60°
Submitted by daftpunkfan 410d ago | opinion piece

Funny Business: How Humor Benefits the Gaming Experience

I am getting sincerely tired of these depressing games—when I sit down to relax, typically the last thing I want to experience is emotional trauma at the hands of my entertainment. Personally, I’m a fan of funny games, and as any fiction writer will tell you, good comedy’s even harder to do than good drama. On top of the aforementioned balance between going too far and not far enough, you have to consider your timing, your relevance, and your target audience in ways not applicable to drama. (Borderlands 2, Culture, Industry, Rogue Legacy)

ElementX  +   410d ago
I really don't find games very funny, especially when they try too hard.
demmennyg272   410d ago | Spam

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Top 7 Worst Movies Based On Video Games

25m ago - Lights, camera, cringe. MenStuff checks out the worst of the worst when it comes to video game mo... | Culture
30°

Super Smash Bros. review: A nostalgic love letter to Nintendo fans | Postmedia

39m ago - Super Smash Bros. feels like the ultimate Smash Bros. package, one stiking a balance between fan... | Wii U
40°

How to Survive Storm Warning Review | CoinOpTV

39m ago - How to Survive Storm Warning delivers on exactly what it promises: a fun game that is all about d... | PS4
40°

Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) Review | GameCloud Australia

39m ago - Shane Smith at GameCloud Australia writes: "As a platformer, Never Alone is far from revolutio... | PC
Ad

Blood & Blade Giveaway

Now - Join us in celebrating the release of Blood & Blade with a key giveaway for in game gems. | Promoted post
30°

Multiplayer and more: The Just Cause 3 wishlist

41m ago - The must-haves that’ll make Avalanche Studios’ new-gen sequel a GTA-beater. | PC