Passing on the gift of games • Eurogamer.net
“Soulcalibur 5?” I ask.
“No. It’s ‘Sooouuulcalibur Fiiiive,'” my niece corrects me with added exaggeration and animated hand gestures, mimicking the announcer from the game’s title screen. Part of the ceremony of playing a game with my niece and nephew are the theatrics that precede and occur during our gaming bouts. This can include a dramatic declaration of a game’s title or the subsequent and inevitable screams and tears once their character dies on-screen.
I experienced this…