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Opinion: Game wikis break adventure genre

This review was originally posted on http://www.ferritales.com.

Adventure games are broken.

You might say that the genre is still going strong with the success of games like Terraria, Minecraft or Telltale’s The Walking Dead. But when there’s a wiki site for every game with all its secrets just a few keystrokes away, mystery and discovery fall victim to efficiency and power gaming.

A video game used to force you to use your brain; now, you can just use Google. It feels like cheating.

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