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Chris Schilling

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Chris Schilling writes about video games for a living, and knows an awful lot about Pokémon. Ask him anything. (Though he may have to confer with his son.)

Feature | The play's the thing

Smarter writing in games is a good thing, but let's not forget the importance of intelligent systems.

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: The lost art of keeping a secret

Are big budget games losing their mystery in the face of aggressive marketing?

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: How do you solve a problem like Mario?

Does New Super Mario Bros. 2 represent a creative cul-de-sac? And if so, does it even matter?

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: Yearning Japanese

Lamenting the death of the import scene.

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: Something Borrowed

Is the increasing recycling of game assets a cause for concern?