 Chicago. They both attempt to track down a serial killer, and the two cases seem connected even though they occur several years apart. Then, Still life 2 continues this aspect of the gameplay by having the player switch between Victoria and a reporter named Paloma Hernandez as they uncover the truth about the previous game’s killer.

Flower, sun and rain


A screenshot of the DS version of the game Flower, Sun, and Rain

Freely connected to the 1999 PS1 game The silver case, the 2001 game Flower, sun and rain is one of the more obscure titles from famed video game creator Goichi Suda. While the original PS2 version remains one of many Japanese games that were never officially translated, the Nintendo DS port was released internationally. In this game, the player controls Sumio Mondo, who is a “seeker” or a person who makes a living by finding things that people have lost.

At the start of the game, Mondo has been hired by the manager of a hotel called “Flower, Sun, and Rain” on the Micronesian island of Lospass to defuse a bomb. But Mondo fails in this mission and finds himself in a groundhog day situation where he continues to relive that same day. While in this time loop, Mondo must use his skills to help local residents and eventually stop the bomb.

Calming


A screenshot from the game Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

Strongly inspired by The Legend of Zelda influential horror series and game Yume Nikki, the Calming the duology makes the player explore Zelda-like dungeons in a surreal world. Released in 2013, the original Calming is an action-adventure inspired by the 16-bit era where the player controls the protagonist named Young as he explores Young’s dream world, solving puzzles, defeating enemies and collecting cards.

In 2019, the sequel Anodyne 2: back to dust was released, which allows the player to explore PS1-style 3D environments as well as 16-bit dungeon sections. For this episode, the player controls a young woman named Nova, tasked with saving the island of New Theland from a substance known as Dust.


428: Shibuya Scramble


The character selection screen in 428: Shibuya Scramble

Originally released exclusively in Japan in 2008 for the Wii, but later released internationally in 2018 for the PS4 and PC, 428: Shibuya Scramble is a visual novel adventure game that combines text, live stills, and video footage. Set in Shibuya, Tokyo, the game follows five main characters who must each work together to solve a mystery in 10 hours. But the problem is that these characters each act separately without knowing each other.

While the main characters each follow their own side stories, their actions directly affect the other characters. This means the player will have to switch between characters and figure out how each choice will affect the others. Since each character has their own plot and choices, there are hundreds of different paths and 87 possible endings.

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Leaked screenshots of Armored Core 6, Elden Ring creator involved https://dhinc.org/leaked-screenshots-of-armored-core-6-elden-ring-creator-involved/ Thu, 13 Jan 2022 10:57:51 +0000 https://dhinc.org/leaked-screenshots-of-armored-core-6-elden-ring-creator-involved/ A set of screenshots leaked on Reset Era point to an unannounced Armored Core game. The description details a sci-fi world created by Hidetaka Miyazaki, who is also responsible for the Dark souls franchise and the next Ancient ring Game.

The information is courtesy of user Red Liquorice, who posted a synopsis and a series of watermarked screenshots of the game. It turns out that developer FromSoftware was handing out consumer surveys for the new installment, which also appeared to contain two 30-second clips of gameplay.

“I just completed a consumer survey on a new Armored Core game with a description, screenshots and two 30-second gameplay videos – the first a boss fight and the second more gameplay in the world, an area of ​​snow. ” he said.

Despite being a series based on mecha bots, Armored Core 6 appears to incorporate elements of politics, cult activity, and business. The plot revolves mainly around an unknown substance called Melange, which could significantly advance human society. Similar to the epic Dune (book / movie), the groups then fight for control of the substance.

According to the description, the game features a “massive three-dimensional map” and an array of challenging enemies with replay value. Mechas will be equipped with firearms, as well as melee combat weapons such as shields and blades. Upgrades are also included with options that oscillate between close-range and long-range combat styles.

The screenshots, themselves, have been heavily edited to remove watermarks with a unique identifier. “I also captured them, but they have an identity watermark, so they are tired of publishing them. The video was streamed and watermarked, so I couldn’t record it even if I wanted to, ”Red Liquorice said.

The images highlight some aspects of the dystopian world, armored vehicles, and boss fights that seem heavily inspired by like souls Games. Miyazaki’s involvement could also indicate a change in direction from the game’s standard shooter since Armored Core V, released in 2012. As to whether this is true, only time will tell.

A few months ago, FromSoftware had published a technical sheet containing details on console and Windows PC compatibility for Elden Ring, each offering different settings and overall performance. The game is slated for release on February 25 on current and next-gen consoles and Steam.

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Mobil 1 challenges NBA2K players to polish their game with Shanghai Gen. G Tigers https://dhinc.org/mobil-1-challenges-nba2k-players-to-polish-their-game-with-shanghai-gen-g-tigers/ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 14:21:51 +0000 https://dhinc.org/mobil-1-challenges-nba2k-players-to-polish-their-game-with-shanghai-gen-g-tigers/

It was late 2019 when CryptoBoxers, the very first boxing video game with a blockchain-based cryptocurrency ecosystem, announced a projected entry date into the gaming market. Then Covid struck, and the world was sent into an unexpected twelfth round. However, the cryptocurrency emerged from the pandemic, becoming a dominant force, and the CryptoBoxers followed suit, rising ahead of the arbitrator’s final ten-second countdown. Game creator and CEO of Me N Mines Media, Andrew Gilliam has victoriously announced that CryptoBoxers is now entering the fashion ring, with a new CryptoBoxers NFT clothing line, in anticipation of the game’s imminent release date with new features. developed.

CryptoBoxers have been busy planning, tracing and partnering with selected professional boxers to customize NFT packages to be released as the first in a series of sets that include NFT apparel. The first round series includes the former champions Michael spinks , Lamon brewster , Poison Junior Jones, Billy wright , Montell Griffin , Buster douglas and champion boxer Tracy Byrd . Current champions and contenders include Austin Trout, Alexandre franck , Carlos Takam, Helen Joseph, Yoselin Fernandez, Chevelle Hallback, Oxiandia Castillo, Yahu Blackwell, Evander Castillo, Jean Carlos Vargas, WBC heavyweight champion Danielle Perkins , and their first NFT referee, the legendary Tony weeks .

Using the latest technology, each boxer sends images to the CryptoBoxers team. The images are then transformed into singular, explosive, altered patterns and transposed onto hoodies, long sleeves and t-shirts. The boxer’s clothing is then tied to them as an opportunity for additional branding in the digital space while tapping into the crypto commodity market. The CryptoBoxers NFT clothing line is already expanding into other areas, while active professional boxers are currently wearing their model in the ring by wearing their NFT wardrobe gear for the fighter’s corner, press conferences and events. weighings. Merchandise is currently priced at 1000% discount for a time limited to https://crypto-boxers.myshopify.com/ with the official CryptoBoxers NFT platform expected to launch later this year.

Creating sources of income for athletes in difficulty has always been Andrew Gilliam’s plan when he first considered CryptoBoxers in 2018. A hip-hop historian with an online marketing background, Gilliam has over two decades of experience in his field. “With CryptoBoxers, any professional boxer can earn extra income regardless of whether they are active or not, whether or not they have social media. Our vision for the expanded NFT platform is expected to add millions to the sport of boxing by outside the ring while allowing fans to connect and feel the true presence of each boxer, ”notes Gilliam.

“We envision this part of what we can fully offer as a hybrid version of EA Sports. Instead of our company and our staff lining their pockets, we first partner with them, the athlete, then we monetize with them, to create and give them passive income that increases with minimal involvement. Our NFT clothing starts on round one. Beyond just playing, income is created with every opportunity offered by the digital world ” , says Gilliam.

CryptoBoxers is an element of diversification that will transform the boxing and gaming markets, eventually expanding and evolving beyond boxing to include all combat sports. CryptoBoxers aims to be the leading platform for uplifting the community of aspiring combat sports athletes and their fans, empowering people of color and disenfranchised groups. Using cutting-edge technology, innovative business models, and a more fair and engaging experience, CryptoBoxers’ championship belt disrupts the status quo and generates untapped market potential.

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Xbox Creator Thought ‘It Was Over’ When Xbox One Launched https://dhinc.org/xbox-creator-thought-it-was-over-when-xbox-one-launched/ Sun, 09 Jan 2022 17:16:00 +0000 https://dhinc.org/xbox-creator-thought-it-was-over-when-xbox-one-launched/

Seamus Blackley, one of the creators and designers of the Xbox, said he was concerned that “it would be over” when the Xbox One released in 2013.

Seamus Blackley, one of the creators and designers of the Xbox, feared the end of the brand when the Xbox One launched. The Xbox One was quickly and harshly criticized by gamers when it was first revealed. During its pre-E3 reveal event, Microsoft largely focused on entertainment features, TV programming (much of which was nothing in the long run), and featured very few games. While there were games at the Xbox One E3 event, all of them were overshadowed by a rather complicated DRM system, mandatory use of Kinect, and a $ 500 prize. It didn’t go well.

In December, Microsoft released a new 6-part Xbox documentary that reviewed the long history of the console. The documentary was pretty telling about the early days of the Xbox One being a low point for the brand, and established that the initial reveal was a total dud. Things eventually changed after Phil Spencer took over as head of Xbox, which resulted in things like Xbox Game Pass, backward compatibility, and massive acquisitions. That said, many were concerned that Xbox was pretty much a dead brand when Xbox One released.

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Xbox Creator Seamus Blackley tweeted that he was concerned that “It was finished“at the launch of the Xbox One. Surprisingly, the official Xbox The Twitter account echoed his sentiments in a response, demonstrating how the Xbox One launch is viewed as a failure. Needless to say, those were dark days for the brand and it’s pretty impressive that Microsoft was able to make a comeback. With news like Rainbow Six Extraction Coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one, the platform is a platform that stands tall in today’s market.


It’s hard to imagine how the Xbox would have survived if it hadn’t been diverted from its original course. It’s possible that the original iteration of the console might have worked in runtime if people had had the chance to see it in action, but the world will never know. Microsoft has been working to try and fix issues that fans have been struggling with in the few months leading up to the Xbox One launch. One wonders how different the brand would have been if it had stayed with the vilified console in its original form.

Things like Xbox’s acquisition of huge studios like Bethesda might not have happened in this case, and Xbox Game Pass may never have come to fruition. It’s fascinating”what if“, and which would have had massive repercussions on the whole game. Xbox is here to stay and seems to have skillfully sailed through these quivering waters.


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Due Dilly Launches First Local Sports Card Store In Metaverse With Sandbox Game Partnership https://dhinc.org/due-dilly-launches-first-local-sports-card-store-in-metaverse-with-sandbox-game-partnership/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 02:07:56 +0000 https://dhinc.org/due-dilly-launches-first-local-sports-card-store-in-metaverse-with-sandbox-game-partnership/

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Once a niche idea pioneered by tech enthusiasts, the concept of a centralized virtual world parallel to the physical world – the metaverse – has caught on into the mainstream. Any doubts about whether or not the Metaverse officially arrived were dispelled late last year when Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would change its name to Meta and spend $ 10 billion on the Metaverse. But that was just the start. Since Facebook’s rebranding in October, a slew of big companies from Adidas to Budweiser have announced leaps into the Web3 ecosystem.

Due Dilly plans to help local card stores create showcases on their interface to help them generate more income by bringing them online.

The Metaverse promises to bridge the gap between the real world and the crypto world, whether it exists in virtual reality, augmented reality, or just on a screen. Recently, a ton of hype has been sparked by massive real estate deals in the Metaverse. Virtual plots of land change hands for millions of dollars and prove Web3’s money-making potential.

At the center of this virtual land boom is The Sandbox, a decentralized blockchain-based metaverse that has recorded $ 211 million in virtual land sales since 2019, including the $ 450,000 someone threw on the chance to own land next to Snoop Dogg’s sandbox. Chateau.

Sébastien Borget, co-founder and CEO of The Sandbox, envisions it becoming a diverse digital economy with art galleries, concerts and, now, sports card stores. Due Dilly, a startup that harnesses disruptive computer vision technology to instantly rate physical sports cards, recently purchased land in The Sandbox Game with plans to open to bring the first local sports card store to the world. metaverse. And, their next NFT delivery will grant cardholders exclusive access to the VIP area of ​​their card store.

Due Dilly further crosses the physical and digital divide by using blockchain technology to write their card ratings into smart contracts, giving collectors a new opportunity to secure digital NFTs with physical sports cards and track provenance.

The startup is venturing to put the power back in the hands of collectors by bringing the sports card trading industry into the future without breaking with tradition. Recognizing that most stores do not have an online presence, Due Dilly plans to help local card stores create showcases on their interface to help them generate more income by integrating them online.

When it comes to all of the opportunities in the Metaverse, the construction and excitement is just beginning, especially for sports and collectible card enthusiasts.

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Review: Matrix Resurrections goes beyond https://dhinc.org/review-matrix-resurrections-goes-beyond/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 22:36:29 +0000 https://dhinc.org/review-matrix-resurrections-goes-beyond/

Some 20 years after the first Matrix trilogy film shattered the collective psyche with its conundrum between the red pill and the blue pill, we see Keanu Reeves reprise the role of Thomas Anderson / Neo once again. This time around, Thomas is back in the “real world” and living his life as a famous video game maker. However, the facade of this happy reality is about to be shattered.

the Matrix resurrections starts off with an opening act that is very self-deprecating and breaks the fourth wall. It works great as an opening to a much-loved trilogy, after such a long pause between releases. Once the film passes that point, the nostalgia wanes and the plot gets bogged down in the exhibition a bit.

Trans Allegory woven into its fabric

Visually, the original trilogy and this new opus could not be more contrasted. The first trio of films were dark, cold, and lit only by artificial blue light, while Matrix resurrections is bright, colorful, warm and strewn with rays of natural light. It all seems to play into the trans allegory that Lana Wachowski has woven into the fabric of these films. Considering that Lana only made the transition after the original trilogy, this latest entry feels like a celebration of her search for peace with her real self.

As a straight man, maybe the trans allegory was lost on me, as I watched the original trilogy as a teenager. However, looking at Matrix resurrections with that theory in mind and analyzing the film through this lens, the subtle nuances are all there, especially using light and color. But they don’t stop there.

Across all four films, Neo (Keanu Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) are the mainstays of the story, only together are they able to achieve greatness. While Matrix resurrections, we see the power dynamic between these two characters shift from male Neo to female Trinity, perhaps another reference to Lana Wachowski’s own transition.

Lana Wachowski. Image: Facebook

Globally, Matrix resurrections feels like a fresh and pleasant point of return to the world of The matrix. The film contains all of the action-packed fight sequences, riddled with hearty bullet moments, visually stunning cinematography, and a punchy soundtrack. But perhaps most of all, this movie feels like it brings more depth, nuance, and meaning to a franchise that now spans two decades.

the Matrix resurrections easily takes second place in the ranking of The matrix franchise, after the first of course.

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Samsung’s 2022 smart TVs to support cloud gaming, video chat and even NFTs – TechCrunch https://dhinc.org/samsungs-2022-smart-tvs-to-support-cloud-gaming-video-chat-and-even-nfts-techcrunch/ Mon, 03 Jan 2022 20:07:12 +0000 https://dhinc.org/samsungs-2022-smart-tvs-to-support-cloud-gaming-video-chat-and-even-nfts-techcrunch/

Ahead of the official CES start, Samsung today unveiled its vision for its next generation smart TVs that will include everything from cloud-based game services to video chat while watching TV to NFTs. The company says its 2022 smart TVs will come with a new “Smart Hub” that will provide consumers with the ability to switch between different types of entertainment, including media, games through its new Gaming Hub and “ambient” – the latter referring to televisions. Ability to display artwork, photos or other information on the TV when not in use.

For gamers, the most notable addition to the new TVs will be its game streaming discovery platform, the Samsung Gaming Hub, powered by Tizen. This service will allow game streaming providers to bring their game libraries directly to the TV. Samsung today announced partnerships with Nvidia GeForce NOW, Google’s Stadia and Utomik, and said more partnerships will come later.

From the hub, Samsung TV owners will be able to browse available titles, find and buy games, and instantly play their favorites. Their game controllers will also be able to link with the new Gaming Hub, the company notes. Additionally, users can easily access YouTube where they can follow favorite streamers to watch game content.

Select 2022 4K and 8K TVs and gaming monitors will also support the new HDR10 + GAMING standard, providing an HDR gaming experience with low latency, variable refresh rate, and over 120Hz. This experience includes automated HDR calibration that Removes the need for manual parameter calibration between input sources, like consoles, PCs and more, the company notes. Supported TVs include the Neo QLED line with Q70 TV series and above, as well as Samsung gaming monitors.

Samsung’s new Gaming Hub will launch later in 2022 and will be available through the main navigation menu in the Gaming, Media and Lifestyle categories.

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Adding cloud gaming to smart TVs isn’t unique to Samsung. LG announced last year that it is bringing GeForce NOW to its WebOS smart TVs, as well as to Google Stadia. Amazon’s Luna runs on its Fire TVs, and Google Stadia runs on a range of supported smart TVs, including those from LG, Hisense, TCL, Philips, and others. And of course, you can also access these services through streaming devices as an alternative.

Beyond games, Samsung’s new 2022 smart TV line-up will embrace other trends that have grown in popularity over the past year, including co-watching TV and movies with friends and buying and the sale of NFT.

At the start of the pandemic, family and friends looked for different ways to connect and spend time together while being subject to COVID-19 lockdowns and other restrictions. This has led to an increase in co-watching services and features that allow users to stream entertainment at the same time as their loved ones. Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney +, among others, have launched co-viewing features that allow people to stream a movie or show at the same time in different locations. More recently, Apple launched SharePlay on FaceTime, which also supports Disney + and other streaming apps, like NBA, Paramount +, Showtime, Apple TV +, and TikTok, for example.

Samsung’s take on this trend is to instead offer its own new “Watch Together” app that allows family and friends to video chat while watching a TV show or movie on their TV.

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Another weirder addition to the Smart Hub is support for NFTs. The platform will feature an app that will allow users to discover, purchase and trade their NFTs on Samsung’s MICRO LED, Neo QLED and The Frame TV models later this year.

“With the growing demand for NFT, the need for a solution to today’s fragmented viewing and shopping landscape has never been greater,” the company told The Verge, detailing what she calls it the “world’s first on-screen TV NFT explorer and marketplace aggregator. Users will be able to browse, preview, purchase and show off their NFT art on their TV – the latter enhanced by a smart calibration feature that will automatically adjust the settings of the TV. ‘TV display to match the recommendations of the creator of NFT. As users search for NFTs, they will also be able to view NFT history and blockchain metadata.

Samsung was unable to provide more information about the NFT app, when asked, including who would be its partners in this initiative or what TV models would support this feature. It feels like the news was announced before all the details were worked out. (It’s also unclear what consumer demand is for accessing NFTs from a TV screen, for that matter.)

In addition to the services included in the new Smart Hub, the 2022 Smart TVs will work with accessories such as a wall mount and an auto-rotating stand, which allow users to rotate their screen in vertical mode. This mode will support Samsung’s lifestyle features like its Ambient Mode + and Art Mode, as well as third-party apps like TikTok and YouTube.

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Matrix Resurrections meta-scenes reveal the true meaning of early films https://dhinc.org/matrix-resurrections-meta-scenes-reveal-the-true-meaning-of-early-films/ Sun, 02 Jan 2022 02:00:00 +0000 https://dhinc.org/matrix-resurrections-meta-scenes-reveal-the-true-meaning-of-early-films/

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for The Matrix Resurrections, now in theaters and on HBO Max.

Matrix resurrections is more than just a sequel to previous films. He actively engages in the original trilogy, reflecting on what was important about the story and urging fans to do the same. This post-modern approach aware of the Matrix films is encapsulated in the story of the protagonist, Neo (Keanu Reeves). After his death at the end of Matrix revolutions, the Machines resurrected it and installed it in the latest version of the Matrix program.

When Resurrections takes over, Neo was given new life as Tom Anderson (his real name in the first film) and is now a creator of successful video games, whose groundbreaking trilogy of Matrix games covered the events of the original films. Tom / Neo is kept imprisoned in this new simulation because he cannot distinguish his real memories from the “fictitious” events of the games. When the parent company in charge of his game studio presses him to make a sequel, Neo is forced to reexamine the original trilogy to understand what makes it so meaningful. Meanwhile, a company marketing team tries to help him out, leading to a discussion that explains once and for all what The matrix the movies were really about.


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This scene where Neo and the marketing team think about how to design a Matrix the sequel is one of the most important (and least liked) parts of Matrix resurrections. It connects the original trilogy to the new film while also explaining how people have misunderstood or mismanaged the existing franchise.


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The footage opens in a conference room with a Warner Bros. marketing manager. handing out a packet of focus group tested buzzwords for the design team. Along with Neo and the corporate marketer, there are a handful of hipster guys interested in cool trends, nerdy gamer fanboys who over-appreciate the action of the originals, and a small group interested in telling a meaningful philosophical story.


The whole setup reflects how Warner Bros. may have pressured Lana Wachowski to do a new Matrix movie (and Warner Bros. is even referred to by name as the parent company that owns Neo’s game studio). Likewise, corporate marketers, hipster hipsters, and toxic fanboys are three groups that Wachowski personally struggled with in real life, as all three misunderstood and misrepresented his films. This scene confronts the superficiality of their words while unambiguously establishing the meaning of the previous films.

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When the marketing manager distributes the package, she points out how the focus groups relate to ‘the brand’ (the Matrix trilogy) with two words – “originality” and “fresh”. She stresses that it’s important to consider these words when designing a sequel, oblivious to the fact that making a sequel to a branded franchise is the literal opposite of a new originality. This is followed by the entry of hipsters. We ask: “What made Matrix different? It collapsed with the head. The other hipster nods: “To the point! People want us in their gray space, turning on their synaptic WTF light. idea to think like a trendy aesthetic. They even call Matrix “Mind porn” and proclaim “Ideas are the new sexy”. The final problematic faction is made up of fanboys of gamers who “want to [their] big, loud, stupid games “with excessive emphasis on” the big guns. Lots of guns. “



Matrix resurrections.  Jude.  Time for bullets.

These lines are juxtaposed with shots of Neo taking blue pills prescribed by his psychiatrist, pills meant to make him forget his past and stay trapped in the Matrix. However, after the lines “a lot of guns” and “ideas are the sexy new lines,” there’s a photo of him sitting on the toilet, a comment on how much crap those shallow sockets are. Then, in the bathroom stall, he reads graffiti quoting novelist Don DeLillo Americana: “It’s so much easier to bury reality than to get rid of dreams.”

This turning point in Resurrections reminds Neo of the originals’ dream and promise, forcing him to face the reality of his world. It also leads to the most important lines of dialogue in this scene, where the characters talk to each other to explain the meaning of the Matrix video games (i.e. the original film trilogy). “Obviously, the Matrix is about … trans politics … crypto-fascism … it’s a metaphor … of capitalist exploitation, ”the characters say. Notably, the characters giving answers here are not hipsters, fanboys, or corporatists. These Are the People Director Lana Wachowski explains what her films are like to an audience of fans who haven’t gotten the hang of it for twenty years.


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One of Neo’s employees, Jude (Andrew Caldwell), is a sexist fanboy who serves as a replacement for many of the show’s most toxic live fans. In an ironic line, he tells his colleagues, “We’re so far from the bad rabbit hole here, folks… Let me sum up our goal in one word: bullet time.” Jude is only obsessed with flashy action, not thinking more deeply about the question or even what he’s saying (like the fact that “bullet time” is two words). The bullet time scenes are amazing, but only caring about them, he’s actually the one “wrong in the rabbit hole”.



Matrix resurrections.  Neo looks in the mirror.  Feed your head

Meanwhile, the song “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane plays, a tribute to the series’ Alice in Wonderland patterns and mind-numbing blue pills that keep a blissful ignorance of reality. To underscore this point, Jude’s comment on “bullet time” immediately returns to Neo holding an entire handful of blue pills. It is, literally, more thoughtless stupidity than any person can swallow and he tosses them down the sink. He then looks deeply at his reflection in the mirror, pushing the glass aside. This is the turning point where he pushes the boundaries of his perceived reality, re-examining himself and his environment. The scene ends with the song’s chorus, “Feed Your Head,” a longing for Neo, and all fans of the series, to think critically and engage in complex new ideas.


Of course, these fanboys, hipsters, and even traders all have points. the Matrix movies are original and they To do make people think. And yes, the big guns and bullet time are an integral part of the series. It wouldn’t be a Matrix film without them. However, as the characters unambiguously state, the films are an exploration of trans politics, crypto-fascism, and capitalist exploitation. Caring only about the fight scenes, but not the importance of the fight, leads to crypto-fascism. To treat The matrix as a brand is only a more capitalist exploitation. Meanwhile, there is no point in thinking that ideas are sexy. To resist fascism and capitalist exploitation, and to fight for the politics of trans liberation, you have to stop taking pills to numb yourself and instead feed your head.


To see the true meaning of the Matrix movies revealed, The Matrix Resurrections is now in theaters and streaming on HBO Max.

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SaGa Creator is working on a remaster, a remake and a new game https://dhinc.org/saga-creator-is-working-on-a-remaster-a-remake-and-a-new-game/ Fri, 31 Dec 2021 11:30:00 +0000 https://dhinc.org/saga-creator-is-working-on-a-remaster-a-remake-and-a-new-game/

In the photo, cool characters for SaGa Frontier.

Will SaGa Frontier have a remake? I do not know !
Picture: Square Enix

Akitoshi Kawazu looks like a busy guy. In one Tweeter to fans earlier today, he thanked them for supporting the Saga series in 2021 and stated that he will continue to work for their support in 2022. By this, what did he mean exactly? Good…

According to Kawazu, he is moving forward on a remaster, a remake and a new entry in the Saga series. “I am working hard to bring good news to everyone,” Kawazu added. Hopefully that means there will be announcements made next year.

Kawazu, who was co-writer of the first Final fantasy game, originally released the first game in the SaGa series in 1989 with The Legend of Final Fantasy, known in Japan as Makai Toushi SaGa. Since then, there have been over 15 entries in the series.

For the uninitiated, the SaGa series has been called a “alt-JRPG” because of how games have ditched traditional JRPG conventions for unorthodox design choices and delicate mechanics.

Even though Kawazu held a more executive position at Square Enix, he is still in direct contact with the Saga series. For example, Kawazu proposed the concept for 2018 Romancing Saga Re: Universe, but written and co-designed SaGa: Scarlet Grace, who was the first released in japan to the PS Vita before being ported to a number of other platforms.

On Twitter there are a number of theories as to what the remaster could be like with the first Romance SaGa, originally released in 1992, appearing to be leading the pack, as smart money is on the move Romance SaGa 4 for the new title. Guesses for the remake include the years 2002 Unlimited saga, corn SaGa border (above, in the photo) could be an interesting choice. A remastered version was released last spring, but during the game’s original development a number of storylines were cut.

Back in 2017, Kotaku asked Kawazu for the option to redo SaGa border with content that was cut from the game. “Of course I would love to,” Kawazu responded, “but I’m not sure God would keep me alive until the day when it can be realized.”

We look forward to what Kawazu has in store for you Saga in 2022 and beyond!


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Squid Game Creator hints that seasons 2 and 3 are in the works! https://dhinc.org/squid-game-creator-hints-that-seasons-2-and-3-are-in-the-works/ Wed, 29 Dec 2021 20:58:17 +0000 https://dhinc.org/squid-game-creator-hints-that-seasons-2-and-3-are-in-the-works/

Okay, who else has major Squid Game withdrawals and needs a Season 2 right now?

It looks like the powers that be at Netflix are okay with it, as we might hear a confirmation announcement soon!

Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk blurted out in an interview with Korean Broadcasting Service that he is “in talks with Netflix on season 2 as well as season 3” and “We will come to a conclusion. [some] time soon. He hints that the planning may be further ahead than we think: “We know a lot of people are waiting, so everyone is working hard to prepare for the next season with a positive outlook.”

Netflix weighed in, saying, “It is true that we are discussing a wide variety of possibilities for ‘Squid Game’, including the production of a season 3, but nothing has been set in stone yet.”

According to the Korean Pop Culture website Soompi, Hwang also reveals to us what could be the potential plot of season 2: “The focus [of the season] will be the story of [Lee Jung Jae‘s character] Seong Gi-Hun unraveling [the mysteries of the organisation behind the game], “He shared.” The main plot of Season 2 will be the story of the people Gi-Hun meets and the people he pursues. “

We leave the end of Season 1 with Gi-Hun (in his shiny new hairstyle) deciding not to board the plane to the United States to visit his daughter, after he meets the scout of the secret organization trying to attract another potential candidate on his way to the airport. He seems poised for revenge and may seek to infiltrate the new games.

While the plot sounds compelling, we wonder how the series will perform with the fact that it has killed around 99.75% of its cast, including fan favorites like Ali, Sae-Byeok, and Il-Nam. Either way, we can’t wait to see where Gi-Hun’s story takes us next!

Who is ready to resume the game?

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